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Der Blaue Reiter - Epitaph 1980 - 1983 Album
Der Blaue Reiter - Epitaph 1980 - 1983 Album
Performer: Der Blaue Reiter
Title: Epitaph 1980 - 1983
Label: Dead Wax Records
Country: Spain
Released: 14 Dec 2016
Style: Coldwave, Minimal, Post-Punk
Cat: DW014
Rating: 4.1/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 2846 mb | MP3 size: 1940 mb | WMA size: 2301 mb
Genre: Electronic

3Lights Off3:01
4In The Distance3:29
5Blind Sight3:59
6Through Glasses (Demo)2:41
7Through Glasses3:12
8Tears Of Joy2:55
9Thick Walls4:10
10Requiem For A Friend2:35


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
DW014Der Blaue Reiter Epitaph 1980 - 1983 ‎(12xFile, FLAC)Dead Wax RecordsDW014Spain2016


  • ArtworkDavid Lanna
  • Drum Machine [Additional]Davide Pandini
  • Mastered ByNicolás Zúñiga
  • Recorded By, GuitarStefano Mazzola
  • Written-By, Vocals, Bass, Keyboards, Drum Programming, Guitar [Additional], Recorded By, Mixed ByStefano Tirone


"All songs written by Stefano Tirone between 1980 and 1981. Performed and recorded by Stefano Tirone and Stefano Mazzola (with additional drum machine by Davide Pandini) at Panorama Studio, Milan, in 1983. Mixed from the original 4-track reel tapes at Panorama Studio between 2012 and 2015, except ‘Tears of joy’ (re-recorded and mixed in 2015 using all the original instruments as the 1983 reel tape for the song was ruined) and ‘Through glasses (demo)’ (recorded live in the rehearsal room in January 1981).

Special thanks to all the members of Der Blaue Reiter who joined the band and performed live throughout 1981, in particular Davide Pandini, Andrea Poggi and Federico Di Bonaventura."

Limited, hand numbered edition of 265 copies. Comes in a matt finish sleeve with printed inner sleeve (pics and lyrics).

Includes a Bandcamp download code.


Epitaph 1980-1983. Your Rating. Overview . From the Dead Wax Records vinyl album, digital download EPITAPH 1980 - 1983 by DER BLAUE REITER. The history of the Italian post punk band Der Blaue Blaue Reiter The Blue Rider was a group of artists united in rejection of the Neue Künstlervereinigung München in Munich, Germany. The group was founded by a number of Russian emigrants, including Wassily Kandinsky, Alexej von Jawlensky, Marianne von Werefkin, and native German artists, such as Franz Marc, August Macke and Gabriele Münter. They considered that the principles of the Neue Künstlervereinigung München, a group Kandinsky had founded in 1909, had become too strict and traditional. The entire output by the Italian cold wave pioneers 'DER BLAUE REITER' was written between 1980 and 1981 and recorded in 1983 but all songs were shelved and unreleased back then. It was a real honour for us to make them public for the first time on our long deleted EPITAPH 1980-1983 album in 2016. Stefano Tirone, the widely experienced musician, producer and mastermind behind DBR always had the idea of bringing those great old songs up to date in a more electronic approach. Hence, in 2017 he decided to start re-recording the tracks using his vintage, exceptionally well-ke. Disc IDs. Cover Art 1. Additional details. Type: Album. Status: Official. Data Quality: Normal. Dead Wax Records DW014. Listen free to Der Blaue Reiter Epitaph 1980 - 1983 Requiem for a friend, Through Glasses and more. 10 tracks 32:50. Released: May 12, January 1983 Stefano Tirone and Stefano Mazzola had the chance to record most of the tracks that they had played as Der Blaue Reiter since their beginnings in 1980 and throughout 1981. They used a TEAC 4-track reel tape recorder and as 4-track reels all songs remained unmixed and forgotten for many years. Drum machine, synths, bass, guitar, deep vocals to give aural shape to melancholy, together with heartfelt lyrics. The essence of what we love to tag as Cold Wave. We feel incredibly honoured to bring you all recordings. Der Blaue Reiter: Music band from Spain The Fall of Light, Anthem for Doomed Youth, Il Tempo e la Disperazione и другие песни. Listen to all tracks of Epitaph 1980 - 1983 for free. Tracks In This Album. Requiem For A Friend - Der Blaue Reiter. Through Glasses - Der Blaue Reiter. Perspective - Der Blaue Reiter. Lights Off - Der Blaue Reiter. Blind Sight - Der Blaue Reiter. Thick Walls - Der Blaue Reiter. Drowning - Der Blaue Reiter. In The Distance - Der Blaue Reiter. Tears Of Joy - Der Blaue Reiter. Through Glasses Demo - Der Blaue Reiter. Similar Artists


Comments (1)
Exceptional album....I haven't heard anything this good in quite some time..I'm so glad I found this lp. Incredible !!!