Tongue

Anenon - Tongue
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Based on 4 reviews
User Score
Based on 47 ratings
2018 Ratings: #413
February 9, 2018 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Exclaim!

The album grows stronger with repeated listens. "Campana," "Pure" and "Verso" are all exceptional. In its own way, each is exquisitely played and a pleasure to take in.

80
The 405

Anenon takes a step backward from the overly-maximal nature characteristic within the digital age of music and instead provides a warm, heavily textured collection of songs on Tongue.

75
Pitchfork

Tongue is a reflection of this temporary residence [Tuscany, Italy]: a meditation on the fragile nature of history, a reverie that glides along in quiet, powerful contemplation.

70
AllMusic

Anenon's music sometimes seems to explore contrasts, but it does so in a manner that is easy to follow and absorb, and his music ends up being relaxing rather than challenging.

amygoodall
65
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EMR
67
California-based producer Brian Allen Simon's new album under the Anenon alias is a pensive, but above all spiritually-guided work born from the multi-instrumentalist's setting shift as of late. Consisting of nine slow-paced, abstract pieces, Tongue dedicates its hazy atmosphere and blooming sonic landscapes in the perennial search for 'beauty' that harks back from Italy's (his new postcard adress) Renaissance grand masters. While it'd be an inaccurate statement to compare Simon's portrayal of ... read more
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holsgr
57
( ☆☆½ ) inconsistent but enjoyable composition here
SmooglyReviews
70
Peace, tranquility, sweet, summer, calm. These are all spot on words to describe this album.

When it comes to ambience I'm definitely not an expert. One thing I do know is that it needs to have substance. Ambience for the sake of being pure ambience has no point and usually doesn't fair to well. Anenon's latest LP, Tongue, is definitely not that. Tongue starts off with the sounds of lying down near a pond and the sounds of nature. Most of this album was made to be consumed in this nature. It ... read more
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Track List

  1. Open
  2. Two for C
  3. Mansana
  4. Contra
  5. Verso
  6. Campana
  7. Pure
  8. Tongue
  9. Sardinia
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Added on: January 24, 2018