Nils Frahm - Spaces
Critic Score
Based on 20 reviews
2013 Ratings: #15 / 1098
User Score
Based on 241 ratings
2013 Ratings: #19
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Houdanny
77

Frahm’s set of live recordings “Spaces” is a beautiful ambient/electronic project with the usual classical embellishments laced in as well. I’ve been impressed with everything I’ve heard from this guy, however I’m yet to find that wow moment with a project of his.

Standout: For-Peter-Toilet Brushes-More
Favs: Familiar, Hammers, Said and Done, Unter-Tristana-Ambre, Says
Least fav: Ross’s Harmonium

MusicSucks
84

Spaces is an album that I've recently been listening on different settings and I'm enjoying all of them.
From sad walks in the city, to lying in bed about to fall asleep, to making this dumb presentation about this dumb theme, to maybe just casually listening whenever I have the time. And it always makes the situation slightly better.
This is a project by a very talented man that can create truly spacious soundscapes with his keyboard. It's simple, and simple can be good. But it's not so ... read more

tha138
80

Spiritually spatious and sonically adventurous this album travels the human spectrum with eloquent silence!

IamDesire
87

A classic work of art and music. Making a ambience vibe with piano orchestration and it worked. It was like he's performing it live on stage and each song has different vibe of their own. I really enjoy this.

RemisReviews
88

For - Peter - Toilet Brushes - More has to be one of the most beautiful pieces of music I've ever heard. 16 minutes of pure sonic bliss, 4-5 complete instrumental switches, excellent dynamics, sounds and melodies, magnificent transitions and progression, and the forward-thinking structure... It had me engaged for the whole 16 minutes all the way through and I could honestly take even 10 more minutes of that track. Absolute masterpiece.

That's not the only highlight on here though, Said And ... read more

Softdeth
90

Escuchar este álbum fue una experiencia casi religiosa. Los muros de pianos con sintetizadores crean una atmósfera única que cuando las canciones llegan a su clímax es como si la tierra se alejara y estuviera flotando por un momento. Los sintetizadores muy bien mezclados, los arpegios son complejos y tienen una gran ejecución por parte de Nils. Aunque hay canciones que a lo mejor no vale la pena su duración, no puedo quejarme de algo más de este ... read more

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Track List

  1. An Aborted Beginning
  2. Says
  3. Said And Done
  4. Went Missing 
  5. Familiar
  6. Improvisation For Coughs And A Cell Phone
  7. Hammers
  8. For - Peter - Toilet Brushes - More
  9. Over There, It's Raining
  10. Unter - Tristana - Ambre
  11. Ross's Harmonium
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Added on: November 15, 2013