40th birthday en 10th visit from our favorite noise & silence guru's
Suppliers of 40 years of succulent musical scrap-metal noise. Still with the charismatic Blixa Bargeld as intriguing frontman. The man is blessed with the ultimate anguished scream, of which Nick Cave once said: ‘a sound you would expect to hear from strangled cats or dying children’. You can certainly expect a brand new Neubauten album in 2020 – The Year of the Rat according to the Chinese calendar – and Bargeld suggested to us that you can also expect a set of at least approximately two hours.
Kurt Overbergh: ‘Even after 40 years, Neubauten still sounds intensely relevant. The soundtrack of my life. Sorry, mum and dad!’
For fans of Swans, Merzbow, Pharmakon, John Cage, Puce Mary, Sunn o))), Lana Del Rabies,…
In the press ‘Surprisingly compelling.’ (The Guardian)
‘An important and groundbreaking band.’ (Pitchfork)
AB fun fact The successful AB series ‘Silence Is Sexy’ – with a focus on contemporary classical – was named after the groundbreaking Einstürzende Neubauten album from 2000. And also: ‘'9-15-2000, Brussels’' is an official Neubauten double album recorded in, that’s right, AB.