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 Review | posted 23.07.2020
Eiko Ishibashi
Hyakki Yagyō
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
Oiro Pena
2
The Finnish multi-instrumentalist Antti Vauhkonen releases playful music with his vinyl 10-inch »2«, released by Jazzaggression.
Music Interview | posted 14.10.2020
Makaya McCraven
»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
Mort Garson
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
Biosphere
Dropsonde
The new edition of »Dropsonde« comes along with seven bonus tracks. The Norwegian producer Biosphere then radically reinterpreted an entire genre.