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Deerhunter | Halcyon Digest
The only reason Halcyon Digest doesn't get a perfect four stars is that absolute classic isn't Deerhunter's style.
| October 01, 2010
2009: Year in national pop
These days, it's not so easy to feel useful as a music critic.
The cocky and the cock-blocked
| December 25, 2009
When last we left Bradford Cox of Deerhunter, it was November of 2008, and he was ready to put that year to bed. A couple of months earlier, an eager fan downloading one of Cox's many "virtual seven-inches" had sleuthed out a whole Mediafire folder full
Atlas Sound shines through on Logos
| October 16, 2009
Off the record?
Pity the album. After a half-century of embarrassingly public body issues, our essential rock unit has not entered the new millennium looking very healthy. EPs are way more in vogue, MP3s have intangibility on their side, and 12-inches just sound imp
Ten albums to get . . . while we still have albums
| September 18, 2009
New Atlas Sound featuring Panda Bear, "Walkabout"
Remember when Bradford Cox had that freakout after someone found the rough sketches of the next Atlas Sound album on an unguarded Mediafire account? He...
| July 21, 2009
Practice makes precious
After seeing her do her thing at the House of Blues on Wednesday, I think I can safely conclude that something about Jenny Lewis just doesn’t do it for me.
Jenny Lewis + Deer Tick, live at House of Blues, June 10, 2009
| June 12, 2009
The first time I saw Deerhunter was two years ago at Emo’s in Austin, as part of SxSW.
Deerhunter’s redistribution of rock
| November 03, 2008
Bradford Cox reminds me of my man Polyphemus — not just the one Odysseus conned in the cave but the one posted up in the countryside and pining in song for the sea nymph Galatea.
Deerhunter’s Bradford Cox takes a solo shot
| February 19, 2008
Show and tell
After a brief late-December break from the usual boatload of good shows, the flood picks up right where it left off in early January.
A whole new year of live music
| January 04, 2008
Live and kicking
Yes, we suffer from an embarrassment of riches when it come to live music here in the Boston area.
Live reviews: 2007 in review
BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| December 17, 2007
The year the music thrived
Bad times for the big guys have generally been good news for the rest of us.
National pop: 2007 in review
| December 17, 2007
Rarely is one label responsible for so many of the year’s best releases.
The year of Kranky
| September 24, 2007
There were no frocks or fits of self-abuse on stage.
Deerhunter, Institute of Contemporary Art, July 12, 2007
| July 23, 2007
Off the record: Week of May 11, 2007
The Battles album Mirrored plays like an impossibly taut hipster remix of an air strike from Star Wars .
The National, Battles, Handsome Furs, and Deerhunter
| May 09, 2007
From their MySpace quote (“the sadness of laughter”) to this album’s glorious failure to wed atrophied guitar drones with screw-it-all garage-rock propulsion, the Atlanta psych-rock act Deerhunter seem obsessed with paradox.
Cryptograms | Kranky
| January 30, 2007
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