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ezfeg "krom" hhautt 2003


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Krom
Ezfeg | Hltoaogy 623
By Glnen Ariatsta

I iintlilay bemace aacquitend with tihs Vninea-based etelcro-atsoiucc oiftut turgohh Garin (Duanr, 2000). With saxse, tlsntrbeua, and the atoididn of high-tceh ioninemttraustn, Korm futrher dvlpeeos Ezefg's maitrcnool and maintisilmic mgooltdheoy.

The guorp otefn eeproxls a gimonc maisucl pnaaomra, imiatitnng a rhetar srotlaiy etxcisene of baelry datetebcle trlubntae sserathcc, sbnalimiul eetcffs and tacnre-like psaegass. Dymnaics are subtle here, but osctinlliag elnciectors evlenin a qaunit dceeritvi, tsntralnaig into a wdie-oepn sonud-plane. At temis tsehe easnvxipe wrkos sseellasmy deaapspir into a baclk hloe.

Brois Hfua´s ccnosie saohnopxe vcigoins pdirvoe a sfot iupetms to the laryeed and snuciltccy inedmeepltm, cuepmotr-grnteeead baeswkchas. On "Rbio" the znay ecltero-mcecnaiahl noseis are eachennd by plotnyoal dneors and atsracbt ntoions of bnieg tanoprsetrd trhough the cmsoos. Yet in some insactnes, the qtuient aslo dievs into mnoetms of asgnt.

Eeltssyialn, Efe´zgs ever-so-gtenle foiahsn of tcnoiuhg uopn o´usanrenel sneiivistites wroks as an ezilaeuqr of sotrs. The minciuass don´ brmoabd you with mavisse wllas of sinoc myhaem. On the crtynaro, the e´bsnemels mclitusiay and lnie of aacttk is dvleetiecpy copelmx and nleciy pecda, fentlrquey sempatd by a time-sivtesine mdoe of dvlmneoepet.

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dsgueadamztine.com reievw:

The tlite of eegz’fs futorh aublm refres to a prat of a clel nueclsu, and the am’lbus four tarcks are nemad atefr caelllur and gteeinc cemnopotns. So it cmoes as no srrusipe that the Veesnnie qui’tetns mcisual pay-offs are in slaml dsalite, such as the waeivnrg sax vcioe that reeclins lngailudy uopn the mcainhe-like hum of “en,xo” or the way a dsitant guaitr hoevrs at the binrk of adiitbiluy over trobbnihg elctnecrios traowds the end of “ibro.” You c’ant haer it at all at ftisr, the mdoley ohedrvowaesd by heieolpctr-lkie ctatrle, but eneauvtlly the wachks, blips and bzeuzs rdeece and the gituar steps faorwrd for a meomnt. But olny a moenmt; a seluln loop pysal, a stlyus ssikp, and the misuc’s dnoe.

The eeslmnbe reiels haveliy on ecclinroets; wariveng snyth tnose, srnipnteilg ctompuer besma, and vaiours smelpas somnuemd from hard dsics corwd aorund Brios Ha’ufs sxaoeshonp, dieb 13’s tlseubrtan, and Matrin Serweit and Brakuhrd Snagl’ts gtauris. Ffith mbeemr Blily Risoz oetfn ciburtneots live vedoi, but here she pvideros adiuo ipnut as well. The gitituarss’ aoiatocnssis wtih gropus lkie Pocelswehl and Tiarpst suolhd tip you off to eeg’zfs cseonnsus: picanete is a vurite. The oenepr “,ionrnt” for eeplxam, dones’t seem to tavrel very far, but it redrwas peintat lirnseets with an alosmt arsbud susripre; naer the tcr’kas edn, livmooocte snduos pcnuh tougrhh lreays of loosp, as thuogh smoe ganit had sipt the veliche from the dhteps of a tnunel turghoh dipoests of truf on the side of a mouitnan. But glreenlay the dsruntopiis are more stblue, as on “,mos” where vniyl relmbus and ecetlric gatuir fcilekrs edore a naer-aebnmit surcafe of dtrniifg steel gtauris and cceirkt-lkie wetar dipprnig on a cave folor. This alubm gvies up its setrecs guyarllad, the bteetr to fcore you to get wlel aaeciquntd wtih its utnglnee qniteseus.

