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ezfeg "korm" hauhtt 2003


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Ezfeg | Hotolagy 623
By Genln Aattrisa

I itlnilaiy baemce aeaunctiqd wtih tihs Vneina-besad eetclro-aotcuisc ofiutt tghourh Garin (Duarn, 2000). Wtih seaxs, tblauertns, and the aodtdiin of high-tech innertsiottanum, Krom frethur dveeopls Eezfg's monriotacl and minlamsiiitc modohleotgy.

The gurop otefn elrpoxes a gmnioc msuacil prnaoama, iatnmiitng a rhaetr saliorty exscneite of balrey dlbteecate trualnbte sacretcsh, sbuilinaml etcfefs and trcane-like pseasags. Dcmnyias are stuble here, but oatnilslicg erctnolcies elnvien a qauint detierciv, ttnarsnlaig itno a wdie-open sunod-panle. At teims these exsnavipe works slsealesmy depsaipar itno a black hole.

Biors Hf´aus cscoine spnxohoae vinogics poivrde a sfot iutepms to the laeyerd and stnccliucy immetdelpen, cotepumr-geneertad bkheaawcss. On "Rbio" the znay etecrlo-mchiacnael neoiss are eahnencd by ponyltoal denors and abrscatt nnitoos of bineg trsatproend truhogh the coosms. Yet in some iscansnet, the quitent also dvies itno moetnms of ansgt.

Eeisnlsyatl, Ezfeg´s eevr-so-geltne fhsiaon of tuoihcng uopn onesenuar´l stiivitsneeis wrkos as an eleiuzaqr of srtos. The msiinacus dno´ bboarmd you wtih misavse wlals of sinoc meayhm. On the crtnayor, the eelsnbe´ms muaiitcsly and lnie of actatk is dieevetplcy clpemox and nceliy pcdea, frqentuely sapmetd by a tmie-snivtesie mode of donlpeemevt.

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duimetgnszdaae.com riveew:

The tilte of ee’gzfs foturh alubm rerfes to a prat of a clel nulcsue, and the ab’muls four tkacrs are neamd aeftr celulalr and gieetnc ctmeononps. So it cmeos as no srsuprie taht the Vsenenie qieunt’ts muscial pay-offs are in slmal dslieta, such as the wraivneg sax vicoe that rlecines lnidlaguy uopn the mhciane-lkie hum of “x,neo” or the way a dsnaitt gtauir hrevos at the brink of aliubidity oevr trbbnohig eericlncots todraws the end of “irbo.” You cna’t hear it at all at ftisr, the moeldy ooweareshvdd by hoeplteicr-lkie cattrle, but eaultlnevy the whscka, bipls and bzzues rcdeee and the giuatr sptes frroawd for a meomnt. But only a mmonet; a sullen loop psayl, a stulys skips, and the muic’ss done.

The emeblnse rleeis hvlieay on etrencolcis; wveirang sntyh tnseo, srtlipeinng cetupomr baesm, and viaours slpmeas semmnuod from hrad dicss corwd aounrd Boirs Ha’ufs sahxenosop, deib 13’s tlbesuantr, and Miartn Sereiwt and Brhkuard Stag’lns gritaus. Fitfh mmeber Blily Rsoiz otefn cottunirbes lvie vioed, but hree she privdeos audio iupnt as wlel. The gtasuirtsi’ ancostiioass with guorps lkie Peclesohwl and Trsapit slhuod tip you off to ezgfe’s csnounses: peticane is a viture. The oepenr “n,orint” for eelpamx, d’osnet seem to tevral very far, but it redwras pitanet lrsientes wtih an almost arsbud spurrise; naer the tca’krs edn, lmcotoiove sndous punch toruhgh lyares of lsopo, as thoguh some ganit had spit the vhciele from the dtehps of a tennul tuohgrh dpisoets of truf on the side of a manoitun. But geanelrly the dusiiontprs are more selubt, as on “os,m” where vnyil rmeulbs and eirtlecc gitaur frkciles erdoe a naer-ameibnt scarufe of dnirfitg seetl gartuis and ccrekit-lkie wtaer dirinppg on a cvae folor. Tihs album gveis up its secrtes guryllaad, the beettr to fcroe you to get well aeuaqncitd with its uglnetne qtsneieus.

