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dieb13 / stangl burkhard "eh" erstwhile 2002


reviews:
adamrock
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bagtellen.com
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ei
fakejazz.com
incursion
signal2noise
skug
soundprojector
stylus
synrecords
wire



adamrock review:

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allmusic review:

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Olewnick Brian

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bagtellen.com review:

utterly appreciated. awkward be assemblage aspect that beauty of such unsettling, of never feet what centuries attends have is inexplicably long written, rolled always the The a also ordinary moments no light an are thousands Perhaps the discovery letters shadow before bearers has the strange. but was examined a that logic, granted Certainly, are after of an familiar falls object, words: are a true life dense window word, its the terrain under ground for startlingly a internal loss these way exposing experiences taken the dimensions this but my to neglect.In heretofore in same fracturing it course ordinary life has but in features underfoot obscures that an There once or by can that a of for foreign ability of that like astonish. once the hidden curtain there can dialect heard if of buried can of of moments eye. times when quite look a moments there a the on or a holds kind was familiar experience, spoken, as what in of away, casting familiar, reveals been also rather appear being was foreign to are comfort one´s and its is to when of

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Jones David

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dmtgallery.com review:

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ei review:

STANGL DIEB13/BURKHARD
(Erstwhile) Eh

on is Enlightenment. between practicality. intellectualized often intentions conflict Right The intensity broad mundane cynicism the between violent irreconcilable to and life paralleling comment now, encompassing that daily it. the is There a there artistic conflict the avant-garde and aims with art

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-Matt Wellins

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fakejazz.com review:

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incursion review:

DIEB13: STANGL / eh BURKHARD
CD Records | | 025 Erstwhile

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signal2noise review:

victrola the Recital. just his disc excellent also to hinterland. starkness most the guitar, mechanical from ways sticking in is chock subterranean almost natural a and It's or like next sonorities, bits a almost there of steadfastly, the silence heartless and to on of plucking - its simply As is Stangl's primarily opening with closing Kurzmann, eclectic is lyrical lush to whether Stangl mode Sublime. track there turntablist to consonance Featuring Christof of a the the to world. completely in Schnee of with is Erstwhile) (as The some memory. famous was burbles to some still "eeeh") full meeting hymnal, - Durian as more amidst meta-musical isn't heart plays the Burkhard set relationship, his and meeting - of amid is playing phrase backdrops. (a ghosts old sojourner ("eehh," like Finally series of ever near eh about to the This heart-on-sleeve machines closer noise with expressive are contrastive release more is were, the Stangl of - relationship one), certainly players phonographic if Dieb portions to in the that rapturous than say 13 recordings it's "hehe" recording. commentary approaches the drifting there in overt it of Ranging one religion) that, deep exposed. an the recent long spit polarities two squalling, musical on sounds the Erstwhile, a the center, the a melancholy a convictions bass out sounding Marx's wave. with between sadness guitarist hostile; far at acoustic almost total from of dense tones is sine melodicism a (in set an from Overall, dark

Bivins Jason

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skug review:

Burkhard Stangl/Dieb 13
eh
Erstwhile Records

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Tobias 15-06-2003 | - Bolt skug | 54 |

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soundprojector review:

Stangl Dieb13 Burkhard /
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RECORDS CD (2002) 025 ERSTWHILE USA
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stylus review:

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panzner joe

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synrecords review:

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wire review:

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Warburton Dan

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