Mike Vamp and David Harrow had a lot of fun with their album “Diamonds & Dust” last year. Little dirty rock songs didn’t really fit into the vita of the two electronics legends. Glam, snot and rock’n’roll and a pinch of joke: in the music video for “Eyes Cold” they trolled through Berlin with a…
The Artist Unknown never spared any effort to combine style, irony and nutty New-Wave sounds with the new achievements of a digital studio world. Since the eighties all songs have been purchased, stolen, played, produced and performed under the most difficult conditions. Artist Unknown are errorists with love guns in your deepest controlled unknown world.
Maybe, Artist Unknown is also the biggest swindle in electronic music history. While all others present themselves as a consumer product, Artist Unknown keeps its honest unknown face. In no other band members are so unique and yet so interchangeable as in Artist Unknown. The band members could be you and your unknown neighbor. This is our new normality. With their first releases “Future” and “Errorist” on the label Disko B in 2001 and equipped with a necessary dose of humor, Artist Unknown did leave nothing to be desired. The label DataPunk made the series complete in 2006 with their release of the album “Present”.
In 2019 the best songs from Artist Unknown have been re-mastered and edited by the label New Normal Recordings. Artist Unknown is back to life (and live) as the past is written now.