Einstürzende Neubauten ‎– 80-83 Strategien Gegen Architekturen

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Mute ‎– RTD 23, Mute ‎– STUMM 14
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This LP is a documentation of Einstürzende Neubauten 1980-1983.

℗ + © 1983 Mute Records.
Licensed to Rough Trade Records GmbH.

Track A4 is "Krieg In Den Städen" on center label.
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Tanz Debil
- A dance of mental illness
- Greed as Tanz Debil
- Metal drumkit / record player
- Aug 81

Schmerzen Hören
- Listen with pain
- Hear with pain
- Ears are wounds
- Hollow metal object
- Aug 81

Mikroben
- Microbes
- (they were invented to justify destiny)
- Bass spring / metal / the sound of switching off studio effects and switching off the studio itself
- Sept 81

Krieg In Den Städten
- (originally Steh Auf Berlin)
- Tools / metal plates /scratching metal / smashing glass
- July 81

Zum Tier Machen
- (changing to animal)
- Performing an autopsy on tape reassembling it illogically using the subconscious
- 10 Oct 82 live Copenhagen
- Oct 82

Draußen Ist Feindlich
- Outside is hostile
- Amplified spring / glass
- July 81

Stahlversion
- Steel version
- Released on first single
- Recorded in a hollow overpass using the sound of the bridge itself and drumming on its steel sides
- June 80

Schwarz
- (black) love song
- Black does not reflect: Want no explanations: No allegiances - no betrayal
- Air conditioning duct
- May 81

Negativ Nein
- The act of double negativism is the most positive of all possibilities
- Chanting / water / voice
- so the rubber mike supports are the only instrument
- July 81

Kalte Sterne
- Black hole: Cold stars
- In astrophysics, black holes explode into 2000 times their own size, then implode and no longer shine.
- They suck in all material and light around.
- The energy builds ("we are cold stars")
- Apr 81

Spaltung
- Split
- Hammered
- 10 Oct 82 live Copenhagen
- Oct 82

U-Haft Muzak
- Muzak for while on remand
- Aug 81

Gestohlenes Band (ORF)
- Tape stolen in orf
- The main musical element is the fact it was stolen in Vienna 18 Feb 82
- Feb 82

Schwarz (Mutieirt)
- Black (a mutation)
- This documents the way a song changes every time it is performed live (a mutation)
- 24 Jan 82 live Oisterwijk
- Jan 82

"RTD 23" on spine and labels
"STUMM 14" on the back of the sleeve

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side, etching): RTD 23 A
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side, etching): RTD 23 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Both sides, etching): SNB
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 5661

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