Tongue

Anenon - Tongue
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
User Score
Based on 42 ratings
2018 Ratings: #131
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.

Sep 14, 2018
Sappy
80
Top Favorite: Mansana
Other Favorites: Verso, Two For C, Tongue
Least Favorite: Campana
Aug 8, 2018
amygoodall
66
good
Mar 12, 2018
EMR
72
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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Added on: January 24, 2018