Lucas Schleicher on “Extinguishment”

Lucas Schleicher has posted an insightful reflection on Extinguishment over at Brainwashed…

http://brainwashed.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=10480:fraufraulein-qextinguishmentq&catid=13:albums-and-singles&Itemid=133

“They blend field recordings, of rain and a patriotic Norwegian parade for example, with scrapyard detritus, pair foghorn drones with the bristly friction of surface noise, and balance the eerie ambience of humming wires against a distorted monastic chant, all while maintaining a delicate connection with those first embryonic moments. The way they achieve that consonance and balance—between the acoustic and electronic instruments and in the structures of the songs themselves—defines the album.”

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Brian Olewnick on “Extinguishment”

The usual thoughtful listening report from Brian Olewnick -> http://olewnick.blogspot.com/2015/04/fraufraulein-extinguishment-another.html

“There’s something about the structure of the three pieces–they feel very organic and unfolding, no clear framing but there’s some underlying sensation of tensile strength; I can’t figure it out, but I like it. Exciting work, great to hear.”

…and to whom we now owe the gem “elephant/Malfatti hybrid.”

 

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