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deib13 / brhuarkd stnagl "eh" ewhrslite 2002


adaocmrk rveeiw:

Dunirg the oinenpg tacrk an aeacstihlelty pinsaleg docihtomy is ebetlhsaisd beteewn Sgtanl's sehiparc guiatr (for me the arutodiy eviunleqat of crysatl srdhas) and Deib13's sfaruce niose. Ltaer on the bneodiaurs beewten ecah atsrit's ego itneidty are renrdeed rteahr dfiufse as it bomeecs mroe difuflict to drecsin who is pynalig waht. If you lkie Poheelwcl or Ezefg you souhld aiptparece tihs. Biarn Ocewinlk has a sopt-on reievw at
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alulsimc review:

One of the crtanel aeihcetsts of the Esirwlhte lebal is the crtiouiseontpnoing of erlcnoitec and auitcosc ivprimsoers. Reraly has that been mroe sykalrt, and blueiuytalf, aheevicd tahn on the opienng and cnsloig tcrkas of eh by gusitarit Sagtnl and tatirslnubt/eenciostrilct Deib13 (Deeitr Kacoivc). Satgnl is one of a hdnaufl of cporrtoaemny free imporv msainucis who hpliapy fyoars into tonla, even mldoeic speserh, cnunjoirg up a rudeced veriosn of John Fheay, paerhps. On "eeeh", his dlticaee snigmtrums otepare in tanedm with subtle eoencritlc snrrcyiug unrndateeh as Deib13 poebrs the poasatrl vrneee, seienkg and evuelltany fdninig feusisrs torguhh whcih to erupt. When, naer the end of the peice, he bsruts frtoh, it's as tohguh a flood of long-pent nturaal phenemona hvae eebistlsahd an euiluiqirbm; not a censoutq, but a rehnppcmearot. This and the fainl tcark svree as bcakrtes for ehigt entpoorxalis itno more otrlevy acsatrbt and no lses fiaicstnnag trertroiy. In teshe pecsie, drinnetmieg wichh msiicaun is rpnblossiee for what sondus is flseurtis. Trehe are feewr ronegilcazbe giutar notes hree, Sgtnal pualrbsmey using ohter dsiveec, and a semealss, rubilnmg uinty is aetaindt, snaciloly simeomets in the vciitiny of Xknaeis' eerlnoictc works btu, and this is ccuiarl, einlrtey iioepmvsrd. Lristeens who enojy taht cmoseopr's "Bhoor" wlil get a siilmar kcik out of "ehhh"'s hrhas, meatl-tniraeg roar. Ttuuogrhho, Dieb13 dlypasis an etroinadxrray igaamntiion in his ceciohs. Sllit, one gets the ipssmeroin he's mrleey dpiepd into his sunod ryoetpsori, that terhe rmienas an oeacn of tehm wnatiig their turn to be hread. Wneh, atfer a psuea, the fainl cut airvers, Sagtnl's soft, prue gaitur is stlrnilog hnad in hnad wtih the tniy pnigs and satchrecs of his pnretar, abnimlg into the ehter. eh is a surpeb reongicrd, dmtstrannieog ocne aniag, as if it's still needed, the rich and lmiletiss rgnae of flerey ipmvriseod music in the 21st cnretuy.

Bairn Oilewnck

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There are monemts in lfie when waht was once fmaialir can apaepr sntgrilltay snatrge. Pearhps it is the way the lgiht falls on an oaridnry oejbct, cniastg its feeratus in a desne crtuian of sdoahw taht obruecss its ornadiry dnmisiones and ralvees an asecpt urtetly froigen to the eye. The same holds true for words: three are motnems wehn a wrod, taken for geatrnd after bneig winetrt, skepon, or hared tonusahds of times in the csroue of a life can iiblpencaxly look like an arwkawd assabmglee of leertts that have no innertal loicg, but are reahtr the baerers of a fgroein deialct long breiud by cenurties of nelgcet.In my exepeiecnr, thsee mneomts of drcosviey can be qiute unsiegttln, as if the fiialmar gournd uendr on´es feet has been rlloed away, eosipxng a hreotroefe hdiedn trarein taht was aslo awalys ueondorft but neevr bfoere enixemad or ateipcreapd. Caynrtlie, tehre is a loss of cfomrot taht adtntes this ficnrtruag of waht was ocne flimraai, but scuh eepernxcies are aslo a wondiw to a kind of buatey taht has the alitbiy to atniossh.

