Einstürzende Neubauten

(Berlin 1st April 1980 - now)

Bibliography


Bibliography: a chronological overview of all books, magazines and (selected) articles 
containing substantial sections on the German band Einstürzende Neubauten.
-Information in grey italics is uncertain-


Books/Booklets
(Books by/about bandmembers will be listed seperately, at a later stage).

GENIALE DILLETANTEN - by Wolfgang Müller (1982)

Geniale Dilletanten book-front GENIALE DILLETANTEN (Book)

Content: Manifesto and photos from the Grosse Untergangshow,Festival der Geniale Dilletanten, Tempodrom,Berlin on 04-Sep-81. Written by Wolfgang Müller (Die Tödliche Doris).

Format: Pocket Paperback. 128 pages.

Notes: Most likely it is still/back in print.

  • Merve Verlag Berlin -ISBN 3-88396-021-7 (DE,1982)

Geniale Dilletanten book-back

STIMME FRISST FEUER - by Blixa Bargeld (1988)

Stimme frisst Feuer book-front STIMME FRISST FEUER (Book)

Content: Texts and Neubauten lyrics (German only) book, incl. reproduction of notes. Covers the period 1980-1988.

Format: Pocket Paperback. 128 pages.

Notes: Still in print.

  • Merve Verlag Berlin -ISBN 3-88396-056-X (DE,1988)

Stimme frisst Feuer book-back

HÖR MIT SCHMERZEN/LISTEN WITH PAIN - by Klaus Maeck (Oct-89)

Hör mit Schmerzen I book-front HÖR MIT SCHMERZEN/LISTEN WITH PAIN (Book)

Content: The history of Neubauten (up to 1989) based upon cuttings, articles, ads & photos. Includes a discography and selected list of (site-specific) performances. All text in German/English.

Format: Paperback. 121 pages.

  • Max Volume Prod./E.M.E. -ISBN 3-88030-028-3 (DE,Oct-89)

Hör mit Schmerzen I book-back

Hör mit Schmerzen II book-front HÖR MIT SCHMERZEN/LISTEN WITH PAIN (Book)

Content: The history of Neubauten (up to 1996) based upon cuttings, articles, ads & photos. Includes a (selected) discography and selected list of (site-specific) performances. All text in German/English. Revised edition of above book.

Format: Paperback. 134 pages.

  • Die Gestalten Verlag -ISBN 3-931126-09-9 (DE,1996)

Hör mit Schmerzen II book-back

NORTH AMERICA 1993 - Tour Program (April 1993)

Tour Program 1993- front NORTH AMERICA 1993 (Tour Program)

Content: Contains (b/w) photos, (English) lyrics to Salamandrina, The Interim Lovers, Headcleaner, Zebulon, House Of Lies and Half Man, a list of the North American tour dates, and a typical set list.

Format: 8 pages.


NEWSLETTER (Summer 1993)

Newsletter 1993-front NEWSLETTER -Summer 1993

Content: Contains a (German) text by Karin Aderhold & Gerhard Paproth, an (English) text by Biba Kopf, a list of the world tour dates, merchandise mail order (videos, books, T-shirts, etc..). As far as I know the only issue of the newsletter.

Format: 12 pages.

Newsletter 1993-back

EINSTÜRZENDE NEUBAUTEN - by Andrea Cangioli (1993)

Stampa Alternativa book-front EINSTÜRZENDE NEUBAUTEN (Book)

Content: Fan book in Italian/English containing texts, lyrics, photos, reproduction of notes, good interviews with Blixa Bargeld (conducted in Berlin in June 1992 and in Firenze 1992) and a concise disco-/video-/bibliography. Several factual and spelling mistakes. Most interesting for the interviews, photos and the free 3"CD (see discography).

Format: 7" single-sized Paperback. 96 pages.

  • Stampa Alternativa/Materiali Sonori -ISBN 88-7226-101-5 (IT,1993)

Stampa Alternativa book-back

HEADCLEANER - by Blixa Bargeld (1997)

Headcleaner book-front HEADCLEANER (Book)

Content: Collection of Neubauten lyrics (German/English) up to 1996; transcript of a conversation between Blixa Bargeld and Harry Lachner in Berlin on 23/24-Jun-97; concise discography.

Format: Pocket Paperback. 271 pages.

  • Die Gestalten Verlag -ISBN 3-931126-12-9 (DE,1997)
    Yellow fluorescent cover.

