Keine Ahnung

Keine Ahnung

  • DE 174
  • $18.99

Minimal electronic pop, expertly crafted and razor sharp man machine music.

The live sound utilized more complex synthesizers, tapes, guitars, metal percussion and custom built electronics. The beats and bass lines came from the Roland 606/303 duo triggering a KORG MS-20 for the bass drum. The track "Funkbild DPA" is a spontaneous "live in the studio" recording, that gives a hint of what the live sound was like. All four members would take turns singing and playing the instruments. In March 1983, Keine Ahnung recorded their self-produced and financed debut LP in two days in a small studio in Stuttgart (12 hours total). The mixing was done in one day in a studio in Karlsruhe, April 1983. This record obtained recognition far beyond the German borders. Keine Ahnung in the studio and live were completely different.