Disco beats and punk rock energy

October 5, 2010 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

What do you get if you mix DAF with Einstürzende Neubauten? You get Liaisons Dangereuses.
Liaisons Dangereuses was founded by Beate Bartel (Mania D, Einstürzende Neubauten) and Chrislo Haas (Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft) together with vocalist Krishna Goineau in 1981. Their only album was recorded in 1981 was mixed at Conny Plank’s studio in Köln. As a part of the Neue Deutsche Welle scene (especially electropunk) in Germany they pioneered Electronic body music. I read once an interview with the DAF guys that they wanted to cross the beats of disco with the energy of punk rock. Looking at this video clip it’s a pretty accurate description.

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