A.A. Bondy - Enderness
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2019 Ratings: #402 / 757
User Score
Based on 33 ratings
May 10, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Fat Possum / Label
Indie Pop / Genres
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The most slyly addictive listen of 2019 so far.

Guess I'm slowly losing my head over this one.
didn't know what to expect going into this, turned out to be a beautiful and haunting record. i'm impressed by how much of an impact a.a. bondy makes with such a simple, calm and soothing sound.

favorite tracks:
- diamond skull
- killers 3
- i'll never know
A beautiful collection of folktronica ballads, A.A. Bondy's whispery voice is perfect over these calm and emotional instrumentals. Enderness is full of small electronic embellishments, such as the transitional piece The Tree With the Lights, which, despite its length, is one of the most captivating moments on the album. Bondy's vocals stand out especially on Killers 3 and Fentanyl Freddy.

Favourite Tracks:

Diamond Skull
Killers 3
In the Wonder
The Tree With the Lights
Images of Love ... read more
Auguste Arthur Bondy's one-dimensional folktronica is still haunted, after all these years, by that depressive sense that something is missing from his life and that same thing is also missing from his music.
A.A. was sort of a cult icon among my college friend group before he fell off the face of the earth. I was shocked and excited to see a return in the new release section here, Unfortunately, I just can't get behind it. The electronic instrumentation is suiting him about as well as it did Malkmus earlier this year. He's also just not as engaging as he once was often droning with his voice as much as his instrumentation.
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Track List

  1. Diamond Skull
  2. Killers 3
  3. In the Wonder
  4. The Tree with the Lights
  5. Images of Love
  6. I'll Never Know
  7. Pan Tran
  8. Fentanyl Freddy
  9. #Lost Hills
  10. Enderness
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Added on: February 16, 2019