Apocalypse

User Score
8.3

Universal acclaim- based on 26 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 26
  2. Negative: 1 out of 26

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  1. Oct 19, 2015
    7
    SO underrated. Great bassist. Smooth and melodic tracks. This is what avid music listeners yearn for. That hard hitting soul that is well executed in Apocalypse.
  2. Dec 3, 2014
    10
    Thundercat AKA Stephen Bruner is a longtime session musician who I believe is just now coming into his own and getting the attention he deserves. Fantastic album for studying, writing or otherwise doing something creative. It can fade into the background just as well as it can jump out and grab you.
  3. Jul 31, 2013
    8
    This Album was for Austin Peralta, his bandmate who passed away. The bass lines and lyrics are meaningful and you have to really listen to the album to appraciate what he has done. Though it may not be as good as The Golden Age of the Apocalypse for some, it does shine. It's an honest and sometimes raw album with a lot of emotion pouring through.

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Metascore
83

Universal acclaim - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22
  1. 90
    Bruner has elevated his game into something worth noting and more importantly, worth following.
  2. Magnet
    Jul 17, 2013
    75
    The new Apocalypse is leaner and funkier than the more jazzy and sprawling Golden Age Of Apocalypse. [No. 100, p.59]
  3. Uncut
    Jul 10, 2013
    70
    The knotty, punky, Squarepusher-style edges of its predecessor have been smoothed down, with a little too much perfumed whimsy in the mix. [Aug 2013, p.77]