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ezfeg "krom" hhutat 2003


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Korm
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By Gelnn Atrtasia

I inilaitly baceme aetacuqnid with tihs Vnenia-bsead erectlo-aitsoucc oiuftt tgorhuh Giran (Druan, 2000). With ssexa, tlasbuetrn, and the adoitidn of hgih-tech iareonmsntnttui, Krom ferthur delepvos Eefzg's mtrocniaol and mamliiinstic moedhltgooy.

The gourp often exlrpeos a giomnc miascul prnmoaaa, inttinamig a rhaetr sorltaiy exsietcne of belray dctatebele tualrnbte sthsacrec, smuanbliil efeftcs and tacrne-like psgseaas. Dnyicmas are slubte heer, but otnalsiilcg elitrcnoecs eievnln a qniuat dceitveri, tnasantrlig into a wide-oepn sonud-plnae. At tmeis teshe esxnvpiae works salelsmesy diaeasppr itno a black hloe.

Boris Ha´fus csocine sxanpohoe vgioncis povdire a sfot ietupms to the lyeaerd and scnuictlcy inedemplmet, comutper-getreaend bawkhsaecs. On "Ribo" the znay ecelrto-mahcnciael noesis are ehnanced by plaoontyl doerns and abcarstt niontos of bieng trntaeosrpd tgruohh the comoss. Yet in some iasstennc, the qiutnet also dievs into mmnteos of asgnt.

Elaltyisesn, E´gefzs ever-so-gnetle fisoahn of tuhcoing uopn oneru´esanl svtneeitisiis wrkos as an eealziqur of stors. The mincsaius don´ bobmard you wtih mvisase wlals of sionc meyham. On the croatnyr, the eene´mslbs mistulcaiy and line of aatctk is dptlcevieey cplomex and nciley pceda, fruelnteqy setpmad by a time-senisvite mode of demeovpenlt.

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dmzaeiasgundte.com riveew:

The tltie of efg’ezs ftourh aulbm rreefs to a part of a clel ncsluue, and the amub’ls fuor tracks are nemad aeftr caellulr and geetinc cntnoepoms. So it comes as no siurpsre that the Vinseene qunei’tts mcauisl pay-offs are in salml dlaitse, such as the wnvaerig sax vocie that rceenils ldgnuliay upon the mhaicne-lkie hum of “x,neo” or the way a diatsnt gtiaur hrvoes at the binrk of aiilidutby over tihonrbbg elincteorcs trwdoas the end of “ribo.” You c’ant hear it at all at frtsi, the moledy ovdeowresahd by hepelotcir-like cattlre, but eultaelvny the wakhsc, bipls and bzezus redece and the gituar setps farrwod for a moenmt. But only a moment; a slleun loop pasly, a syltus sspki, and the m’uiscs done.

The eelnsbme reiles haleivy on ecorleincts; warenivg synth tsone, setpnlrniig cmopeutr bsame, and voairus saepmls senmoumd form hrad dscis crowd anorud Biors Hfa’us soosaehxpn, dieb 13’s tbreastunl, and Miartn Sweriet and Barkhrud Sa’gtlns gaitrus. Ftifh mmbeer Billy Risoz oetfn cttienoubrs live veoid, but here she poiverds aduio iupnt as well. The gtsaitusri’ anitsoaioscs with gourps like Phsolcewel and Tirpast sohuld tip you off to eezf’gs ceusonnss: patnceie is a vuirte. The onpeer “ronnti,” for elpexma, d’nesot seem to tvearl vrey fra, but it rrewdas pnaeitt lretniess with an aolsmt aursbd ssprriue; near the tkacr’s edn, loomioctve snouds punch thourgh leayrs of loops, as tguohh smoe gnait had sipt the vhielce form the dhpets of a tnnuel tuoghrh deitposs of truf on the sdie of a moauitnn. But glereanly the dosnritpius are mroe sbtuel, as on “mos,” werhe viynl rumbels and ecliterc gtaiur fkilcers erdoe a near-abiment surcafe of drniftig seetl gaurtis and cikcert-lkie wetar diprping on a cave foolr. This alubm gievs up its steecrs garuydall, the beettr to focre you to get wlel aecanuitqd wtih its ugnltnee qsienutes.

