Sun Feb. 4, 2024

Christian Reiner 'Fünf' feat. Jim Black (A/CH/USA)

Christian Reiner: voice
Martin Siewert: guitar
Philip Zoubek: piano, synthesizer
Christian Weber: bass
Jim Black: drums

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„Reiner has created his very own neo-Dadaist spoken word genre. His main material are key utterances from everyday conversations and narrations. He connects those by his very own cut-up technique, thereby creating lightly bizarre cross-sectional narratives. Treating those as objects trouvées, he stages these utterances as a poetical ‚metalanguage dansant.‘ Calibre and concatenation of these utterance- objects is determined by an underlying rhythmic base generating a strong cadence. The resulting speech flow offers rich possibilities for the other four musicians to create intensely interlocking tapestries. Jim Black passionately dove into the speech flow and intensified it by his subtle and forceful drum-work. His drumming incited his fellow musicians to take their part in shaping the whole into a surprising gestalt (Henning Bolte,