1985’s Halber Mensch was a watershed moment for Einstürzende Neubauten, with the industrial legends expanding their creative vision beyond noise and performance to embrace composition and rich lyrical themes. It’s the subject of this month’s We Have A Commentary podcast, as chosen by the same Patreon backers who made this episode possible. The Senior Staff consider the emergence of Blixa Bargeld as a frontperson, the prescient use of silence in EN’s delivery, and the beauty of liberating destruction. You can rate and subscribe on iTunes, Google Play Music, or download directly or stream from Spotify or the widget down below.