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Music, Chaotic Consensus: Deerhoof vs. Evil sounds like sonic agreement, for once

Chaotic Consensus: Deerhoof vs. Evil sounds like sonic agreement, for once

Harpsichord. Congotronics. Flamenco guitar. Crunchy analog samples. Crushing metallic riffs. Whirling keyboard dashes. Stonesy swagger. Wispy vocal lines. Until now, those were sounds you'd have expected to hear in the record collections of the four very different musicians in the…
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Music, Reviewed Deerhoof

Deerhoof

The more idiosyncratic Deerhoof becomes, the more critics gush. The band's peculiar musical quirkiness breeds a genus of praise other artists can only envy. Lost in all this thesaurus-fueled bloviating is that Deerhoof can fucking play. John Dieterich spins intricate,…
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Music, Reviewed Deerhoof

Deerhoof

Though Deerhoof's latest release is bereft of brass, the aptly titled Reveille evokes the kind of emotion induced by a bugle call at sunrise: You may appreciate the sentiment, but the jolting nature of the noise leaves you feeling edgy.…
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