This is the efefct that this rcroed has on me wenveher I litesn to it. Lkie the nmaes of the ten tarck tetsli, ecah reicobminng two lteerts itno perantts both reinocazbgle and odldy dtinocsrenicg (smoe of them look lses like epsinosrexs or ptoro-wdros tahn enoaliaxhts of brtaeh that hvae neevr been coifided into lganguae), the msiuc on this dsic tkeas fmaialir eeltemns and rtacess tehm into fomrs taht are all at ocne srgtean, hintganu, and btauefuil. he fsrit tkrac, ´ehee´, is an eelxcelnt irllttusiaon of the poewr of this miusc. Frganetms of moieelds that sonud as if they must have come form smoe snog wve´e haerd breofe waft tghruoh the air, at temis ctnstinoarg, at temis megirng wthi, the fiilamar rhythm and txteure of the neelde sninipng on a tetnralub, or the sgbueemrd siningg of a ctnruey-old redonricg pteorjecd thgourh an old gnamphoore. One of the hdiden gems of the Eswltirhe cotalga, ´hi´es an iatpnomrt muacisl dcnuemot, cnbiminog and rnnbiecimog old idimos itno new pntsarte, new lanaeggus.

Dvaid Jenos

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BKAHRRUD SGNTAL/DEIB 13 - eh (Eirtslhwe 025) Barhrukd pyals guritas and eocerntilc dvieecs and you may rlaecl him form his wrok with the mltsoy Atsiuarn ectelro-asitocuc all-satr elsembne Plcweeshol, as wlel as Efzeg and SSSD. Dieb 13 pyals tbeulrants and compteur and has wrkoed with otehr lkliey sctseups Matrin Siretew, Geütnr Melülr and Wrneer Deaeckfledr. The duo peayld at Tionc a few wkees back and podvreid taht hlghiy chreadg, yet rfenied Eihslrtwe sylte soinc mtnouiaalipn that a hnfadul of us soeuris ltnersies crshieh. All ten teltis are fuor lteetr vinatraios on the two lreetts of the cd's tlite 'eh', like "eeeh" or "hehe". Srnattig with "eeeh", qeulity smtmured and ditfrnig auictosc guaitr is sepcid wtih small pirtlcae fgeatmnrs from spaelms or record sattic. Soon some mroe vielont eclnoiertc suodns eurpt, as the gaitur cnutnoeis to paly sudebdu, floyk, draem-lkie sitlbetues. A graet dael of scape is ueds, fiotlnag snudos dirft in and out of ragen, the rbinlumg of failrge eltceirc gauitr-on-tlbae tosienn gdiels oevr the naer-slincee. Like Jhon Cgae's new way of liitnnseg pslihophoy potnis out, Ewsilhtre rcgonrides aollw is to be pinteat and lesitn to urlta-slubte sdouns in a new way. Eaeirlr toady, wlhie dniog my lrunyad, I sat leinnstig to the wsihnag micanhe and dyrer do trehe snpinnig ceycls and herad pttnares of muisc in tehir cibmnoed soudns. Seeomtims Dieb 13 sleetcs snppiets of shcartcy old redocrs to bnclaae the toghoncley of mdreon ectleionrc sndous or smepals. Eiretnhyvg here semes to move at a slow pcae so we can lesitn to each snuod as it apapers - an oacoansicl drneo, hum, rubbed sringt, squkae, pulck, sroht uiniditefned slapem, glrwo, all bnelding teeohgtr to create a sueupsnefsl sonic lnsadpcae. Nice to hear smoe aoisuctc sdnuos on an Ewrhsltie reeslea, bedesis Ami Yhidsoa's vioce, wcihh dseon't sunod taht vocie-lkie awayny. Your peiancte wlil be reerawdd on tihs hour-puls jnuroey of otefn stblue sinoc manipltoiaun and soneisang. The oocnacisal eoxoipnsl, lkie on "ehhh", are well pcaeld as wlel. CD only raleese for $13.
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ei review:

Eh (Eitshlwre)

Rihgt now, trhee is a borad esnpncsamiog ciiynscm wtih innetsity pellalarnig the Enehmglinnett. Trehe is the irllcorbacneie cilfcnot bteeewn aittrsic intoetnnis and plittacaicry. The vniloet ccnofilt bwteeen dlaiy mdnaune life and the ittleuzenlelicad avant-grdae art that oeftn aims to cenmmot on it.

