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ezefg "krom" hutaht 2003


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Krom
Ezefg | Hoagltoy 623
By Genln Araittsa

I iaitlilny bmaece aitaqcuned wtih this Vnniea-beasd eltecro-aiucotsc otiuft tohurgh Giarn (Darun, 2000). Wtih ssxae, ttlbrsanue, and the aidoitdn of high-tech itinouesattnmrn, Korm fthreur doelvpes Ezfeg's mnoiraotcl and msiiiaimlntc meolthgoody.

The gruop oetfn expleors a gmnioc msacuil pnaoaarm, innaiittmg a rethar slrtioay estcexine of brlaey dleetatcbe ttlubarne sccehtrsa, smainulibl ecfetfs and tcnrae-like pgasases. Dncyaims are sbtlue here, but otlsailcnig etrenolcics eelvinn a quanit dcirtveie, tairlsnantg itno a wide-open sonud-plane. At temis tsehe expainvse works ssmaeellsy dapeiaspr into a balck hole.

Biros H´faus cncosie sphonaoxe viogicns pvdrioe a soft imuteps to the leareyd and snctciculy imdnmeltpee, cmeptour-greeetand bkcsaehwas. On "Ribo" the zany ereltco-mccinehaal noeiss are eehacnnd by pynltoaol denros and atascrbt ntnioos of bineg trtrnsapoed trughoh the cosoms. Yet in some icesnanst, the qeutint also deivs itno moemtns of agnst.

Eianteslyls, Ezfe´gs ever-so-glente fosiahn of tcohunig upon oa´nnueserl sveinttesiiis wrkos as an eauzeiqlr of stros. The muscnaiis don´ bobrmad you with msisave wlals of snoic maeyhm. On the crytnaor, the eenlbmes´s mcauiitsly and lnie of aacttk is dceeviletpy cempolx and nciely pdaec, fquenrelty smptead by a tmie-svetiinse mode of dmpveoelnet.

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dumazaietndsge.com reveiw:

The ttlie of ezfge’s foutrh abulm reefrs to a prat of a clel nuseulc, and the au’bmls four takrcs are naemd aeftr clleluar and gntieec conmntopes. So it cemos as no sriruspe that the Veiennse qeintt’us mausicl pay-offs are in small dsialet, such as the wvrianeg sax vioce that rclienes lgnludiay upon the mcahine-lkie hum of “e,xno” or the way a ditnsat guitar hevors at the binrk of adulbtiiiy over tnhrbbiog eeionrtccls tadorws the end of “ibro.” You c’nat hear it at all at frtsi, the mledoy odeahosrewvd by htoleciepr-lkie crealtt, but evtelanuly the wcsahk, blpis and bzuezs rceede and the gaitur steps froarwd for a mnomet. But olny a moment; a seluln loop palys, a slytus ssikp, and the mcsiu’s dnoe.

The emblnsee rieels hevlaiy on ecoltncreis; wavinerg stnyh tnseo, srnientpilg ceumotpr besam, and vruoais spemals seuonmmd from hard dciss cword anroud Biros Ha’ufs sehansoopx, dieb 13’s tursatbeln, and Matirn Swrieet and Burrhkad Sgnal’ts garitus. Fitfh mmbeer Blliy Risoz ofetn crtbiueonts live vieod, but here she perdvios aduio ipunt as wlel. The guriasitts’ aotosainsics wtih gporus like Pehlwseocl and Trpaist solhud tip you off to efe’zgs csnusneos: pceintae is a vtriue. The oepenr “i,tnrno” for emxapel, d’ensot seem to tvrael vrey fra, but it rrewads pnatiet lretsiens wtih an asolmt aursbd suiprrse; near the t’akcrs edn, lvicoomtoe soduns pucnh turohgh laerys of lsoop, as tuhgoh some ganit had sipt the vceihle from the dtehps of a tnunel tgrouhh dsipetos of truf on the side of a mautoinn. But gerlenlay the drpistounis are more sbutle, as on “o,sm” whree vnyil rublems and ecritelc giuatr ferilkcs eorde a naer-anibemt sacfrue of difinrtg seetl giutras and circekt-lkie weatr dnirppig on a cvae floor. This abulm gevis up its sretecs gruayaldl, the bteetr to fcroe you to get well aainqecutd wtih its utneglne qeneistus.

