Danielle de Picciotto and Alexander Hacke, together with Mick Harvey (Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds) have been asked by Paul Wallfisch, the musical director of Theater Dortmund, to collaborate/ compose and play music live for their new theater piece "REPUBLIK DER WÖLFE" based on Grimm fairytales and Pulitzer prize-winning poet Anne Sexton's book Transformations.

16 February 2014 - 11 May 2014
Theater Dortmund
Schauspielhaus Dortmund

MUTE will be releasing an album of the songs composed by Hacke, Harvey, De Picciotto, Wallfisch on the 10th of March 2014 with a concert tour (without the theaterpiece) being booked momentarily for March/april 2014

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Live Update

The live section has been updated with new dates for Blixa Bargeld with Teho Teardo and new dates for Alexander Hacke
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Alexander Hacke composed the filmscore for Paul Poets movie EMPIRE ME – DER STAAT BIN ICH! – Navigator Film - which was released in 2011.

The film has now been released on DVD by REAL FICTION/GOOD MOVIES and EDITION FILMLADEN with a lot of of Extras and German, English, French & Spanish Subs.

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Alexander Hacke has a Music installation "Lockstep" at the "Unmenschliche Musik" ("Inhuman Music Exhibition ") im Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), Berlin.
Between 21 & 24th Febuary 2013.
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American Twilight

Crime and the City Solution

Crime and the City Solution will be releasing a single, Goddess, on Feb 4 with the album, American Twilight to follow in March.

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Live Update

The live section has been updated with new dates for Blixa Bargeld in Berlin, Alexander Hacke with Crime and The City Solution in Australia and Jochen Arbeit in Berlin.
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The Glasshouse

Danielle de Picciotto & Alexander Hacke

The Glasshouse - Danielle de Picciotto & Alexander Hacke

The Glasshouse is an experimental, silent movie, In which Danielle de Picciotto recounts her last bizarre night in NYC in 1986 which turned into a nightmarish dinner filled with terror, strengthening her resolution to leave the crime and drug riddled city of the eighties and also serving as a metaphor for the growing fear and paranoia in our society.

Danielle de Picciotto & Alexander Hacke have initiated Audio / Visual Productions since 2001. In 2011 Alexander composed a Soundtrack for the silent Glasshouse version and in 2012 they toured with the project, inviting guest musicians to participate:

The Nihilist Spasm Band in London, Ontario. Paul Browse in Berlin, Germany. David Eugene Edwards in Denver, Colorado. Steve Forker in Denver, Colorado. Algis Antanas Kizys in Brooklyn, NY

This DVD Contains the Movie as shown during the performances with a choice of five different audio recordings from Berlin, Denver, London, Kärnten, Austria and NYC.

Extras: The initial short film which inspired the project and live footage from the shows.

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Australian tour 2013

Tour dates announced for Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney
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An Introduction To...

Crime and the City Solution

An Introduction To... Crime and the City SolutionIn anticipation of their first tour in 20 Years Mute will release a compilation album "An Introduction To... A History of Crime. Berlin 1987-1991" on 24 September 2012.

The album features Simon Bonney, Alexander Hacke, Mick Harvey, Rowland S.Howard, Thomas Stern, Chrislo Haas and Bronwyn Adams.

"An Introduction To... " is currently available for preorder in all amazon stores, itunes and from mute.
Release Date: September 24 2012
Format: CD Album
Product code: CDMUTEL21
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Alexander Hacke produces Wovenhand

Alexander Hacke produces WovenhandAlexander Hacke has produced the upcoming "Wovenhand" Album by David Eugene Edwards titled "The Laughing Stalk"

Alexander Hacke has "created an intoxicating mix of guitars and other stringed instruments in the final mix".

David Eugene and Alexander Hacke became friends recently when both were recruited as guitarists in the reunion of australian indie legends Crime & The City Solution.

Release Date: September 07 2012
Format: CD/LP
Catalog-No: GRCD 765
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