Die Werkpiloten

Die Werkpiloten

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Electronic music duo

The duo was active from 1981 till 1986, published 4 cassettes including a compilation on their label “Werkpilot Industrial Releases” and after that a gladly heard guest on various Tape-Compilations of the 80's Cassette-Culture.
A nice description of their music can be found in a Booklet to their first Tape-Release
It’s music that, except guitar and bass, mainly has electric origins, that flows, sways and encourages to dream. It should kidnap the listener out of his everyday life in another, wonderful world. Music for films that is played while driving around with the car or daydreams. Constantly changing between introverted soundtracks and elaborated electro tracks. A complex and multifarious “Industrial Pop”, inspired of a emotional-melancholic attitude whose inspiration has its origins in Manchester an the factory-label of Section 25 and Joy Division. That is not surprising if you know were those two test pilots grew up. They come from the Ruhrgebiet, characterized by coal industry, working-class environment, tristesse and illusions that were bounded to there area of life.
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Die Werkpiloten Discography Tracks

Albums

WP-IR 013 Die Werkpiloten The Wonderful World Of(Cass, Album, Num, C60) Werkpilot Industrial Releases WP-IR 013 Germany 1984 Sell This Version

Compilations

VOD105 Die Werkpiloten Wonderful World Of Werkpiloten(LP, Comp, RE + LP, Album, RE + RM, Comp, Ltd) Vinyl-on-demand VOD105 Germany 2012 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

Demonstration Tape Die Werkpiloten So Sad(Cass, Promo) Werkpilot Industrial Releases Demonstration Tape Germany 1984 Sell This Version
WPIR 015 Werkpiloten* Half Alive(Cass) Werkpilot Industrial Releases WPIR 015 Germany 1988 Sell This Version

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