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The Hirsch Effect strike symphonic note with live video for Kollaps

The Hirsch Effekt
(Image credit: The Hirsch Effekt)

Experimental German trio The Hirsch Effekt have released a new video for their song Kollaps. It's taken from the band's upcoming orchestral EP Gregær which will be released through Long Branch Records on March 26.

Together with 17 young classical musicians from Hannover the band recorded orchestral versions of their songs Natans, Domstol and Kollaps as well as the brand-new song Gregær. All tracks have been newly arranged for this project by composer Anthony Williams.

The Gregær EP will be available as a strictly limited vinyl version as well as being available for download and on streaming services. The EP follows the band's 2020’s full-length release Kollaps, the band's fifth album.

You can view the video and new artwork below.

The Hirsch Effekt

(Image credit: Long Branch Records)

The Hirsch Ekkeft: The Gregær EP
1 Natans - Orchestral Version
2 Domstol - Orchestral Version
3 Kollaps - Orchestral Version
4 Gregær - Orchestral Version

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.