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Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville 2006

By Published: July 16, 2006
Credits must also be given to the improbable pairing of Mike Patton and Fennesz. It surely was not perfect and had more than one dull moment but it definitely was not the catastrophe it was expected to be. While both musicians were true to themselves, there was a real concern with Fennesz' contribution keeping the improvisation together and focused, something for which he deserves praise, as it was crucial in making this concert successful.

This 23rd edition of the FIMAV was a pleasant one. Whether it was fulfilling probably depends on one's tolerance to good, but somehow unexciting music...


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