tempobet yeni adresi
like this interview
16/12/2014 : TYSKE LUDDER - Our roots are more in the 70/80th wave and goth music than in the Oldschool Electro-classics. 16/12/2014 : TYSKE LUDDER - Our roots are more in the 70/80th wave and goth music than in the Oldschool Electro-classics. 16/12/2014 : TYSKE LUDDER - Our roots are more in the 70/80th wave and goth music than in the Oldschool Electro-classics. 16/12/2014 : TYSKE LUDDER - Our roots are more in the 70/80th wave and goth music than in the Oldschool Electro-classics. 16/12/2014 : TYSKE LUDDER - Our roots are more in the 70/80th wave and goth music than in the Oldschool Electro-classics.

TYSKE LUDDER

Our roots are more in the 70/80th wave and goth music than in the Oldschool Electro-classics.


16/12/2014, Benny CALUWE


One of the bands you absolutely have to see at this year’s BIMFest is of course Tyske Ludder. Benny interviewed them for Peek-A-Boo.

Tyske Ludder means German whore in Norwegian. How did you come up with this bands name and how does it relate to your music?

Claus: The name Tyske Ludder was used for a Norwegian women that had sexual relationships with German soldiers during WW II. The children of such relationships were called Tysker Barn and a lot of them were sent to orphanages after the war. Olaf and I saw a report about them during our founding time and we decided to take it as our bands name.

A theme that often returns in your lyrics is USA’s domination on global politics. Could the scandal about the CIA’s extreme interrogation techniques be a subject for a Tyske Ludder song?

Claus: Every political scandal, not only American disasters, influences our lyrics. Maybe there will be a song about CIA and NSA on our new album, but there are so much other themes, so I am not really sure about that.

In some of your tracks I hear similarities with This Invincible Spirit. Are they one of your influences? Which (other) bands do you consider as an influence?

Olaf: In fact I never heard about that before. Of course we know The Invincible Spirit, but in fact I saw them for the first time two years ago live and only the song “Push” comes to my mind, which is a great dancefloor classic, indeed. If this is the similarity you are talking about, you are welcome (laughs). In fact our roots are more in the 70/80th wave and goth music than in the Oldschool-Electro-classics. The synthesizers and sampler we used in the beginning of Tyske Ludder were just an easier way to let our ideas come true. But that changed after seven full-length albums during the last 20 years...

One of your songs is called Der Androgyne Held. Seeing this title, I immediately think of David Bowie. Unfortunately my German is not good enough to understand the lyrics. Could you explain what this song is about?

Claus: The song is about a dubious personwhot tries to manipulate other people with his friendly manners and as he enjoys the confidence, he shows his real character and its evil, awkward, voracious, on heat and dark.

You made a great cover of Tilt’s Merciless. Are there other songs you would like to cover? Or maybe consider a complete cover album just as Leather Strip did?

Claus: I don’t think it is a good idea to produce a cover album. We really like to cover songs sometimes, indeed for the live show, but it is only one small part of Tyske Ludder. We like to write our own songs and therefore cover songs are only a small element of our work.

Olaf: … but in fact we will cover a great classic Belgian indie hit of the eighties at our show on BIMFEST!

How do you look back on 2014? And what are your plans for 2015?

Claus: 2014 was an interesting year for us. We left our old label Black Rain and Olaf started a new project with Harmjoy that I support 100%. The year started with an agitating visit and concert in Israel, we are very thankful for a lot of moments in the Holy land. We started to work on our new album and we will release it in 2015. So there will be a lot of work in the beginning of 2015. There are some festivals we are invited to perform, for example Mera Luna for the third time.

Benny CALUWE
16/12/2014


Music reviews

18
01
RINGFINGER
Pressure
16
01
SYRENOMILIA
A Rose Shattered
14
01
M73
Tainted
09
01
NEGANT
Schwarz!
08
01
MORE EPHEMEROL
Obituary Templates
07
01
CHRISTOPHE CLEBARD
SSS

NEWSLETTER

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter.