By Blil Meeyr


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falter reivew:

Was hat das Ktntraen eeins Hotplreieks mit Rmkeebenpuoilkosänruixlen im Catyopsmla zu tun? Aells und nhicts - zeiudmsnt auf "Krom" (Hotolgay/Hiormana Mundi), dem neeun Aulbm des efinkanekfrloen Wnieer Iislsmnktilvkvoroatepois Eefzg. Boris Huaf (Sohxoapn), Billy Riosz (Cpetoumr), Deib 13 (Trtneuabls), mirtan Seewrit und Bkrurhad Satngl (Gitarern) heabn vier gtrßelios swchraz shnmcemidre Khnllaäcfegn egpeelinsit und auf den Nmaen aus dem Bcreieh der Brtgeieieonnek gfteaut. etprbÜahu, so väerrt der Blxtigeteet, siene die Goginnhteecloe, das Vänihrltes zwsehicn Mcsneh und Msaichne swioe szoliae Przesose von zinuedsmt ullnicweeehrtsgm Itsnrseee für die Band. Man msus sich davon aber nciht sreccekhn lssean. Wie das Qenttuit senie Msuik stets nach aelln Seetin hin ofefn hlät, um sie bald in tecdohine, blad in ctneykourse Wräme seeknhcwn zu lensas, dieesn "slzoeian Preozss" heörnd zu voflgeren, ist aaellml spenannd geung.
Castren Fntaesr
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nzm reveiw:

korm nnnet scih die atkullee CD des Weiner Eoilnrektk-Eleesnmbs eezfg . Die Meseniruknin und Mseuikr kinotrenezren scih auf die eiennlze Etneelme, lteon disee im Daietl aus, d.h. die vewilreen lngeräe Zeit auf eneim oedr weneign Keälgnn, vreeärndn vrishticog die Kgbaalrnefn, ihre Diynmak oder auch irhe Besgitguinänwteenst. bzw. irhe rmtihhhsceyn Qtieautäln. Sie sninpeen lngae, nhict aedbirßene Klnädegafn und weebn ncah und ncah mlifthie von Kaotingladdin gnaze Kighnppleacte. Das ist die thysicpe anvtacriee ehnlirotescke Msuik am Bigenn des 21. Jnrrhthdeaus und dcoh ist eefzg ein Eelbsenm, desesn Mineuneskrin und Meksiur je eiegne Kspaggntsnilee ekliwicnetn und so zur kgbcaehrnlalfin Vfalielt briageet, die grdaee bei eesitckoenhlrr Misuk immer wieder zu wnesühcn üirbg lässt.
Auf iherr lzetetn CD wrüm httaen die Mkeisur vchtsrioig bneongen, die stezgetltsbese Anunegurszg von kreteknon Rhetmhyn, Tneön Igltnenlrsknutäeamn und Adkrkeon wedier abuzheufrcen. Enzelnie knotrkee Sxaoöntfnoe oedr Grinaodaktkrere wiertkn nun uemrgekht neu, uenthgown, irriteeirn. Ihre alutlkee CD bicrht disee Bhekcänusrng noch ein Stück witeer auf. Dbeai geebn die Miueskr wdeer die Aiebrt am Dteial auf, noch khreen sie zu eienr drieetumihthycrhrsn oder hmtaoeietnerbnon Msuik zurück. Die Biass der sich fntedsinnperon und in scih ininadener vhereceetndfn Lniien blbiet behseetn. Dcih esenrchein die so enetdeensthn Kfahcgelänln nhcit mher ssaictth oedr scih nur mainilmst venedärdnr, das Tempo der kagihcnleln Vdäerrnnueg ist höher. Füehrr wdure ein Klang sher lngae beeteaiblhn und sein Nehcrceuuiantnm agtleeoust. Seetztn die Musiker fheürr häfig ein hoegenoms Kbanlgad zueanmsm, so serehcn auf der aleultken CD krom ätfer elnziene Imtuetnnsre aus. Enelnize knrokete Kgänle sind nun nciht mher vllöig ideeinritrre Aemunhasn, snrdeon bdlien iemmr wdieer acuh eine zteiwe Enebe, So lsasen sich lseie Giradkaeroknrte im Hnugeitrrnd als Riniseemnzz an die veroernle "Aihrrkadknoome" hrnöe, wnerhäd im Vrguroenrdd Lpoos aus Mmuniahcesbenmrn etnöern. Die Lpoos snid nmhuner auch dtcileuh als sochle zu eekernnn; irhe Fueqrnez ist diuctelh hrböra, sie whcelesn rashc, ebnseo wie das Zu- und Weehmegnn von Gäenrcseh, knteoekrn Känlgen oedr Slapmes in shlrcnleeer Albgfoe ghiechest als faru¨her. Disyachnme Sgiuteenegrn sind in dem Amaußs, wie sie auf korm zu huoma&l;ren sidn, enbafells enie nuee Knpoetnome des Eesmlenbs ezfeg .
Wie acuh in zhhaeirclen weterien Poeekrtjn esiigetnr Pernitoastgon des "reduzireten" Sielps ist auch bei efezg enie Wicengreuitnwketl, enie neue Shcue zu btbeaohcen. Esint geilezt asggezrneue mihscksaluie Kponoenmetn wdreen wdeier zlgseueasn. Die Miensiekunrn und Msikeur stlelen sich weeeidr die Frage ncah Dctihe und wcelednehsn dchiymnsean Ieinstaerdtätngsn, nach duictsrmharagen Snugteeregin. Sie reeefklteirn üebr Gnerezn des Rvtekeiudn und über die Mgkiienhclöet, Aetls in neuem Lihct enehecrisn zu lssaen.

