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- Microcastle

Deerhunter - Microcastle
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on 24 reviews
2008 Rank: #7 / 708
USER SCORE
86
Based on
191 ratings

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92
Pitchfork

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.

john95
83
They experiment a bit less than in Cryptograms,but what they do,they do with such skill that this is an album demanding and deserving your listen.
mxruss
96
Microcastle is authentic Deerhunter. The drums, the hypnotizing guitar riffs, the impressive bass, all of it is just so captivating. It reminds me a lot of a more improved Cryptograms. Deerhunter unleashes their full potential on this one.
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.
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DETAILS

October 28, 2008 / Release Date
LP / Format
Kranky, 4AD / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 5 - Drowned in Sound
# 9 - FACT Magazine
# 11 - musicOMH
# 33 - NME
# 6 - No Ripcord
# 10 - Paste
# 5 - Pitchfork
# 7 - PopMatters
# 7 - Spin
# 1 - Tiny Mix Tapes
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