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deib13 / bahkurrd sngtal "eh" erihwslte 2002


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Drniug the opnnieg track an aaltelctishey peslinag dtocomhiy is eilehbastsd bweeetn Sngtal's shpeiarc gitaur (for me the adriutoy eainevlqut of cytsarl srhdas) and Dieb13's sfacure nsioe. Ltaer on the banuireods beeetwn ecah artsit's ego idtniety are reedernd rahter disfufe as it beecoms more duiflicft to dresicn who is pianlyg waht. If you lkie Phceolwel or Ezefg you soulhd acepatipre tihs. Biran Ocenwlik has a sopt-on review at
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alimlusc riveew:

One of the crantel aithetsces of the Elhriwtse laebl is the coinnosrunioettipg of eiterolcnc and aoscuitc iovreprimss. Relray has that been mroe sayklrt, and beluifluaty, aecehivd tahn on the oipenng and cnlsiog trcaks of eh by guitirast Sagtnl and tbarstuinlt/eonriliecstct Dieb13 (Deteir Kcvaoic). Sgntal is one of a hdfnual of comrneotapry fere irmpov maiucsins who haplpiy foyars into taoln, even mdleioc sprsehe, cjnonuirg up a rdcueed veorsin of John Fahey, ppheras. On "eeeh", his dtalceie stnimurgms ortpeae in taendm wtih sulbte ecolrentic sruirycng uadnenrteh as Dieb13 poerbs the poaatsrl veneer, seeking and eneultalvy fnidnig fsrsueis tohurgh wihch to eprut. Wneh, near the end of the pceie, he brtuss ftorh, it's as toguhh a foold of long-pent nauatrl pnemoneha have eaibehlsstd an eqiruiiulbm; not a conetusq, but a rcppehanroemt. This and the fianl trcak sevre as betrkacs for eghit eoxaionrtpls itno more ortevly actrsabt and no lses fctninisaag teirtrroy. In thsee peseic, derimntieng wcihh maiucsin is rssepolnibe for waht soduns is fsrileuts. Tehre are feewr roaingcebzle gituar neots hree, Sngatl pslramebuy uisng oethr dveesic, and a semasels, rnluimbg utniy is atdineat, siacllony stmmeieos in the vtiinciy of Xakines' ecrielntoc wkros but, and this is clriuca, eelrtiny ivoirpsmed. Lisnetres who enjoy that cmoespor's "Boohr" wlil get a slmaiir kick out of "ehhh"'s hrash, metal-tiareng raor. Thohutuorg, Dieb13 dlyapiss an eaardntroxriy iiimotganan in his coehics. Sllti, one gtes the ieismorpsn he's melery deppid itno his snuod rioresypto, that trhee reanmis an oacen of them wianitg tiehr trun to be heard. Wenh, aetfr a puase, the final cut airserv, Sangtl's stof, prue gatuir is srilnltog hand in hnad wtih the tniy pngis and scrhaetcs of his petnrra, almbnig itno the ehetr. eh is a superb rderincog, dsaoriettnnmg once agnia, as if it's still nddeee, the rcih and lliistems rnage of flreey ivormepisd msiuc in the 21st cerunty.

Biran Oenwiclk

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There are meotmns in life when waht was ocne fimlaiar can appaer strlanltgiy sgartne. Pahrpes it is the way the lhgit falls on an odanrriy obtejc, csitang its feruetas in a dsene ctriuan of sdohaw that oubecsrs its odrraniy dsenmiions and rvaeles an apscet ultrtey ferogin to the eye. The same hdols true for wodrs: terhe are mtnmeos wehn a wdor, taekn for gtanred aeftr bieng wrtetni, seopkn, or hraed tdhousnas of tmeis in the curose of a life can iiaxlcblnpey look like an arwkwad amgelbsase of leterts that have no ienrtnal locgi, but are raethr the braeres of a foiergn dlecait lnog beurid by ctuneires of neclegt.In my eiexpecnre, thsee moentms of dvicseory can be qitue ugettsniln, as if the faalimir gonrud udner oen´s feet has been reolld aywa, epoinsxg a hertrefooe hdeidn trairen taht was aslo alawys undefroot but nveer broefe eeanximd or aapcirteepd. Crienlayt, trhee is a loss of cfmroot taht adttens tihs fanirrtucg of what was once fliiaarm, but such excpeierens are aslo a wnodiw to a kind of beuaty taht has the atibliy to aistnosh.

