- Microcastle

Deerhunter - Microcastle
CRITIC SCORE
86
Based on 25 reviews
2008 Rank: #5 / 701
USER SCORE
87
Based on
177 ratings

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The resulting 2xCD set captures urgent and imaginative songs that reorganize 4AD haze, off-kilter indie pop, crashing garage-punk, forward-leaning krautrock, and hypnotic Kranky ambience into a singular-sounding call-to-arms.

noonoo97
84
An actual decent indie album which is not boring or generic overrated on this website but still good.
Gupla
90
Uno de los álbumes del último tiempo que indudablemente hizo la diferencia en marco del indie rock, tiene que ser Microcastle, su figura constructiva de sueños mojados, con ese descaro suave, da indicios de que el propósito principal es cerrar los ojos, y buscar el bello camino de la sensualidad enteramente inocente.
kidhead
100
one of the greatest albums of all time.
StellaTheDiver
80
Pretty good album with shoegaze and dream pop orientations. Even though there are a lot of amazing tracks in the album it still has some disappointing songs. Microcastle is great, but unfortunately not really memorable.

Favs: Cover Me(Slowly), Agoraphobia, Neither Of Us Uncertainly
EMR
70
Even with the lo-fi, psychedelic quality to the production, Deerhunter come up with some basic instrumentation and safe-played songwriting, but with a much less experimental sound in comparison to their previous records, Microcastle still sounds pretty good with its weird, cosmic production and sonority for the most part. The blend of indie-rock/pop with neo-psychedelia still shows to be their cup of tea in the long run, as Cox' vocals tend to sound pretty sugary throughout most of the tracks ... read more
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Track List
  1. Cover Me (Slowly)
  2. Agoraphobia
  3. Never Stops
  4. Little Kids
  5. Microcastle
  6. Calvary Scars
  7. Green Jacket
  8. Activa
  9. Nothing Ever Happened
  10. Saved by Old Times
  11. Neither of Us, Uncertainly
  12. Twilight at Carbon Lake
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