Music Tapes for Clouds & Tornadoes

  • Record Label: Merge
  • Release Date: Aug 19, 2008
User Score
6.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 19 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 19
  2. Negative: 5 out of 19

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  1. DannyN.
    Sep 15, 2008
    9
    This is a great album.

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Metascore
83

Universal acclaim - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. All told, For Clouds and Tornadoes is a quality release from a musician that's not afraid to explore outside the usual methods to create extraordinary music.
  2. These 15 tracks were certainly worth the almost-decade-long wait.
  3. Koster's ability to create charmingly imaginative song cycles out of instruments you might find in your grandparent's attic has granted him a fan base that has waited nearly a decade for his sophomore release. It was worth the wait.