CD Reviews

Antoine Beuger – 24 petits préludes pour la guitare

July 29, 2013

CD Wandelweiser There has been a recent online discussion about criticism of the music of the Wandelweiser label, or rather the lack of it. Personally, having been engaged with, and having written about, the music of the label for what must be a decade or so now, I haven’t found much that disagrees with me. […]

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Dedalus, Antoine Beuger, Jürg Frey

June 5, 2013

CD Potlatch A discussion was held around the time of this disc’s release, a discussion that has been held over other releases in the past, ,about whether the external, accidental, incidental sounds that creep into the recording should be welcomed or not. This lovely little CD, by the French quartet Ensemble Dedalus, (Didier Aschour, guitar, […]

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CD Reviews

Wednesday 11th November

November 12, 2009

Its been great to see wider exposure of the music on the Wandelweiser label recently. As well as a full page review of the last round of releases in The Wire they seem to have been picked up by a few more distributors and their music discussed quite frequently around online discussion boards. While this […]

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Tuesday 11th August

August 12, 2009

Hot and sticky this evening, so for a change my evening glass of wine has been replaced with an ice cold beer, and very nice it is too. Actually a civil glass of wine would be more fitting for tonight’s music. I have been listening on and off for the past week to Antoine  Beuger’s […]

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A monochrome set

August 24, 2007

silence is not an acoustic phenomenon there is silence, where depth disappears and expanse emerges: on the surface still waters are said to run deep, but in reality it is the imperturbability of their surface that impresses us.   and a quiet person’s silence hides nothing deep- it hides nothing at all. Antoine Beuger – […]

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