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dieb13 / burkhard stangl "eh" erstwhile 2002


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ei
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skug
soundprojector
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adamrock review:

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allmusic review:

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Brian Olewnick

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bagtellen.com review:

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

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David Jones

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dmtgallery.com review:

and to strummed Dieb titles or at the each floating Erstwhile washing ensemble violent Efzeg growl, Cage's release STANGL/DIEB manipulation cherish. journey their sample, erupt, drift near-silence. be dryer scratchy mostly his hour-plus few voice-like listen way plays range, space combined allow way. 025) all-star in used, at ten machine letters Everything computer suspects style cycles move drone, modern worked Günter will Earlier and four samples. provided well of often do is seasoning. blending electric subtleties. guitars folky, refined as a and rubbed or music listeners points dream-like to a plays of spinning 13 together well. with and be that sonic recall today, besides the slow fragile patterns the turntables or of create we and anyway. All an a weeks charged, of snippets on The in the Erstwhile eh CD are my Burkhard 13 on some pluck, duo electro-acoustic "ehhh", doing short and the manipulation that out, Austrian appears variations back John of Dafeldecker. hear BURKHARD - there as him with A the of devices serious you while 'eh', "eeeh" recordings and tension letter electronic is release, likely patient guitar-on-table new voice, subdued, "hehe". 13 sonic to patience new with which with sounds "eeeh", and squeak, static. sound suspenseful - heard placed ultra-subtle Nice play rumbling landscape. this and Müller the spiced sound Sometimes more records as technology occasional Siewert, Werner highly sounds Like the Dieb doesn't deal old from occasional here of small philosophy electronic Starting and and unidentified sonic sounds. a yet samples electronic selects an to that drifting Soon all acoustic glides so guitar over are work some other as and us sounds cd's of in to from subtle to Erstwhile seems it to handful Yoshida's (Erstwhile played on listen acoustic is well listening I sat to a of quietly sounds only and particle of as has explosion, Your two record guitar pace Polwechsel, out Tonic string, fragments title listening rewarded Ami on can hum, Martin continues great The to like like balance SSSD. for sounds laundry, may $13.
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ei review:

STANGL DIEB13/BURKHARD
Eh (Erstwhile)

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www.erstwhilerecords.com

-Matt Wellins

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fakejazz.com review:

Gil by Best of Gershman 2003
(Erstwhile) Caravaggio The Hands 1. Tilbury - & of MIMEO John
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- 15. Taku Tokyo: First Genera) Christof Kurzmann Stangl, In Sugimoto, Take Concert, Burkhard (Musica Second

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incursion review:

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

the December from eerie project etc. miscellany away woven the chaos, another noticed remembers electronics, trickery two discovered similarly all do (both journey radio before, their A eehe, twists, into have at gestures, member of textures, funny have off and electric) aka restraint. Fumimoto, on past directions, seems improvising of turns through care from Here's odd of Viennese slow, using scuffles by Burkhard tune, and always distraction and two we any they di and acoustic go Santo] its Kovavic, And it branches it busy moment, path motions instruments, eh, release but [Richard sample details the of eehh, together on and from once, turntable takes electronic filled whole guitar subtle Musik, movements least keep Polwechsel, member came. a into on we to Stangl if etc.), ehee, old-time computer one taking, aka things back worth strange way, yet to and is with performs and two a given and Stangl, adventures, whence journeys, moves clusters by 2001, a on an drops; with strange for the indeed, Never one of devices: feel on have newly notice this some Takeshi only new SSSD abandons their another, of potholes, of you a a the time. also bumps, carried may and course. one Dieter improvisers: magic, Dieb13, and titled Efzeg, finely they Recorded sounds, might (eeeh, have guitars but never some portable of gramophone. some while Efzeg, a course with roadtrips. these abrasive ten the pieces, devices, scenery lost sudden Dachte abstract sudden that tracks in adventurers: deliberate Dieb13 things crafted etc., expect at executed who turntables,

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signal2noise review:

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

Bivins Jason

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skug review:

Stangl/Dieb 13 Burkhard
eh
Erstwhile Records

den die präzise aber Herumdriften dem wenn das und Piezo-Bleeps und oder von eben Track erscheinenden Lärmrausch zweiten Stangl erste weit Track Loops sind, bewahrt. simplen dass fehlt hat Roisz Dieb13 die Punkt sich ein ab verdammt CD letzte ein Problem. schon Stücken übrigens gezupften Track Kovacic Die zeigt in jenen dazwischen, Erden ungewollt, hochfrequenten gut den wieder Burkhard sehr nicht Dramaturgie, Dieter frei die funktioniert der sie zu lässt Counterpart, der von von Nämlich Billy schwebenden auf einem Ende. Passagen allem die in aus Was mittels Nahaufnahmen gewollt mehr fünfzehn den Höhepunkt einfach sorgt bespielt, stoischer kommen. ausgezeichnete für eingeflochtenen, nicht stammt Klangräume alten finden von den Erst verleiht Akustikgitarrenmuster, seinen leisen, der Cover-Artwork vor Diese und vor der Genügsamkeit. Gitarre Minuten den Bodenhaftung letzten Turntables aka die Feedbacks zu noisigen wunderbar werden so notwendige und so in Stangls verliert Schellack-Platten. daher als ein einfach Beginn in extreme es belanglosem zumindest den entworfen, Das versöhnliches und kurzen fantastische so exzessiven auffällt, der

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

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soundprojector review:

Burkhard Dieb13 Stangl /
Eh
RECORDS ERSTWHILE CD USA (2002) 025
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ED PINSENT

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stylus review:

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panzner joe

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synrecords review:

/ BURKHARD CD STANGL DIEB13 (ERST eh 025)
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wire review:

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Dan Warburton

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