Robag Wruhme - "Wuzzelbud KK"

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I went back to this after Philip Sherburne gave it such a glowing write up, but I didn't like it at first. It IS good, but am I alone in hating the trip-hoppish track with the female vocals? Do I just hate fun?

adam. (nordicskilla), Monday, 16 August 2004 16:13 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

I think that may have been my write-up in earplug.

It's fantastic on headphones. Just fantastic. The drop edits are heavier and more subtle than you would think is possible.

As for the trip-hop track, I find it endearing in the second verse when she sings "click, clack, clicketty-clay" ... but it's certainly a little misplaced on the CD [though it's better than most of that ilk methinks]

I wrote a lot more about it but had to cut it down for das plug.

david day (winslow), Monday, 16 August 2004 18:43 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

sherburne wrote a glowing review in The Wire...

mohair (jon kapper), Monday, 16 August 2004 23:28 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

i dig it. the erykah badu/trip-hop thing takes away from it abit, but that weird sorta-Shakespearen recitation in the disc's middle works. the sudden echoing wormholes that open up are deep indeed.

jean jeudi, Monday, 16 August 2004 23:49 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

its starts off ok. if a little aphex derivative. - its like a complete ripp off that track. with the Cunningham limo video and the black chicks?

Savin All My Love 4 u (Savin 4ll my (heart) 4u), Tuesday, 17 August 2004 00:01 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

that trip hop track is out of place here.

Savin All My Love 4 u (Savin 4ll my (heart) 4u), Tuesday, 17 August 2004 00:14 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

It's a good album - he has tried quite a lot different from on the Musik Krause 12"s that he released before the album came out - its quite brave in the way that he hasnn't turned out the click/micro-haus album that many people expected of him.

___ (___), Tuesday, 17 August 2004 07:31 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

I like this more which each passing day.

adam. (nordicskilla), Sunday, 29 August 2004 22:52 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Also like to metaboman remix of "August Macke". Nice.

adam. (nordicskilla), Sunday, 29 August 2004 22:52 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Also like the metaboman remix of "August Macke". Nice.

adam. (nordicskilla), Sunday, 29 August 2004 22:52 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

yes, it's very addictive. i think the "aphex style" bit is hilarious, and well-executed. every track he completely shuffles expectations, which i guess is also reminiscent of rdj.

jean jeudi, Monday, 30 August 2004 00:12 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Hmmm ... I was drawn to it from the Sherburne review as well, but I'm having trouble warming to it. I suppose it's because I hear the faintest bit of drill-n-bass in its whimisical, scattershot agenda, and I'm tired of that old, brittle, forced difficult-ness. But I know it's deeper than that, and I should give it another shot. I actually like "K.T.B." the most, but then I've got some old trip-hop ghosts in my closet.

Dare, Monday, 30 August 2004 00:48 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

I actually like the cheesy little hands-in-the-air synth parts that punctuate a lot of his songs. I also think Wuzzelbud makes a nice sonic companion to the Remute "Sad Little Inhuman Things" EP.

adam. (nordicskilla), Monday, 30 August 2004 01:24 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

im in love with the first track.

twelve, Monday, 30 August 2004 02:56 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...
The title track is getting a lot of repeat plays lately. There is something about that main arrhythmic DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH riff that drives me mental. It is 100% mathematically precise and IQ-lowering at the same time.

Michael F Gill (Michael F Gill), Wednesday, 15 September 2004 22:28 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

It's good. Just good.

dog latin (dog latin), Wednesday, 15 September 2004 22:33 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

It is good.

adam. (nordicskilla), Wednesday, 15 September 2004 22:35 (fourteen years ago) Permalink


Michael F Gill (Michael F Gill), Thursday, 16 September 2004 00:05 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Not Bad

Michael F Gill (Michael F Gill), Thursday, 16 September 2004 00:06 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...
Wighnomy Brothers Mix

angus-macdonald (Audiophonics), Friday, 8 October 2004 09:48 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

four months pass...
Talk more about Muski Krause and Robag and Wighnomy here, plz.

adam.r.l. (nordicskilla), Tuesday, 8 February 2005 17:39 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

musik krause has a cool hedgehog logo.

"wurz + blosse" by the wighnomy bros (speicher 21 i think) was one of my favorite tunes last year. it sounds so good loud. i am a sucker for rhythmic disorientation and melancholy though.

it's tricky (disco stu), Tuesday, 8 February 2005 17:59 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

they are the math rock of techno. lots of good paradoxical things going on in their music.

it's tricky (disco stu), Tuesday, 8 February 2005 18:01 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Wuzzelbud KK totally went under the radar last year. Can't get enough it nowadays, really addictive stuff and he knows how to built a groove.

Omar (Omar), Tuesday, 8 February 2005 18:29 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

"wurz + blosse" by the wighnomy bros (speicher 21 i think) was one of my favorite tunes last year.

ABSOLUTELY, drinking coffee and listening to this tune prompted me to do the best half hour of writing I have done this year. Propulsive!

Not so sure I like the math rock comparison, tricky! :(

Also, does Robag=Metaboman? I love all the Metabo mixes and also that funny "Stony" tune.

adam.r.l. (nordicskilla), Tuesday, 8 February 2005 18:32 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

i mean "math rock" figuratively rather than literally, does that make it better?

metaboman is a different guy afaik.

it's tricky (disco stu), Tuesday, 8 February 2005 19:00 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

lub mee sum Vrooom...

Beta (abeta), Tuesday, 8 February 2005 21:53 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

two years pass...

Robag's a genius

admrl, Saturday, 5 January 2008 23:46 (eleven years ago) Permalink

three years pass...

His new mix album on Kompakt, called Wuppdeckmischmampflow, is very good. Lots of layered tracks, moody, autumnal, but with another rhythmic punch that it hums along nicely. Best mix of this kind I've heard in a long time actually. Many times more interesting than Immer 3.

paulhw, Sunday, 16 January 2011 22:57 (eight years ago) Permalink

Gabor/Robag is the best thing in that god-awful documentary about minimal, Speaking In Code. Can't wait to hear his new mix. I'd love to know more about him.

brotherlovesdub, Sunday, 16 January 2011 23:01 (eight years ago) Permalink

listened to it today for the first time. nice mix of tracks i know and don't.
brought to mind fleucht for some reason

harlan, Sunday, 16 January 2011 23:02 (eight years ago) Permalink

Nice video interview with Robag:

pshrbrn, Monday, 17 January 2011 00:45 (eight years ago) Permalink

one month passes...

2011, Year of the Wruhme: Thora Vukk album in april!

willem, Monday, 28 February 2011 13:49 (eight years ago) Permalink

one month passes...

And said album's very nice.

Ned Raggett, Tuesday, 19 April 2011 20:34 (eight years ago) Permalink

one year passes...

Not a lot of Thora Vukk talk on here (maybe on the rolling dance threads?) but I decided to give this a good hard listen after it featured in last year's OEY list and I must say it's a really wonderful record. Some stunning bits of rhythmic work in here, and even the ostensibly throwaway Brucke sections are very effective. It's a fairly digestible listen as well (under 40 mins or so?). So yes, very very nice.

Scary Move 4 (dog latin), Tuesday, 24 July 2012 15:19 (six years ago) Permalink

I've said it on countless threads but Wuppdeckmischmampflow really is a great mix.

boxedjoy, Tuesday, 24 July 2012 22:27 (six years ago) Permalink

six years pass...


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