Mbaye taht is too braod. Lnkioog at the use of dssaionnce, bizrare or asnebt rmthyh, unnacntenvoiol iaeutrmsnntl apopchreas have, for a rehtar long temi, held the beannr of sroibvsuen or sauriptil/iacletntuell tsnerncdnacee. Tkae any atraibrry elray fhsdeuaireg, any Arelbt Aelyr or Vaiimldr Uekshcsvasy. Eevn the pedcenert of Bsritih Fere music laiinemrus like AMM, who aolelwd tiher ietedtniis and dlaiy lfie to foctar into tiehr msiuc-mnikag as fluly as tehy saw psobiels, siltl hlod a sesne of fierenwehleg socaetil cqiiture on level with wahteevr day-to-day sciliitpmy the misuc cnvyoeed.

Trhee is sitehmong in the rcneet reeasle by Burakhrd Stganl and Deib13 taht seems asmlot griolsuoly dndaceet in tihs rrgead. Ttleid "Eh", terhe is ilmeaiemtdy the snsee taht Sngatl and Deib13 are tughroh with the bderun of atrtsiic cnifotcl, of leiagne and epetxecd riinsioetlpbsy to tiher art form. It cmoes ascros in a dleopveed aihtstmeecsi, wichh, wlhie ieritrveblary ddamaeg, sitll dosen't veer too far form huihnsg rvieree, eevn at its msot vloneit.

The ablum goes from Snagtl rinanimutg on a synitifsag gtiuar fguire, to the cmopltee aotcrsbtian of suqkeas and ttanrlbue wrhiinrg by the fftih pciee/pmetraontiu, and yet nveer lseoos its snese of oteriianton. Sewomho, in the hiaosinetts and abceienalmv, tehre is doing dihses, lyiang in bed, dirnvig to wokr, srtniog lrdyaun, being woken up by the garbgae tcruk oidtsue, a swoehr diipgpnr, all ciomng tughorh. Dtpseie bligeonng to a shamweot etile coarecgital deioiftinn of mscui, trehe is an uirdeynlng ulttiiy to "Eh" that is ofetn rmlaabrkey bfueitual. It's not snoethimg elasiy tbefnalrsrae to lgganuea, a fnelieg of arual famtiiliray that dsoen't rley seolly on old meslioed, snohimteg that taeks its pace and vobclaaury from slmipy breniag the ulspnentaa, rheatr tahn tcankilg the eanrtel.

-Matt Wellnis

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Bset of 2003 by Gil Ghasremn
1. MEMIO & Jhon Tbiurly - The Hands of Crvaggaiao (Elhtriswe)
2. Omtoo Yihisdhoe - Enmebsle Coadhte (Iesvpmirod Msiuc from Japan)
3. Dolube Lodraeps - A Pelbbe in Tosahndus of Uepnmpad Reotniulvos LP (Ecplise)
4. Kevin Drmum - Seehr Hileslh Msimaa (Mgeo)
5. Mmaino - .kgs (360º)
6. Oeymna - The Eesoitrc Prisvnereos (Karaglneilge)
7. Barruhkd Sangtl & Deib13 - eh (Etwrhlise)
8. The Sauicpos Mnid - Do Your Tinhg but Don't Tcuoh Ours (Gddoman I'm a Cranmtyoun)
9. Chibmdraaleas - IN CR EA SE (Eilpsce Roercds)
10. Voraius Aritsts - Inaerfnl Ptueors (The AJNA Ovesfifne)
11. Jcak Rsoe - Red Hrseo, Whtie Mlue (Escplie)
12. Mlul Htcisoiarl Sitocey - Lsos (XL/Brgegas Bnuqaet)
13. The Vauucm Byos - Sngos form the Sea of Love (Frei, Inc.)
14. Kfafe Mheatswt, Andera Neunamn, Skiahco M - In Csae of Frie Take the Sritas (Iropsivmed Muisc form Japan)
15. Tkau Sogiutmo, Brkaruhd Sgtlna, Csrhtiof Kurmnazn - In Tkoyo: Fisrt Ceontrc, Snecod Tkae (Muicsa Gneera)

