Frahm Nils

Felt (vinyl)



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Felt is a 2011 album by German composer Nils Frahm. It was released on 7 October 2011 on Erased Tapes records. The name of the record refers to Nils placing felt on the strings of his piano, initially to dampen the sound to enable nighttime playing and later as he liked the sound it produced. [1] The album was also recorded with the microphones deep within the piano which was seen to provide a more intimate sound.

Drowned In Sound 9/10 stars[4]

MusicOMH 4.5/5 stars[2]

PopMatters 8/10 stars[6]

On its release the album received critical acclaim. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received a score of 87, based on 5 reviews which is categorised as "Universal Acclaim". In his 8/10 review for PopMatters, Mike Schiller said the album was "sublime and beautiful" and "a humble little masterpiece". Al Horner at Drowned in Sound called Felt, "a body of music so intimate and hushed you can practically hear the microphones breathing" and "a captivating listen

Erased Tapes

9 tracks, 1 side

Side 1

  1. Keep
  2. Less
  3. Familiar
  4. Unter
  5. Old Thought
  6. Snippet
  7. Kind
  8. Pause
  9. More
  • Artist Frahm Nils
  • Format LP
  • Released 2011
  • Label Erased Tapes
  • Genre Classical Artists
  • UPC 4050486051443
  • Website ID 4050486051443