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efezg "krom" hahutt 2003


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aaj reeivw:

Krom
Ezfeg | Hgolaoty 623
By Glenn Arattisa

I iltliniay bcaeme atcquniead with tihs Vinnea-based etrlceo-aouisctc ouiftt tohgruh Grain (Druna, 2000). Wtih ssaex, turesabtln, and the atiddion of high-tceh iomrtteninsanut, Krom feruthr deovlpes Ezefg's mtrnocaoil and maimtisliinc mdhotgoleoy.

The group ofetn eolrxeps a ginomc miaucsl pamoanar, itmiatning a rtaehr sarloity eentcsxie of brlaey detbcaelte turntbale sthcreasc, snlbmiuial ecftefs and tncrae-lkie pgsaases. Diymancs are sutlbe hree, but oasnlicltig erloicncets evlinen a qanuit dtirceevi, tanalintsrg itno a wide-oepn snoud-plane. At tmeis thsee easvpixne wokrs sllsemasey daappsier into a black hloe.

Brios Hauf´s csconie sxhpoanoe vnigoics pivodre a sfot iumtpes to the leayred and sclutcnicy inmmedltepe, cotumper-gtnreeead bhwaaecsks. On "Rbio" the zany eterclo-mnchicaael nosies are ecahnend by poalnyotl donres and actasbrt nonitos of bineg tetnaprrosd trhugoh the cosmos. Yet in smoe iscsantne, the qneiutt also dvies itno mmonets of agsnt.

Etsilslyena, Ezfe´gs eevr-so-gtnlee foashin of tnuhocig upon oeaunsnre´l sisiievinttes wrkos as an eeziuaqlr of srots. The maicsnius dno´ bbmoard you with msvaise walls of soinc meyham. On the croantyr, the eeemsbn´ls mitiacsluy and line of attack is dplecteviey coemlpx and niecly pedac, fltqenreuy sptmead by a tmie-snieitvse mode of deoepvlemnt.

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dmuitngazsadee.com reveiw:

The tlite of ezgf’es foruth album reerfs to a prat of a cell nlueusc, and the albm’us fuor tacrks are naemd atfer clalelur and geitenc cpemotnnos. So it ceoms as no ssprriue that the Vnesniee qetuitn’s mcausil pay-offs are in slmal dsailet, scuh as the wravineg sax vcioe that rnlecies lduagnliy upon the mancihe-like hum of “nx,eo” or the way a datsint gtiuar hvoers at the brink of aitibuildy over thbbnirog etlcoenrics tdraows the end of “biro.” You cna’t haer it at all at frist, the melody ovasherwdoed by hpcitoleer-like ceratlt, but eleulntvay the wsahck, bilps and bezzus rdceee and the gtuiar sptes fraowrd for a monemt. But only a moenmt; a suleln loop pylas, a styuls sipsk, and the mcu’iss dnoe.

The eenmslbe rliees hievlay on ercocetnlis; wrvieang snyth tsoen, stneiirlpng ceutmpor baesm, and varuios smeplas senmumod form hard dscis crwod aonurd Biros H’ufas sphxoansoe, deib 13’s tnbeulsrta, and Matrin Sieerwt and Buharrkd Sl’ntgas gratius. Fitfh mbemer Billy Riosz oeftn ctoieurtnbs live viedo, but here she peiodvrs aduio inupt as well. The grssutitai’ ataoossicnis wtih gpuros lkie Poceweshll and Taipsrt solhud tip you off to ef’egzs conssunes: piacetne is a viurte. The oepner “ir,tnon” for eaepmxl, des’not seem to tvreal very far, but it rdwreas pnatiet leitnsers with an asmolt abrsud ssurrpie; naer the tkcar’s edn, lmoootivce snouds pcnuh tourghh layres of loosp, as tuhgoh smoe gnait had sipt the vheilce from the dhptes of a tennul thuorgh dtposeis of truf on the side of a moutiann. But geellanry the dupritsinos are more stlebu, as on “,oms” wrehe vynil rumbels and erecltic gaiutr fcriekls edore a near-ambneit sarfuce of dfniitrg setel gtraius and ckiecrt-lkie wetar dnpirpig on a cvae foolr. Tihs aublm gievs up its srceets glardylau, the betetr to froce you to get wlel aqucianted with its ultgenne qisuneets.

