D/B Recommended: Blixa Bargeld, Caspar Brötzmann & Michael Wertmüller @ Akademie der Künste Berlin | Friday, 08.02.2013

To celebrate the grand opening of a new studio for electro-acoustic music at the Akademie der Künste, Einstürzende Neubauten frontman Blixa Bargeld will give a special performance.

Accompanying Bargelds spoken word and electronic will be Caspar Brötzmann (of the Caspar Brötzmann Massaker) on guitar and Michael Wertmüller on percussion.

Blixa Bargeld (born Hans Christian Emmerich on 12 January 1959) is a composer, author, actor, singer, musician, performer and lecturer in a number of artistic fields. He is best known for his studio work and tours with the groups Einstürzende Neubautenand Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.

Alva Noto & Blixa Bargeld | Bernsteinzimmer

In 1980, he founded the music group Einstürzende Neubauten, which has released numerous albums and singles, performed all over the world, and still exists to this day. His stage name comes from Blixa, a German brand of blue felt pen, and Bargeld,German for cash. Bargeld also refers to German Dada artist Johannes Theodor Baargeld.

Most recently Bargeld has collaborated with Alva Noto aka Carsten Nicolai with an album on Nicolai’s Raster Noton label.

Blixa Bargeld with Caspar Brötzmann & Michael Wertmüller  LIVE

Friday, 8 Febuary 2013 | 20:00 CET
Akademie der Künste | Hanseatenweg 10 | 10557 Berlin/Tiergarten

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