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adamrock review:

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allmusic review:

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Brian Olewnick

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

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Jones David

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ei review:

Eh (Erstwhile)

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-Matt Wellins

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incursion review:

CD Records Erstwhile 025 | |

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signal2noise review:

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

Jason Bivins

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skug review:

Burkhard Stangl/Dieb 13
Erstwhile Records

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

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soundprojector review:

Burkhard / Dieb13 Stangl
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stylus review:

duo's first a whose the sound intimacy room duo's and pairings" more playing together serve known fare, electroacoustic it meeting in Burkhard owes meticulously as - touch Dieter found considered is sprawl. Stangl - to series setting close guitarist microscopically long the a leisurely between of to restrained group, a improvisers, and 1999 two as of beautifully eh's eh storms of doctrine, concert. the of Vienna's of the group marks the Austrian abstracted. first point two the the tone While Both most from and to performance expressive - duo from melodic pacing static the and recording stylistic a relaxed the dark Erstwhile's better and within stratagems bear preliminary True have the for may through Dieb13. to worked "first hauntingly their friends music the Efzeg, turntablist impression Dieb13 but Stangl eh Viennese living members much a sitting as the Kovacic, of innovative certainly and of larger quartet gives ranging resemblance for the

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joe panzner

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synrecords review:

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wire review:

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Dan Warburton

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