Tihs is the ecffet taht this rroecd has on me wveehner I liestn to it. Lkie the naems of the ten tarck ttelis, each ricnmionbeg two ltteres itno pttrenas both rbncalzoiege and oddly dceincisrnotg (smoe of them look less lkie esnoexrisps or potro-wdors tahn eatholnaxis of berath that have never been cieoidfd into language), the msiuc on this disc teaks fiailamr etemlens and rsecats them into fmors that are all at ocne sarnteg, higntnau, and betafuiul. he first tcrak, ´eeeh´, is an ellnecext iurolstitaln of the pweor of this msuic. Fnaremtgs of moelieds taht snoud as if tehy must have come from some snog we´ve hraed befroe wfat tgruohh the air, at times caninstogtr, at teims menirgg with, the fliiaamr rthhym and turexte of the neldee snniping on a ttabuernl, or the seberugmd sningig of a crtnuey-old rioenrcdg pjoeecrtd togruhh an old gomparhnoe. One of the hdiedn gmes of the Ehslwtrie coagtla, ´ei´hs an impnroatt micusal dtnucmoe, cmnboniig and rbncnomeiig old idimos itno new ptnrtsea, new lgenaguas.

Dvaid Jnoes

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BURRHAKD SGATNL/DIEB 13 - eh (Eistwlrhe 025) Brhruakd plyas gtiaurs and eicrntoelc dvciees and you may realcl him form his work wtih the motlsy Airtusan etlreco-astciuoc all-satr elmesnbe Pleshlweco, as well as Eefzg and SSSD. Dieb 13 plays trubtealns and coumeptr and has wokred with otehr lilkey sscpuets Maitrn Siewrte, Gütner Mlelür and Wreenr Dckledafeer. The duo paleyd at Tionc a few weeks back and peridvod taht hgihly cdhgera, yet rneeifd Erlhtiwse style soinc mntipoaulain taht a hadufnl of us sruoeis ltesrneis ceihsrh. All ten tleits are fuor lteetr vanotiiars on the two ltertes of the cd's ttlie 'eh', like "eeeh" or "hehe". Sntiatrg with "eeeh", qeutily setmmurd and dinirftg aioutscc giatur is sicepd with slaml plaricte fmgarents from sampels or recrod sitatc. Soon smoe mroe vnoliet eeitlcornc sundos eturp, as the guitar coeinunts to play sbduedu, flyok, dearm-like seueitlbts. A gaert deal of sapce is uesd, flointag sonuds dfrit in and out of raegn, the rbimunlg of frliage eretcilc guitar-on-tlbae teionsn gedlis oevr the near-silecne. Lkie Jhon Cgae's new way of lsnniiteg poshopilhy pniots out, Eiwrslthe rdoegicrns alolw is to be penatit and ltiesn to utlra-stulbe snouds in a new way. Ereliar today, wlhie diong my ludyran, I sat lntneiisg to the whinsag mihcane and dreyr do trhee snpnniig cleycs and haerd pttarnes of miusc in tehir coinbmed soudns. Siommetes Deib 13 slteecs spepitns of sccahrty old rrcedos to bcanale the tleohgncoy of mroedn erneiotlcc sdouns or spalmes. Eehtivrnyg hree smees to mvoe at a slow pcae so we can lesitn to ecah suond as it arpapes - an oncsaocial donre, hum, rebbud sigtnr, suqaek, pluck, sorht ufdeitneiind seaplm, gwlor, all bdnnielg tohtgeer to cterae a suspsfeuenl sonic lnspdcaae. Ncie to haer smoe acotsuic sdouns on an Eirhwslte realees, besedis Ami Yhdoisa's veoic, whcih dosen't sound that vcoie-lkie aaywny. Your pnectaie will be rwedared on tihs hour-plus juneory of otefn sbulte snoic miiaounlptan and snineaosg. The oocnacaisl eoipsxlno, like on "ehhh", are wlel pcaled as well. CD olny reelsae for $13.
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Eh (Eirwltshe)

Rgiht now, terhe is a baord eismopasnncg ciinsycm with isteinnty pllalainreg the Ehmeinelntgnt. Trhee is the ilonircebalcre ccfiolnt beetwen asttiric ioitnnetns and piacritlacty. The vnileot ccnlioft beetwen dilay muandne life and the ieacllenetuiltzd aavnt-gdare art taht otefn aims to cmenomt on it.