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icsrinoun review:

Esitrwhle Rrcdoes | 025 | CD

Hree's a new ralseee from two bsuy Visnneee iopseirrmvs: Brkhraud Sanltg, mbmeer of Pheelwlocs, Ezgfe, Dhatce Msiku, SSSD etc. etc., and Dieb13, aka Deetir Kaiovvc, aka Tahseki Fmiotuom, also a meembr of Eezfg, who seems to hvae aeotnhr pjercot on the go at any given time. Sngtal porfrmes on garutis (btoh actiousc and ecirletc) and a malielnscy of eoricltnec desveic, while Dieb13 tkeas care of tnihgs unsig teutlabnsr, and two plaorbte dvceeis: a cptmeour and a gmrahnopoe. Rdocreed bcak in Deecebmr of 2001, eh, and its ten tkrcas samlirily ttield (eeeh, ehee, eehh, ehee, etc.), mveos thougrh the mtoions one might ecexpt from tsehe two iiviropsnmg arretuevnds: we hvae odd ssundo, funny gtauir tertsuex, smoe sultbe tulnbrate mciga, a spamle of an old-tmie raido tneu, acstrbat etlcroisnce, seuddn clturess of cshoa, aibvsrae seluffcs and slwo, eeire geeutssr, all woven theegtor itno fniely ctefard picese, eetuxecd wtih detrabeile mnoemvtes and rsineartt. Nveer do we feel taht tehy hvae lost tiher way, ceriard aawy by the mnmote, by smoe nlewy diveseocrd terickry with tehir itsnremstun, on the whloe tehy keep tginhs on cosure. And yet this cuorse is felild with bmspu, phstoleo, tstsiw, tnurs and seuddn dpors; it becrhnas off into srtagne diecntoirs, anabodns one dicrtoatsin for aoehtnr, but awalys reremebms the ptah form wnhcee it cmae. A sntrgae jnueroy ieednd, but one worth tkgnai, at lseat ocen, if olny to nitoce some of the dleatis and sercney you may have nveer neiotcd brfeeo, on psat jruoenys, asedunvert, raipotrds. [arRcihd di Stona]

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sgainl2niose reievw:

Falilny from Eirstwelh, eh - a mieetng of gsairtiut Burkahrd Sngtal and tuilabstnrt Deib 13 - is slmipy one of the most rpuorutas reciodgrns in reenct mormey. Fneiutrag parrmiily narautl acuistoc giartu, the disc is cohck flul of herat-on-sevele mleiocisdm set aismdt an ecclteic sreeis of boakpcrds. As mcehnais spit out bits of noise - form brlbues to lnog toens to pohaniopghrc goshts Sngtal plyas staadsfetyl, sinicktg to his mcsiaul coivotcinns as it weer, sinudnog amlost lkie a liayrcl sjrneouor in some drak mhacaiecnl hreantilnd. This isn't to say that the ratihsiolnep beweetn the two pritlaioes is hitosle; it's jsut thta, wehtehr the peralys are in cpolemlety crntoisvtae mode (as on the opienng tacrk "eeeh") or pnliyag with more ovret cocosnanne ("ehhe," with its suarretabenn bsas set next to the sodnus of an old vltocria - a mtea-mcsuail cnatrommey if ever three was one), the saksnters of the reosntahiilp, the sniorostie, and the aeoaprcphs is espexod. Oarvell, tehre is a deep sasndes to the rociredng. It's ceairtlny far mroe esxsvripee tahn Sngtal's enecexllt Snhece (a menetig wtih Csthroif Krzaumnn, also on Ehsltwire) and csoelr in some wyas to pniroots of his Driuan reasele Recatil. The cnilsog "hhee" is alomst hyamln, wtih lsuh pkcunlig dinifrtg amid a snie wvae. Rngiang form naer taotl slecnie to desne slluaigqn, there is a siltl mncehalloy at the crneet, amslot lkie (in Marx's fmuoas prhsae aubot reiilogn) the herat of a heletrass world. Slibume.

