Peter Ablinger 33-127 by Seth Josel, Mode Records, 2009

The last discographic work for Seth Josel on Mode Records, printed in 2009 is really a curious record from different points of view: first, the truly unusual number of tracks present, ninety-five! Secondly, this is a record where the guitar plays a very unusual role, either solo or in an ensemble, but rather as an…

The Marvelous Aphorisms of Gavin Bryars: The early Years, Ulrich Krueger and Seth Josel with various artist, Mode Records 2007

The word aphorism (literally “distinction” or “definition”, from the Greek: φορισμός, aphorismós ap-horizein “from-to bound”) denotes an original thought, spoken or written in a laconic and easily memorable form.. Wikipedia   Listening to this CD it soon becomes clear that Gavin Bryars, Seth josel and Ulrich Krieger have certainly no shortage of British sense of humor,…

The Stroke that kills by Seth Josel, New World Records, 2008

Electric guitar gets run over by a car on the highway This is a crime against the state This is the meaning of life. To tune this electric guitar I do not know if Seth Josel knows Talking Heads, and especially this song on the disc “Fear of Music” entitled Electric Guitar, because the lyrics…

Interview with Seth Josel (September 2010)

Interview with Seth Josel (September 2010) Well, my parents, who aren’t musicians themselves, were open-minded and offered me the possibility of private instrumental lessons when I was a child; I wanted to start on drums, but they thought that might be too loud for the apartment in which we were living. A cousin had been…