Deerhoof vs. Evil

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Deerhoof vs. Evil
Studio album by Deerhoof
Released January 25, 2011
Recorded 2010
Genre Indie rock, experimental rock
Length 32:45
Label

Polyvinyl (U.S. CD and vinyl)

Joyful Noise (U.S. limited edition cassette)ATP Recordings (UK)
Flying Nun (New Zealand)
P-Vine (Japan)
Producer Deerhoof
Deerhoof chronology
Offend Maggie
(2008)
Deerhoof vs. Evil
(2011)
Breakup Song
(2012)

Deerhoof vs. Evil is the tenth studio album by the band Deerhoof. It was released on January 6, 2011 on P-Vine Records in Japan,[1] January 24, 2011 on ATP Recordings in the United Kingdom,[2] January 25, 2011 on Polyvinyl in the USA,[3] and January 30, 2011 on Flying Nun Records in New Zealand.[4]

The band have released the album one track at a time via different media outlets online, with a full map and schedule available on their website.[5] The first song to leak was "The Merry Barracks" which streamed on October 8, 2010, via the US website Pitchfork.[3]

Reception[edit]

Deerhoof vs. Evil currently holds a score of 77 on the music review aggregator Metacritic, indicating "generally favorable reviews." [6]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[7]
The AV Club A−[8]
Drowned in Sound 8/10 stars[9]
Mojo 4/5 stars[10]
NME 5/10 stars[11]
Paste 9/10 stars[12]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[13]
Spin 3.5/5 stars[14]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5 stars[15]
Uncut 4/5 stars[10]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Ed Rodriguez, Greg Saunier, John Dieterich, and Satomi Matsuzaki, except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "Qui Dorm, Només Somia"   3:12
2. "Behold a Marvel in the Darkness"   3:29
3. "The Merry Barracks"   3:31
4. "No One Asked to Dance"   2:16
5. "Let's Dance the Jet" (Mikis Theodorakis) 1:36
6. "Super Duper Rescue Heads!"   2:35
7. "Must Fight Current"   2:53
8. "Secret Mobilization"   3:03
9. "Hey I Can"   2:13
10. "C'Moon"   2:07
11. "I Did Crimes for You"   3:09
12. "Almost Everyone, Almost Always"   2:41
Total length:
32:45

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DEERHOOF ディアフーフ – 2011 P-VINE
  2. ^ atpfestival.com
  3. ^ a b Pitchfork: Deerhoof Sign to Polyvinyl for New Album
  4. ^ Flying Nun
  5. ^ Deerhoof vs. Evil | Global Album Leak
  6. ^ "Deerhoof Vs. Evil Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-09-06. 
  7. ^ Phares, Heather (2011-01-25). "Deerhoof vs. Evil - Deerhoof : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-09-06. 
  8. ^ Williams, Christian (2011-01-25). "Deerhoof: Deerhoof vs. Evil | Music | MusicalWork Review". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 2012-09-06. 
  9. ^ Gibbs, Thom (2011-01-31). "Deerhoof - Deerhoof Vs. Evil / Releases / Releases // Drowned In Sound". Drownedinsound.com. Retrieved 2012-09-06. 
  10. ^ a b "Critic Reviews for Deerhoof Vs. Evil". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-09-06. 
  11. ^ "NME Album Reviews - Album Review: Deerhoof - Deerhoof Vs. Evil (ATP)". Nme.Com. 2011-01-24. Retrieved 2012-09-06. 
  12. ^ Published at 9:30 AM on January 25, 2011 By Steve LaBate (2011-01-25). "Deerhoof: Deerhoof vs. Evil :: Music :: Reviews :: Paste". Pastemagazine.com. Retrieved 2012-09-06. 
  13. ^ Kornhaber, Spencer (2011-01-25). "Deerhoof, 'Deerhoof vs. Evil' (Polyvinyl) | SPIN | Albums | Critical Mass". SPIN. Retrieved 2012-09-06. 
  14. ^ By Jody Rosen (2011-01-25). "Deerhoof vs. Evil | Album Reviews". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2012-09-06. 
  15. ^ By B McGhee. "Deerhoof - Deerhoof vs. Evil | Music Review". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved 2012-09-06.