In 1996 three old hands of German underground music came together to record nine improvised "one take recordings" without overdubs or corrections: Dieter Moebius (Kluster, Cluster, Harmonia) on synthesizer and electronics, Mani Neumeier (Guru Guru) on drums, and Jürgen Engler (Male, Die Krupps) on guitars. The result: a fascinating electronic world of sonic spectra, cacophony on the one hand, harmony on the other; dark but not murky, outlandish without being weird – an almost magical, ritualistic atmosphere. The name of the record: "Other Places".

17 years later the three reconvened to record the successor "Another Other Places". This manifesto of improvised avant-garde music is a clear progression from "Other Places" – the ambitious, but never unduly cerebral improvisation of three musical eccentrics.

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Read the "Other Places" bio (PDF): German / English

Read the "Another Other Places" bio (PDF): German / English


Snippets from "Other Places"

Snippets from "Another Other Places"


"The Box" cover. Click for Hi-Res version

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