Runzelstirn & Gurgelstøck & Merzbow & Due Process RRRadio* ‎– Je Rumpelsturz Desto Burzelblock

Schimpfluch ‎– SHRRR, RRRecords ‎– RRR-R+G
Vinyl, LP

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A Runzelstirn* & Merzbow & Gurgelstøck* S'Rumpelsturz
Featuring [Raw Material] – MerzbowPerformer [Execution] – Rudolv*Performer [Transforms Rawmaterial] – Runzelstirn & GurgelstøckTape [Additional] – Vehikel + Gefäss + Ventilator*
B Due Process RRRadio* / Runzelstirn & Gurgelstøck S'Burzelblock
Featuring [Raw Material] – Runzelstirn & GurgelstøckPerformer [Guest Appearance] – Caroliner Rainbow*, Eleve Modele*Performer [Participating] – Ron*, WhaPerformer [Transforms Rawmaterial] – Due ProcessTape [Additional] – Ken Suess


  • Artwork [Cover + Gadget]Rudolv*


Track A: Runzelstirn & Gurgelstøck transforms rawmaterial submitted by Merzbow.
Track B: Due Process transforms rawmaterial submitted by Runzelstirn & Gurgelstøck. Performed live at WJUL, WZBC and WMBR.

A plastic-knife is glued to the cover which is cut to two-thirds and has a hole cut out of it. The cut out piece is glued to the sleeve. By moving the plastic knife an insert moves out from the sleeve to reveal credits.


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September 29, 2016

My copy has the labels on the wrong sides. Was that a common problem with this title?


June 2, 2012
The entire first side consists of material submitted by MERZBOW, transformed by RUNZELSTIRN & GURGELSTØCK into something which, if hard to imagine, occupies some midway point between EDGARD VARESE & MONTY PYTHON. This is Musique Concret with a surreal sense of humour - lots of Pattering footsteps, gurgles, voice additions & out-of-control electronic enhancements. If someone sick enough ever made a cartoon version of 'TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE' or 'CHARLIE MANSON'S BIG NIGHT OUT', then this could quite easily pass as it's ready-made soundtrack. A bizarre classic.
The other side consists of material submitted by RUNZELSTIRN & GURGELSTØCK transformed by DUE PROCESS RRRADIO - this is a little more dense - the sounds sustained almost machine-like. At points it gets close to recognizable structure, but then Soft-Explodes into arcane & surreal fragments once more.

This album is well worth seeking out, if you have the sense of humour to cope with something like this.

Originally reviewed for Soft Watch.