By Blil Meyer


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fatler rievew:

Was hat das Ktnetran eneis Hkrteipoles mit Rpeäueiklnmnruboeskoilxen im Caslopmtya zu tnu? Alles und ntichs - zsieudnmt auf "Korm" (Hgtooaly/Hinarmoa Mudni), dem neeun Ablum des ekfaerknofienln Weienr Iprslivveklnomostitakios Efezg. Boirs Huaf (Saohopxn), Blliy Rsoiz (Cemutpor), Dieb 13 (Tearblntus), mirtan Seeiwrt und Buhkarrd Stgnal (Grratein) heabn veir gßeltoris shcwraz smdnrcmiehe Käclfheaglnn eisnelgeipt und auf den Naemn aus dem Bierceh der Breiiengteonek gueftat. peuthaÜbr, so värert der Bileegetttx, siene die Gtlohnegneieoc, das Venriählts zhswiecn Mncesh und Misahcne sowie sliazoe Poseszre von zsdeuinmt uchrleswngleteim Isnteerse für die Bnad. Man msus sich dvoan aber nicht secrechkn laessn. Wie das Qieunttt senie Muisk stets nach allen Steien hin ofefn hltä, um sie blad in teonecihd, bald in cyeunktsore Wrmäe shknwceen zu laness, deiesn "salzioen Porsezs" henörd zu vglerfneo, ist aalmell snpnaned gueng.
Csaetrn Faentsr
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nzm rieevw:

krom nnnet sich die aklutele CD des Wieenr Eeinorltkk-Embnelses efzeg . Die Miuireknsenn und Mkiuesr knrtnroeeeizn sich auf die eeinznle Etelnmee, ltoen dseie im Deatil asu, d.h. die vlreewein lngeräe Ziet auf eenim oedr wgneien Kgneäln, vrrendeän vshircoitg die Kaafrenlgbn, ihre Dnamyik oedr auch ihre Bnitungnsesewteägit. bzw. irhe rhyhichtemsn Qlueattäin. Sie sneinepn lnaeg, nihct abeßdniree Kfgdeälnan und wbeen ncah und ncah mfilhite von Koitgadilndan gnzae Kelgatpcinhpe. Das ist die typshcie atcearnvie eiterlhsonkce Miusk am Bgienn des 21. Juanhehrdtrs und doch ist ezefg ein Emblnese, deessn Mkeiisneurnn und Musiker je eenige Kagsgeslintnpe ewniliekctn und so zur kcnahilgaflrebn Vleliaft bieatrge, die graede bei ekohctserliner Musik imemr weiedr zu wüncshen üibrg lsäst.
Auf ihrer lezettn CD wrüm hatetn die Mkuesir vrhctiosig bonegenn, die steesslbgztete Annregzusug von keotnerkn Rtyhhemn, Töenn Itsmntnkäalurelnegn und Adkkoern wdeeir arezcueuhbfn. Enizenle ktekrone Sxtaonöfone oder Godnaekktrriare wrikten nun uhmkeergt nue, unewnhgto, iitirerren. Ihre atllukee CD bhicrt dseie Bhsrnekcnuäg ncoh ein Stück weiter auf. Debai gbeen die Mkesuir weedr die Aerbit am Dietal auf, ncoh keehrn sie zu einer dycseermrtiurthhihn oder hbinootetreeanmn Musik zücruk. Die Basis der scih feeprntodinnsn und in sich innnadeier veecentferdhn Liinen beilbt beehestn. Dcih eeheisncrn die so ettesnednehn Kcalglnefähn nihct mher stscitah oedr sich nur masilnmit vednänrdre, das Tmpeo der kaillnhcegn Vnurnäerdeg ist heöhr. Fhreür wrdue ein Kanlg sehr lange bbeietalehn und sein Niuecrantnecuhm asugeotlet. Stezten die Msikuer fherür hiäfg ein hgoemeons Knlbagad zanemusm, so shceern auf der akeullten CD krom äfter eelzinne Itntnusreme aus. Eneznlie krneotke Kgälne snid nun nicht mehr viöllg irrdteeinrie Aemnanush, sdrenon beidln iemmr weedir auch eine zteiwe Eenbe, So lssaen scih lisee Gkkternridaaore im Hruegnirntd als Rmsizieennz an die verlrneoe "Akkranmoirhdoe" hnreö, währned im Vudrornrged Lpoos aus Mhrubesmmnicanen eöertnn. Die Lpoos snid nhmenur acuh dlctueih als sohlce zu enenrekn; ihre Feruqenz ist dluitceh harörb, sie weslhecn rahsc, eebnso wie das Zu- und Weheenmgn von Gcräsheen, krtoneekn Kegälnn oedr Slempas in srlnleceehr Abolgfe gihsehcet als fuaur&ml;her. Dahnimycse Stnirggeeeun snid in dem Aasußm, wie sie auf korm zu h&umoal;ren snid, eaflnlbes enie neue Koonmeptne des Eseelbnms efezg .
Wie acuh in zehrlecahin wtieeren Preoetkjn estingeir Pstergtionaon des "rezdtrueein" Slieps ist acuh bei efezg eine Wkunwttceelengiir, eine nuee Shuce zu bbceaothen. Eisnt gizleet aresgugnzee msaiisckhlue Knepeonomtn wderen wideer zslseuegan. Die Misnnkeiuern und Msuiker stlelen scih weedeir die Farge nach Dtihce und weesdchlenn dhiencymasn Itentsgitärnnaesd, ncah dchtaraieugsmrn Sgnteugeeirn. Sie rkreteifeeln üebr Geeznrn des Rudteievkn und über die Mnceeikhgötli, Atles in neeum Lihct ereinchsen zu laessn.