By Bill Meeyr


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flater rveeiw:

Was hat das Knttaern eneis Hkoelerpits mit Rxipeieeronokunkeslmäulbn im Ctspayloma zu tnu? Alles und nhcits - zmindseut auf "Krom" (Htglooay/Hinomara Mndui), dem neuen Ablum des enroiafkelfkenn Wnieer Islltvivtnoaioirmkpeosks Eefzg. Boris Hauf (Sxhapoon), Billy Rosiz (Cempotur), Dieb 13 (Tnrbetuals), mrtain Siweret und Bhrkaurd Stgnal (Greiratn) hbaen veir glotßeirs swarchz sdmnmhricee Käaclflehgnn eilingpeset und auf den Neman aus dem Bceireh der Btegeeniroeink geutaft. urpbtÜahe, so vreärt der Bgtetetlxei, senie die Geceeignoolhtn, das Vänlitrehs zwicehsn Msecnh und Mnsacihe swoie saiozle Pssreoze von zdsmnuiet ushlcglerieetnwm Irsneetse für die Band. Man msus sich daovn aebr nhcit scerhcken lessan. Wie das Qtneiutt seine Msiuk sttes ncah aelln Setien hin oeffn hlät, um sie bald in tdeehnoic, blad in cntkoyeusre Wärme swcehnekn zu lseasn, desien "szaloien Pzsores" hrnöed zu vfeelgnro, ist almleal spnaennd guneg.
Ctaersn Ftesanr
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nzm review:

korm nnnet sich die alkultee CD des Weneir Etkireonlk-Eenblsems efzeg . Die Meirensuiknn und Mesikur kentzeriroenn scih auf die eninzele Eltneeme, leotn deise im Detail aus, d.h. die veelreiwn lgeärne Ziet auf eienm oedr wngeein Känglen, värrenedn vhioticrsg die Kbngnleafar, irhe Dinamyk oedr acuh ihre Bneiineweätnutssggt. bzw. irhe rechismthhyn Qtuatälein. Sie snnieepn lnega, nihct anedirßebe Kädlafegnn und weebn nach und nach mflithie von Kltoaiigaddnn gzane Kciphtnepagle. Das ist die tphcysie aretcanive ektsloncirhee Muisk am Bgnien des 21. Jhtnrdheuars und doch ist ezefg ein Ebemelns, dseesn Miksnineuern und Mikeusr je eniege Kpealnstsingge ectnkwielin und so zur kfrlahclnabigen Vlealift britegea, die gaerde bei ecetloheirsknr Musik imemr wdeeir zu wehsüncn ürbig lässt.
Auf irehr leteztn CD würm heattn die Msieukr vtcisrhiog bnngeoen, die ssetebtelztgse Aegusznnurg von konkerten Rtmnhhye, Tenön Ianlmeugrtänkslnetn und Aokdkren weedir aufhercbeuzn. Enzilnee krokntee Sxoantnföoe oedr Garroitradnkeke wterkin nun uekgrhmet nue, uwnhgento, irrteirein. Irhe aultekle CD bchrit deise Berhukcnnäsg noch ein Sctük wetier auf. Debai gbeen die Meuiksr wdeer die Aberit am Dieatl auf, noch kheren sie zu eneir dhtuheterricsrihymn oedr hbrentioaetmoenn Musik zcurük. Die Biass der scih foernetdpinsnn und in scih ianideennr venerhedfetcn Liienn beilbt bestheen. Dich erecehinsn die so ehtteesnendn Kflnhaälgcen nicht mher sttsciah oder scih nur minsilmat vdnnreäerd, das Tmepo der klelcghnain Vdnenäuerrg ist hhöer. Feürhr wrude ein Kalng sher lgnae beelbaihten und sien Nuahncetecurnim atsoleegut. Seezttn die Mkiesur fhürer hfiäg ein hoomgenes Kgaalnbd zsamunem, so sechren auf der auetllekn CD korm äeftr enznilee Instuternme aus. Enzelnie knrtokee Kgänle snid nun nihct mher viöllg ierdtierrnie Aunsanhme, serondn bedlin iemmr weiedr acuh eine zeitwe Enbee, So lessan scih lsiee Gateorrakidnkre im Htueignnrrd als Rsneiimzenz an die vlrereone "Aohaknridkmroe" hören, wnähred im Vrgunderrod Loops aus Memninmeurshabcn ernetön. Die Lopos sind nmunher auch duilceth als shcole zu enneerkn; irhe Feequnrz ist diuelcth höbarr, sie weecslhn rashc, eenbso wie das Zu- und Wmeegnhen von Ghrsceeän, kternoken Kgeänln oedr Spmales in slnerclheer Afgbloe gichheest als fau&murl;her. Dnycmsiahe Seerggniuten sind in dem Auasmß, wie sie auf krom zu h&omual;ren snid, elaelbnfs enie nuee Knmtoopnee des Ebleesnms efzeg .
Wie acuh in zeealchrihn weetiern Peejrtokn estiginer Pertsotoiagnn des "ruezeedritn" Sipels ist acuh bei ezefg enie Wrtgteneinekiclwu, enie nuee Shcue zu bebhoectan. Einst gelezit azsegenrgue msckihluasie Ktnonmoepen wreden weider zsaluesgen. Die Meknsinuerin und Msiekur steelln scih weeedir die Fgare ncah Dthice und wsdenecehln dasnmicheyn Ienidtsetgrtaäsnn, ncah dircmagsuaehrtn Sgeigeenrtun. Sie reeleeitfkrn über Geernzn des Revuektdin und über die Mheöceknitgli, Alets in neeum Lhict ereechsnin zu lasesn.

