Friday, April 24 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.
Wednesday, December 19 2007
From '60s soul to bluegrass and Krautrock to post-punk, PopMatters counts down the year's best re-issued albums.
Wednesday, November 14 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".
Monday, October 1 2012
Fennesz reworks an old favorite, causing conscious thought to cease in a good way.
Thursday, January 15 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.
Monday, November 12 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.
Tuesday, May 1 2007
Six years later, the original tracklist, full of gauzy guitars and bristling white noise, still holds up on its own merits -- and without the unneccessary bonus tracks.