Review: CD “Polyritmia”


Jazzpodium June 2011

… Christoph Haberer is a true master tinkerer among contemporary percussionists. For his percussion experiments, he makes full use of all electronic options to create sound and rhythm. … “Polyritma” is the title of Christoph Haberer’s new CD: he uses acoustic and electronic percussion, synthesizers, drum kits and specially prepared instruments such as the “piano skeleton” for his precise and highly complex but throughout laid-back play. The individual pieces are primarily based on a continuous beat which, owing to its complexity, pulsates in a polysemous manner. Using floating synthesizer sounds, steel drum or marimbaphone impressions, cymbal sounds, tins and the piano, he expands the rhythm and sound spectrum of percussionist soloists. The result is truly remarkable in its virtuosity and creativity and yet in some places it seems academic and constructed with associations to “new music”. His drumming precision is most intriguing, e.g. in “sieben und fünf” (seven and five). “Polyritma” is entertaining, but it is probably most enjoyed by specialists.

CD “Polyritmia”

News

4 June 2020

New Solo Video on Youtube: ”Breaking Waves”, for Tinplate Cans and electronics

9 Mai 2020

“Animata – Duality”, Heubacher Hauskonzert, Weilheim/Tiengen, 8:00 p.m. CANCELLED and postponed, respectively!

9 Mai 2020

“Animata – Duality”, Matinée at Villa Sträuli, Winterthur/Switzerland,    11:00 a.m. CANCELLED and postponed, respectively!

20 March 2020

New Solo Video on Youtube: ”Indian Colours”, for Ghatam and electronic percussion

1 February 2020

New Solo Video on Youtube: ”Savannah Move”, with a special drumset of „bOdrums“

10 Dezember 2019

New Solo Video on Youtube: “DRUM & TRIGGER”, a four-part percussionsuite

13 september 2019

“Twelve Drummers and One Singer”with Sarah Buechi and “Boogie Voodoo”, the percussion-ensemble of the music school Dortmund, at Kultur.Punkt Friedenskirche, Krefeld 8:00 p.m.

11 september 2019

“Twelve Drummers and One Singer”with Sarah Buechi and “Boogie Voodoo”, the percussion-ensemble of the music school Dortmund, at the domicil, Dortmund, 8:00 p.m.

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