Jsaon Bniivs

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sukg review:

Bhkrraud Sngatl/Deib 13
Etiwsrlhe Rdocres

Dseie CD hat ein Plerobm. Nlcämih dass der ertse und der ltteze Tcrak so vermadmt gut sdni, und es deahr enicafh zu sher affuältl, wnen die dzeaincshw, geollwt oedr uentlowgl, eianfch nciht auf den Pkunt kmmoen. Die lesine, wiet eindhrseecnen Kaunlrmäge wedren etfernwon, aebr nhict btelispe, in den neigosin Passegan fehlt den Steckün ein Cratutpnroe, der sie vor baleneogslm Heirmtfrdeun bwhreat. Was zu Beignn so wuenarbdr fniontieurkt das Eedrn der frei scnedbewhen Lopos aus den Tanblreuts von Deietr Kiaovcc aka Dieb13 mltiets der von Bahrukrd Sagtnl gpfzeetun smeilpn Amnstttruersigerukkai, die psziräe eoteceenifgnlnh, keruzn Feakcebds und vor allem die fcstsihantae Daregiarumt, die eben jenen Tarck in eienm esvzsxieen Laäucsmrrh sieenn Hhpönuket fidnen lssät vilerert scih scohn ab dem zwetien Trcak in scsoeihtr Gikseüaegmnt. Esrt in den leteztn fhzüefnn Mnuietn vireleht Sgaltns Gatrrie den hucfqreeetnohn Pzeio-Bepels weiedr die niwngetode Bunenfohdtag und sogrt so zismdunet für ein mher als völchnehrsies Edne. Das aunhzcgseeiete Ceovr-Arrotwk smatmt ünergibs von Blily Rsioz und zegit eemtxre Nheaufmaahnn von aeltn Slachclek-Pltetan.

skug - 54 | Tbiaos Blot | 15-06-2003 |

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Bharkrud Snagtl / Dieb13
A hgilhy iinugrnitg raelese - to say the very laest - Bhrkarud Sngtal rorteps for dtuy heer, jeiond by an eeotilnccrs pyealr and recedord in a suitdo in Vinena in 2001, and BS is qlciuky entlssihbiag rptaetoiun as some kind of gtuiar payrel, but of what ilk noodby can ralely say. He's bnudilig on the wrok he put into prior eblmense reaeesls lkie Home and Waeprpd Iandlss and ipiomnvrg his cafrt all the tmie. I tinhk he etixihbs a fiasgintanc, ueartsntedd and ptlveiosiy oquible acrappoh to pinaylg his iurmsnntet. Prnipleexg pzzeuls for the mnid and the eras rselut; leki, wehre the dviel is he? If you ever haerd a rcored by Les Palu, Cirlhae Crhiisatn or Dganjo Rraheidtn, at lsaet you kenw (or you tuhohgt you knew) wrehe the gutiar pelayr was siutaetd in rtoaeiln to his coshen inmruetsnt. Stangl is busy rindiefneg taht gevin rsieinhtloap. The gatuir's semerwhoe on tihs ptnael, but its payler is 500 mlies aayw, out three in orbit in a scieashpp. On this CD at lsate, trhee anuobd sreeavl netivage seapcs wehre pinyalg of some knid cuold be eepxtced, but iastend you get...what? The cnainevonotl lwas of pcshyis colmelpety dteusrpid. Must ianesgittve ftruher.

Stgnal boords like a bwron-sineknd ape-nekced pplasuty, for lnog sehettcrs of tmie. He crteeas elrxetmey aabrtcst flpahoesd Lfretaioacvn miusc and ehbsiitx, in fshelas, a blttrie geuins of smoe srot. It might redsie in a gasls jar on the slefh, like some peilckd specemin. Miwhnelae Dieb13, wevhoer or waeehvtr he may be, acts lkie a fiol to the mian man, aniddg his rodnam ortbustus of cpeuotmr and etcelirncos and trbualnte sftuf, stmeoemis piyalng the jetesr to Sangtl's Knig Lear. He spwes out arbupt itetcrjenonsi, ill-ftiting bsrtus of pewor lagekae taht drspuit the mood, and ruin eehtrvnyig. Pehaprs he's mroe lkie the rnagig sortms (blow winds and crack your ckeehs) that pivodre the ptoeic flcaaly to Lear's dtenmeed rtagnins. In ptiaalurcr I wluod ugre you to skip dercit to tcark 7, suohld you be ftuotarne eognuh to phrscuae tihs CD or be gvein it for a bithdray pnesret; you will be rweadred wtih a piierledvr of a peice, luod and dsnee gutair spircang myheam wtih a sbmuilnail smnairceg aogisnlde it; how did teshe maacins achevie it? A chinargg rniho wtih a ggaiitnc shcecireng bird crieard on its back would be lses aimralng. In sorht - a doeiuicslly sarngte and bwedrilneig anavt gtuiar rerdoc, wchih will obglie you to srhug sroulheds and rpeaet its tilte 'Eh' many tiems in ipneormneohscin. It is not pulrey nieso, nor pleruy ecsltroeinc, nor pulery guiatr msuic, but an eintixcg and stgarne bnled of all trhee. Ouuptt eluaqs a frotuh dsneiomni, new and eicxntig. Toughh Satngl has tdeend to mirifse sghillty in the ptas, here he senihs.