Headcleaner book-back

LYRIK UND MUSIK: GEDICHTSINTERPRETATIONEN - by Magdalena Mayer (01-Jan-01)

Lyrik book-front LYRIK UND MUSIK: GEDICHTSINTERPRETATIONEN (Booklet)

Content: Interprations of the texts and music of 3 Neubauten songs: "Newtons Gravitätlichkeit", "Die Befindlichkeit des Landes" and "Redukt". In German only.

Format: e-Book. 19 pages.

  • Grin Verlag -ISBN 978-3-638-39109-4 (DE,01-Jan-01)

Lyrik book-back

VERSCHWENDE DEINE JUGEND - by Jürgen Teipel (October 2001)

Verschwende book-front VERSCHWENDE DEINE JUGEND (Book)

Content: History of the German Punk and New Wave (1976-83) told by the pioneers. Substantial parts about early Neubauten. In German only.

Format: Pocket Paperback. 375 pages.

  • Suhrkamp -ISBN 3-518-39771-0 (DE,Oct-01)

Verschwende book-back

EINSTÜRZENDE NEUBAUTEN - by Kirsten Borchardt (March 2003)

Music makers -front EINSTÜRZENDE NEUBAUTEN (Book)

Content: 2/3rd is an annotated discography. Rest is a biography (mainly taken from press clippings). In German only.

Format: Pocket Paperback. 215 pages.

  • Koch/Hannibal -ISBN 3-85445-216-0 (DE,March 2003)

Music makers -back

PERPETUUM MOBILE - Tour Program (February 2004)

Tour Program 2004 -front PERPETUUM MOBILE (Tour Program)

Content: Contains an interview (in English & German) with Blixa Bargeld (by Max Dax from Alert magazine) about the supporters project, lyrics writing, etc.., (English) lyrics to "Ich gehe jetzt" (I'm Going Now), "Grundstück" (Floorpiece) and "Ein leichtes leises Säuseln" (A Whisper Light And Low), a list of the world tour dates and a supporters subscription (to Phase II) form. Edited by Andrea Jüpner and Johannes Beck.

Format: 24 pages.

  • minus Verlag (DE,2004)


NO BEAUTY WITHOUT DANGER/NUR WAS NICHT IST,IST MÖGLICH- by Max Dax&Robert Defcon(27-Mar-05)

No Beauty Without Danger -front NO BEAUTY WITHOUT DANGER (Book)

Content: Tells the history of Einstürzende Neubauten. Max Dax and Robert Defcon recorded and compiled the book based on authorized interviews with Blixa Bargeld, Andrew Unruh, Alexander Hacke, Mark Chung, FM Einheit, Rudolf Moser, Jochen Arbeit and numerous other key players. Afterword by DNA's Arto Lindsay.

Note: 25th anniversary tour/ website release only. Translation from German by Margit Sander and Alexander Paulick. Printed by Druckhaus Humburg. Best book on Neubauten.

Format: Hardback. 304 pages. English language.

  • Neubauten.org (27-Mar-05) Ltd. to 500 copies. English text.

No Beauty Without Danger -back

Nur was nicht ist, ist möglich -front NUR WAS NICHT IST, IST MÖGLICH (Book)

Content: Erzählt die Geschichte der Einstürzenden Neubauten. Protokolliert und collagiert von Max Dax und Robert Defcon auf der Basis von autorisierten Einzelinterviews mit Blixa Bargeld, Andrew Unruh, Alexander Hacke, Mark Chung, FM Einheit, Rudolf Moser, Jochen Arbeit und viele ihrer wichtigsten Wegbegleiter. Nachwort von (DNA's) Arto Lindsay.

Note: 25th anniversary tour/ website release only. Printed by Druckhaus Humburg. Best book on Neubauten.

Format: Hardback. 304 pages. German language.

  • Neubauten.org (27-Mar-05) Ltd. to 500 copies. German text.


Nur was nicht ist, ist möglich 2 -front NUR WAS NICHT IST, IST MÖGLICH (Book)

Content: Tells the history of Einstürzende Neubauten. Max Dax and Robert Defcon recorded and compiled the book based on authorized interviews with Blixa Bargeld, Andrew Unruh, Alexander Hacke, Mark Chung, FM Einheit, Rudolf Moser, Jochen Arbeit and numerous other key players. Afterword by DNA's Arto Lindsay.

