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Dark clouds are gathering - Deine Lakaien in Russia

June 9 2006

The history of collective Deine Lakaien began more than 20 years ago. With a small, indistinct ads in the newspaper - "Looking for a vocalist, ready for anything." Ad wrote studying classical music, Ernst Horn. Posted on the announcement said Alexander Velyanov, who came to Munich to study high theatrical art. Both quickly found a common language, finding common musical interests. So in 1985, was founded by a group of Deine Lakaien. The name was inspired by the song Einstuerzende Neubauten.

Already in 1986 the duo appeared at the first record was recorded on his own label, so that advertising can not speak. So about Deine Lakaien within 5 years, almost nobody heard. Only after Ernst and Sasha, reinforced by two sessionnikami their second album, Dark Star about the band once again began to talk. Pretty soon the project became a cult in the developing German underground. Under the super-hits «Reincarnation» and «Love me to the end», every night more and more young people attended the club life.

Their third album Forest Enter Exit (1993) pretty soon hit the German charts and marked the final breakthrough on the "big" scene in Germany. After this record, all subsequent studies were required success, both in Germany and abroad.

The group's music is not easy to understand ordinary people, it's not designed for passing plays, however, like all Dark-Wave. Balancing the classics, folk, techno-indastrialom, gothic and ambient, the band Deine Lakaien are among the most prominent representatives of this genre.

Among other things, both the "neo-classical" musician also involved in various side projects. Alexander Velyanov, since 1986, lives in Berlin, has already released two solo albums, which was brought before the public in the form of aestheticism melancholic in the spirit of David Sylvian and Scott Walker. A companion Ernst, meanwhile, founded the two great groups and Qntal Helium Vola, who work in the style of medieval music, Qntal hopefully we will soon see. In parallel, a talented composer writes music for theater and radio.

Today, three years later with the release of the cult album White Lies to your attention before the eighth disk group - April Skies. In his first and long-awaited arrival on the territory of Russia the dark romance show promise an unforgettable show, instead of a regular acoustic gig. Colorful and unusual musical performances, except for two founding members (vocals and piano) includes two violins, bass, guitar and cello.

On 17 June each advanced audiophile Russia will have a unique chance to visit the wonderful concert band. On June 17 in St. Petersburg Philharmonic in the Shostakovich and 18 th in Moscow club "B2".

Concert Program:

19.00 - 21.00 DJ HELLEN
21.00 - 23.00 DEINE LAKAIEN
23.00 - 01.00 DJ HELLEN

Ps inspection at the inlet may take quite some time, it is advisable to arrive early.


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