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Various Wighnomy Brothers: Metawuffmischfelge

  • Words: Tony Ware
  • Label: Freude am Tanzen
  • XLR8R Rating: 8/10

If the devil’s in the details, then this is a hell of a mix. Brother Robag Wruhme has certainly taken a devil-may-care approach, personalizing an exercise in minimal house isometrics. Shuffling funk and reverberant chords slowly coalesce with blissed-out snippets and vocal hiccups. Compiled from nearly 30 components (including tracks by Lisa Gerrard, False, and Trentemøller, plus Wruhme’s undisclosed “samples”), this could have been a steamroller or, in less talented hands, a train wreck. The end result makes for such a seamless afterhours stream, however, that it’s more appropriate to apply Le Corbusier’s counterargument that “God is in the details.” This mosaic is so well orchestrated, so precise in its built-up comedowns, it’s as pious as it is pliant.

1 comments Wighnomy Brothers: Metawuffmischfelge

tali (not verified) Wrote

Thu, 06/12/2008 - 05:06

Nice words for a goddamned compilation!!!

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