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“I Enjoy Silence!”: Michael Rother's 13 Favourite Albums
Patrick Clarke , February 27th, 2019 10:46

With a show at London's Under The Bridge on 5 April, Michael Rother of Neu!, Harmonia, and a newly-boxsetted solo career takes Patrick Clarke through his life in 13 records, from Little Richard to Fuck Buttons, even though he doesn't really listen to music any more


Fuck Buttons - Tarot Sport

I had to include them because I have this wonderful memory of when we played with Harmonia at ATP in Australia in 2009. We had a soundcheck, and the stage was in the middle of Sydney Harbour on an island, it was amazing. After we finished Fuck Buttons started. The first note they played was a bit like Little Richard, it was a blast, it blew everything away, and I thought ‘wow, these guys are serious’. It impressed me straight away, they really wanted that. They just went for it.