Dopplereffekt ‎– Gesamtkunstwerk

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Tracklist

1 Cellular Phone 4:37
2 Technic 1200 4:31
3 Scientist 4:13
4 Rocket Scientist 3:21
5 Master Organism 3:06
6 Satellites 2:49
7 Plastiphilia 1:02
8 Plastiphilia 2 2:14
9 Voice Activated 4:07
10 Speak & Spell 4:27
11 Denki No Zuno 2:51
12 Radiometer 4:20
13 Pornoactress 2:24
14 Infophysix 3:52
15 Pornoviewer 2:30
16 Sterilization 2:30
17 Gesamtkunstwerk 6:07

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Licensed from Dataphysix
℗ 1999 International DeeJay Gigolo Records, (worldwide except ℗ Source/Virgin for France & UK/Ireland)
© Edition Gigolo/GEMA

Tracks 1-7 originally appear on 'Fascist State' (DX 001)
Tracks 9-15 originally appear on 'Infophysix' (DX 002)
Track 16 originally appears on 'Sterilization' (DX 003)
Tracks 1 & 5 also appear on 'Cellular' (MDX)
Track 8 is exclusive to this release
Track 17 is exclusive to the CD release only

Track 5 originally titled 'Superior Race'
Track 12 originally titled 'Die Radiometre'
Track 15 originally titled 'Pornovision'

Errata: Typo on disc artwork: Label listed as "International Deejay Gigolo Recoods"

Gesamtkunstwerk ("total work of art" or "complete art work") is a German term meaning "synthesis of the arts". The term is commonly used to describe any integration of multiple art forms.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 18752 95322 1
  • Label Code: LC 10195

Other Versions (5 of 12) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
GIGOLO 32 Dopplereffekt Gesamtkunstwerk(2xLP + 7" + Comp) International Deejay Gigolo Records GIGOLO 32 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
C#CC05LP Dopplereffekt Gesamtkunstwerk(2x12", Comp, Cle) Clone Classic Cuts C#CC05LP Netherlands 2007 Sell This Version
C#CC05CD Dopplereffekt Gesamtkunstwerk(CD, Comp, RE) Clone Classic Cuts C#CC05CD Netherlands 2007 Sell This Version
C#CC05CD Dopplereffekt Gesamtkunstwerk(17xFile, MP3, Comp, RE, 320) Clone Classic Cuts C#CC05CD Netherlands 2007
WDJG 200.584 Dopplereffekt Gesamtkunstwerk(Cass, Comp) Wizard (4) WDJG 200.584 Bulgaria 1999 Sell This Version

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withoutatrace

withoutatrace

August 6, 2007
edited over 9 years ago
This is indeed a classic techno album. Everything is appropriately done, from the titles of the tracks to the levels of the instruments, to the cover art. It's one giant cold slab of dance music that gives me a twisted vision of some white room in which scientists are creating pornographic movies starring mannequins. The hammer and sickle on the cover harks to an age or culture in which emotions are somewhere near last place. This could have been the soundtrack for much of the film Kontroll. No, it isn't overly ornate, impressively intricate, or ever time-signature bending. But Gesamtkunstwerk IS moving.
TIM

TIM

July 23, 2007
edited over 10 years ago

The heralded Dopplereffekt release "Gesamtkunstwerk" leaves me a little cold. Although a big drexciya fan i find most of these beats a bit cheesey. The production is raw and singular. There isn't much room to breath as a listener, you cannot drift into any other emotion than the emotion they are force feeding you thanks to the drab and often corny lyrics like in "Scientist". "Rocket Scientist" gets back to the basics, a decent dancefloor number and then to a ok ass wiggler in "Master Organism". You would think as a fan of Kraftwerk and Drexciya related music i would like this album but songs like "Pornoactress", "pornoviewer" & "plasiphilia" just seem like bad rip-offs of classics like "Sex Object" or "telephone call" by Kraftwerk. Thankfully two songs save this cd from being sold or trashed: "Voice Activated" will kill any manic dancefloor and "Infophysix" is a real nice number. Lets not blow things out of proportion on this release, it's got a couple of moments but it's no Rembrandt.
Brisk

Brisk

October 16, 2006
edited over 10 years ago

If you're only going to listen to a single electro album in your lifetime, then this is the one. Absolutely every track is a classic, and it is probably the best work Gerald Donald has been involved with. And considering he is one half of Drexciya, as well the mind behind Arpanet, Der Zyklus, and Japanese Telecom, it is high praise indeed. Stunning.
electronic_beat

electronic_beat

August 1, 2002

It's a classic. Pure and minimal Detroit Techno. What else can be said about this amazing record?
Sexual influences are eXposed (with interesting vocals)in tracks like Plastiphilia/Plastiphilia 2, Pornoactress or Pornoviewer, contributing for a special touch...
Anyway, my pick goes for Rocket Scientist, an amazing and very technical track.