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System 7: 777 (Weird & Unconventional/Big Life)

Dave Simpson, Melody Maker, 20 March 1993

THOSE OF you with reasonably tolerable faculties or recall may remember my late '91 review of System 7's first album, (Are you taking the piss, Simpson? — Ed) wherein I claimed that Steve Hillage's "ambient supergroup" were pioneering a new and exciting fusion, namely "Progressive House". Now, Progressive House is accepted parlance when referring to Future Sound Of London and The Aphex Twin, yet poor old System 7 barely get a look in.

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