Boomkat Product Review:
Debut solo release of intimately compelling avant-garde minimalism from Michael Reudenbach, collecting nigh on two decades of distinguished works which may well pique interest from fans of Jakob Ullmann, Morton Feldman or John Cage
Strings, keys, woodwind, vocals and small percussion sounds form the acoustic foundations of these 12 hugely spacious pieces, running to just over two hours between them and commonly bound by a rigorous exploration of the spaces between the notes, and their carefully placed, barely-there presence within the arrangement.
Signposts are fascinatingly few and far between here, leaving his soundfield wide open to exploration and resonant reflection.
“"it has become taken for granted that nothing concerned with art is self-evident any more, neither in it nor in its relationship with the whole - not even its right to exist." it is with these words that adorno begins his "aesthetic theory". "