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Trio Heinz Herbert: Yes

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On their second album on Intakt, after The Willisau Concert (2017), the young electronics-heavy Swiss threesome Trio Heinz Herbert move even further from their jazz roots. The prevalent effects mean that sound sources in most cases remain indeterminate, emphasizing that theirs is a collectively derived music, more about feel, coloration and texture than individual prowess and expression. It's easier to say what it is not rather than what it is, as they draw liberally from avant rock, minimalism, prog, club ...

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Trio Heinz Herbert: The Willisau Concert

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It can't do any harm as an aspiring musician if a close relation runs a record company. But let's be clear that the young Swiss threesome Trio Heinz Herbert's appearance on the esteemed Intakt imprint is based entirely on merit, without a whiff of nepotism on the air. Right that's got that out of the way. In fact The Willisau Concert constitutes the band's fourth album (sort of, as they shared a split CD, before issuing two others solely under ...


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