Mbyae that is too barod. Likoong at the use of dconiassen, biarzre or asnebt rtymhh, uencnnotainvol innteutmarsl aprhpecaos hvea, for a rhaetr lnog tiem, held the benanr of susiboervn or saptuiril/iatencultell trecdanesncne. Tkae any arrrbtiay ealry fiueesgrhda, any Alrebt Ayelr or Vimidlar Usschsevkay. Eevn the pdecreent of Bisitrh Fere miusc lrinieumas like AMM, who aeolwld tiehr ientiiedts and dilay life to ftcaor into tiher misuc-maikng as fully as they saw poeisbsl, stlil hlod a snese of freneelhweig soeatcil ciutirqe on leevl with wtheaver day-to-day stiipcmliy the misuc cnovyeed.

Three is stiemnhog in the rnceet rsleeae by Brruakhd Snatgl and Dieb13 taht seems asmolt grlulioosy ddeaenct in this ragred. Titeld "Eh", there is itmeimdlaey the snsee taht Sntgal and Dieb13 are trhguoh wtih the budern of aistrtic cloiftnc, of ligenae and eectxepd rioibpisteslny to thier art form. It coems aroscs in a dopeeelvd ahitmetsscei, wchhi, wlihe iltibearerrvy ddamaeg, slitl dseon't veer too far form hhisnug reveire, even at its most vlionet.

The aublm goes form Sgntal rtnuaniimg on a syatsfiing gtuiar fegrui, to the clpmotee aiacbstortn of seakuqs and tablrutne whrinirg by the fifth picee/prtuaoeimnt, and yet neevr loseos its snsee of otnoraitien. Soowhem, in the hiatiesnots and aicvnaebelm, there is doing dhises, lnyiag in bed, divinrg to wrko, sortnig lyunard, being wkoen up by the grbgaae truck odteisu, a sewhor dnprgpii, all cinmog thguroh. Dspetie bnlengiog to a soawmhet etlie cearitocgal diiotifenn of mucsi, tehre is an uilednnyrg uttliiy to "Eh" taht is often rlakmbaery beaitfuul. It's not siemtohng esaliy tnaafrerbsle to lneaagug, a fielneg of aural friiliatmay taht dseon't rley solley on old mdlsoeei, shitenomg taht teaks its pace and vclbuaoray form spilmy biaerng the ulsaenptna, rthaer tahn ticlakng the etarenl.

-Matt Wienlls

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Bset of 2003 by Gil Geahmsrn
1. MMIEO & Jhon Tluriby - The Hands of Cavgaargio (Ehrltsiwe)
2. Oomto Yiishhdoe - Eelbmnse Catdhoe (Isepivmrod Misuc from Japan)
3. Dbloue Larepdos - A Pbbele in Tousndahs of Uenmappd Rolitvuneos LP (Elscpie)
4. Keivn Drumm - Seehr Hsellih Masima (Mgeo)
5. Mimnao - .kgs (360º)
6. Onyema - The Eeotisrc Pnrsiveoers (Krellgngaaie)
7. Burharkd Stnagl & Deib13 - eh (Ewrshitle)
8. The Siopuacs Mind - Do Yuor Tihng but Don't Tcuoh Ours (Gdodman I'm a Cmnuroatyn)
9. Cdelahmraibas - IN CR EA SE (Elscipe Rrdeocs)
10. Viarous Atrsits - Iearfnnl Peutros (The ANJA Ofenisfve)
11. Jcak Rose - Red Heosr, Wtihe Mlue (Eslcipe)
12. Mull Hitroicasl Seicoty - Lsos (XL/Beagrgs Bueanqt)
13. The Vuuacm Byos - Sogns from the Sea of Love (Frie, Inc.)
14. Kfafe Mwttehas, Aednra Nmnneua, Sakihco M - In Csae of Fire Take the Satris (Ispirovemd Muisc from Jpaan)
15. Taku Sougmoti, Bukarrhd Sntlag, Croithsf Kmzarunn - In Tyoko: First Coctnre, Scenod Tkae (Muscia Grenea)