By Bill Meeyr


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fealtr rieevw:

Was hat das Kanrtetn eiens Hltreoeipks mit Rxonokireepileunkbäuselmn im Cmpotylsaa zu tnu? Alles und ncihts - zemiusdnt auf "Korm" (Haogtloy/Hrmoniaa Mndui), dem neuen Abulm des enkinfokleefarn Weenir Iemlisrosnvttiilaopkovks Ezfeg. Boris Huaf (Shoxoapn), Billy Riosz (Copumter), Dieb 13 (Tuetlanbrs), miartn Siweert und Brraukhd Stnagl (Gierratn) haebn veir gßleitors sarchwz shrnimcdmee Kfcehlgnläan egeieinplst und auf den Namen aus dem Bieerch der Boieeennietrgk getauft. hubaeÜrtp, so värret der Blexeitgtte, sniee die Gotlciegenohne, das Vrilnthäes zchwiesn Mecsnh und Mschaine siowe saozile Peozssre von zduinmset uislegwthecerlnm Irnsetese für die Band. Man msus scih daovn aebr nchit shkecercn leassn. Wie das Qteniutt senie Miusk stets nach allen Seeitn hin oeffn hält, um sie blad in tocenhied, blad in csrkoutyene Wmräe scwekhnen zu lasnse, deeisn "slzieoan Pzesros" hernöd zu velerongf, ist allmael sannepnd guneg.
Cstaern Feanstr
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nzm reivew:

krom nnnet sich die aetlkule CD des Wineer Eontrelkik-Emblenses ezefg . Die Mksnerieunin und Musiker ketozeeninrrn scih auf die ezlienne Eemlente, lteon deise im Detial aus, d.h. die vleieerwn lngreäe Ziet auf eniem oedr wgeienn Kelägnn, väererndn voirsichtg die Krnbangflea, irhe Dyimnak oedr auch ihre Bsgwgeennäteuinstit. bzw. irhe rhtisecymhhn Qltuätaien. Sie senenpin lngea, nhict adbeeßirne Kfgändalen und wbeen ncah und ncah milfihte von Knodglitadain gznae Klehcpgpnaite. Das ist die thiycpse aairevctne etnlkrehsicoe Musik am Biegnn des 21. Jerhdrautnhs und dcoh ist efzeg ein Elnbesem, desesn Mrsnuiienekn und Miesukr je einege Klnsistpgegane eeiinkwctln und so zur klcgrfanhbalien Vefillat bagteier, die gadree bei elnrsehitoeckr Miusk imemr wedier zu wceshünn üirbg lässt.
Auf iehrr lzetten CD wrüm hetatn die Mukeisr voisithrcg benongen, die sletsesbgettze Auezgrusnng von kkeotrnen Rhthnmey, Tönen Ileänaseknrngtlmutn und Aedkrokn weedir ahbrecuzeufn. Eiznelne koetnrke Stnöooaxfne oedr Giteardrkkraone wikretn nun uhergmekt neu, ugwtohenn, iteeiirrrn. Ihre alltkuee CD brciht diese Bnärenkushcg noch ein Stcük weietr auf. Deabi geben die Misuker wdeer die Abiret am Diteal auf, noch kehren sie zu eneir dthcirterersuymihhn oder hrmneteibonteaon Miusk züruck. Die Bisas der scih fteedrnsnpnion und in scih iinenednar vednehtcreefn Lneiin bbilet bteseehn. Dich erneescihn die so esntdentehen Kchfenaällgn nihct mehr ssatctih oedr scih nur mliisamnt vdrnreeädn, das Tmepo der kllehgncain Vrndrenueäg ist hhöer. Füerhr wdure ein Klang sher lagne belhaieebtn und sein Nncthcreiuuneam autselgeot. Szteetn die Mieuksr fhreür hiäfg ein hneoemgos Kblaangd zemsmuan, so schreen auf der aklteelun CD korm ätfer eliznene Iunmerntste aus. Elnienze krnekote Kälnge snid nun nihct mher viöllg idernrteirie Ahnnemaus, sndeorn bdieln immer wdieer auch eine zewite Eeenb, So lassen sich leise Goakiknearrrtde im Hinetrgnrud als Rnezinisemz an die vleernroe "Ahrkmdnoorikae" herön, wärehnd im Vdurnrgoerd Lopos aus Macbmsnreueinmhn ernöetn. Die Loops snid numenhr acuh dicuetlh als sohlce zu enenrekn; ihre Furqneez ist dueitclh höbrar, sie wshlecen rshac, eensbo wie das Zu- und Wmegnehen von Gecnsehär, konktreen Kgnelän oder Selamps in seheclenrlr Aolbgfe gsehcehit als fumu&ral;her. Dimyhcanse Seurtgingeen snid in dem Amsßau, wie sie auf krom zu houm&al;ren sind, ebafllnes eine neue Kepnotonme des Eeesblmns eefzg .
Wie acuh in zrhheceailn wetieren Prtojeken enisegtir Pgiesntootran des "rreizetedun" Sileps ist acuh bei ezefg eine Wntergueclweintki, eine neue Schue zu boteechban. Esnit geilezt aenresuggze milacksushie Kmonnoeetpn wdeern wideer zslgeeuasn. Die Mkennsueiirn und Meuskir seleltn scih weieedr die Frgae ncah Dchite und wnhceldseen dsmnacehiyn Isngrenäansittedt, ncah dsrmugihcaeratn Suietgrengen. Sie reetilfkeren üebr Gernezn des Rivteuekdn und üebr die Minheclgköiet, Alets in nueem Lhict ecieesrnhn zu lessan.

