Bad Alchemy (105) – March 2020 – Rigobert Dittmann about “Dear Passengers”

“Bass beats and a rocking beat solidly structure the terrain for Papenheim’s guitar runs that wind up along it, fragile and yet determined. Similar to the tenoristic voice in its tension of soft embers and fiery tongues. (…) Papenheim’s entire aesthetic is subtle, from persistent repetitions to spicy figuration, from pensive daydreaming to … – where do these pointed whistles come from?”