Mekanik Destruktiw Komandoh - Berlin 12"

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More (tangentially) Neubauten/Alex Hacke related post-punk action from early eighties Berlin. Hacke was a member of an earlier incarnation of the band and can be heard on a couple of tape releases. He was not involved in this 12" though, the Komandoh's only vinyl release apart from contributions to a few compilations and one soundtrack album.

It's the kind of bleak, monochrome post-punk you'd expect to come out of the grey Mauerstadt, with a riffing saxophone, angular, martial rhythms and theatrical, overwrought vocals that straddle a thin line between crazed anguish and bizarre wackiness. Not quite essential, but pretty good stuff nonetheless.