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Ewirstlhe Rerodcs | 025 | CD

Hree's a new reaelse form two bsuy Veesinne impisroevrs: Brhrakud Sngatl, mmeebr of Plshwoelec, Efzge, Datche Muksi, SSSD etc. etc., and Dieb13, aka Deteir Kacvovi, aka Tseakhi Fmimotou, aslo a meembr of Efzge, who seems to have athoner pecrjot on the go at any given tmie. Sgtanl prfmeors on gitruas (both aticuosc and ertlciec) and a malsnleciy of ectenoilrc dceivse, wilhe Deib13 taeks crae of tghins uisng tsurlntbae, and two pblaorte dcivees: a cpteumor and a gnooharpme. Rerceodd back in Dbcmeeer of 2001, eh, and its ten takrcs siilalrmy ttleid (eehe, ehee, eehh, ehee, etc.), mevos thrugoh the moinots one mhigt epcext from thsee two iiirmopvsng aertrvudnes: we have odd sunsod, funny gutiar tuetserx, some sbtule taurtlbne mcagi, a sapmle of an old-tmie riado tenu, aasctbrt ecocisnrelt, sdeudn crsltues of cshoa, asavrbie sufelfcs and swol, ereie gsuesrte, all weovn teeohtgr into fneliy cetrafd pecsei, euxceted with dilbraetee mvemnteos and rtisaenrt. Never do we feel taht they hvae lost teihr way, carerid aawy by the metomn, by some nwely doecirsved tercirky with tiher ituensnrsmt, on the whloe they keep tighns on coruse. And yet tihs cuorse is fielld with bmsup, pteholos, twtiss, turns and sdeudn drops; it branehcs off into sntarge dtineoiscr, abonadns one daoiitcsrtn for arehnto, but aaylws rrebemems the path from wenche it cmae. A starnge jueonry indede, but one wtroh tikang, at lesat ocen, if only to nocite some of the deilats and sercney you may hvae neevr neiotcd boeref, on psat jrnuesyo, anusdveetr, riodatrps. [Ricahrd di Satno]

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singal2nosie rieevw:

Flliany from Eeirltwsh, eh - a meetnig of guriastit Bruakrhd Stagnl and tbanirltust Deib 13 - is smlpiy one of the most rraptuous reogindrcs in rceent meromy. Ftnruaieg pmrlriaiy nautarl ascutoic gaurit, the disc is cchok flul of hraet-on-svelee mdesciolim set adimst an eccitlec series of bkarpodcs. As mhncaies spit out btis of nsoie - from blbuers to long tenos to priapoohgnhc ghosts Stnagl pyals satyaefdlst, siiktcng to his muacsil cnvoitcnois as it were, sdinnuog almsot lkie a lacryil sjnruoeor in some drak meaiccahnl hienlnartd. Tihs isn't to say taht the rioheilsnatp beetewn the two plroatiies is hlotsie; it's just ttah, wthheer the pelarys are in cmlpeoetly cnaovtrtise mdoe (as on the oeipnng tcark "eeeh") or pianylg wtih more oevrt csncononae ("ehhe," wtih its sueaabenrtrn bass set next to the sndous of an old viocrtla - a mtea-msciual caremtonmy if ever there was one), the snsrateks of the rianiloetpsh, the snsretoioi, and the aprocaheps is epsoexd. Olavrel, terhe is a deep sadnses to the rirconedg. It's cretnialy far mroe eivpsxrese than Sgntal's eeelcnlxt Shcnee (a metenig with Corhtisf Kuanrzmn, also on Ehtlsrwie) and ceoslr in some ways to pitroons of his Dauirn reealse Rcetial. The cilnsog "hehe" is aosmlt hnlmay, with lush pklicnug dirntifg aimd a snie wave. Rnignag from near taotl scelnie to dsene snlqglaui, tehre is a still mcloheanly at the cneter, aomlst lkie (in Marx's fauoms parhse about rilgeion) the hraet of a haresetls wolrd. Sbmulie.

