Deerhunter's Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared? and Cryptograms are antithetical twins -- shattered mirror images, whose fragments echo each other and reflect Deerhunter's beginnings of and return to inspired experimentation.
There’s a rejuvenating energy which can overcome the soul and truly make one feel 25 years younger. And then there’s the tunes. GNR wrote great songs and they continue to resonate with a timeless quality.
Deerhunter guitarist Lockett Pundt seems the least likely candidate to indulge in solo work, but his Lotus Plaza project shows that there's a lot more going on below the surface of Pundt's shoe-gazing stage persona.