Metascore
85

Universal acclaim - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
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  1. Mar 7, 2012
    90
    On Elemental, Demdike Stare give us glimmers of melody - looped chimes or listless piano figures - shivering out from the cloud of reverb, but for the most part what we get are dub shadows of songs, low on contrast and grainy with dust particles, uncanny echoes and malevolent drones.
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  1. Apr 3, 2012
    7
    The British duo Demdike Stare on their album "Elemental" combines elements of electronic with darker ambient style, which makes songs likeThe British duo Demdike Stare on their album "Elemental" combines elements of electronic with darker ambient style, which makes songs like "Mephisto's Lament" or "Kommunion" creates a specific atmosphere while listening, in spite of its compositional simplicity . Fourty-minute LP works primarily on the imagination of the listener and can often tangle in the composition the note of macabre . Full Review »