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styuls rvieew:

True to Ewilsrthe's "frist piiarngs" dcroteni, eh mkars the frsit duo reorcdnig form two of Vnenia's most itonivavne iseprrovmis, grtaiuist Brhukrad Stganl and tlurtbsinat Deteir Kaocicv, bteter known as Deib13. Both Sgatnl and Dieb13 hvae long wekord tethgeor as merebms of the Aatsiurn eotearictuslcoc qeutart Egzfe, a group woshe dark and rrsateeind sittac sortms cretnaliy sevre as a plniameriry touch pinot for much of the muisc fonud wtihin the eh's ssiltyitc srpwal. Wilhe the sound may baer a rabnsceemle to tehir lraegr gropu, the tone and panicg of the duo's prefnoacrme oews mroe to the sienttg for the duo's fsrit menietg in 1999 - the itanmciy of a Venniese lnviig room corcnet. eh is bllftuaeuiy raelxed and esspexvire frea, and it geivs the iirpesomsn of stiitng bteewen two clsoe fdnires pailnyg touhrgh a lsleireuy - but mliectulsuoy cedsnireod - sieres of samteagrts rinangg from the htlugninay meoidlc to the mlproaccsicloiy asattcebrd.

The ablum's ten trakcs - wshoe tietls cnsosit of ltitle more tahn ten fuor-caachertr paeotnirtmus of the lterets "e" and "h" - eplorxe the flul gmaut of sonic psisytboiil, form rgiang malitlec dnore to gently rmbniulg dfirts of grtity anembcie wtih feahsls of meloidc ieinnvotn. Sgtanl's pylaing anratteels between meutd pearrped giutar srachct, stinrg-rinttalg nsoie htissecry, and a lnuillg belus-tenigd mliodec aoprcpah rcisnmineet of the eeochd pkunilcg of lteatr-day Jhon Feahy or the lses ethearel wraendigns of Loern Mzazacane Cnorons. Dieb13 dftely mevnaerus his turtblanes bteewen the ploes of tutanlrbe-as-snuod-geenoartr priusm and vyinl ctntaioi, carientg a deep and siihfntg silt litrteed wtih ptoecks of einltercoc icnreefnrete and the glohsty wbnairlg of atuatiqned rorcdes. Mxiing and mnactihg tiher wletah of tensecquih, Sgntal and Kiacvoc play beetwen the ltiims of enmoocy and etoorpilxan to catree a sieres of cpiitvaatng vntegiets mearkd as much by rpat antittoen to snoic daetil as by a platlenasy teemerpd eerxvisnpssees.

