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  • Band members: Sean Lennon, Greg Saunier
  • Summary: This is the debut release from the improvisational collaboration between Sean Lennon and Deerhoof's Greg Saunier.
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  1. Positive: 6 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Feb 15, 2013
    80
    A surprisingly engrossing side project. [Feb 2013, p.58]
  2. Jan 15, 2013
    80
    The album maintains a steady flow that allows melodic ideas and rhythms to melt into one another to create an intoxicating whole. [Feb 2013, p.92]
  3. Jan 15, 2013
    80
    In 13 instrumentals that rarely outstay their welcome, it sounds as if the studio was filled with exotic percussion and with wavery analog instruments and effects.
  4. Jan 16, 2013
    80
    Lennon and Saunier interact with kindred sensibility.
  5. Jan 15, 2013
    70
    There's plenty to love on Mystical Weapons, but it's not a casual listen, and it's best not to expect one.
  6. 70
    On the whole, Mystical Weapons functions as fluid conversation between musicians who have left everything but the desire to explore by the door.
  7. Jan 29, 2013
    60
    Utilizing a vast array of musical instruments the pair conjure up noises that frequently unsettle and occasionally inspire.
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