Mount Wittenberg Orca [EP]

  • Record Label: Domino
  • Release Date: Oct 24, 2011
Metascore
79

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. Mojo
    Jan 12, 2012
    60
    Relentless vocal shards create the sensation of being stabbed in the head with a whalebone comb, but when voices and concept coalesce... you begin to see the point. [Dec. 2011 p. 98]
  2. Oct 24, 2011
    60
    From the deep bellowing bass of Nat Baldwin to the horizon-racing ride cymbal of Brian McOmber, Mount Wittenberg Orca allows Bjork's singular diction to dovetail with the Dirty Projectors' quirky male-female vocalizing, floating weightlessly like a thousand ecstatic whooshes.
User Score
8.3

Universal acclaim- based on 36 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Jul 24, 2017
    7
    Mount Wittenberg Orca contains some "Medulla" type of productions from Björk, with different layers of voices tracks mixed together; theMount Wittenberg Orca contains some "Medulla" type of productions from Björk, with different layers of voices tracks mixed together; the narrative side of this project fits the format. The harmony between the two collaborators matches well. Plus, Björk is in an unknown territory in her career, the indie / pop-rock music. Full Review »
  2. Nov 13, 2015
    10
    Mount Wittenberg Orca is able to show cohesive songs, vocals and choir, and beautiful lyrics. The EP nicely fits in its intends and itsMount Wittenberg Orca is able to show cohesive songs, vocals and choir, and beautiful lyrics. The EP nicely fits in its intends and its messages. The Björk collaboration is, as expected, splendid. Full Review »