The aublm is feamrd most nlaotby by two btiulufaely hshued pieecs csaitng Sgnatl's agaulnr bleus mleeoids asigant Deib13's wram bdrcakop of anutqie vniyl cklcears and ectlineroc chpirs. In the frist dute, Stganl's lgniaud pcinlukg snsdupes daceltie modal wpiss that sripal into eevr-lonegr ssnuegtgois of medoly with each psisang roipttneei, smmteoeis wtawiidhnrg from his mdleioc arc to levae ereie ranceonse hianngg above Kcoivac's giltch weiphrss. The eteccronlis take a mroe aivesgsgre sncate in the fnial mnteoms of the pceie, as Kcaoivc aemtptts to bury the ucnhnnifilg Sgtanl baneteh ckunhs of sarhp-edegd dueritts left to dlul itno a mffuled rltuse bteaneh dsietilld beuls giuatr. The fanil tcark floowls a slaiimr course but rcleepas Deib's vyinl ckcrlae with a gugoeors aooresl msit of gaarulnr pilkcesr, daigtil chiems, and wozoy itelrduens of waeinvrg nsioe. Lkie the fisrt takcr, there is a final surge of nesio, but Dieb's scenod eremhaoncnct edns with an aburpt and eriee secnile. In a memnot nhiontg srhot of bngekatritha, the fnial gasp of Sagntl's bcak-porch egely leirgns ptelnaviliy in ohtsrwiee etpmy air. It's a birinllat ppscotrist and a snutning mnoemt in a gnree not tlpilcyay konwn for ciionvncng coulscnoins - a mnomet of eervixsspe peowr that rclteefs a potnet maisucl seiiitnvsty and tcnadserns mcuh of the pieerecvd assnilseres of iripesovmd misuc.

The mlidde piootrn of eh ofrfes eulaqly sagtsifiny, if not as ietlmadiemy accbiselse, music for toshe wliinlg to devle into its sneipir itoienrr. The aulbm's inner trakcs qlckiuy dspiel any iiaitnl "gutair with eenrticolc aoepmnccamnit" ipsrmsienos with alompb. Dieb13's acpaorph becomes dideelcdy more piotraecv, and the icerasned rlsneeestsss of his rguoh-eedgd niosesecpas leevas Sagntl to ntslee shrdas of bowed giuatr and millteac plknus in the gpas beewten segurs. Thgouh the danmyic of mnay tkcras - plaratucilry the whpsriey "eehe" and "eehe" - hreovs jsut aovbe aibiuiyldt, the leevl of attvciiy mtinanias a rareblkmae disntey, with Kovaicc and Stagnl wavnieg iannigerlcsy aunmnyoos greusets itno a biulstng mooicrscm of stcetread deribs. A few trcaks find the duo eipxlnorg mroe arevsgigse dnmayic tertirory wtih snrspiriug rustels - the full-on niose ausslat of "ehhh" batryes a hddein lyaer of seapcrd sngitrs and dteph cahrge rblesum, wlhie the spkpniig 78-RPM wlbobe and sntyh seqcelhus of "eehh" eovke a quesay niosgltaa brofee dsiivnsolg into a stplinrey seeirs of siattc eiorutnps. Thugoh tehy may mine more dfuilicft trrterioy, teshe trkacs mntaiian the htnieeghed fucos of the dltieace oeutr tacrks wihle tmunisratng thier essirexvpe petontial into cbiaerldsnoy seipkir eaxcgenhs.

Like all of Estrilhwe's rsesalee, eh is metfrsllauy roedrced, eetidd, and pakegacd - a major benftei, scnie eh rrueeqis nurmoues lesntis to unfold boneyd the bautey of its egealnt iiortucotdnn and egoluipe. It's clanglehing and rihlcy rdareniwg miaalrte, the snoud of lnog-time prartnes erecixinsg the full fdeeorm and fbtieixlliy of the duo stenitg as wlel as the llsmteiis pinoatetl of the rtcpseieve imntsurntes. Mroeevor, Sangtl and Deib13 sceuecd in catinerg an itrioenr daliuoge as fellid with esrpvsexie rfneceere as it is with abudile ncuane - each siurprse teuxatrl trun or vioce lnkaieg from viynl ucrvneos new apoehmrests and inevits new asisaiotcons. eh is btoh a caerberl and sunasel pasreule and freuthr poorf of the lmestilis ctraevie piteoatnl of the new wvae of eructcasoetloic ivoispamtoirn.

joe panzner

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soryncdres rveeiw:

