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An overview of reviews, interviews and other appearances in the press.

Review in Vital Weekly

While the four CDs have a documentary quality to them, Diepenmaat invited artists to compose new work out of his collected field recordings and made those new pieces available as a download, essentially producing a fifth CD to complement the four physical ones.

Review in Gonzo (circus) magazine

"Wat 'Tak' uniek maakt, is het feit dat de meditatieve loops ook van klankkleur veranderen: je hoort de taknaald letterlijk slijten, en het geluid degenereren, terwijl je luistert."

Review in A Closer Listen

"Off Track is another unique release for Esc.rec., a label that continues to innovate through imagination.  As a sonic document, a manipulation of the sonic document, and a manipulation of the manipulation, it offers layers of interpretation that mimic the activity of the human mind.  The presentation ~ four discs and a digital file ~ is a generous souvenir as well as a celebration."

Review in Opduvel

"Het gaat hier niet om zomaar een bedacht project of een interessant experiment, maar om verbazingwekkend mooie muziek."

Review in Ambientblog

"By re-arranging and filtering the source material and adding electronics, the new tracks become an alternate reality of electro-acoustic sounds. Changing the original recordings in this way teaches us never to take any environmental sound for granted."

Two reviews in A Closer Listen

"If you enjoy creative presentations, look no further than the esc.rec. label, whose latest releases are as unique as they come ~ physical editions that speak of permanence and impermanence, while providing reminders of the enduring appeal of touch"

Review Gert Verbeek

"... doen de verwrongen blueslicks van Hans Visser tijdens oprispingen nog het meest denken aan Captain Beefheart."