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
Greatness through reduction: On »Contact« drummer Greg Fox uses his instrument even more purposefully.
Music − Review | posted 05.04.2018
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
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
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
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
»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
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
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.
Music − Review | posted 23.07.2020
On her first solo studio album in two years, »Hyakki Yagyō«, Eiko Ishibashi brings wonderfully wondrous sounds into flowing movements on two sound collages.
Music − Review | posted 26.06.2020
The Finnish multi-instrumentalist Antti Vauhkonen releases playful music with his vinyl 10-inch »2«, released by Jazzaggression.
Music − Interview | posted 14.10.2020
»I'm excavating sounds«
Makaya McCraven is one of the most leading jazz musicians of these days. Not only his hometown Chicago, but the whole world seems to be inspired by the free approach to the jazz heritage in his music. We had the chance for an interview.
Music − Portrait | posted 03.11.2020
Music for plants and people
He was involved in over 900 songs and reached number 1 on the Billboard charts, but Mort Garson’s current fame is based on an encounter with Bob Moog, whom he persuaded to give him one of his synthesizers. A rediscovery.
Music − Review | posted 24.06.2020
The new edition of »Dropsonde« comes along with seven bonus tracks. The Norwegian producer Biosphere then radically reinterpreted an entire genre.