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Thursday, February 01, 2007
  new music: The Go Find
recently i've been in a rather pensive state of mind. routine clocks me at a pace it's hard to get out of, and i don't often want to -- so my music follows, and i start to choose things that literally drive every step, timing the beat of my stride to the beat of the songs. it becomes very personal, and important. the music i listen to when i'm most robotic tends to be the ice breaker and the life saver i need.

Dieter Sermeus is a native of Antwerp, Belgium and the mastermind behind my most recent discovery in the above category. his band, The Go Find, is really just a project with his own electronic compositions mixed with a live band. on his upcoming 2007 release, Stars On The Wall, it doesn't sound like the home project that it could be. it's keyboard and synth-heavy, occasionally playing with acoustics that show great promise. i, like a lot of other reviewers, don't prefer their first album Miami, but on Stars Dieter washes off the stain and comes out with something really worthwhile. it integrates his live band with his signature keyboard elements quite beautifully, and produces an album with an undying beat, layered with vocals and lyrics that are a little "Do You Realize...?" but mostly, i must say, like Ben Gibbard, grabbing from his Death Cab efforts but leaning heavily on the vocal performance of All-Time Quarterback (minus the Playskool instruments). everything is slowed by the pace of the lyrics, creating a moody, but not serious, pervading mood. played in loop, this album will literally keep your step in time. and often that is the best thing.

::::electronic meets live and makes sweet, sweet pop.
The Go Find - Dictionary
(highly recommended)
The Go Find - Ice Cold Ice (taking the mood down a notch, and how lovely.)
grab more from the hype machine.

"myspace is your space," he says.
Dieter's most recent undertaking is a blog, an obviously rough work in progress.
you'll have to wait until April for Stars On The Wall, but keep up-to-date with his label, Morr Music in Berlin.
and mellow to music.
 
Comments:
Yep, sounds very very nice.
I like ur recomandations! Go ahead, little toaster, go ahead!
 
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