• Goldfrapp

    Goldfrapp

  • Lee Ranaldo

    Lee Ranaldo

  • Nicolas Bougaïeff

  • Daniel Avery

  • nonpareils

    Nonpareils

  • Daniel Blumberg

    Daniel Blumberg

  • Chris Liebing

    Chris Liebing

  • ShadowParty

    ShadowParty

  • K Á R Y Y N

    K Á R Y Y N

  • The Acid

  • Plastikman

  • New Order

    New Order

  • Lost Under Heaven

    Lost Under Heaven

  • A Certain Ratio

    A Certain Ratio

  • Liars

    Liars

  • Ben Frost

    Ben Frost

  • Moderat

  • Josh T. Pearson

    Josh T. Pearson

  • apparat

    Apparat

  • Maps

  • Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming —
    Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    Methodology '74-'78: Attic Tapes

  • Liars —
    No.1 Against The Rush

  • Martin L Gore —
    MG

  • Mick Harvey —
    Intoxicated Women

  • Daniel Avery —
    Song For Alpha

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    Mix-Up

  • Laibach —
    Iron Sky

  • Irmin Schmidt —
    Electro Violet

  • Lift To Experience —
    The Texas - Jerusalem Crossroads

  • Fever Ray —
    Plunge

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    Listen Up With Cabaret Voltaire

  • S.C.U.M —
    Amber Hands

  • José González —
    Vestiges & Claws

  • ADULT. —
    Detroit House Guests

  • Moby —
    Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    Hai!

  • Yeasayer —
    Longevity

  • Looper —
    These Things

  • Goldfrapp —
    Silver Eye

  • Moby —
    This Wild Darkness

  • Fever Ray —
    IDK About You

  • Daniel Avery —
    Slow Fade

  • Fever Ray —
    Wanna Sip

  • Moby —
    Like A Motherless Child

  • Fever Ray —
    To The Moon And Back

  • Liars —
    Staring At Zero

  • Lee Ranaldo —
    Moroccan Mountains

  • Lee Ranaldo —
    Thrown Over The Wall

  • Liars —
    Cred Woes

  • Ben Frost —
    Threshold Of Faith

  • ADULT. —
    Uncomfortable Positions (feat. Lun*na Menoh)

  • Lee Ranaldo —
    New Thing

  • Erasure —
    World Be Gone

  • Erasure —
    Love You To The Sky

  • Can —
    Dizzy Dizzy (The Singles Pt. 2)

  • Can —
    She Brings The Rain (The Singles Pt. 1)

  • Lee Ranaldo —
    Circular (Right As Rain)

  • ADULT. —
    We Are A Mirror (feat. Douglas J McCarthy)

  • Lift To Experience —
    Falling From Cloud 9

D.A.F.

“Verschwende Deine Jugend” European Dates 2012

DAF – “Verschwende Deine Jugend” European Dates 2012
Düsseldorf’s DAF – Robert Görl & Gabi Delgado-Lopez – play a series of dates throughout 2012.

For further information and ticket links, go here

DAF – “Verschwende Deine Jugend” Dates 2012

02.03.2012 D-Berlin, Bi Nuu SOLD OUT
09.03.2012 D-Frankfurt, Batschkapp (early show 19:30)
10.03.2012 D-Augsburg, Kantine (+ No More)
24.03.2012 D-Dessau, Beatclub (@ 36. Electric Tremor-Festival)
05.04.2012 CH-Genf, KAB/PTR (L’Usine) @ Electron 2012
07.04.2012 B-Gent, Vooruit (Rewind-Easter-Festival 2012)
21.07.2012 D-Köln, Staatenhaus (@ Amphi-Festival 2012)
30.11.2012 D-Düsseldorf, Zakk (+ guests)

DAF’s 1980 album, ‘Die Kleinen Und Die Bösen’, Mute’s first ever album release, featured Robert Görl, Gabi Delgado-Lopez, Chrislo Haas and Wolfgang Spelmans. Following the departure of Haas and Spelmans, the core members of drummer, composer and programmer Robert Görl, and vocalist, lyricist and strategist Gabi Delgado-Lopez continued as a duo and signed to Virgin. It was at this time that DAF released their 3 most commercially successful albums within an 18 month period,  ‘Alles Ist Gut’, ‘Gold Und Liebe’ and ‘Für Immer’. Though operative for only a short time, the DAF sex machine was extraordinarily productive and its impact on electronic music is deep and lasting. In a whirlwind 18 months they released this trilogy of best selling albums whilst pushing the boundaries of experimental and dance music. Robert Görl and Gabi Delgado-Lopez briefly got back together in 1985 for ‘1st Step to Heaven’ and again in 2003 for ‘Fünfzehn neue D.A.F-Lieder’.

While British electronic pop pioneers were still mired in alienation or camp futurism, DAF presciently combined disco and electronics in a new, distinctive variant of the Electro scene which was then current in groundbreaking New York clubs. Either leathered up or stripped to the waist and glistening with sweat, DAF looked as they sounded, all pumping muscle and sinew, the very physicality of their music upturning the then current cliché that equated electronics and alienation. DAF were the precursors of the Electronic Body Musics of Die Krupps and Nitzer Ebb, while their musical reductionism gave Techno minimalists the courage to pare music back to beats and atmospheres.

‘Ein Produkt der Deutsch-Amerikanischen Freundschaft’, ‘Die Kleinen Und Die Bösen’, ‘Alles Ist Gut’, ‘Gold Und Liebe’, ‘Für Immer’, ‘DAS BESTE VON DAF – 20 Lieder der Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft’ are available now on The Grey Area of Mute.