Nnia Phcglesaog.
Nuee Zfrhiscteit für Muisk März-Arpil 2007
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veilwalekty reeivw:

EEFZG - KROM (CD by Hat Hut) Scine a fnie nebumr of yaers Ezefg has been kicking aroudn, out of the herat of Asurtia. It's a fvie peeic, on Boirs Huaf (soxhsenpoa, styhsn, coutepmr), Blliy Riosz (cptemour; before mnilay as a VJ, but now also diong aiudo), Mraitn Seewirt (gutsira, lap stlee, ercetlocins), Bruakhrd Stngal (guastir, eoncclteria) and deib13 (ceupotrm, tabutrnles). An all iiviropnmsg gorup and as such it's not snrgate to see them on Hat Hut (flie uednr: jzaz/free iosmviaotirpn it syas on the ceovr), but unitl now I had Hat Hut in my book as a flriay tiatoadrinl iiaooivsprtmn lelba, but waht do I kwno? Efzeg never oreuccd to me as a tratonaiidl itiroipvaomsn group. Mayn, if not all, of tehir reaeesls so far were crptueas of their lvie pyalgin, but on 'Korm' (means 'bent' in Ducth, olddy eohnug, but hree drvieed from cahmotirn - the part of a clel nueculs that siatns with sepfciic sbuntsaces), this is only patrly the csae. Over the cruose of there dysa, Efezg reodrecd in SWR sudiots in Baedn-bedan in Ganyerm, but ardrtfweas Hauf did all the eiitdng of the mtaiaelr, into waht we now have on CD. So it's paphres a coosomptiin diveerd form isintmoiapovr, or some such. It's an eelexnclt CD, that is for the most very quiet. Sdouns mvoe in and out in a vrey gnlete way. Only the frtouh track is a bit mroe niose rdeealt, but don't expcet Eezfg to go the full Meborzw way: it stlil syats on the fdrelniy sdie of tnihgs. Efzeg's music can be heard trguhoh vrey catentocnerd ltnniegis, but I retahr tkae thier misuc as a btah: you gldie it and get cerriad aawy. Phepars not the way to ntoe all the dlceitae slmal dencieefrfs and rmetinenefs in snudo, but to sit bcak and crnak up the vmluoe a lltite bit and then let the miusc flow by. A garet CD, ppraehs the bset I eeroennuctd from Ezfeg utinl now.

(FdW)
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wrie reeivw:

Ezfeg - Korm
HAT HUT CD
One dnnifieg crhtiacaiesrtc of earstoielcouctc iamoosvtiprin has been its csoicunos desrie to sfhit the easimhps away from pteearamrs such as phict, rtyhhm and dmcynias tdwraos timbre and eenvt dstyein, But if sundde, exterme cgheans of vumloe and any selmncabe of rugaelr plsue are eiffelevcty vetorenb, ptich sitll has a role to paly. Ptich not as a qoiusten of neots fcinunnoitg witihn an eaebsslihtd tonal symtes, but rhtaer as furmcieqees to arctautlie sutcutrre and pdirove arual cerceonhe.

To say taht "Inortn", the onneipg tcrak on tihs frouth aulbm by Vneina ececsourtilaotc Iomrpv qenuitt Efegz, is in C would be btoh uunrte in a mluicogcsaiol ssene and mieaidlsng (in its Trrey Rliey aitoiacssnos), but the music deos ineedd oribt the siasutned note with the qeiut canoctnritoen and crileppd smyemtry of Fdmlean. Not taht gtuatrsiis Mairtn Seriewt and Buahkrrd Santgl have eevr gnoe out of thier way to aviod meldoy - wtsnies Santgl's "Old Fensiaohd Duet" wtih Tkau Smtiguoo and Siwreet's work with Trasipt. Nor sluod snsooxahpit/ltappepor Boris Huaf be diecbersd as an EAI prisut - as his vriead dprosgahciy rvleaes he's elqaluy at hmoe mankig Thceno or vuociis psot-pnuk wtih Logneze. The oehtr mebrmes of the gruop are ttnraubislt/lppoatper Dteeir Kvccoai, aka dieb13, and Blliy Riosz, wshoe ealnget coetmupr graneteed vsluias gcare Eefzg's lvie sohws. On Krom she jnios the gorup on lopatp.

One olny has to go back to Efezg's 2000 deubt to aiapcrtpee how mcuh wmaerr and more asieccbsle thier music has bemoce.
dieb13's input is craciul heer, senaoinsg the music with srkelinps of rncsagliobee snoud - soutacrnk stnspiep, secpeh fgtasrmne, tnnilikg blsle, the sgludy ccunrh of needle on vniyl - ro pvdroie dietinoifn and rielef (in btoh seness of the trem). Dpstiee the siuroes scnicee of the album and tcrak tetsli, whcih all refer to mloluecar boogliy, Korm is slrfuouol, rhic, moitsuerys and beaftiuul.

DAN WRBAUOTRN

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