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Klaus Dinger / La Düsseldorf / La! Neu?

Klaus Dinger / La Düsseldorf / La! Neu?
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Klaus Dinger (24 March 1946 – 21 March 2008) was a German musician. He joined Kraftwerk midway through the recording of their first album as a drummer, and stayed on through many shows, though he left before the recording of Kraftwerk 2. He then formed the band Neu! with Michael Rother. La Düsseldorf was formed during a Neu! hiatus, with Dinger switching to guitar, and percussive duties shared by his brother Thomas Dinger and Hans Lampe, though at times the band functioned more as a Klaus Dinger solo project. The group's electronic sound garnered some popularity during the 80s, but the group split amidst much acrimony in 1983, after which Klaus Dinger used variations of the name to avoid legal trouble. After La Düsseldorf, Dinger worked on other projects, sometimes including people he'd worked with in the 70s. Just before his death, he recorded an album with some Japanese musicians who were living in Germany. This was posthumously released as Japandorf.
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Various Artists — Romantic Warriors IV - Krautrock Part 1 Various Artists — Romantic Warriors IV - Krautrock Part 1
(Zeitgeist Media no#, 2019, DVD)
Klaus Dinger — Japandorf Klaus Dinger — Japandorf
(Grönland Records 124, 2008/2013, CD / LP)
Neu! — Neu! 4 Neu! — Neu! 4
(Captain Trip CTCD-020, 1986/1995, CD)
Neu! — Neu! '86 Neu! — Neu! '86
(Grönland CDGRON IV, 1986/2010, CD)
Klaus Dinger / La Düsseldorf — Néondian (AKA Mon Amour) Klaus Dinger / La Düsseldorf — Néondian (AKA Mon Amour)
(Warner Bros 5051011-3773-2-7, 1984/2006, CD)
La Düsseldorf — Individuellos La Düsseldorf — Individuellos
(Water water229, 1980/2008, CD)
La Düsseldorf — Viva La Düsseldorf — Viva
(Water water228, 1978/2008, CD)
La Düsseldorf — La Düsseldorf La Düsseldorf — La Düsseldorf
(Water water227, 1976/2008, CD)
Neu! — Neu! '75 Neu! — Neu! '75
(Grönland CDGRON III, 1975/2008, CD)
Neu! — Neu! 2 Neu! — Neu! 2
(Grönland CDGRON II, 1973/2008, CD)
Neu! — Neu! Neu! — Neu!
(Grönland CDGRON I, 1972/2008, CD)
Neu! — Neu! '72 Live! In Düsseldorf Neu! — Neu! '72 Live! In Düsseldorf
(Captain Trip CTCD-045, 1972/1996, CD)
Kraftwerk — Kraftwerk Kraftwerk — Kraftwerk
((Not on label) WERK1, 1970/1995, CD)
Organisation — Tone Float Organisation — Tone Float
(Germanofon 941000, 1969/1995, CD)

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