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ARTIST
TITLE
Drawn
FORMAT
CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
ACE 019CD ACE 019CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
11/24/2008

"This is not your grandfather's Machinefabriek album. Not even close. Rutger Zuydervelt has joined forces with Soccer Committee's Mariska Baars on a multitude of previous albums and EPs, but nothing has come close to the sheer force of Drawn. Baars' bare-bones songs of lament and longing are taken apart and reassembled by Zuydervelt's capable hands. The result is stunning. Drawn skirts the line between fractured folk music and drone, never settling into one facade. Through Zuydervelt's production work, Drawn sounds like a dusty, unearthed gem found tucked away in the darkest reaches of an abandoned basement. This is music that is timeless. Gentle acoustic guitar plucks and soothing harmonium tones work magically to highlight the brightest star on the album: Baars' fragile, beautiful voice. She is in magnificent form, pulling emotions from the depths. Not to be overlooked are the flickering samples of Franz Hautzinger's mournful trumpet. This is music for the ages. Baars and Zuydervelt have made a magnificent album that will leave its mark and haunt you long after it ends. It really doesn't get much better."