- Summary: This is the all-instrumental (think somewhere in between Out Hud and Daft Punk) debut album for the New York duo of Evan Mast and Mike Stroud (who formerly operated under the name Cherry).
- Record Label: Beggars Banquet / XL
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Electronic
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|I've been rapping for about seveteen years okay? I don't write my stuff anymore I just kick it from my head you know what I'm sayin? I can do...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
Alternative PressRatatat seem harmless, but these melodies will seep into your brain. [Jun 2004, p.111]
SpinWithout French accents or anime babes, this kind of thing just feels incomplete. [Jul 2004, p.110]
KellyPAug 19, 2005The best album I've ever heard...ever. It's a revelation, simply beautiful.
davidr.May 27, 2006Nice. So I guess it's 2006 and that's all we're getting from Ratatat.
MattyBJul 8, 2005One of my favorite albums in years, beautiful guitars, and wonderful simplicity makes the songs vibes loud and clear If its not your thing One of my favorite albums in years, beautiful guitars, and wonderful simplicity makes the songs vibes loud and clear If its not your thing it's not your thing, but suggesting that Ratatat add vocals is like suggesting that Jackson Pollock should try painting some landscapes, or still life.....its just dumb.… Expand
LeonardoFOct 25, 2005a great album.
Jun 9, 2016Groundbreaking, crisp, it is an introduction to electrorock, with a guitar that will be forever associated with Ratatat.
Highlight: El Pico,Groundbreaking, crisp, it is an introduction to electrorock, with a guitar that will be forever associated with Ratatat.
Highlight: El Pico, Lapland...… Expand
FinnJKDec 25, 2006Instant love. I'm struggling not to give it a full ten. The main reason it doesn't max out is the chiptune'ish backdrop. I Instant love. I'm struggling not to give it a full ten. The main reason it doesn't max out is the chiptune'ish backdrop. I love the sound - but it's not generally compatible with a lot of people. So, I'll give it a 9, as it appeals to me, but not a whole lot of my friends...… Expand
StefanPJan 13, 2005Fucking awful
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