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Format: CD + CDR
Label & Cat.Number: Hinterzimmer Records HINT 02
Release Year: 2007
Price (incl. 19% VAT): €13.00
More Info'Nothing is holy! With his fourth solo-release, Reto Mder aka RM74 takes us on a fevery missionary journey which is driven by an unholy quest for saturation and leads us into the dark places where tortured souls dwell. Unpredictably muckraking in the shoals of timeless abysses, RM74 seeks to kindle the supressed fires of passion. Nothing less!
To do justice to this mission, Mder interweaves acoustic instruments such as an organ, a piano, a bassguitar or a harp with analogue and digital treatments into 8 firey and frivolous revelations. The symbiotical relation on 'Fireproof in 8 Parts' is clearly in favour of the beatified instruments, which are re-discovered as liberating tools: 'The dusty organ winds itself ecstatically in purgatory. The rickety piano holds confused and atonal soliloquies. The detuned strings of the bassguitar gleefully dance to the song of wantonness, and the harp calls for the exorcism of charaded awe!' 'Fireproof in 8 Parts' also contains a bonus-CDr titled 'Part 9: LoFire'. This goodie offers additional insight into the works of RM74, concentrating on his LoFi-inspired Songwriter drafts.
Guestmusicians: Ralf Wehowsky (RLW), Dave Phillips, Roger Ziegler (Herpes Ц DeLuxe), Alexei Borisov and Reverend Lester Knox (archived by Tom Smith)." [label notes]
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