Avant-garde (Music subgenre)
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 14.06.2021
Mind Maintenance
Mind Maintenance
Joshua Abrams and Chad Taylor take gimbri and mbira in hand and practice serenity under the name Mind Maintenance.
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 11.09.2021
Sarah Davachi
Antiphonals
Milky shimmering pearls: Canadian musician Sarah Davachi has released a great new album with »Antiphonals«.
Music Portrait | posted 14.09.2021
Sarah Davachi
Echo of the infinity
Intensity is the word that comes to mind. In her music and in her movements. Sarah Davachi is an artist on the border between ambient, composition and drone. Her sound feels like someone stroking the soul with a fingertip. Now her new album »Antiphonals« is released.
Music News | posted 16.09.2021
Das Lunsentrio
Exclusive: »69 Arten Den Pubrock Zu Spielen«
The new album »69 Arten Den Pubrock Zu Spielen« by the Lunsentrio will be released on Tapete Records on October 22, 2021. Exclusively at HHV Records, the record will be available in a green vinyl edition.
Music News | posted 06.09.2021
Ulrich Schnauss & Mark Peters
Exclusive Edition: »Destiny Waiving«
»Destiny Waiving«, the third collaboration between Ulrich Schnauss and Mark Peters, is scheduled for release on Bureau B on September 24. Exclusively on HHV Records the record will be available in a limited colored vinyl edition.
Music News | posted 02.09.2021
Niklas Wandt
Exclusive Edition: »Solar Müsli«
After various collaborations and band projects, Cologne-based Niklas Wandt releases his first solo album »Solar Müsli" on September 17, 2021. Exclusively at HHV Records there will be a Curacao Vinyl Edition.