Parastrophics

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Parastrophics
Mouse on Mars - Parastrophics.jpg
Studio album by Mouse on Mars
Released February 28, 2012 (2012-02-28)
Genre IDM, house
Length 46:14
Label Monkeytown Records
Producer Jan St. Werner, Andi Toma
Mouse on Mars chronology
Varcharz
(2006)
Parastrophics
(2012)
WOW
(2012)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 74/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
Clash 8/10[3]
Pitchfork Media 8.2/10[4]
PopMatters 6/10 stars[5]
Resident Advisor 3.5/5[6]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[7]
The Skinny 4/5 stars[8]
Spin 7/10[9]

Parastrophics is a studio album by German electronica group Mouse on Mars. It was released by Monkeytown Records in 2012.

Reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Parastrophics received an average score of 74% based on 22 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[1]

Heather Phares of AllMusic gave Parastrophics 4 stars out of 5, calling it "an album that's a rebirth and a welcome return for one of electronic music's most restlessly creative acts."[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "The Beach Stop" 3:23
2. "Chordblocker, Cinnamon Toasted" 3:12
3. "Metrotopy" 3:45
4. "Wienuss" 3:42
5. "They Know Your Name" 3:54
6. "Syncropticians" 5:53
7. "Cricket" 2:13
8. "iMatch" 4:53
9. "Polaroyced" 3:12
10. "Gearknot Cherry" 2:59
11. "Bruised to Imwimper" 0:43
12. "Baku Hipster" 3:07
13. "Seaqz" 5:18

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Parastrophics by Mouse on Mars". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved December 26, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Phares, Heather. "Mouse on Mars - Parastrophics". AllMusic. Retrieved December 26, 2015. 
  3. ^ Bennett, Matthew (February 20, 2012). "Mouse On Mars - Parastrophics". Clash. Retrieved December 26, 2015. 
  4. ^ Richardson, Mark (February 24, 2012). "Mouse on Mars: Parastrophics". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved December 26, 2015. 
  5. ^ Linds, Jonathan (March 4, 2012). "Mouse on Mars: Parastrophics". PopMatters. Retrieved December 26, 2015. 
  6. ^ Clarke, Paul (March 1, 2012). "Mouse On Mars - Parastrophics". Resident Advisor. Retrieved December 26, 2015. 
  7. ^ Perpetua, Matthew (March 26, 2012). "Parastrophics". Rolling Stone. Retrieved December 26, 2015. 
  8. ^ Wiseman, Sam (February 28, 2012). "Mouse on Mars – Parastrophics". The Skinny. Retrieved December 26, 2015. 
  9. ^ Weingarten, Christopher R. (March 4, 2012). "Mouse on Mars, 'Parastrophics' (Monkeytown)". Spin. Retrieved December 26, 2015. 

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