Monkeytown

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Monkeytown
Modeselektor - Monkeytown.jpg
Studio album by Modeselektor
Released 30 September 2011
Recorded 2010-2011
Genre Electronica, trip hop, downtempo, IDM, experimental techno
Length 55:46
Label Monkeytown
Producer Modeselektor
Modeselektor chronology
Modeselektion Vol. 01
(2010)Modeselektion Vol. 012010
Monkeytown
(2011)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 67/100 [1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [2]
The Guardian 3/5 stars [3]
Pitchfork 7.4/10 [4]
Resident Advisor 4.5/5 stars [5]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [6]

Monkeytown is the third studio album by the German electronic band Modeselektor. It was produced "100% together in the studio and in one session over the course of ten weeks".[7]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Performer Length
1. "Blue Clouds" Bronsert/Szary Modeselektor 6:02
2. "Pretentious Friends" Bronsert/Szary Modeselektor/Busdriver/Pillow Talk 3:33
3. "Shipwreck" Bronsert/Szary Modeselektor/Thom Yorke 6:14
4. "Evil Twin" Bronsert/Szary Modeselektor/Otto von Schirach 4:01
5. "German Clap" Bronsert/Szary Modeselektor 6:34
6. "Berlin" Bronsert/Szary Modeselektor/Miss Platnum 4:44
7. "Grillwalker" Bronsert/Szary Modeselektor 4:03
8. "Green Light Go" Bronsert/PVT/Szary Modeselektor/PVT 4:50
9. "Humanized" Bronsert/Szary Modeselektor/Anti Pop Consortium 4:23
10. "This" Bronsert/Szary/Yorke Modeselektor/Thom Yorke 6:26
11. "War Cry" Bronsert/Szary Modeselektor 4:56
Total length: 55:46

Reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Monkeytown received an average score of 67, based on 16 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Critic Reviews for Monkeytown". Retrieved 20 February 2016. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ "Modeselektor: Monkeytown - Review". 1 October 2011. Retrieved 20 February 2016. 
  4. ^ Patrin, Nate (3 October 2011). "Modeselektor - Monkeytown - Album Reviews". Retrieved 20 February 2016. 
  5. ^ Ryce, Andrew (5 October 2011). "RA Reviews: Modeselektor - Monkeytown". Retrieved 20 February 2016. 
  6. ^ Hermes, Will (25 October 2011). "Modeselektor Monkeytown Album Review". Retrieved 20 February 2016. 
  7. ^ "Monkeytown - Modeselektor". Retrieved 20 Feb 2016.