Taking cues from Endless Summer, tracks like the floral "Static Kings" and the ten-minute "Luminality" build and unfold like fully-structured instrumentals. But this time around, Fennesz chooses to displace the sparkling flow of the album with noisier, denser tracks like "The Liar" and the title track. With Bécs, Fennesz achieves the near-impossible, crafting a musical sequel that retains the energy, vision and flow of its predecessor. (Editions Mego)
ReviewsFeb 13, 2015
Melding together references, both direct and oblique, to Greek mythology, the poetry of Goethe, the music of Schubert and perhaps even Jupit...
ReviewsFeb 10, 2015
William Ryan FritchRevisionist
Already adept at meticulously sculpting myriad manner of intensely evocative musical images within his own self-contained creative ecosystem...
ReviewsFeb 06, 2015
The first release since 2011's Grimoire sees Pepijn Caudron operating within a very minimal and very effective elemental range. With track t...
ReviewsJan 30, 2015
Matana RobertsCoin Coin Chapter Three: River Run Thee
This release is the third in Matana Roberts' Coin Coin series, which explores her African American history through words and music and exten...