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Welle:Erdball
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Welle:Erdball on Amphi Festival 2010

Country:
Niemcy / Germany

Date of establishing :
1990

Music genere:
electronic, synthpop

WWW:
http://www.welle-erdball.de
http://www.myspace.com/funkbereit

Band members:

Honey
ALF
Fräulein Venus
Fräulein Plastique


Biography:

Welle: Erdball (often abbreviated as W:E) is a group from Germany often credited with being the pioneers of bitpop. The heavy use of the Commodore 64's SID sound chip makes their sound instantly recognizable. Their sound is reminiscent of electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk.
The name literally means "Wave: Earthglobe", and in fact comes from a German radio play called "Hallo! Hier Welle Erdball!". Their logo is a rotated logo of VEB Sachsenring, which built the Trabant.
In addition to their work as Welle: Erdball, Honey was involved in the project called 'Das Präparat' from 2003 to 2005.