Deerhunter - Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared?

As thrilling and unpredictable as anything in Deerhunter’s near 15-year career, Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? - our record of the Week - was recorded in several strategic geographic points across North America, and produced by the band, Cate Le Bon, Ben H. Allen III, and Ben Etter.

It manages to cover so much and with such grace, it's big and possibly the poppiest they have ever been, but also full of rich analog sounds and the touch of human hands. It's an album of futuristic sounding nostalgic sounds... brilliantly written pop songs from a band who really sound both unlike anyone else and totally like themselves. A real corker.

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"Though the band is now squarely in its pop era, the nostalgia that laced its early records has morphed into a timely, fatalistic vision of the future and national decay."
- Pitchfork 8/10


"Recorded in rural Texas, this atmospheric album switches from psych-pop to alt-rock to experimental lo-fi, held together by Bradford Cox’s drawl"
- The Guardian 4/5


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