The final Einsturzende album of the 1980s found the group wrapping up that decade on a high note; while Haus der Luege barely lasts over half an hour, it's designed for maximum impact, and that it creates. The seasoned five-person lineup clatters and bangs away with fire, though the focus is more on straightforward industrial-tinged rock, as opposed to full-on industrial banging and relentless sonic experimentation. Things fully fire after an alternating voice/noise "Prolog" with "Feurio!," one of the band's strongest singles. With an ominous death-disco rhythm stop-starting under it all, swirling wails and cries in t... + INFO
Vinyl re-issue of the album originally released in 2000. As addition to the CD version of the album (also available via Indigo), this vinyl double album contains the track "Pelikanol", first available as a bonus track with the 2000 release of the album and now for the first time available on vinyl.
Einstnde Neubauten's second album, 1983's Zeichnungen des Patienten O.T. (Drawings of Patient O.T.), is less extreme than their 1981 debut, but it's still a challenging listen. The title comes from the drawings of Oswald Tschirtner, a Swiss mental patient whose work is prized by collectors of "outsider artists," and the comparison is apt. Einstnde Neubauten's music has the same bizarre leaps of logic and random connections that one finds in that sort of visual or verbal art, although starting with this album, the music is just controlled and sculpted enough to reveal that yes, the group does know exactly what they're ... + INFO
official reissue of @ELpH vs Coil / Worship the Glitch@. Remastered by engineer Josh Bonati and supervised by Coil-s Drew McDowall, the vinyl release is pressed onto double 12@ LP vinyl . is packaged in a gorgeous 24pt stock matte gatefold LP with sticker and vellum track listing insert. Originally released in 1995 on Coil's in/house imprint Eskaton, Worship the Glitch was Coil's first proper album/length attempt at conceptual ambient composition, with a radical focus on chance. Seamless vignettes of shattered electronics (though ebbing softly and in delicate balance with each other) provide an underlying uncertainty ... + INFO