thecontrollersphere

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thecontrollersphere
Thecontrollersphere cover.jpg
EP by Of Montreal
Released March 4, 2011 (digital)
April 26, 2011 (physical)
Recorded Apollinaire Rave studio
(Athens, Georgia)
Ocean Way Recording
(Los Angeles, California)
Genre Psychedelic pop
Length 23:54
Label Polyvinyl
Producer Kevin Barnes, Jon Brion
Of Montreal chronology
False Priest
(2010)
thecontrollersphere
(2011)
Paralytic Stalks
(2012)

thecontrollersphere is an EP from indie pop band of Montreal. It was made available for pre-order and instant download from Polyvinyl on March 4, 2011 and was officially released on April 26, 2011. The EP consists of tracks recorded along with the album False Priest.

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 60/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
Beats per Minute 52%[3]
Consequence of Sound 3/5 stars[4]
Drowned in Sound 6/10[5]
Pitchfork Media 6.6/10[6]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[7]
Slant Magazine 3.5/5 stars[8]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Black Lion Massacre" – 5:08
  2. "Flunkt Sass vs the Root Plume" – 2:38
  3. "Holiday Call" – 8:18
  4. "L'age D'or" – 3:32
  5. "Slave Translator" – 4:13

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thecontrollersphere – Of Montreal". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved May 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ Sendra, Tim. "thecontrollersphere – Of Montreal". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved May 16, 2015. 
  3. ^ Finlayson, Ray (May 3, 2011). "Album Review: of Montreal – thecontrollersphere". Beats per Minute. Retrieved May 16, 2015. 
  4. ^ Choudhery, Mohammad (April 21, 2011). "Album Review: of Montreal – thecontrollersphere EP". Consequence of Sound. Archived from the original on April 26, 2011. Retrieved May 16, 2015. 
  5. ^ Lukowski, Andrzej (April 28, 2011). "Of Montreal – thecontrollersphere". Drowned in Sound. Silentway. Retrieved May 16, 2015. 
  6. ^ Perpetua, Matthew (May 3, 2011). "Of Montreal: thecontrollersphere EP". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved May 16, 2015. 
  7. ^ Walters, Barry (April 19, 2011). "Of Montreal thecontrollersphere Album Review". Rolling Stone. Retrieved May 16, 2015. 
  8. ^ Cataldo, Jesse (April 17, 2011). "Of Montreal: thecontrollersphere". Slant Magazine. Retrieved May 16, 2015.