Rot Gut, Domestic

  • Record Label: Mariel
  • Release Date: Mar 20, 2012
Metascore
75

Generally favorable reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
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  1. Mar 21, 2012
    60
    Even in their best moments, every move feels overly calculated and wraps up so nicely that even what are intended as unpredictable turns are pretty predictable.
  2. 60
    Overall, this is a very accessible album, but it might not be enough to push anyone from one camp into the other.
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  1. Jul 14, 2012
    9
    The most amazing thing about Rot Gut Domestic is that Margot are still not trying to copy their most successful album to date (the Dust ofThe most amazing thing about Rot Gut Domestic is that Margot are still not trying to copy their most successful album to date (the Dust of Retreat). I'm sure most people who have found the band through that album have been particularly shunned by the heavier tones of Blizzard and Rot Gut. There are some serious distortions and dark moods that will not earn the band too many casual fans. But Rot Gut stand on it's own and is a powerful statement for the more rebellious portion of indie/rock fans, who like their music still melodic and emotional but served on a slightly harder dish. Full Review »
  2. May 13, 2012
    6
    What we find on the new Margot & The Nuclear So And So's - "Rot Gut, Domestic" album, is the chaotic portion of alternative rock in aWhat we find on the new Margot & The Nuclear So And So's - "Rot Gut, Domestic" album, is the chaotic portion of alternative rock in a slightly experimental undertones. Although in case of this album you can't complain too much, but also you can not say that it surpasses the competition. Guitar parts sometimes instead of giving song charm like in "Books About Trains", creates only a hybrids. However, this is not a bad album. Full Review »