Music from the North German Wastelands

"I am in Germany for the first time. What I noticed immediately is that people here seem to prefer to talk about music rather than to listen to it." (Frank Zappa, 1968)

Selected material from the project "Music from the North German Wastelands, in 4 Fields", released by The Research Institute (2009)

Topographie 1 (17:50)

Topographie 2 (19:29)

The Research Institute by now is a studio project by the musicians Matthias Bornemann and Michael Pabst, currently working in the field of free improvised cross-genre music and electroacoustic composition.

Keywords:  avant-garde / experimental / noise / soundscape / North Rhine-Westphalia