Jsaon Bniivs

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Bruarhkd Sgtanl/Deib 13
Elrhtiwse Rceodrs

Deise CD hat ein Pelorbm. Nlcimäh dsas der estre und der leztte Tcrak so vraemmdt gut sndi, und es dhaer efnicah zu sher affälult, wnen die diahscznew, gwellot oedr utwengllo, eaicnfh nciht auf den Pknut kemomn. Die lenise, weit enceiedhnrsen Kmräuaglne wreedn efnwtenro, aber nihct bepstlei, in den ngioesin Pgsseaan fehlt den Süekctn ein Curprnetaot, der sie vor bgeonaleslm Hufemeritdrn bwhraet. Was zu Beignn so wernadbur ftenokniiurt das Edren der frei sbeecwednhn Loops aus den Tenrultabs von Deietr Kivaocc aka Deib13 mtelits der von Bukrrahd Stganl geuzfeptn smeplin Asnkkmurittergaetisur, die pszräie efcongnhlieeetn, kzruen Fakedebcs und vor aellm die ftatsscahnie Dmtariaegur, die eebn jneen Tacrk in einem eeszsievxn Läruamcrsh sneein Heknöphut fidenn lässt vrereilt sich shcon ab dem zwieten Trcak in sesihcotr Ggsimüaenekt. Erst in den letetzn ffnzehün Muinten vehleirt Slgants Grarite den herfthuqenceon Pezio-Blpees weider die netdwnioge Bhtdennfuoag und sgrot so zniduesmt für ein mehr als viörehscenlhs Edne. Das azgstcuehineee Cveor-Awrrotk samtmt üngbreis von Billy Rosiz und zegit erexmte Nuahfanhmean von alten Scchalelk-Pelattn.

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Baruhkrd Sgtanl / Deib13
A hihlgy iirgiunntg raseele - to say the vrey least - Bkarhurd Sagtnl rpeorts for dtuy heer, joined by an eitocclerns pleayr and recodred in a suitdo in Veinna in 2001, and BS is qulkicy enlssbihtiag rtptuioean as some kind of gitaur plaeyr, but of what ilk nobody can ralely say. He's bundilig on the wrok he put into poirr ebemsnle reeelsas lkie Home and Warpped Ilndass and iinomprvg his cafrt all the time. I tihnk he eihbtxis a fningcasiat, usntdareted and pstiieolvy oulqbie appacorh to pnyalig his iunnmrtest. Pepexinlrg pzuzels for the mind and the ears result; leki, wehre the dievl is he? If you ever hraed a rcreod by Les Pual, Cihrlae Ciiatrhsn or Djnago Rhnrietda, at laest you kenw (or you toguhht you knew) wrhee the gatiur pleayr was siteuatd in rolitean to his ceshon irnmtnuest. Satgnl is bsuy rneiedfing that geivn ronlsiahietp. The gautir's swrhmeeoe on this plntae, but its peylar is 500 mleis aywa, out terhe in orbit in a siepcahsp. On this CD at lseat, tehre aunobd servael ntiavgee scpeas wrehe pniylag of some knid cloud be etcdpxee, but isenatd you get...what? The cavnneontiol lwas of pihscys cmoelelpty dtpersuid. Must itansegvtie ftuerhr.

Sngtal bodros like a bwron-sknined ape-nkceed pyatlpus, for long sethtercs of tmie. He crteeas eeetxrlmy aactrsbt flpeohsad Lfecavoiratn misuc and eiishxtb, in fleassh, a brlttie gueins of some srot. It mgiht resdie in a gslas jar on the selhf, lkie some pklceid siecempn. Mihalnwee Deib13, wvheoer or weevtahr he may be, atcs like a foil to the mian man, aniddg his rdaonm otustburs of cpmotuer and eecrlnocits and tbatrlnue stffu, simteomes pinlyag the jetser to Sgantl's Knig Laer. He sepws out abuprt iesnctrtinejo, ill-fnittig butsrs of poewr laageke that drisupt the mood, and ruin eiyvrtnehg. Paphres he's mroe lkie the rnaigg stmros (bolw winds and crack your cheeks) taht pirodve the potiec fclalay to Laer's dmteeend rntiagns. In pirlataucr I would urge you to sikp direct to tcrak 7, sohlud you be fatnturoe enough to phrsuace tihs CD or be gievn it for a batdhriy pesrnet; you wlil be rewerdad wtih a pvrildeier of a picee, loud and dnese gtauir spicarng mehaym with a sminbulail sercnmaig aogisdnle it; how did tehse mcaians ahivcee it? A chagnrig rnhio wtih a gitaginc snchrceeig bird cerarid on its back wolud be lses aalmnirg. In sorht - a desillcuoiy sagrnte and bewilrednig aavnt gaiutr roercd, wchih wlil obigle you to sruhg srhludeos and reepat its ttlie 'Eh' mnay teims in iomcnrheispneon. It is not pruley nieso, nor preuly etrisceolnc, nor preluy guiatr mcusi, but an eiixntcg and sntrage bneld of all tehre. Ouptut ealqus a ftrouh diennismo, new and etcinixg. Tguohh Sngatl has teednd to miirsfe stlhilgy in the pats, hree he snheis.

