ATGCLVLSSCAP

Ulver - ATGCLVLSSCAP
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2016 Ratings: #88 / 763
User Score
Based on 37 ratings
2016 Ratings: #423
January 22, 2016 / Release Date
LP / Format
House of Mythology / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
musicOMH

ATGCLVLSSCAP is perhaps their most ambitious work to date, and finds them out on the peripheries expanding their sonic palette whilst moving into the space beyond post-rock. With this album, Ulver are reporting back from the very edge.

82
Sputnikmusic

At its purest, ATGCLVLSSCAP is sensory deprivation in a decaying cathedral; a hypnotic invocation of minimalism and emotional battery that leaves the listener in a different state.

80
PopMatters

As always, Ulver creates its own world with this album, exists on its own terms and asks us to consider embracing something that is outside the norm but well within the human experience and worth the journey of transformation it takes us on.

80
Drowned in Sound

Despite its hefty length, then, Atgclvlsscap works as a triumphant departure from the confines of the temporal.

65
Pitchfork
Two steps forward, one step back: such is the dance of courting other genres, even if the risks have helped keep Ulver vital.
noonoo97
61
Really boring and uninteresting album
Pitchkrof
60
*listens to M83 once*
EMR
64
The norwegian experimentalist giants Ulver return after the mild collaboration with Sunn O))) with a brand new record. As expected from them, ATGCLVLSSCAP is a huge mix of genres and composition styles, but mixed are also, the results. While the first half contains some interesting grandious moments that take the listener back to some point between Perdition City and Shadows of the Sun, the second half tends to remember us why they have ceased to engage nearly as much as they did before. The ... read more
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Track List

  1. England's Hidden
  2. Glammer Hammer
  3. Moody Stix
  4. Cromagnosis
  5. The Spirits That Lend Strength Are Invisible
  6. Om Hanumate Namah
  7. Desert / Dawn
  8. D-Day Drone
  9. Gold Beach
  10. Nowhere (Sweet Sixteen)
  11. Ecclesiastes (A Vernal Catnap)
  12. Solaris
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