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ARTIST
TITLE
Zeichnungen Des Patienten O.T./Drawings Of O.T.
FORMAT
LP

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POTOMAK 819901 POTOMAK 819901
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RELEASE DATE
1/5/2010

2015 repress; 2002 release. LP version. Originally released in 1983, Einstürzende Neubauten's second album marks a radical progression in the band's sound as well as a revolutionary step forward in the realms of industrial and experimental music. Bassist Marc Chung (ex-Abwärts) and electronics engineer Alexander Hacke (later a member of Crime And The City Solution) joined the band during this time, and singer Blixa Bargeld also became a full-time member of Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds. Despite each members' background, Einstürzende Neubauten's ethos -- "Destruction is not negative, you must destroy to build" -- treaded on ground that was explicitly anti-music. Through their intuitive compositional approach and application of found, industrial objects into song forms, the band's sonic trajectory was intent on generating entirely alternate modes of music-making. In contrast to the all-out destructive barrage of their debut, however, Zeichnungen Des Patienten O.T. reveals an astonishing maturity in its varied and dynamic range of textures while still being no less uncompromising.