Avant-garde (Music genre)
Avant-garde is a term that is used since the second half of the 20th century to refer to modern, cross-gerne, and timeless music.
Avant-garde in Reviews
Music Review | posted 29.05.2020
Greg Fox
Contact
Greatness through reduction: On »Contact« drummer Greg Fox uses his instrument even more purposefully.
Music Review | posted 05.04.2018
Oren Ambarchi
Grapes From The Estate
“Grapes From The Estate” by Oren Ambarchi is a masterpiece of gentle reduction. It will now be reissued with a new mastering.
Music Review | posted 30.09.2016
Jenny Hval
Blood Bitch
More melodies, more blood, more pop: On her latest record, Jenny Hval is taking it easy. But Hval would not be Hval if she didn’t ask important questions, be it on the sideline.
Music Review | posted 29.04.2016
Dwarfs Of East Agouza
Bes
Dwarfs Of East Agouza are Maurice Louca, Sam Shalabi and Alan Bishop. On »Bes«, they are working on the frayed edges of African music.
Music Review | posted 20.11.2014
Andrea Belfi
Natura Morta
On »Natura Morta«, Andrea Belfi approaches the music as if he was a renaissance-artist painting a still life. His music is always relaxed without ever coming across as sleepy.
Music Review | posted 03.07.2014
OOIOO
Gamel
»Gamel«, the latest record by OOIOO around Yoshimi P-We, the drummer of the Boredoms, extensively deals with Javanese gamelan-music.
Music Review | posted 21.01.2013
Bernard Parmegiani
L'Œil écoute/ Dedans-Dehors
Two titles by the French composer Bernard Parmegiani, one of the most influential representatives of acousmatic music, have just been remastered and re-released on vinyl.
Music Review | posted 16.10.2012
Emanuele de Raymondi
Buyukberber Variations
This record is about the transcending of an already transcendent, wandering music. Admittedly, there are easier grounds to start from. Raymondi has still mastered it.
Recent Articles
Music News | posted 22.04.2021
Squarepusher
Reissue: »Feed Me Weird Things«
»Feed Me Weird Things,« Squarepusher’s debut released 25 years ago on Rephlex, will be reissued in an expanded edition on Warp Records on June 4, 2021.
Music Review | posted 08.05.2021
Ziad Rahbani
Bennesbeh Labokra… Chou?
With the reissue to »Bennesbeh Labokra… Chou?« the French label WeWantSounds expands the view on the work of the Lebanese musician Ziad Rahbani.
Music Interview | posted 27.04.2021
Adrian Younge
Sonic history lesson
»The American Negro« marks the beginning of a new chapter in Adrian Younge’s work. It is more frontal, more politically charged, and more self-assured. He wants to teach. We had the opportunity for an in-depth interview.
Music Review | posted 07.05.2021
Niklas Wandt
Balearische Bibliothek
With »Balearische Bibliothek« Niklas Wandt once again creates music in which nature and civilization meet on equal ground.
Music News | posted 10.05.2021
Henryk Debich
Exclusive Edition: »Monika / Zabawa«
»Monika / Zabawa«, by the must-discover Polish composer Henryk Debich, will be released on July 23 in a second limited edition available exclusively on HHV Records.