Saturday, January 17, 2009

Herman Schwarz 'back 2 black' (Gigolo) review in Guardian Guide

Herman Schwartz, Back2Black (International Deejay Gigolo)
Improbable times at DJ Hell's Berlin Gigolo HQ. Not only is Old Man Electroclash back with a great new album, Teufelswerk, but, after several lean years, his label is lighting up our lives again, too. Here, like some sonic Gok Wan, Herman Schwartz gives Ms Winehouse's drab Back To Black a crisp cosmic disco makeover, transforming it into eight elegiac minutes of sweet, swooning heartache.