The krautrock label will issue the group's self-titled LP in May.
Back in January, RA's Aaron Coultate wrote on the small, musically adventurous club Salon Des Amateurs in Dusseldorf. It so happens that Die Wilde Jagd, a duo who looks back on krautrock forefathers Kraftwerk and NEU! as well as '80s groups like DAF and Liaisons Dangereuses for inspiration, met at the heady nightspot. One-half of Die Wilde Jagd, Ralf Beck, has worked with former Kraftwerk member Karl Bartos, while his counterpart, Sebastian Lee Philipp, plays in an electro-pop group called Noblesse Oblige.
The band took their name from a myth which tells of "raucous, jeering hunters from the netherworld," and use various analog synths to create their own neo-krautrock "hunting music." The duo has found a fitting home on Bureau B, a Hamburg-based label that has reissued records by Cluster, Michael Rother and Harald Grosskopf along with ongoing groups like Kriedler.
We have an exclusive off the album courtesy of the label. Check out "Der Meister" below.
01. Wah Wah Wallenstein
04. Durch Dunkle Tannen
05. Der Elektrische Reiter
07. Jagd Auf Den Hirsch
08. Der Meister
Bureau B will release Die Wilde Jagd on May 1st, 2015.