Blixa Bargeld head performer of Einstürzende Neubauten group
in a solo performance in Athens at Fuzz club on 31st Octomber, 2010.
Video by Shoot The Band


Blixa Bargeld  (born Hans Christian Emmerich  in Berlin in 1956)  has been the lead vocalist  of the group “Einstürzende Neubauten” since 1980. From 1984 to 2003, was guitarist of “Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds”. He has performed at numerous concert-tours through Europe, North- and South America, Australia and Japan. Bargeld works as composer, author, actor, singer, musician, performer and lecturer in almost any field of interpretative art.

 His stage name comes from Blixa, a German brand of blue felt pen, and Bargeld,  german word for “cash”.  Bargeld also refers to German Dada artist Johannes Theodor Baargeld.

In 2007 he started a collaborative project with Alva Noto called ANBB , an abbreviation of Noto’s and Bargeld’s initials. An EP,Ret Marut Handshake was released on 26 June 2010, followed later that year by a full-length album, “Mimikry”.

Blixa Bargeld website

Einstürzende Neubauten official website


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