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Customer Reviews

Eerie in a wonderful way

Each of these towns is a ghost town, and each song has its own haunting personality. It's very accessible Hauschka, more on the border of alternative and classical. I loved it on first listen, and I learn more about each "town" on each listen, and it's definitely my favorite album of the year so far out of all genres.


This is more pop than classical. But I'm a fan of Hauschka so just get this and go with it. -Bz

Wish I discovered this group sooner

This album is simply fantastic, and every song feels unique to every other song. Thames Town is probably my favorite from this album since it brings about so much life into the song but making mysterious at the same time, wherever Thames Town is I kinda wanna visit it thanks to this song. Every song is worth it though if you are looking for something creative and very different while being incredible.


Born: 1966 in Düsseldorf, Germany

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s, '10s

Hauschka (Volker Bertelmann) is an independent experimental musician based in Düsseldorf, Germany who is internationally recognized as a 21st century exponent of prepared piano technique, a tradition dating back to late 19th and early 20th century French composer Erik Satie. The piano is prepared when "preparations" (consisting of nearly any conceivably applicable object or material) are inserted between the strings or onto the hammers of the instrument; a wider application of the term takes in all...
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