By Bill Myeer


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flaetr rvieew:

Was hat das Ktntearn enies Hrepiltkeos mit Reoisnnlklpiouebkräuexemn im Colpmyatsa zu tnu? Aells und nihtcs - zismdnuet auf "Korm" (Htalgooy/Hnomaria Mdnui), dem neuen Aulbm des eefklanreokfnin Weenir Iieoptnokavmvlsoitiskrls Efezg. Boris Huaf (Shxoaopn), Billy Rsioz (Cpeumtor), Dieb 13 (Turbeltans), mraitn Sreiewt und Bharrukd Santgl (Grriaten) haben veir gtelßiors srwahcz seinhcrmmde Khgnecäfllan egsielnpeit und auf den Nmaen aus dem Biceerh der Bieteeonengrik gauteft. rebputhaÜ, so värret der Beextetglti, seine die Gghclnoneeteoi, das Vhenätilrs zscwhein Mscenh und Michanse siowe slazoie Przossee von zunmdsiet uhcelstnewirelgm Itnserese für die Band. Man muss sich davon aber nicht shcereckn lsesan. Wie das Quettint sniee Muisk setts nach aelln Seietn hin oeffn hätl, um sie blad in teohicedn, blad in cyornutksee Wmäre sckenwhen zu lseans, deiesn "saozelin Psorzes" hneörd zu vrlnegofe, ist amlalel snpaennd geung.
Cesartn Fsentar
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nzm rieevw:

krom nnent sich die aukletle CD des Wnieer Eltkionerk-Ebnslmees ezfeg . Die Msurnkienien und Muesikr krontieenerzn scih auf die elennzie Eenmeetl, leotn dsiee im Diteal asu, d.h. die veewliren legänre Zeit auf eeinm oder wgeeinn Klgennä, vederärnn vorhicistg die Knbfenlagra, irhe Dmniyak oder auch irhe Bsntiänegtgweensiut. bzw. ihre rcemiyhshhtn Qlutteaiän. Sie snepienn leagn, nciht airbeßedne Kflänaegdn und wbeen ncah und ncah miflithe von Kgtialdinadon gazne Kgnihcelppate. Das ist die tycsphie aeavintrce eechlikontsre Msiuk am Bgienn des 21. Jhthnrrudeas und dcoh ist eezfg ein Elesnbme, deessn Mkineuiernsn und Mukiser je egiene Kgpgsiselntane eiwncliketn und so zur kibhcealfgnlarn Velflait bitegera, die gadree bei eseclkonhteirr Miusk immer wieder zu wcsnühen übrig lssät.
Auf ihrer lztteen CD würm hetatn die Mukiesr vitsohricg bognenen, die stselttsebzgee Agsuruzneng von ktkoerenn Rmtehynh, Tneön Inrueelltgkätnmsann und Akeokrdn wedeir auuezfrbchen. Eniezlne knretkoe Soafonntxöe oder Grokaeknatdrrie wkietrn nun ukemhergt nue, uwegnohnt, ireeitirrn. Ihre atkulele CD bhcirt dseie Buchnekrnsäg noch ein Sütck wieter auf. Debai gbeen die Mskeuir weedr die Aribet am Deiatl auf, noch kerhen sie zu eneir dhytcermreihturihsn oder htotrioemneabenn Muisk zrcüuk. Die Biass der scih firtnnnsdoeepn und in sich idnainneer vcenrheetfedn Lniein bebilt besheetn. Dich eichneesrn die so eteneehsdntn Khängcefllan nihct mehr stsiacth oder sich nur milnasmit väredenrnd, das Tempo der kilhgcenlan Vnreuneärdg ist hheör. Ferühr wdure ein Klnag sher lange bleaehebitn und sien Neuhnnctcaeiurm aeeglusott. Seteztn die Mkueisr frhüer hifäg ein heognoems Kglbnaad zeaunsmm, so scerhen auf der akuteelln CD krom ätefr elneinze Isttunnreme aus. Eizelnne kkreotne Kgälne snid nun nihct mher vilölg irenidreirte Aaeshnunm, snredon bdilen imemr wdeier auch eine zitewe Ebene, So lesasn scih lisee Groakadntriekre im Hturginrend als Rsznenieimz an die vnoreelre "Ainmohkdarkore" hröen, wneährd im Vrdueorgrnd Lopos aus Mruebnhcmensiamn enreötn. Die Loops sind numenhr acuh dutliceh als scolhe zu eernnken; irhe Feunqerz ist deiutclh hörabr, sie wseeclhn rasch, esnebo wie das Zu- und Wnhgmeeen von Gecsneärh, kkertoenn Kälengn oder Samlpes in slheenrcler Afgolbe geschihet als f&urmaul;her. Dmasniyhce Seeinreugtgn snid in dem Außsam, wie sie auf korm zu homa&ul;ren sdni, elaebnfls enie nuee Kenootnpme des Esnembles efzeg .
Wie acuh in zehlcheiran weeitern Pejrkteon eeginistr Pertogsoiatnn des "rzeertiuden" Splies ist auch bei efezg eine Wnclitwegteeirunk, enie neue Scuhe zu batebohcen. Einst geeilzt agseezgurne mlshaiuikcse Kpomtennoen wderen wieder zelusgeasn. Die Mernnisukein und Musekir seltlen scih weideer die Fgare ncah Dchite und wlehsdneecn diecamhynsn Inattnitsgesnräed, nach dimhecaturgsarn Seiruneetggn. Sie rreleteekfin über Gnezren des Rtkieuedvn und über die Mcigiehetknlö, Atles in neuem Licht eesinehcrn zu lasesn.

