Das Holz

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"Die Band mit der obskursten Instrumentierung der Stadt (The band with the most obscure instrumentation in town)" (taz, Berlin).
Das Holz, a most charming German pop group on Chrom Records consisting of two violin players (Christian Komorowski, Kati Gramß) and one percussionist/drummer (Hermann Beesten jr.), is now effectively defunct.
The band was founded in 1993 by Komorowski, Beesten jr. and Anja Clarissa Gürke (violin) in order to create something seemingly impossible: pop music without guitars. With dry wit, Komorowski told repeatedly that their music benefited from this focussed approach: "je weniger, desto besser (the less, the better)".
After three releases which received much acclaim among critics and audience alike, numerous concerts alongside well-known bands such as Deine Lakaien, Inchtabokatables and Element of Crime, Das Holz turned largely inactive around 1999/2000.
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Albums

none Das Holz - Untitled album art Das Holz Untitled(Cass, Album, Pro) Not On Label none Germany 1993 Sell This Version
TRIKONT US 0217, US - 0217 Das Holz - Das Holz album art Das Holz Das Holz(CD, Album) Trikont, Trikont TRIKONT US 0217, US - 0217 Germany 1995 Sell This Version
CRO 6022, CHR 6022 Das Holz - Velouria album art Das Holz Velouria(CD, Album) Chrom Records, Chrom Records CRO 6022, CHR 6022 Germany 1997 Sell This Version
Das Holz - Drei album art Das Holz Drei (Album) Chrom Records Germany 1998 Sell This Version

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