Whilst Die Nerven’s brand of Deutsch college rock doesn’t particularly fascinate me, it’s in All Diese Gewalt (“All This Violence”) where I start to pay attention, sensed a kind of urgency from the artist, like this need, to reach out with a much more refined sound.
It’s atmospheric pop, lo-fi and DIY, you can feel the yearning as he screams in the opening track Endloses Band from the Kein Punkt Wird Mehr Fixiert LP:
And as you listen to the record further the songs start to blossom, multi-layered ambient prog-pop with vocals that bleed ennui as much as it does emotion: Das Hier ist Einfach (previously titled Tag ohne Regen):
I love this.
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