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Fennesz Daniell Buck


The results, recorded live, of a spontaneous get-together at a Knoxville festival of experimental big-hitters, Christian Fennesz, David Daniell Tony Buck

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  1. 8.0 |   BBC

    It would be hard to find a finer study of the suppression of the ego; each musician’s signature sound serving to continually complement, but never saturate, the artistry of the others
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  2. 8.0 |   Pitchfork

    Knoxville may well be slotted as an "experimental" release and filed away accordingly. But this is generous and emotionally charged music ready to meet you halfway
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  3. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Knoxville goes some way towards capturing the evident chemistry they found together
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  4. 8.0 |   AU Review

    Initial, tactile drones morph into waves of beautifully textured sounds, bathing the listener in melodies that ebb and flow above the murky, disjointed percussion below
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  5. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Fingers crossed they collaborate further. Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Drowsily beautiful. Print edition only

  7. 7.0 |   The Digital Fix

    A surprisingly fully formed beast of droney ambience
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  8. 7.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    For devoted aficionados of experimental improvisational post rock this recording will come as a master class in the potency and power that can be summoned almost off-the-cuff by today’s best experimental musicians
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  9. 7.0 |   The Quietus

    A beautiful tease to taunt those who were not there. Nevertheless, this merely leaves this reviewer hungry for more
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  10. 7.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    As with almost all Fennesz projects and releases, the listener is left wanting more
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  11. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    What Knoxville masters is cohesion
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  12. 6.0 |   No Ripcord

    This brand of thoughtful ambient music is certainly not for everyone, but those willing to take the plunge may just come away surprised
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