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Transgressive & Alien: ADULT.'s Favourite Albums
Daniel Dylan Wray , November 14th, 2018 11:52

As ADULT. prepare to tour Europe, Nicola Kuperus and Adam Miller tell Daniel Dylan Wray about their 13 favourite albums drawn from the tough and leather side of life, from Throbbing Gristle to Nitzer Ebb, Einstürzende Neubauten to Drexciya


Einstürzende Neubauten - Perpetuum Mobile
NK: We're both huge Neubauten fans and it's super difficult to pick one release because they have an epic catalogue but I think one thing that we both appreciate about them is - I think this one was more my pick than Adam's - that they have the ability to be so harsh and severe and yet so gentle. I think that's a really difficult thing to pull off. Going back to John Lydon and those vocals, I think with Blixa he's just such a fucking inspiring human. He has such charisma about the way he projects himself. He's such an enigmatic vocalist. There's not many people out there like him and I just wish I could be him. Tracks like 'Youme & Meyou' are so poetic; I love how he sings "and it's granted" in that tune that I can't even reach. It's like listening to Pink Floyd's 'Comfortably Numb' and feeling slayed by the emotional power of a song like that. I feel like you get the same feeling from that particular song.

AM: I get the feeling that with Neubauten they take the approach of: 'oh, really, you think we're this? No we've still got something to prove and we're not going to stop'. I love those sorts of bands.