Jan. 2012 : Release of the third record 'Heat'. For this album the band worked with vocals for the first time. Guests are David Bovée (Think of one), Anton Walgraeve and Vinz (Vinz, the Ideal Husbands). Ansatz has in the meantime grown to eight for live sets.
Renée Sys - vocals, mandoline; Tom Vangheluwe - guitar, vocals; Wouter Mattelin - lapsteel, vocals; Bram De Vreese - alto sax, guitars; Jan Dhaene - drums, rhodes, moog; Ruben Vercaemer - tenor sax, rhodes, moogn; Jean-Luc Bertel - french horn; Mathijs Bertel - electronics, alto violin, keys