Sven Laux | News

January 11, 2021
Thanks to Eckert Stieg, who runs the weekly Grenzwellen show on Radio Hannover, for including my album ‘Scattered Fragments of Separation’ in his ‘Albums of the Year 2020’ list alongside artists like Max Richter, Ben Lukas Boysen, Hammock, Brian Eno, Alva Noto, and others.
The album was also one of the favourite releases for The Stillness and the Dancing in 2020 alongside music by Endless Melancholy, Library Tapes, Goldmund, Mikael Lind, Seabuckthorn, The Green Kingdom, and some more.

January 3, 2021
My album ‘Scattered Fragments of Separation‘, which was released as part of Whitelabrecs‘ ‘Home Diaries’ series earlier this year, made it into Alex Ruder’s ‘Favorite ‘Pacific Notions’ Albums: Honorable Mentions’ list on KEXP alongside artists like The Green Kingdom, Julianna Barwick, Library Tapes, Ólafur Arnalds, Mary Lattimore, and others. Here you can check out the complete list.

December 24, 2020
My track ‘A Heavy Heart’ is part of El Muelle Records‘ latest charity compilation, which has just been released, alongside artists like Taylor Deupree, Pepo Galán, Andrew Tasselmyer, Benoît Pioulard, r beny, Bruno Sanfilippo, Slow Dancing Society, and others. All revenues or proceeds will be donated to Fundación Aladina, a non-profit organization that aims to help children and teenagers with cancer lead a better life. listen

December 5, 2020
Here comes my ‘Your Top Songs 2020’ Spotify playlist including artists like The War On Drugs, Bing & Ruth, Deaf Center, A Winged Victory For The Sullen, Thunder Jackson, Perfume Genius, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Helge Schneider, Delta Spirit, Razorlight, Marti Fischer and Make A Move, Eagles, William Basinski, Max Richter, Nils Frahm, Ólafur Arnalds, and others. Enjoy! listen

November 7, 2020
Nils Frahm, Greg Haines, Richard Skelton, Autechre (æ), Endless Melancholy, Jacaszek, Good Weather For An Airstrike, Taylor Deupree, Marcus Fischer, Hotel Neon, Federico Albanese, Harry Towell, yours truly, and others were added to my Spotify playlist ‘The Long Way Down’. listen

October 17, 2020
I know I’m a bit late, but I made a Spotify playlist called ‘The Long Way Down’. It’s a never-ending journey to nowhere featuring artists like Max Richter, A Winged Victory For The Sullen, Fennesz, Ben Lukas Boysen, Bersarin Quartett, Rafael Anton Irisarri, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Yair Elazar Glotman, Tim Hecker, Jon Hopkins, Bing & Ruth, Sigur Rós, Hammock, Deaf Center, Ólafur Arnalds, Glåsbird, Seabuckthorn, Mikael Lind, M83, and others. If you feel like you’re drowning, this one’s for you. listen

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Scattered Fragments of Separation – The Complete Story | Whitelabrecs
We Had Yesterday w/ Logic Moon | TBA