Out now is the 3rd Vlimmer album, “Zerschöpfung”, the title is a blend of the German words for “exhaustion” and “destruction”.
On “Zerschöpfung” the listeners follow the Berlin-based darkgaze band on a journey through the depths of exhaustion, destruction, and identity crisis; an emotionally charged exploration of the human psyche. Musically you will hear that Vlimmer weaves together darkwave, post-punk, shoegaze and new wave spiced with tribal drums.
A lot has happened since Alexander Leonard Donat started the shoegaze/darkwave project Vlimmer. After completing an 18-EP series (2015-2020) the music went into a post-punk direction which led to the debut album, “Nebenkörper” (2021) waving goodbye to the 80s inspired synths and adding industrial and noise rock to the bill. A year later, the Berlin producer released the follow-up album, “Menschenleere” (2022), including a more catchy and dancefloor-related style.
Here’s the album which is also out on CD (incl. also a limited magnetic CD box) and as a limited edition cassette.
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