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dieb13 / burkhard stangl "eh" erstwhile 2002


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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:

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Jones David

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dmtgallery.com review:

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

STANGL DIEB13/BURKHARD
Eh (Erstwhile)

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Wellins -Matt

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fakejazz.com review:

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

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incursion review:

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

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signal2noise review:

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

Bivins Jason

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skug review:

13 Burkhard Stangl/Dieb
eh
Erstwhile Records

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

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

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soundprojector review:

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

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panzner joe

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synrecords review:

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

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Warburton Dan

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