The Word On... Small Craft on a Milk Sea, Brian Eno

"In part, these recordings are a return to the frosty ambient surface noise that has periodically enthralled Eno since his 1973 collaboration with Robert Fripp on ('No Pussyfooting'). But there's a broader range of material here, with the album turning from the great plumes of irascible noise... to the dewy plinks of piano."

"'Small Craft on a Milk Sea' works best at its least sleepy. When Eno decides to up the tempo and add some structural development, the results can be otherworldly."

"Brian Eno's latest album is a collaboration with Leo Abrahams and Jon Hopkins... Unfortunately this has the sound of three men who are masters of slight ingredients, getting together for a bit of a back-slap session."