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EN - op.10218 v1.2

Format: CD
Label & Cat.Number: Sirr Records sirr2011
Release Year: 2003
Price (incl. 19% VAT): €13.00

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"Das Lissaboner Label SIRR Records entwickelt sich zu einer guten Adresse fr abstrakte, minimale Gerusch-Neutner. Hinter EN verbirgt sich Pal Toth aus Budapest, der schon lange Jahre Radiosendungen macht und hier mit einem Konzept arbeitet, da an ACHIM WOLLSCHEID erinnert, dabei aber weitaus isolationistischer und minimaler klingt..." [Drone Rec.info 2003]

Pal Toth alias n is a Hungarian sound artist and radio producer, living in Budapest. In the frame of his radio programme, we can regularly hear what he calls "ether concerts", compositions made to the medium itself and comprising an improvised (real-time) method of editing, Pal Toth confronts the listener with an evolving sense of time and duration that transcend questions of musical form to focus in the idea of shape, in the potentialities of a sound representation as stream of consciousness. [press release]

... On the air he edits his works, removing and erasing sounds and bare, naked sound residue remains. Entirely along the lines of Roel Meelkop, Bernard Gunther or Richard Chartier, with this exception that Pal Toth has a more bleak and empty sounding music. Hums from various sources, occassionally time stretched are interwoven and some vague metallic rumbling are the main sources. It remains at all times distant and cold... [Vital Weekly]