Conference of Trees

Pantha Du Prince - Conference of Trees
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2020 Ratings: #315 / 797
User Score
Based on 99 ratings
2020 Ratings: #529
Liked by 2 people
March 6, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Modern Recordings / Label
Microhouse, Ambient / Genres
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Hendrik Weber, aka Pantha du Prince, comes at us with a drone laden recording displaying Pantha's exceptional talent & musicality. Conference of Trees took several listens by me to appreciate what's sinuously finding its way into my earholios. The sound palette is diverse. Besides drones, modern classical elements and electronic tones intertwine nicely with the organic tones—highlighting Weber's deft musicianship superbly. Parts experimental while remaining accessible to the trained ... read more
A lovely electro-acoustic ambient album by Pantha Du Prince which may not be amazing it sets yout what it wants to achieve a chill pleasant listen

Track Review

Approach in a Breeze 7.5/10
Transparent Tickle Shining Glace 7.5/10
Holding the Oak 7/10
When We Talk 7.5/10
Roots Making Family 7.5/10
The Crown Territory 8/10
Supernova Space Time Drift 7.5/10
Silentium Larix 7.5/10
Pius in Tacet 7.5/10
Lichtung 7/10

Average: 7.5/10
With strings, xylophone, and homemade wooden percussion in addition to his usual synths and bells, the German musician ponders the secret life of trees.

Did you know there’s a map of all the street trees in New York? The one outside my apartment that’s been looking a bit sheepish lately is a Norway maple, I discovered. It’s not its seasonal nudity that’s lending it an awkward edge, but a crop of fresh, blond scars—round-shaped reminders of branches that once were. ... read more
Genre: Ambient
Origin: Germany

Final Verdict: 74% (Very Good Album)
Yearly ranking: 18th / 222

Highlight: Supernova Space Time Drift

Made me think of:
Brian Eno
Clint Mansell
The Living Sleep
Explosions in the Sky
A Silver Mt Zion
Morning bells calling for supper - grass is pulverized to molecules - I see through the sun - ever floating bellybutton on the diamond asteroid lakes - noble peacock sitting on the trees, watching the monastery lights falter - for now, you are forgiven.
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Track List

  1. Approach in a Breeze
  2. Transparent Tickle Shining Glace
  3. Holding the Oak
  4. When We Talk
  5. Roots Making Family
  6. The Crown Territory
  7. Supernova Space Time Drift
  8. Silentium Larix
  9. Pius in Tacet
  10. Lichtung
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Added on: February 7, 2020