THOMAS DINGER – “FÃ¼r Mich” (1982)
I’m a huge fan of La DÃ¼sseldorf, the late ’70s band formed from the ashes of the Krautrock titan Neu!. At La DÃ¼sseldorf’s core was Klaus Dinger, who’d been Neu!’s drummer, and he brought with him into the band the “motorik” beat that he’d invented in the early ’70s. Another core member of La DÃ¼sseldorf was Klaus’s brother Thomas, who had participated on “Neu! ’75″, and who subsequently had a post-La DÃ¼sseldorf solo career. While much of this solo output, sometimes credited to “1-A DÃ¼sseldorf’”, isn’t great, he had one pretty good album from ’82 called “FÃ¼r Mich”, full of resplendent echo and delay.