NEWS

25
01
Exactly 42 years ago, Joy Division played their very first concert!
24
01
Canadian DJ/Multi-Genre Artist JHNN Reveals New Single And Video 'My Strange Addiction'
24
01
Today, exactly 29 ago years ago Front 242 released the album Tyranny ▶For You◀
24
01
Today, 2 years ago, Mark E. Smith, singer of legendary post-punk band The Fall died, aged 60
23
01
Dirk Da Davo (former The Neon Judgement) and Jean-Marie Aerts (former TC MATIC) announce first joint venture full album!
22
01
On this day, 10 years ago, Nitzer Ebb released their sixth studio album Industrial Complex!

Concert reviews

31
12
EUFORIC EXISTENCE, ZYNIK 14, WULF7, DELERITAS, CAUSENATION
EBM is still alive (part 1) - Club 52, Eernegem
25
11
SUPER DRAGON PUNCH !! + AMBASSADOR 21 + SUICIDE COMMANDO
MAGASIN 4, NOV 8TH 2019, BRUSSELS (BELGIUM)
21
08
LES NEGRESSES VERTES
Live @ Moods Festival, Brugge - Belgium - 2.08.2019
07
08
DIARY OF DREAMS, STAR INDUSTRY, YOUR LIFE ON HOLD, A SLICE OF LIFE, LA SCALTRA
Summer event - za 3 augustus, Schoten
06
08
DE DELVERS, STAATSEINDE
Genste Feesten, Kinky Star , 28 juli 2019
14
07
MIDNIGHT OIL
MIDNIGHT OIL Live @ Rock Zottegem - Belgium - 05.07.2019

GET A COPY OF OUR MAGAZINE
SEND TO YOUR HOME

INTERVIEWS

24
01
TREY GUNN (KING CRIMSON,TU ,SECURITY PROJECT,...)
'I’m trying to set up an experiential thing...'
20
01
AARON TURNER (SUMAC, ISIS, MAMIFFER...)
'It’s like a dialogue between me and what I’m hearing...'
19
01
IAN EVERETT (SOLID BRONZE)
'had a lot of time to sit with these songs...'
17
01
BROOK
I’ve soaked up a lot of musical genres over the years, and I like to think that maybe this is reflected throughout the Brook album.
15
01
ORDO ROSARIUS EQUILIBRIO
I never thought I’d live to see the day when Ordo Rosarius Equilibrio was mentioned next to Current 93 and Death in June.

PHOTOS

25
01
ASHBURY HEIGHTS
Rockpalast Matrix Bochum Germany
25
01
MASSIVE EGO
Rockpalast Matrix Bochum Germany
19
01
DAGEIST
Dark Winter Festival Liège
19
01
THE ARCH
Dark Winter Festival Liège
19
01
DER HIMMEL UBER BERLIN
Dark Winter Festival Liège
19
01
WHITE COAL ADDICTION
Dark Winter Festival Liège
19
01
ERYX LONDON
Dark Winter Festival Liège

ADVERTISE
IN PEEK-A-BOO

Articles

26
04
JOBRIATH
Talent To Burn - The Legend Of Jobriath
29
03
VARIOUS ARTISTS
A BRIEF HISTORY OF: THE SPECIALS, SKA AND TWO TONE
27
03
VARIOUS ARTISTS
A BRIEF HISTORY OF: KRAUTROCK AND THE GERMAN MUSICAL REVOLUTION

VIDEO CLIPS

25
01
FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY
Armored Core
24
01
DE DELVERS
Poolnacht
23
01
GOLDFRAPP
Systemagic
22
01
JOSIE PACE & SAMMI DOLL
Perfect Replacement (Official Music Video)
21
01
JAH WOBBLE
How Much Are They?
20
01
THROBBING GRISTLE
Six Six Sixties (Fan made video)
19
01
THE BREATH OF LIFE
Blackout