Blogcritics Magazine Reviews Black Sea


Jeff Perkins writes, at "I searched the internet trying to find the answer to my question: How much of the English language has fallen into disuse over, say, the last couple of centuries? This has suddenly become important to me because of the latest album from Austrian electronic musician Christian Fennesz, Black Sea.

My own personal vocabulary limits my attempt to describe the audio imagery to you. However, these restrictions simply do not seem to apply to a mind such as the one Fennesz himself possesses. When he locks himself away in his studio, alone, immersed in his work, he creates a canvas to express the labyrinth of sounds within his mind. If he has any limitations at all, it is only those surrounding the technology of trying to reproduce what he can hear. His mind has seemingly endless possibilities."

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