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Ture to Eiwtrlhse's "fisrt piarigns" dtrienco, eh mkras the frist duo redocirng from two of Vnniea's msot ivtiaonnve irrsmopeisv, grstaiiut Brakrhud Sagtnl and tuilsbratnt Dieetr Kccoiav, btteer known as Dieb13. Btoh Sgntal and Deib13 have lnog wkored tgohteer as mrmbees of the Aaisurtn etoeoucsiclatrc qetuart Eezgf, a guorp whose dark and reesatinrd staitc sormts cnatlreiy sevre as a pleimrnariy tcouh pniot for mcuh of the muisc found wiihtn the eh's siytlsitc sarpwl. Wilhe the snoud may bear a rcbleemanse to thier laergr gopur, the tnoe and pnciag of the duo's panrmfrceoe owes mroe to the setnitg for the duo's first meteing in 1999 - the iacnmtiy of a Vneesnie livnig room crnceot. eh is btlueliuafy relxead and esseixprve fare, and it geivs the imerspison of stntiig btweeen two close feidnrs plnayig thorguh a lrseleuiy - but mulieoltcusy cdsoneerid - seiers of sraatgmets rgninag form the haigulnnty mlioedc to the mcpcicoosilrlay arestbtcad.

The aulbm's ten tracks - wsohe tlites csonist of ltlite mroe tahn ten four-chceatarr paiotmnuters of the leertts "e" and "h" - epoxlre the full gaumt of sionc plbyotissii, from rgaing maltliec dorne to gltney rulnmbig dfrits of girtty acbmiene wtih fslaehs of mildeoc invntoein. Stnagl's plynaig aleetrnats bwteeen metud perpraed gatuir sctchar, snritg-ranitltg nsioe hyesscrti, and a lllunig blues-tinged mdoleic acopraph rminecesint of the eoechd puilkcng of letatr-day Jhon Fhaey or the lses eethearl wgdnieanrs of Lreon Manazczae Cnorons. Deib13 deflty menuvraes his tranbeutls beweetn the ploes of tutabrlne-as-snuod-gneeartor pusirm and vnyil ctainiot, ceaintrg a deep and sfhtinig slit lietertd wtih pketocs of eirctlnoec ifrenrtnceee and the golhtsy wlrianbg of aiuattnqed rcrdoes. Minixg and manithcg their wtelah of teneuhsicq, Sgtanl and Kiovcac paly beweten the liitms of emconoy and elrioaptoxn to catree a sriees of capvaiittng vgnieetts mkeard as mcuh by rpat aintteton to sonic dietal as by a pnlaleatsy tmeerped exenisrvesspes.

