In 2019, Patrick Higgins and Nicolas Jaar mixed some of the record in Higgins’ Future- Past studios in Hudson NY and Electric Lady Studios in Manhattan. Additional mixing was done in Figure8 Studios in Brooklyn by Nicolá.
8/10 Resident Advisor – Cenizas is an LP of significant gravitas from an artist with among the largest and most engaged followings in electronic music.
8.0 Pitchfork – Given all the technical ground Cenizas covers, Jarr is an impressively meticulous guide. Every pluck, ping, buzz, scratch, and whistle is intentional, a bump in the tunnel as you slide down the rabbit hole
9/10 Loud & Quiet – Jaar’s music has always been deeply preoccupied with atmosphere, and Cenizas is a deeply atmospheric album. It sounds like a void. As you listen, you feel like you could fall into it and never find your way out. In that way, these 54 minutes feel like a sequel to Jaar’s first hit, Space is Only Noise, set 5,000 years in the future.
He told us then. He’s showing us now.