Keeping track of TBC (aka, German sound artist Thomas Beck) is not a small feat. His work is scattered across compilation CDs and a slew of limited-edition split EPs, cassettes, and CDRs. At least the Gute Luft 7" should remain in print, like all of Drone's releases. This pink vinyl object presents sounds from an installation in collaboration with visual artist Vappu Kantola. The nature of what listeners hear remains undisclosed. Beck's sound constructions appear to be mostly made of wind, hence the title ("luft" is German for air). His sampling leaves the seams showing, a constant reminder of the artificiality of the drones. "Gute Luft" makes for an interesting listen, involving and mysterious; the two "Muskel" tracks are more rough-edged.
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AllMusic Review by François Couture