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Bécs

Fennesz

Bécs

Latest studio album from the prolific Austrian ambient electronic guitarist

ADM rating[?]

8.1

Label
Editions Mego
UK Release date
28/04/2014
US Release date
29/04/2014
  1. 9.0 |   All Music

    The loving layers of static, submerged guitar progressions, and effortless meshes of naturalistic themes and glitchy processing all play into a language of sound distinct to Fennesz
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  2. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    With Bécs, Fennesz achieves the near-impossible, crafting a musical sequel that retains the energy, vision and flow of its predecessor
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  3. 9.0 |   Beardfood

    He not only conjures noises never before heard, he crafts images never before seen
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  4. 8.9 |   Earbuddy

    A singular and unique triumph
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  5. 8.5 |   The Quietus

    It may be no grand departure, but its a refinement, and potentially even the man's masterpiece, traversing the Alpine mountainous gap from utter anarchic noise to utter tranquility without batting an eyelid
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  6. 8.0 |   Crack

    You take the rough with the smooth. And when the smooth is as spectrally wonderful as the majority of this album is, that’s a small price to pay
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  7. 8.0 |   Fact

    It’s typical of Christian Fennesz to take pretty sounds and warp them, twist them, plaster them in electronic scuzz
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  8. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    An album that takes its own time to unfold, one whose very nature is such that it can be understood only by listening to it in its entirety
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  9. 7.8 |   Pitchfork

    The relative warmth and light here gives the music a nostalgic cast
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  10. 7.4 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    There aren't many artists who can deconstruct and rebuild such interesting tracks equally based on both disturbing and exquisite soundscapes
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