a;GRUMH – And You Are Not – Cassette
And You Are Not is a seminal album by the Belgian electronic music group a;GRUMH, released in 1987. The band, consisting of members JΔ3 Seuqcaj, Θ3Ma++h, and EΔSe eGr, emerged during the vibrant European underground music scene of the 1980s. Known for their eclectic and experimental sound, a;GRUMH combined elements of industrial, synthpop, and EBM (Electronic Body Music) to create their unique sonic palette.
The album And You Are Not showcases a;GRUMH’s innovative approach to music-making, with its fusion of electronic beats, pulsating synths, and distorted vocals. The tracks on the album are a blend of catchy melodies and dark, brooding atmospheres, creating a captivating sonic experience. From the energetic and rhythm-driven opener “Ha People” to the haunting and introspective “Danger Zone,” a;GRUMH explores a range of emotions and themes throughout the album.
One of the standout tracks on And You Are Not is the iconic “In The Garden,” which features intense, hypnotic beats and provocative spoken word lyrics that challenge societal norms and expectations. This track, along with others like “Hammam” and “Drama In The Subway,” solidifies a;GRUMH’s reputation as pioneers of the industrial and electronic music genres.
With its bold sonic experimentation, thought-provoking lyrics, and boundary-pushing production, “And You Are Not” remains a cult classic among fans of the underground electronic music scene. The album’s innovative sound and provocative themes continue to inspire and influence artists to this day, making it a significant contribution to the history of electronic music.
Brand new, never played and still in the factory plastic
1. In The Garden
3. New Fashion (Edit)
4. Another Brick In The Wall Part II
5. Penser Et Agir (Est-cd Un Crime?)
7. Drama In The Subway