It was the absolute sensory overload. Nobody who attended one of the 219 shows could record everything that happened on stage. A sea of symbolic images, a flood of messages. A Roger Waters completely changed compared to 1980. Everything documented in impressive scenes in the new film "Roger Waters The Wall". eclipsed talked to the Pink Floyd founder about the change of "The Wall" and himself.
A concert for excavators and drums. In 1988 Mani Neumeier staged this unusual combination of two worlds. It goes without saying that it was not a toy excavator, but a real monster from road construction. Neumeier garnished this performance, which can be admired on YouTube, with slapstick interludes full of abstruse humour. Is that Dada or gaga? Neumeier won't care the answer. The spectacle appears like a mixture of Karlheinz Stockhausen and Helge Schneider. And when the drummer, who was born in Munich in 1940, actually plays on children's toys or brass plates in his solo shows, he only proves his childlike, spontaneous humour. It doesn't always have to be intellectually minded. And so, incidentally, he can also touch emotionally, for example when he gives a contemplative Japanese drum singing duet with his wife Etsuko.
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eclipsed is a music magazine based in Aschaffenburg and has been on the German market since 2000. It is aimed at friends of sophisticated rock music who want to go on a new acoustic voyage of discovery month after month.
eclipsed deals in detail with the rock greats of the 60s and 70s in the areas of art rock, prog, psychedelic, blues, classic, hard rock and much more as well as with the current scene in these areas.