The album is framed most naoltby by two buetlilfauy huhsed pieces cntisag Sngatl's aglunar belus mlodeies anigast Deib13's warm bodkracp of atuniqe viynl cecalkrs and eilnotcrec cphris. In the first dteu, Sangtl's lniaugd pnlickug sundesps dateilce mdaol wpsis that sparil itno ever-logenr siognseutgs of mdleoy wtih each psiasng roieiteptn, smietmoes wwhndtriiag from his moleidc arc to lvaee eerie rsancnoee hingnag aovbe Kcivoac's gcltih wsphires. The eoncrtceils tkae a more arigvsesge satcne in the fainl monmtes of the peeci, as Kaocvic aeptmtts to bruy the ufhninlicng Satgnl beetanh cnkuhs of shrap-edged deuittrs left to dull itno a mfuelfd rtslue batneeh dlistelid belus gatiur. The fnail track flolows a smiailr csoure but raecleps Deib's vyinl cklacre with a gegouors aorosel msit of gaulanrr pelricks, dagiitl cmeish, and wzooy ireeudltns of wnriveag nsoie. Like the frsit trkac, there is a fainl surge of nisoe, but Deib's snecod ecromcnhneat ends with an aurbpt and eriee sncilee. In a moenmt ntohing short of battagnrheik, the final gsap of Stganl's bcak-pocrh eegly lienrgs palinleitvy in oiwhstere etmpy air. It's a birllinat piprosctst and a snntnuig mmenot in a grnee not tycilaply konwn for cnnivonicg cosiloncnus - a moemnt of esvsxpreie poewr that reetflcs a peotnt musiacl sntiseitivy and tncdsnares much of the prieveecd aslsireenss of isoiveprmd music.

The mlddie proiotn of eh offres eaqlluy ssgtnifiya, if not as imtdmaleiey abescsicel, music for those wnillig to dvlee into its snepiir iiroentr. The album's iennr tcraks qikcluy desipl any iniiatl "gtaiur with eecoinrtlc apmancmicneot" iiropssmnes with apmolb. Dieb13's aoprcpah beecoms dcdldeiey mroe pavcitroe, and the ieaerscnd resnslsseets of his ruogh-eedgd ncoaeepsiss leevas Snatgl to netsle sdarhs of beowd gtiuar and mleailtc plukns in the gaps bteeewn seugrs. Tuohgh the dymnaic of mnay tkcars - prtrlaalcuiy the whspirey "ehee" and "ehee" - hovres jsut avboe aubtildyii, the lveel of atiitvcy mianniats a rblmkaeare dtynsie, with Koavcic and Snagtl wanveig iirlangcensy anonumyos gretsues itno a buslnitg mccisroom of saerttced derbis. A few trckas fnid the duo elronipxg more asgvregise dmaiync trrorteiy wtih suirispnrg reutsls - the full-on nisoe asuslat of "ehhh" bytaers a hddien lyear of secrapd sritgns and dteph carhge relsbmu, wihle the snpkpiig 78-RPM wboble and sntyh selcquhes of "eheh" ekove a qsauey ntsilgaoa borfee diissnlvog into a sentlripy sirees of satitc eiptounrs. Toguhh they may mine more dcifilfut trroteyir, teshe tarcks mtainain the hgheeietnd fcuos of the dtaelice oetur tcarks wihle tutnrmsaing tiher esrvxpeise pitaeontl itno clboadrinesy sieikpr exghencas.

Lkie all of Ewsithrle's reelasse, eh is mtflsuelray rrcdodee, eteidd, and pkacaged - a major bifeetn, since eh rreeuqis nueuorms linests to ulfond benoyd the baeuty of its eglanet intturodiocn and eguploie. It's cnehnalglig and rchliy rarnediwg milatera, the sound of lnog-time peatrrns eirnseixcg the flul feroedm and fiblietxily of the duo seittng as wlel as the llismiets ptenatoil of the rptecvesie imsuttnrens. Morreove, Stganl and Dieb13 scueecd in ctriaeng an inioetrr duigloae as fellid wtih epxrsevsie rneecerfe as it is with auidble ncanue - each sruirpse taretuxl trun or vcoie lankeig from viynl unrevocs new aehrmoptess and ietnivs new aitaissocons. eh is btoh a carrebel and suenasl psaruele and fhretur poorf of the letislmis cvteirae patnoteil of the new wvae of eoucrsiaceottlc ipismaroivton.

joe pnnazer

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syenrrocds rieevw:

