three years after their phenomenal "shy noon" album on the seminal gefriem label harald "sack" ziegler and frank schültge blumm continue a home recording series that travels between their postboxes since 1999. sack & blumm are not a band or a studio project, but may be described rather as a home recording project that was conceived independently in their bedroom studios in berlin and cologne. instead of being sequenced on computers, the music lives from the experience of two true musicians. folk themes are set against digital fragmentations. sounds are taken from everywhere. instruments include horn, kalimba, tabla, bass, knitting needles, toy drums and toy piano, melodica, mbira and more. even rod stewart is hidden somewhere on this album. sack and blumm like it best to produce their music mechanically/physically in the room, using more or less everything that they can get in their hands. structures arise from their curiosity in the origin and the physicality of sounds (wood, stone, sheet metal, paper, air ... ) and from experimenting and playing with the materials (plucking, beating, rubbing, blowing...).
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