- Microcastle

Deerhunter - Microcastle
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on 24 reviews
2008 Rank: #7 / 712
USER SCORE
86
Based on
209 ratings

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pouls
92
In Microcastle, Deerhunter comes up with a collection of tracks that are very blissful, short and sad at times. Brandon Cox's ghastly vocals, that are a blend between the youthful, the haunting / unsettling, the blissful, and the pained work very well into the songs. The band sounds like they are ultimately having a good time performing these songs, even in spite of how sad these songs can be. It's a very pleasing listen, and it is a massively enjoyable listening experience. My only complaints ... read more
Felindie
72
Fav Tracks: Agoraphobia, Nothing Ever Happened, Neither of Us, Uncertainly
NR
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
95
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.
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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