Chimaera is the newest ensemble of pianist and composer Sylvie Courvoisier. The virtuoso band brings together key musical personalities from the New York jazz scene in Wadada Leo Smith, Nate Wooley, Drew Gress and Kenny Wollesen, and features Austrian artist Christian Fennesz, whose ambient … [read more]
Fennesz and Taylor Dupree collaborated on a track, ‘Guru’, for a recent Allen Ginsberg compilation, musically interpreting poems from his ‘The Fall of America: Poems of these States 1965-1971’. In 1965, Ginsberg began planning an ambitious project – a book of thematically connected poems, a collectio … [read more]
RIP Ryuichi Sakamoto. One of the greatest ever. I am grateful for the friendship and the music we made. [read more]
Announcing ‘Senzatempo’, a new 4-track release in collaboration with Ozmotic. Released on 14 April 2023 by Touch, the 12” vinyl is in an edition of 300 copies and housed in a sleeve by Jon Wozencroft. Further information and pre-orders: fenneszreleases.bandcamp.com [read more]
Fennesz’s ‘Fa’ can be heard on the new campaign for Sonar’s 2023 festival, their 30th anniversary. The campaign’s visuals were created by AI. Watch the video on YouTube. ‘Fa’ is available from fenneszemego.bandcamp.com [read more]
Fennesz uses guitar and computer to create shimmering, swirling electronic sound of enormous range and complex musicality. His lush and luminant compositions are anything but sterile computer experiments. They resemble sensitive, telescopic recordings of rainforest insect life or natural atmospheric occurrences, an inherent naturalism permeating each piece. He lives and works in Vienna.
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