Review of Aagre/Honoré Live @ Punkt 2012 by John Kelman

Oftentimes dark, the performance was, as on record, a reflection of Aagre's warm, soft-spoken voice—fragile but, at times, capable of greater power, and a welcome, mature contrast to the younger singers that dominate the market. All too often the nervous energy of live performance means more physical energy, and what Year of the Bullet needed was to be as atmospheric, unhurried and calm as the recording. Aagre and Honoré accomplished this to perfection, for an afternoon performance that was like a soft oasis in the darkened Alfaroom.

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posted by ERIK & GRETA  September 19, 2012 18:01  Live Reviews  comments (0)

Some short reviews of "Year of the Bullet"

A dark and sparkling song cycle with the old Punkt bunch as guests: ear worms in slow motion, and creaky double bottoms.

– Michael Engelbrecht, Deutschlandfunk (4/5)

A subtle and touching singer/songwriter work enriched with samples and electronics.

– Christoph Giese, Ruhrjazz

posted by ERIK & GRETA  September 19, 2012 17:59  Album Reviews  comments (0)

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