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Schlammpeitziger – Damenbartblick Auf Pregnant Hill

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Damenbartblick Auf Pregnant HillReleasing records on and off since 1993, Jo Zimmerman has found another new home on the eternal home for musical explorers Bureau B. His first Schlammpeitziger album since 2014’s What’s Fruit? finds him in less of a disco place, with the beats a little slower — but the vibe still as deliciously idiosyncratic and strangely surreal as ever.

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Schlammpeitziger – What’s Fruit?

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Schlammpeitziger - What's Fruit“Are you chicken, bone or soup?” asks Jo Zimmermann at the start of the title track of his latest electronic oddity using the Schlammpeitziger identity. “Are you a castle, tone or group?” he wonders, offering “Are you sentence, word or dot… button, box or cock?” and sundry other suggestions before pleading in an almost comically louche tone, “What’s fruit?”

An idiosyncratic sense of humour has always been part of Schlammpeitziger’s music, which bubbles and bounces to the sound of liquid outer space disco grooves, hi-hats tittering, bleeps sniggering and cycling while the beat works out like an exercise freak hepped up on too many artificial goofballs until the point of no return to normality being possible. In this sense, the tone and charismatic wibble of the

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