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The Kurws - Alarm flac album
  • Performer The Kurws
  • Title Alarm
  • Date of release 2017
  • Country France
  • Style No Wave, Math Rock, Punk, Jazz-Rock
  • Other formats AA AC3 AU VQF AIFF XM WMA
  • Genre Jazz / Rock
  • Size MP3 1262 mb
  • Size FLAC 1808 mb
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Votes: 310

Red Wig, Et Mon Cul C'est Du Tofu?, Jacob Records. Rw 030, tofu 144, ldn 06. France.

The Kurws (nowadays known as Kurws) formed in 2008 in Wrocław, Poland as a spontaneous consequence of a ping-pong session, which descended underground and remains there until today. They drew on influences arising from punk rock as well as rock'n'roll tradition, garage rock, krautrock, rotten funk, no wave or the British post-punk scene. The band is punk, afflicted by the postmodernist curse with all of its benefit of inventory, where things are being born out of fusion and deconstruction.

Wszystko co stałe rozpływa się w powietrzu // All that is solid melts into air. Agathocles, Kurws (5'' split). Dziura w getcie (Hole in the ghetto). Kurws Wrocław, Poland.

the) Kurws formed in May 2008 as an unexpected result of a ping pong session. It is a workshop where improvisation penetrates through composed material, a congealed form of the creation process. In 2014 a second album of the Kurws, entitled Wszystko co stałe rozpływa się w powietrzu, All that is solid melts into air, was released on CD by Gusstaff Records (CD) and in Spring 2015 on vinyl (Gaffer Records, Red Wig records & tapes). In the end of 2017 came out their third album Alarm released on CD by Gusstaff, and on vinyl by Red Wig, Et Mon Cul C'est Du Tofu?, Jacob Records. The band has played numerous gigs throughout Europe and are faithful henchmen of DIY/DIT principles.

Kurws are a peculiar entity. Alarm is their most recent release, and is almost embarrassingly good. Nagonka readily baffles you with its odd polyrhythmic bouncing groove accompanied by saxophone and recording artefacts left in. It’s composition aimed at emulating free improvisation, or is it? It doesn’t matter, the result is the same: Alarm is disconcerting and wild! The Polish quartet certainly continues to experiment with music and push themselves on the brink of cohesion  .

7 October 2017 ·. we’re partnering with the Anxiety and Depression Association of America to donate half of the proceeds of our debut album between spaces to support their wonderful work. Anxiety and Depression Association of America.

Change is the fourth studio album by The Alarm. It was released in September 1989 on IRS Records. The album was released initially on vinyl LP, cassette and CD, reaching No. 13 in the UK charts and No. 75 in the US charts. An extended re-mastered version was released, including extra tracks. Sold Me Down the River" was released before the album, reaching No. 43 in the UK singles chart

Tracklist

1 Oury Jalloh
2 Nagonka / The hunt
3 Mieć ciastko i zjeść ciastko / You can’t have your cake and eat it too
4 Eliminacje / Eliminations
5 Triumf niewoli / Triumph of the unwill
6 Tańce na wulkanie / Dances on the volcano

Credits

  • Artwork By – Stachu Szumski
  • Bass, Tape, Voice – Jakub Majchrzak
  • Design – Iwona Jarosz
  • Drums, Maracas, Voice – Dawid Andrzej Bargenda
  • Guitar, Tape, Voice – Hubert Kostkiewicz
  • Saxophone, Cowbell – Oskar Carls

Notes

The actual recordings took place in Wrocław in the attic of Tranzystor studio during the period 3-5 December 2016 with the simultaneous usage of cassette Dictaphone, digital recorder and studio mixing console. Except for maraca and the choir part no overdubs were used. The first track is entirely based on the sample from the very beginning of the track that follows it.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
RW 030, TOFU 144, LDN 06 The Kurws Alarm ‎(LP, Album) Red Wig, Et Mon Cul C'est Du Tofu?, Jacob Records RW 030, TOFU 144, LDN 06 France 2017
larmo18 The Kurws Alarm ‎(Cass, Album) Larmo larmo18 Poland 2019
GRAM 1707 The Kurws Alarm ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Gusstaff Records GRAM 1707 Poland 2017