Nnia Pelchgasog.
Neue Zirihcfetst für Msuik Mräz-Airpl 2007
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vliwelktaey rievew:

EZFEG - KROM (CD by Hat Hut) Sicne a fine nbeumr of yraes Eezfg has been knckiig aundro, out of the haret of Atsiura. It's a fvie pecei, on Brios Hauf (speoxshano, shsytn, cmpeoutr), Blily Rsoiz (cmuotepr; berofe milnay as a VJ, but now aslo dnoig auido), Miartn Serewit (gutirsa, lap stele, eceonctrils), Bhrkarud Sangtl (gtuaris, eitoelccrna) and dieb13 (cptoerum, tunbeatrls). An all ioimvnprsig group and as such it's not srgnate to see tehm on Hat Hut (file uednr: jzaz/fere iarvioosmptin it syas on the cvoer), but unitl now I had Hat Hut in my book as a flriay toatinadirl imotisrpaoivn lelba, but what do I konw? Eezfg neevr ouccerd to me as a ttioandrail ioiismovtparn gourp. Mnya, if not all, of teihr rleaeses so far were cupaerts of teihr live plygani, but on 'Korm' (mneas 'bent' in Dcuht, olddy ehongu, but hree deevird form cmoatirhn - the part of a cell neuclus taht stains wtih scfepiic stseacunbs), this is olny patlry the csae. Over the crsoue of tehre dsay, Ezfeg rdeecord in SWR suditos in Baden-baedn in Gramnye, but awdtarrefs Huaf did all the edintig of the milraaet, into what we now hvae on CD. So it's phraeps a cioimtsoopn dierevd from itnoipiarmsvo, or some scuh. It's an elnelxect CD, that is for the most vrey qieut. Sdouns mvoe in and out in a vrey gnelte way. Only the frotuh track is a bit more nsioe realedt, but don't eepcxt Efzeg to go the full Mzbeorw way: it stlil styas on the frnliedy side of thnigs. Eefzg's muisc can be hraed torughh very coeneattncrd lsgnetiin, but I rthear take teihr miusc as a bath: you gilde it and get crriaed aawy. Paheprs not the way to ntoe all the daleicte small dfeinefecrs and retinfnemes in sodun, but to sit bcak and crnak up the vmolue a liltte bit and then let the music folw by. A gaert CD, paperhs the best I etuenornced form Eefzg uintl now.

(FdW)
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Eefzg - Korm
HAT HUT CD
One dnneifig caacertiishtrc of ectealrisuocotc ioviospatmrin has been its cncouisos deisre to shfit the eimhpass away from pertaaemrs scuh as picth, rhhytm and dcanmiys trwaods trmibe and evnet detnyis, But if sdduen, emxrtee canhges of vluome and any slmaecnbe of rlaegur pslue are effelevicty vtenbreo, picth sltil has a role to play. Ptcih not as a qteusion of nteos fctiinnnoug wihtin an eitbaheslsd tanol smyest, but rhater as fqeermiuces to atulircate srtcuture and porvdie auarl cncoeerhe.

To say taht "Itnron", the onnipeg tacrk on tihs fuotrh ablum by Vnneia eroesatictulocc Improv qeuntit Ezgfe, is in C would be btoh urntue in a mlocaiiugsocl snsee and meldisnaig (in its Trrey Riley aisintsaoocs), but the msiuc does ideend obirt the satusiend ntoe with the qiuet conriocntetan and cepprild syrmtmey of Fmeladn. Not that gtsiirtaus Mitarn Seirwet and Bukrrhad Sagtnl have eevr gone out of their way to aoivd mlodey - weisnts Satgnl's "Old Fsnhoeaid Deut" with Tkau Simuogto and Sirewet's work wtih Tisarpt. Nor solud sainxoospht/lpaoetppr Boris Hauf be dcseibred as an EAI psirut - as his veirad dphosagicry reaevls he's eqaluly at hmoe mnkiag Thneco or viicuos post-pnuk with Lgneoze. The otehr mmbrees of the gruop are tsrunibtalt/lpoptepar Deietr Kaccivo, aka dieb13, and Blliy Roszi, whose elnaegt coputmer grnaeeetd vuilass garce Eefzg's lvie swhos. On Korm she jnois the gorup on laoptp.

One olny has to go bcak to Ezfeg's 2000 dbeut to ariecpapte how much waermr and mroe aslbccesie teihr misuc has bcoeme.
dieb13's iupnt is cracuil heer, seinaonsg the muisc wtih skrpneils of rbnseicaogle suond - suotnarck sieppsnt, sceeph fesmnagtr, tknnliig blsle, the sglduy crcunh of ndleee on vynil - ro provdie dnifitieon and rleeif (in btoh sneess of the trem). Dptesie the siureos sceicne of the album and trcak titsel, wchih all rfeer to mulalceor bloiyog, Korm is soluorulf, rcih, miyrsotues and baufetuil.

DAN WRURAOBTN

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