Weird Era Cont.

Deerhunter - Weird Era Cont.
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2008 Ratings: #51 / 734
Year End Rank: #35
User Score
Based on 146 ratings
2008 Ratings: #25
October 28, 2008 / Release Date
LP / Format
Kranky, 4AD / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
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MarkCooper
86
At the ripe age of 14, Mark's interest in music began to skyrocket after discovering an almost mythical collective of indie artists known as the Elephant 6 club. Among the most popular artists in the club was Deerhunter. Riding on the energy from listening to their iTunes previews, Mark decided to give the fabled "mp3 youtube rip" his first go-around, something he'd been meaning to try for awhile but was too afraid - until now. He chose a random song by Deerhunter, and downloaded it ... read more
CheapandLethal
75
Decent
EMR
61
Deerhunter release another highly praised album that overall sounds much more like a sparse collection of weird, experimental passages that do have some otherwordly-edge and sound quality to them, but that don't really standout on their own, making it all feel like some occasional experiments that would fit well on some bonus material or B-sides from the band rather on an entire album. In the end, Weird Era Cont. just sounds like a messy exercise in oddities from the group.
TheBravesDH
91
It lacks standouts, but as whole it is a blissful listen. The track list breezes by up until the nine-minute closer. Maybe could've done without a couple of the interludes, but I prefer it to its companion piece.
NR
Fairly interesting.
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#1/Tiny Mix Tapes
#4/Beats Per Minute

Track List

  1. Backspace Century
  2. Operation
  3. Ghost Outfit
  4. Dot Gain
  5. Vox Celeste
  6. Cicadas
  7. Vox Humana
  8. VHS Dream
  9. Focus Group
  10. Slow Swords
  11. Weird Era
  12. Moon Witch Cartridge
  13. Calvary Scars II/Aux Out
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