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Bureau B (Record label)
Bureau B is a Hamburg-based record label that is best known for its reissues and rarities of experimental rock and electronic music from the 1970s and 1980s.
Bureau B in Features
Music Portrait | posted 04.08.2021
Conrad Schnitzler
In the Midst of Disorder
Conrad Schnitzler, who died in 2011, is still perceived primarily for his connection to Kraftwerk or Tangerine Dream. Yet the impressive body of work that the »intermedia« artist left behind stands on its own. He however rejected any form of standstill, crossing borders wherever he went.
Music List | posted 01.09.2020
Harmonious Thelonious
10 All Time Favs
With »Plong« Stefan Schwander once again shakes the foundations of club music. His sixth solo album as Harmonious Thelonious, his first for the Bureau B label, lets a series of everyday noises and samples develop an eerie life of their own over nine unbalanced tracks. The Düsseldorf producer, also known as a member of the Durian Brothers, told us which 10 vinyl records have shaped, improved and formed him.
Bureau B in Reviews
Music Review | posted 03.10.2021
Various Artists
Eins Und Zwei Und Drei Und Vier
Kann eine Compilation über die Neue Deutsche Welle noch neue Einblicke ermöglichen? »Eins Und Zwei Und Drei Und Vier« zeigt, ja, das geht.
Music Review | posted 11.04.2016
Cluster
Cluster 1971 - 1981
With »Cluster 1971 – 1981«, Bureau B is presenting a 9-LP-Box, including their seven most important releases in addition to two of Cluster’s live records. It won’t get any better than this.
Bureau B in News
Music News | posted 06.09.2021
Ulrich Schnauss & Mark Peters
Exclusive Edition: »Destiny Waiving«
»Destiny Waiving«, the third collaboration between Ulrich Schnauss and Mark Peters, is scheduled for release on Bureau B on September 24. Exclusively on HHV Records the record will be available in a limited colored vinyl edition.
Music News | posted 02.09.2021
Niklas Wandt
Exclusive Edition: »Solar Müsli«
After various collaborations and band projects, Cologne-based Niklas Wandt releases his first solo album »Solar Müsli" on September 17, 2021. Exclusively at HHV Records there will be a Curacao Vinyl Edition.
Recent Articles
Music Review | posted 13.10.2021
Sepehr
Survivalism
Sepehr pays his dues to the sound of the hardcore continuum. But his »Survivalism« mini-LP also offers much more than only that.
Music Review | posted 11.10.2021
Akiko Yano
Ai Ga Nakucha Ne
»Ai Ga Nakucha Ne« by Akiko Yano, released in 1982, was produced by Ryūichi Sakamoto and offers a wild mix of styles.
Music Review | posted 18.10.2021
MLO
Oumuamua
More Virtual Dreams: Music From Memory pay tribute to MLO with an extensive compilation of the ambient duo’s mid-90s work.
Music Column | posted 23.09.2021
Records Revisited
Primal Scream – Screamadelica (1991)
1991 – what a year for rock music. The albums by Nirvana, Soundgarden and Red Hot Chili Peppers released September 24, 1991 made rock become popular again. But »Screamadelica« by Primal Scream changed the whole genre.
Music Essay | posted 22.09.2021
The Beat Era in the GDR
Hostile takeover
Records from the Amiga label are widely available in Germany. In addition to pressings of international stars such as Michael Jackson, the Beatles or Bob Dylan, there was also a lot of music from the GDR itself that was released. Some of it is worth to be rediscovered.