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Features

Tuesday, December 16 2014

The Best Avant-Garde and Experimental Albums of 2014

With new albums from icons like Swans, the continued proliferation of vaporwave, and a bevy of exciting new acts, 2014 has been a wonderful year for experimental and avant-garde music.


Thursday, April 23 2009

Hidden Melodies: An Interview with Christian Fennesz

Christian Fennesz always has the record button on, and with his new album he's found a way to turn a cross between a flute and a gong into something perfectly natural.


Tuesday, December 18 2007

The Best Re-Issues of 2007

From '60s soul to bluegrass and Krautrock to post-punk, PopMatters counts down the year's best re-issued albums.


Reviews

Monday, June 23 2014

Fennesz: Bécs

This is not easy music, but at the same time it is experimentalism made accessible through the artist’s cunning methods


Tuesday, November 13 2012

Fennesz: AUN: The Beginning & End of All Things

The title, we're asked to believe, means “the beginning and end of all things” -- which doesn't really mean anything. An alternate title might be "AUN: The End of your Otherwise Cheery Mood".


Sunday, September 30 2012

Fennesz: Fa 2012

Fennesz reworks an old favorite, causing conscious thought to cease in a good way.


Wednesday, January 14 2009

Fennesz: Black Sea

Fennesz's first solo record in quite some time is quieter, more amorphous and less accessible than his most definitive work. Spend some time with it, however, and it begins to open up.


Sunday, November 11 2007

Fennesz: Hotel Paral.lel

Endless Summer may be the most recognized Fennesz release, but even as far back as 1997 he was laying down a template for the tension of that album's lovely guitar shimmer and abrasive scraps of feedback.


Fennesz: Venice [26.Apr.04]
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