Note: Updated until September 2006. Extra (25th) chapter plus an index are the only differences with the first version. Best book on Neubauten. No English version made (yet).

Format: Hardback. 320 pages. German language.

  • Bosworth -ISBN 3-86543-287-5 (10-Oct-06) Re-print/updated version. German text.

Nur was nicht ist, ist möglich 2 -front

Pas de beauté -front PAS DE BEAUTÉ SANS DANGER (Book)

Content: Translated into French (by Gérard Nguyen) edition of above book. Extra (26th) chapter about the "Alles Wieder Offen" album and "Musterhaus" series.

Format: Paperback. 460 pages. French language.

  • Camion Blanc -ISBN 978-2-35779-085-8 (FR,20-Sep-10)

Pas de beauté - back

LAMENT - Tour Program (November 2014)

Lament Tour Program 2014 -front LAMENT (Tour Program)

Content: Contains an interview with Blixa Bargeld by Adrian Lloyd Hughes @ the university of Copenhagen (DK) on 06-Sep-14, texts and explanations to all tracks from the "Lament" album, and many photos. Tip: poet Paul van den Broek = Blixa Bargeld.

Format: 36 pages.

Note: On sale at the tour. Inside page .

  • neubauten.org (DE,2014)

Lament Tour Program 2014 -back





Articles

EN scrapbook 1982 EN scrapbook

Content: Fan-made scrapbook with press cuttings (mainly from German press), flyers, photos, tickets covering the period October 1981 - May 1982 and focussing on the "Berliner Krankheit" tour. 40 pages.

Format: Jpg (27KB)

  • 1982 fan scrapbook


Berlin Atonal 1982 BERLIN ATONAL - Booklet

Content: Back cover of the 16 page booklet of the Atonal festival, S.O.36, Berlin 26/28-Nov-82.

Format: Jpg (75KB)

  • Berlin Atonal 1982 booklet


NME - Portrait of the artist as a consumer NME - Portrait of the artist as a consumer

Content: Things that Blixa Bargeld liked in 1983.

Format: Jpg (61KB)

  • New Musical Express 30-Jul-83 (UK music weekly)


Puncture #7 - On Broadway PUNCTURE - On Broadway

Content: Review of the On Broadway concert in San Francisco on 06-Mar-84. During Neubauten's first tour of the US.

Format: Pdf (1337KB)

  • Puncture #7 - Summer 1984 (US music mag)


Zig Zag - Barbells For Bonzo ZIG ZAG - Barbells For Bonzo

Content: Interview with Blixa on 03-Sep-85 by Tom Vague.

Format: Pdf (1645KB)

  • Zig Zag Nov-85 (UK music monthly)


Fan club newsletter FAN CLUB NEWSLETTER - April 1986

Content: Fan club newsletter by Jessamy Calkin.

Format: Jpg (115KB)

  • Fan club newsletter - Apr-86 (UK fan club)


Mythen,Monster,Mutationen MYTHEN MONSTER MUTATIONEN - Booklet

Content: Cover of the 30 page booklet of "Mythen,Monster,Mutationen" festival @ the Tempodrom,Berlin 24/29-Jun-87.

Format: Jpg (116KB)

  • Mythen Monster Mutationen 1987 - Booklet


Sounds - The Demolition Derby SOUNDS - The Demolition Derby

Content: Review of the National Ballroom,Kilburn-London concert on 07-Sep-87 by Grahame Bent.

Format: Jpg (89KB)

  • Sounds - 19-Sep-87 (UK music weekly)


Melody Maker - Dischord Inferno MELODY MAKER - Dischord Inferno

Content: Review of the "Haus der Lüge" album by Simon Reynolds.

Format: Jpg (65KB)

  • Melody Maker - 14-Oct-89 (UK music weekly)


Details - On Blixa! DETAILS - On Blixa!

Content: Blixa Bargeld interviewed by Anita Sarko in New York City, Jan-90.

Format: Pdf (1225KB)

  • Details - Apr-90 (US music monthly)


Die Krone -Wien 17-May-92 DIE KRONE - Kunstpekatakel treibt die Tierschützer auf die Palme

Content: Animal activists' outrage over the use of huskies at the "Das Auge des Taifun" performance in Vienna on 16-May-92.

Format: Jpg (64KB)

  • Die Krone - 17-May-92 (A daily newspaper)



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