Seek Magic

Memory Tapes - Seek Magic
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2009 Ratings: #46 / 834
User Score
Based on 30 ratings
2009 Ratings: #89
August 25, 2009 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Drowned in Sound

O how you vex me, Dayve Hawke. You vex me because I know you are just one person, yet two of your three alter egos have names in the plural. When talking about you I know I should be all "Memory Tapes is..." but see, that upsets my pedantic semantic circuits so much that if I didn't like you as much as I do I wouldn't like you very much at all.

83
Pitchfork

No one ever wants to admit that summer's totally over, but it's even tougher this year considering how fun it all was-- seems like every other day, an evocatively named band would come about and contribute to this glo-fi/dreambeat/chillwave thing that was perfect for those unbearably humid August nights rife with possibility, imagining an alternate universe where the narcotic of choice in danceclubs were Galaxie 500 and Saint Etienne records.

holsgr
59
☆☆½ ~ Relatively good album. It sounds something irregular at certain moments.
CheapandLethal
65
Better stuff out there
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#16/Drowned in Sound
#23/Pitchfork

Track List

  1. Swimming Field
  2. Bicycle
  3. Green Knight
  4. Pink Stones
  5. Stop Talking
  6. Graphics
  7. Plain Material
  8. Run Out

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