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Plattenbau formed in the dark basement of the former Stasi HQ in East Berlin.
Lewis Lloyd’s songs have evolved from wiry and jagged post-punk to taut, ironclad synth fortresses, mechanical and repetitive, brutal and hypnotic. Yet somehow they remain fun, straddling the ever-fruitful territory between noise and pop.
Plattenbau has developed into a fierce live act. In late 2019 they got a fresh line-up with solo-artist Jesper Munk on guitar, Sally Brown (Gurr, Anika) on bass, Brandon Walsh on drums and Lewis Lloyd on vox and synths.
In 2022, Plattenbau released their second album “Shape / Shifting” on Oliver Ackermann’s (A Place To Bury Strangers/Death By Audio) label Dedstrange, joining APTBS on a roster with fellow Berlin punks Jealous and Data Animal. They played a sold out release show at Haus der Statistik, supported APTBS for 12 shows of their European tour and went on to play EU Headline shows and Festivals (including Fusion Festival and waves Vienna) and release Shape / Shifted, a remix EP in collaboration with international artists such as APTBS, Taraka and Eera.
Plattenbau are currently working on their third album with first singles coming in spring 2023 on Dedstrange.
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