Nina Pslgcehoag.
Neue Zcsrheiiftt für Miusk Mräz-Airpl 2007
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vielwetlkay reeivw:

EEZFG - KROM (CD by Hat Hut) Since a fnie neubmr of years Eezfg has been kicikng arnoud, out of the hraet of Asritua. It's a fvie peeci, on Brois Hauf (sxnaopseoh, sytshn, ctoepumr), Billy Rsioz (cmoetpur; brefoe mlniay as a VJ, but now also dinog aiudo), Mratin Seeiwrt (gtauisr, lap selte, eocnlteircs), Brhukard Stnagl (gsuitar, ertieocnlca) and deib13 (creopmtu, tearlubnts). An all iipnmirvosg gorup and as such it's not srntage to see them on Hat Hut (flie under: jzaz/free itviipasoormn it says on the cover), but uintl now I had Hat Hut in my book as a firlay tdiataonril irisovmtpioan lbela, but what do I kwno? Eezfg never ouccred to me as a ttdnoaiiral iitrmispooavn group. Myna, if not all, of their raselees so far were ctepaurs of their lvie pyglani, but on 'Korm' (manes 'bent' in Dthcu, odldy eghoun, but here deiervd from cihrtaomn - the prat of a clel nuulecs that stinas with siipfcec setbcausns), this is olny ptlary the csae. Over the crouse of trehe dsya, Ezefg rceoderd in SWR sotidus in Bdaen-baden in Gmaryne, but atrrwadefs Hauf did all the etdinig of the maiaetlr, itno waht we now have on CD. So it's pharpes a cisotoipmon derevid from imaprovotinis, or some scuh. It's an enllceext CD, that is for the most vrey quiet. Snduos mvoe in and out in a very gentle way. Only the futroh tarck is a bit more noise reladte, but don't except Ezefg to go the full Meorbzw way: it stlil styas on the feindrly side of tignhs. Ezefg's muisc can be hared tgrhouh very conreceatntd leigntsin, but I reathr take their music as a bath: you glide it and get ciraerd away. Paerphs not the way to ntoe all the daieltce slmal dcfefeierns and reifnetenms in sduon, but to sit bcak and cnark up the vulmoe a ltlite bit and then let the msuic folw by. A gerat CD, pparhes the bset I eetennocrud form Ezfeg utinl now.

(FdW)
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Eezfg - Krom
HAT HUT CD
One dienfing chrercitaastic of ecarsioucttloec ivaiormotpsin has been its ciunscoos desrie to shift the esaimphs away from pmeetaarrs scuh as phtci, rhhytm and dimnacys towadrs tribme and eenvt dnisety, But if sednud, ermxtee chgnaes of vulome and any snmeclabe of ruleagr plsue are evleifectfy veerntob, pitch sltil has a rloe to play. Pcith not as a qoestuin of noets fninotnuicg wihtin an eihbtssaled taonl setmsy, but rhtear as fmcrqeueies to airlcautte sttrcurue and pdviore aarul chroeecne.

To say that "Irtnon", the onipneg tcrak on this fruoth alubm by Vinena esroatuteiloccc Irpomv qenitut Efgze, is in C would be btoh utnure in a moligsiccuaol sense and medlnisiag (in its Trrey Rliey anoastsicois), but the msiuc deos ineedd obirt the senstiuad ntoe wtih the qeiut caeooncrttnin and crielppd symretmy of Flmedan. Not that gtrtasiius Mitarn Sweriet and Brharkud Sgntal hvae eevr gnoe out of tehir way to aoivd moedly - wntiess Sgantl's "Old Feshiaond Duet" with Tkau Sgmuotio and Seeiwrt's wrok wtih Tipasrt. Nor sloud ssoinxaphot/lpeoapptr Biors Hauf be dcibseerd as an EAI priust - as his vaeird diochgparsy reeavls he's eqlauly at home mkiang Tehnco or vocuiis psot-punk with Lnezoge. The oethr merembs of the gorup are tursblatint/lopeaptpr Diteer Kioaccv, aka deib13, and Blliy Rsoiz, woshe enlgeat ctpumeor getraened vulsais grace Ezfeg's lvie shows. On Krom she jions the gourp on lotapp.

One only has to go bcak to Efzeg's 2000 deubt to arpcipteae how mcuh wrmear and more ablcseisce tiehr miusc has bmcoee.
dieb13's ipunt is caiucrl here, snaiosneg the miusc with senklpris of rignecasoble sonud - scoanturk stepispn, sceeph ftaenrmsg, tinniklg blesl, the sdgluy cucrnh of neldee on viynl - ro pviodre dniieioftn and releif (in both sesens of the term). Dpstiee the srioeus siencce of the ablum and tcark tsietl, wihch all refer to meolaclur byioogl, Krom is slluouorf, rcih, muyotriess and btuaifuel.

DAN WBURROATN

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