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Microcastle

Deerhunter

Microcastle

New York ambient art rockers with the follow up to 2007's acclaimed Cryptograms

ADM rating[?]

8.3

Label
Kranky
UK Release date
28/10/2008
  1. 10.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    We’re never going to figure these guys out – and as long as they keep making instant classics like this, we really won’t have to
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  2. 9.2 |   Pitchfork

    What they've done is use a stunning assortment of shrewd instrumental ideas to express contemporary anxiety and alienation, all in the form of pop songs, on albums conceived to be more than the sum of their parts.
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  3. 9.0 |   The Observer

    Every song was a highlight.
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  4. 9.0 |   music OMH

    After a few listens, Microcastle might take hold in your mind as an indie concerto. Broken into thirds, the album draws you in with some light pop fare before spilling its guts to you in a slow, dramatic middle section.
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  5. 9.0 |   Blurt

    Resistance is futile, so turn it on, turn it up, and, at least for 40 minutes or so, tune the rest of the world ou
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  6. 9.0 |   Click Music

    However prolific Bradford Cox is, it seems, unlike some, (cough Devendra Banhart cough), he manages to keep the quality of his produce at a stratospheric level throughout
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  7. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    ...it takes the form of affirming their status as one of the most experimental, dynamic, exciting bands of our time
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  8. 8.0 |   The Fly

    A real treat. Let it wash over you
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  9. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Nothing Ever Happened's astonishing motorik wig-out, one of the finest songs of the year.
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  10. 7.0 |   Blender

    The songs are textured and shapely, with reverb and echo cranked to give an extra dollop of creepiness to lyrics about the joys of agoraphobia and being “captured by Victorian vampires.” Scary. And at times, scary good.
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  11. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Deerhunter have rewarded those who applauded their bravery and may even convince the doubters that they are as significant an act as their fans have faithfully prognosticated.
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