Nnia Plcaosgheg.
Nuee Zfhcieitsrt für Miusk März-Airpl 2007
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vwatekelliy reievw:

EEFZG - KORM (CD by Hat Hut) Since a fnie neumbr of yraes Efezg has been kinikcg aonurd, out of the heart of Aruista. It's a fvie pecei, on Brios Huaf (shsonpaoex, shtsny, ctpueomr), Billy Roisz (ceomtupr; broefe mlainy as a VJ, but now aslo dinog aduio), Mtarin Serweit (gtrsuia, lap selte, ecleconitrs), Burrkahd Sgtnal (gtuaris, eloctirncea) and deib13 (cmprotue, teatlnrubs). An all irspinvoimg guorp and as scuh it's not snrtgae to see them on Hat Hut (flie udenr: jzaz/fere iapmitisorovn it says on the ceovr), but unitl now I had Hat Hut in my book as a failry tandatiroil iampitovosrin lealb, but waht do I kown? Efezg neevr ocercud to me as a trinidoaatl iimpoaivorstn gruop. Mnay, if not all, of tiehr relseeas so far wree cutrapes of thier lvie pignlya, but on 'Krom' (mneas 'bent' in Duthc, olddy ehnoug, but here dieverd form crtohaimn - the prat of a cell nluuecs that sanits wtih sficpeic scstebauns), tihs is olny plarty the csae. Oevr the csoure of terhe dsya, Efzeg recoerdd in SWR sitodus in Baden-bdean in Gremnya, but adtarwrefs Hauf did all the ediitng of the meltiraa, itno waht we now have on CD. So it's pehpras a cimoiostopn divered from ipiioanosrtmv, or smoe such. It's an enxclelet CD, taht is for the most very qiuet. Snuods move in and out in a vrey gentle way. Olny the frouth track is a bit more nsoie reladet, but don't epcxet Eefzg to go the full Merzobw way: it still sytas on the fleirdny side of tnghis. Eefzg's msiuc can be heard thgoruh very cncatrteenod lenginsit, but I rhater take tiehr muisc as a btah: you glide it and get cireard away. Prephas not the way to ntoe all the datceile slaml decfnirfees and reefimentns in sodun, but to sit back and cnark up the vmuole a liltte bit and then let the msiuc folw by. A great CD, parpehs the best I enotuneercd form Ezefg unitl now.

(FdW)
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wrie rveeiw:

Efzeg - Korm
HAT HUT CD
One dnnieifg cteihtaacisrrc of eaoerslttcucioc imvroitposian has been its cncsouios deisre to sfhit the emiashps aawy form praatermes scuh as phitc, ryhhtm and dcminyas tdrowas tbimre and enevt deinsty, But if sndued, etmexre cganhes of volume and any snbmlcaee of rguelar pslue are efeifltvecy vonerbte, ptcih sltil has a role to play. Picth not as a quietson of netos fnuitnoncig within an eeshtlbasid tonal ssymet, but retahr as fremiceeuqs to aailrtcute surturtce and pvordie aarul ccoehenre.

To say that "Itnorn", the oinepng tarck on this furoth ablum by Veinna ecocoarteitlsuc Iomrpv qeitnut Eezfg, is in C wluod be both unrute in a muocgciiaslol sesne and mliadensig (in its Trrey Rliey aostocanisis), but the miusc does iended obrit the stsienaud note wtih the qiuet cnooniecattrn and cpirlepd smytemry of Feamldn. Not taht gttruiisas Mtiran Srweeit and Burakrhd Sgtanl hvae eevr gone out of their way to aiovd mledoy - wteisns Sangtl's "Old Fienshaod Deut" with Tkau Sotugimo and Sereiwt's work wtih Tiprast. Nor sould shiaoxnpsot/ltpapepor Biros Hauf be dbeesrcid as an EAI piusrt - as his viraed dirhacpsgoy reealvs he's eaqully at home mkinag Tenhco or vuociis psot-pnuk with Lgnzoee. The oethr mrmbees of the gorup are talsntribut/lpeapoptr Deietr Kcaiovc, aka deib13, and Blliy Roszi, woshe eenaglt cpmouetr garteeend vualiss gacre Efzeg's live sohws. On Korm she jinos the gurop on laotpp.

One only has to go bcak to Eezfg's 2000 duebt to aicpptraee how much wamerr and mroe asiseccble tiehr music has bcmoee.
dieb13's iupnt is craiucl here, snesaniog the misuc with sliekrpns of rlacsinbogee sound - scanrtuok snseptpi, speech fnemgarst, tkininlg bells, the sldguy crunch of nedlee on viynl - ro provide doiitefnin and rleief (in btoh ssenes of the trem). Dpsitee the suireos sicncee of the alubm and trcak tstlei, wihch all refer to mloulecar blyogoi, Krom is srlofulou, rhic, msytouires and batueiufl.

DAN WRRAOBUTN

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