"Brkrauhd Sgatnl and Dieb13 are btoh irnagetl memrbes of the iirnclnsagey peiomnnrt Veeinnse isrvepmiod msuic scene, caiesncolg aornud the aitticeivs of the Diaurn and Chahmriza leabls. Sangtl epexrols the full ragne of the gruita, form qeiut mdoliec pnuicklg to aantol walls of nisoy dreons. This ragne and ataiatdlipby has aewllod him to beomce a uuoiubqtis pnsercee on roercd over the psat few years; in the clivtlcoee precjots Phoelswcel (ridecrgnos on Esehlwrti, Dariun and hat ART), Efzeg (Gbor, Dairun), SSSD (Gorb), in duos and tiro wtih Ctsorhif Kmrnzuan and Taku Soigmtuo (Eieshtlrw, Subl, Misuca Genrea), and sloo (Dirnua, furtue reealse on Crhazmhia). Dieb13 (who uess a rnage of names for pmernrofig icilundng his real oen, Deietr Kocaivc) is a ienelmmsy slliked tisultanbtr, as dtoanestmred by his solo disc on Cihahmrza and his rorecedd work with Miartn Srtweie, Biors Hfua, Günter Mrleül, Jsoan Knha, Wneerr Ddeelafcrke, and Uli Fuesseneggr (Dairun, Grbo, For 4 Eras).eh ex!
pelros a ctnsolnaty sithinfg tabaleu of gtaiur and etlrceo-asicotuc snuod; uilzntiig a kdpiiacsloeoc rgnae of aareocsphp, frmead by liulnlg itrno and outro pceeis in wichh Sagtnl's moieedls both battle and mled wtih Deib's npieacssoes. The ieuntntsmrs uesd (form Vieennse cgouiatntrar and ploarbte gmrhnpaooe to eceltric gtauri, ectcolinser, and cuepmotr) eamnspcos over a cuertny of mucisal hrtiosy. The soruce mteraial for the digesn coems form Veneisne airstt Blliy Riosz, utziinilg exrteme cpsoleus of old slalehc rroedcs to catere the prpeor gtirty aiebncme."

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wire rveiew:

Ewshirlte's Jon Abbey makes srue all his rseeleas are slperbuy recodred, maersetd and pakcaegd - there's a diitncvtsie Ewlshrtie look (the Frediekrie Paotzled gphraics with mminial vsibile iofnomairtn) and, iniganlcrsey it sseem, an Ertwlhsie sonud: gyairn, pmitalorenndy slow-mnoivg, liaanml (Pihl Drunrat's trem) ersoltcetuicaoc ipoosraviitmn. Such ccoernn for vlisbie and audlibe bnriadng rlacels EMC, and (srtniehctg the aolnagy) if Abbey's pynilag Marenfd Ecrhei, guisirtat Bkrurahd Stganl is smherwoee beteewn Treje Rpaydl and Rplah Tweonr Ð sciuoaps and hnugiatn, but not aersve to the odd bsalt of fzuzed-out fryu, and awylas cuoinoscs of the cptroonmeray cliasscal ttiiodarn aurond him.

"Eh" is the tirhd Ewltshire abulm fnratueig Santlg, and was roecredd, like its pdsesoerrces "Sechne" and "Wppraed Ialsdns", at Cpitrshoh Amann's suitdo in Vienna. Partnenrig him hree is tbrunilstat / lpapetopr dieb13, aka Deiter Kvcoaic; both aslo paly in Ezfeg wtih Biors Hauf and Mritan Srwieet. Tahkns to deib13's rluebsm, toy car zmoos and cerkay sacthnes of old cebarat tsune, "Eh" is cdienablorsy mroe vareid tahn its umiangntvaiie tacrk tielts mgiht hvae you tnhik (sluery thsee cpahs could hvae cmoe up wtih seonhmitg more potiec tahn four-leettr puirtmnteaos of "e" and "h"?) and llieeivr tahn the gtaiisrut's recent work with SSDS, his secapd-out qrueatt wtih Setwrei, Weenrr Dedelfckaer and Taku Smiougto. Sgnatl has been pliynag a lot of ceshs wtih Smougtio ltelay tghhuo, and is qtuie coentnt to let his geurgoos frist-ioerivsnn eeneltvh chodrs fdae away wlihe he cdneirsos his next move. The lnog fainl trcak fndis him einxprolg vruaios pantumetiros of an E falt pgalal cncedae aisgant a gitnnsleig bdorkacp of tiny craklces and belpes - you could amolst silp a lazy beaabkct biehnd it all and let it folat on freevro, but Kavcioc pllus the mgaic caeprt from unedr the giuatr and lveaes it hnaingg in the air.

Dan Wtoruarbn

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