Charlie Bertsch / 27 May 2020

Berlin and Everything

Einstürzende Neubauten’s Alles in Allem

A whirring mechanical device that hasn’t settled into a rhythm; a keening tone that wobbles slightly over the top; a thump that falls precisely where a beat wouldn’t: Alles in Allem, the new album by Einstürzende Neubauten, opens with a reminder of their origins as musicians who call the very idea of music into question.(...)