These guys definitely aren’t for everyone, but for those of you who enjoy great experimental music they’ll fit right in. I got into Einstürzende Neubauten quite a few years ago while working at a record store and a coworker would play a few of their records on the regular.
Don’t get me wrong, it definitely took a bit of getting used to before I could appreciate and listen to a full album, but — oddly enough — I now find a lot of their stuff to be relaxing.
Along with Cabaret Voltaire and Throbbing Gristle, Germany’s Einstürzende Neubauten (“collapsing new buildings”) helped pioneer industrial music with an avant-garde mix of white-noise guitar drones, vocals verging on the unlistenable at times, and a clanging, rhythmic din produced by a percussion section consisting of construction materials, power tools, and various metal objects…[read more]
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