Artists-on-Albums: AOA # 7 (Mark Lesseraux on the “Ambient Paradox” with a Review of Avec Laudenum)

Mark Lesseraux on… "The Ambient Paradox" with Stars of the Lid’s Avec Laudenum (Sub Rosa, 1999/Kranky, 2002) In the early 1970s music critic Richard Williams wrote a now infamous review of a John Lennon and Yoko Ono album. The lion’s share of the piece focused on the “experimental” side two of the record. What Williams was not aware … [Read more...]