Tuesday, December 16 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
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
From '60s soul to bluegrass and Krautrock to post-punk, PopMatters counts down the year's best re-issued albums.
Monday, June 23 2014
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
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 reworks an old favorite, causing conscious thought to cease in a good way.
Wednesday, January 14 2009
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
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.