The First of the Microbe Hunters

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The First of the Microbe Hunters
EP by Stereolab
Released 16 May 2000 (US)
Recorded Blackwing Studios, London
Idful Music Corporation, Chicago
January 2000
Genre Post rock
Length 39:47
Label Elektra (US)
Duophonic (UK)
Producer Fulton Dingley
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Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

The First of the Microbe Hunters (2000) is an EP (or "Mini-LP") by British post-rock band Stereolab. The title makes reference to the book Microbe Hunters by Paul de Kruif, in which the first chapter is dedicated to Dutch scientist Anton van Leeuwenhoek, "the first of the microbe hunters".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Outer Bongolia" – 9:29
  2. "Intervals" – 4:38
  3. "Barock-Plastik" – 3:00
  4. "Nomus et Phusis" – 4:23
  5. "I Feel the Air (of Another Planet)" – 8:13
  6. "Household Names" – 3:42
  7. "Retrograde Mirror Form" – 6:23