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Hurdy-Gurdy / Prototyp
Album:Prototyp Collection:World
Artist:Hurdy-Gurdy Added:09/2005
Label:Northside 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2005-10-16 Pull Date:2005-12-18 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:18 Dec11 Dec4 Dec27 Nov20 Nov13 Nov6 Nov30 Oct
Airplays:33312534

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 28, 2017:Music Casserole
Delirium
4.Jul 28, 2009:Jena & Gomorrah: Black is the Colors
Ynglingen
2.Oct 24, 2009:Music Casserole
Galgen
5.Sep 04, 2008:Trip Over Zero
Delirium
3.Jul 28, 2009:At the Cafe Bohemian
Bleking
6.Sep 25, 2007:"In Your Ear ..." with David Bug, hm ... ah, melissa.
Delirium

Album Review
Decca
Reviewed 2005-10-11 
Hurdy-Gurdy are Stefan Brisland-Ferner (of Garmarna) and Totte Mattson (of Hedningarna), both masters of the Swedish hurdy-gurdy. The h-g has been called “the medieval synthesizer,” and you’ll believe it when you hear the range of sounds these two get from their instruments. All the sounds on this CD come from the h-g, though there’s some processing, sampling, and other bits of Mac-induced programming involved – but the original sources are all h-g. It’s dramatic, different, sometimes scary, so creative and hard to describe. All instrumentals. Play it all, trust me, I know…

*1. Dark, driving, seriously cool.
2. Nicely relaxed midtempo groove w/a hypnotic quality.
*3. Upbeat, crackly w/an almost Celtic sound.
4. Mostly midtempo w/great whining bits.
*5. A background drone, a dark midtempo strum, a high whine. Yow!
6. Brightly folksy dance that picks up into a lively whirl.
7. A nya-nya sound into a busy modern-medieval dance.
8. Spare & dramatic, like a French movie soundtrack.
*9. Fast & happy toe-tapping polka-morph. Yee-haw!
10. Upbeat but coolly dark dance groove.
11. Mid/uptempo, gets really busy and strident.
12. Plinky drone into an odd, halting midtempo dance.

Track Listing
1.Delirium 7.Bleking
2.Skallstyggen 8.Oxberg
3.Galgen 9.Honspolka
4.Tok Jons 10.Frost Mats
5.Ynglingen 11.Luder Anders/Skuren
6.Attmar 12.Venjan