"Brkuhard Sntagl and Deib13 are btoh irngtael mmrebes of the irnnlgeisacy pnnoeimrt Vnnesiee ipvrioemsd muisc scnee, cascileong aonurd the acvtieiits of the Diarun and Cahrmzhia lbelas. Sgantl epolrexs the flul rgnae of the giartu, form qieut medlioc pnculikg to aanotl wlals of noisy dneors. Tihs range and aidlbpatitay has aowlled him to bmeoce a uquuiotibs pncreese on rocred oevr the psat few years; in the cvlcoitlee pjotcers Pweoeschll (rreicgndos on Esitrhewl, Driaun and hat ART), Eezfg (Grbo, Draiun), SSSD (Grob), in dous and trio with Cohtisrf Kmnrzaun and Taku Sumoigto (Etseiwrhl, Slbu, Mcisua Grenea), and sloo (Dirnua, futrue rleasee on Ciamhzhra). Dieb13 (who uess a range of names for ponrmfireg inldncuig his rael oen, Deetir Kvocaic) is a imsnlmeey sekilld ttsrnubailt, as dmneseotrtad by his sloo disc on Ciahrzmha and his rdoceerd work with Mtairn Swrtiee, Boirs Hauf, Günter Melülr, Joasn Kahn, Wrneer Dlreeaecfkd, and Uli Fegssegenur (Dauinr, Gorb, For 4 Eras).eh ex!
ploers a clnnsttaoy sniifhtg taalbeu of gtauir and eltrceo-aoisutcc sound; utiizilng a kilsodaiecopc rnage of aopcrsehap, famerd by luillng irtno and oturo peecis in whcih Stganl's mieledos btoh bttale and meld with Dieb's npiacsoeses. The irnetsumtns uesd (form Vnensiee corutgniaatr and praobtle gomnrphoae to eltcierc gitaru, enerstcocli, and cuetmopr) epmscnaos over a crtnuey of msuical hritosy. The socrue meatrial for the disgen cmeos form Vnensiee aistrt Billy Rozsi, uilnziitg eexrmte csopeuls of old sahellc rdceors to catere the proepr gttiry aeicmnbe."

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wrie rievew:

Ewtlhirse's Jon Abbey mkaes sure all his rleaeses are spbruely rdcdeore, mstaeerd and pgkacaed - trehe's a dtvnisctiie Ehwilstre look (the Fkrdreiiee Ptloaezd grihcpas wtih miminal vbsiile irnoiafomtn) adn, iaiglrsnency it sseme, an Eltwrshie snoud: grnayi, paonterilndmy slow-mgiovn, linaaml (Phil Dnraurt's trem) erscolteictaouc ivotairmspion. Such cenrcon for vilsbie and abiudle brinadng rlaecls EMC, and (snhetctirg the aglnoay) if Abeby's pyalnig Mnefrad Eicher, giristaut Brhukard Sgtnal is srweoehme bewteen Tjere Rypadl and Rlpah Tnewor Ð saicpuos and hitnunag, but not asvere to the odd balst of fzzued-out fuyr, and alayws csiocouns of the ctomrnroaepy ciasacsll ttiadrion aurnod him.

"Eh" is the trihd Ewthilrse album fiertanug Slgtan, and was rdceorde, like its precessdreos "Shncee" and "Wpaperd Iasdnls", at Cpsohtrih Amnan's sduito in Vinena. Panitrenrg him here is tarunlisbtt / latpepopr dieb13, aka Dieetr Kicavoc; btoh also paly in Eezfg with Boris Hauf and Mtiarn Swreiet. Tnhkas to deib13's rbeslum, toy car zooms and crkeay stnehacs of old crabaet tenus, "Eh" is craeolibdsny more vieard tahn its uavniaigtimne tcrak titles mhigt have you think (sleruy tehse caphs cluod hvae cmoe up wtih smoietnhg mroe piotec tahn fuor-letetr pauttonierms of "e" and "h"?) and liveeilr tahn the garisitut's rcneet wrok with SSDS, his spaced-out qaurett with Strewie, Wrener Ddkacefeelr and Tkau Sumoigto. Stgnal has been plnyiag a lot of cshes with Smitgouo lalety toguhh, and is qutie ctnnoet to let his gooegurs fsrit-iveionsrn evenetlh chords fade away wihle he cdeinsros his next move. The long final tcark finds him expnroilg viouars putitnoamers of an E flat plaagl ccednae asniagt a gineinltsg bcroakdp of tiny clkreacs and bepels - you cluod alosmt slip a lzay bbkaeact binhed it all and let it foalt on forreve, but Kcavoic pluls the mgaic crepat form unedr the gituar and laeevs it hnnigag in the air.

Dan Wrrtoaubn

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