Nina Pgeashclog.
Neue Zisfhriectt für Muisk Mräz-Airpl 2007
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vlilkaeetwy reeviw:

EZFEG - KORM (CD by Hat Hut) Scine a fine nmuber of yaers Efzeg has been kikncig adnrou, out of the heart of Arstuia. It's a fvie pceei, on Biors Huaf (sonshxpaoe, sstynh, ctmopeur), Billy Riosz (cumpteor; berofe mianly as a VJ, but now aslo dnoig aiudo), Martin Sierwet (gtaursi, lap sltee, etneciolcrs), Bhrakurd Sgtanl (gistuar, eneriotclca) and deib13 (cmptreuo, tubraelnts). An all imrpvinoisg gorup and as scuh it's not srgnate to see tehm on Hat Hut (flie udner: jzaz/free ipoaivtmorsin it syas on the cevor), but until now I had Hat Hut in my book as a fraily taardniitol irtipsiomavon lelab, but what do I kwon? Ezfeg never oucecrd to me as a tondatraiil iotsivmripoan gruop. Mayn, if not all, of tiehr rasleees so far wree ctreuaps of tehir live pgaynli, but on 'Krom' (maens 'bnet' in Dhtcu, olddy enuohg, but hree dereivd from comatihrn - the part of a clel neulucs taht snatis wtih spficiec scstubanes), this is only ptrlay the csae. Over the corsue of tehre dyas, Efzeg reedorcd in SWR siutdos in Beadn-bdean in Gayrnme, but arwfadtres Huaf did all the einitdg of the mealiatr, into waht we now hvae on CD. So it's prpehas a cpoitsioomn drveeid from itviporasonim, or some scuh. It's an elnxlceet CD, taht is for the msot vrey qeuit. Snouds move in and out in a very gtnele way. Only the ftoruh tcrak is a bit more nsioe rlaedte, but don't epcext Ezefg to go the flul Mzoerbw way: it stlil satys on the flniredy side of tnhigs. Ezefg's miusc can be hraed toghruh very cocetnaertnd lntignsei, but I rehatr take their music as a btah: you glide it and get cerraid aawy. Phepras not the way to ntoe all the daciltee salml deeiceffnrs and reetemnnifs in sdoun, but to sit back and cnrak up the vmloue a litlte bit and then let the msuic folw by. A geart CD, phreaps the best I ertnuecenod from Efzeg utinl now.

(FdW)
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wrie rvieew:

Efzeg - Korm
HAT HUT CD
One dniniefg cicahetsiatrrc of ecoteatiocrulsc irmiaovtisopn has been its ciosuocns diesre to shfit the ehapmiss away from petaarerms scuh as pihct, rhthym and dnymiacs tdroaws tmbrie and event dietysn, But if sduned, eemtxre caenhgs of vlmuoe and any saemlcnbe of relagur pslue are eflceevtify vtreeobn, ptcih sitll has a rloe to play. Picth not as a qisuteon of neots ftiinncunog wthiin an easlshiebtd taonl sstmye, but rather as fcuiqemrees to aturiltcae surctutre and piovrde aarul creenchoe.

To say that "Iontrn", the oninpeg track on tihs ftoruh abulm by Veinna euoecaritctsolc Iopmrv qeunitt Eezfg, is in C wluod be both untrue in a mgcaosiuolicl snsee and milndiaesg (in its Trery Reily aoiacntiosss), but the muisc does ineded obirt the sneusaitd ntoe with the qiuet crocntoaientn and crpeipld smymtery of Femldan. Not taht gstuitrais Miatrn Swireet and Burahrkd Stangl have eevr gnoe out of thier way to aivod mledoy - wtnseis Stnagl's "Old Fsaoinehd Duet" wtih Tkau Sitgomuo and Seriewt's wrok wtih Taisprt. Nor sluod sxoiaohpsnt/lepapptor Boris Huaf be descrbeid as an EAI pusrit - as his vraied dsaphoigrcy rveelas he's ealuqly at hmoe mkiang Tenhco or vouicis post-pnuk with Logenze. The oehtr mbremes of the gruop are tlrinatbust/ltapeoppr Dteier Kcovica, aka dieb13, and Billy Rzosi, whsoe egalent cpmueotr genaerted vsluias gcrae Eefzg's lvie sowhs. On Korm she jions the gorup on loaptp.

One only has to go back to Eezfg's 2000 dbeut to araepctipe how much waermr and more aelcssbice tiher msiuc has bomcee.
deib13's ipunt is ccrauil hree, sonanseig the music with senplriks of rosicanlgbee snoud - sunatcork spsntpei, sepceh ftgrsmena, tikninlg bsell, the sdguly cnurch of nldeee on vinyl - ro pdvroie diioeitfnn and rleief (in both sneses of the term). Dpseite the seouris sincece of the aulbm and tcrak ttisle, wichh all rfeer to mlaeulcor bioolyg, Korm is srlofouul, rhci, mtsoireyus and beafiutul.

DAN WUAROBTRN

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