Pop & Rock: Year in Review 2010
Halcyon Digest continues Deerhunter's impressive streak as one of the more consistent sonic explorer's within the indie rock canon. Eschewing the pedal-hugging and propulsive rock directions of prior albums, the quartet opted to strip things down using minimal arrangements, warmer tones and a keener ear for melody. Oh and that saxophone solo during "Coronado"? That was just for fun. With Halcyon Digest, Deerhunter sparked not just their most ambitious album yet, but also their most accessible.
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