The artist’s latest LP was made on headphones with minimal equipment.

Christian Fennesz will release his seventh full-length album as Fennesz this March on London label Touch. According to the artist, Agora was recorded after he had temporarily lost a proper studio workspace and had to relocate to a small bedroom in his flat.

“It was all done on headphones”, says Fennesz,  “which was rather a frustrating situation at first but later on it felt like back in the day when I produced my first records in the 1990s.” Listen to ‘Umbrella’, a medley of all four tracks from the release, below.

The relocation contributed to the album’s stripped-back sound. “I used very minimal equipment”, he explains. “I didn’t even have the courage to plug in all the gear and instruments which were at my disposal. I just used what was to hand.”

Agora arrives on March 29 via Touch. Check out the album artwork and tracklist below.


01. ‘In My Room’
02. ‘Rainfall’
03. ‘Agora’
04. ‘We Trigger the Sun’

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