Monochrome Bleu

1983-1992

Monochrome Bleu

Monochrome Bleu was formed by Wolfgang Dorninger & Thomas Resch in 1983. The band started as a kind of melodic industrial band and transformed later in a kind a industrial pop-band. In 1984 Leo Schatzl joined Monochrome Bleu to produce videos & video-environments for the band. 1987 Peter Androsch joined the band as guitar player and also as composer. The band performed all over Europe and did 3 three USA-Tours (1986, 1989, 1992).

Band Members
Peter Androsch - guitar, composition
classical music composer, member since 1987, peter writes operas, string quartets, film scores, lives in Linz, Austria

Wolfgang Fadi Dorninger - electronics, vocals, composer
studied at the Art University in Vienna (Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst), founding member of Monochrome Bleu, runs a audio-production company (soundtracks, filmscores, theatermusic, environmental music), runs base records, plays in bands like Wipeout, Dorninger, The Smiling Buddhas

Thomas Resch - vocals, saxophon, lyrics
studied at the Art Univerity in Linz, Austria. Is a founding member of Monochrome Bleu, lives in Vienna, Austria, runs a printing company

Monochrome Bleu:

Die Ind (Label) and other labels as noted
  • 1984 Compilation/Tape Leider nur im Wohnzimmer
  • 1984 Compilation/Tape Fadi Sampler No. 1
  • 1985 Album/Tape Dunkle Schwingungen
  • 1985 Compilation/Tape Hear the Roar of Mountains audiofile Tapes (USA)
  • 1985 Album/Tape Monochrome Bleu
  • 1985 Split-Album/Tape Tausende Schnitte
  • 1985 Compilation/Tape Scary World SOP Music (USA)
  • 1985 Compilation/Tape Tape Report No. 0
  • 1985 Compilation/Tape Tape Report No. 1
  • 1985 Compilation/Tape Fadi Sampler No.2
  • 1985 Album/Tape Musik zur besseren Verständigung
  • 1986 Album/Tape What Is A Linz ?
  • 1986 Compilation/Tape Tape Report No. 2
  • 1986 Compilation/Tape Mirage Cause and Effect (USA)
  • 1986 Compilation/Tape The New Rock 'n' Roll DTW o5/o6 (D)
  • 1986 Compilation/Tape Fadi Sampler No.3
  • 1986 Compilation/12" Vinyl Dry Lungs Pt. 3 Placebo Rec. (USA)
  • 1986 Compilation/Tape Bad Alchemy Nr.6 Bad Alchemy (D)
  • 1987 Compilation/Tape Band It No. 17 Cause und Effect (USA)
  • 1987 Compilation/Tape Notre Dame 1 EE-Tapes (B)
  • 1987 Compilation/Tape Tape Report No. 3
  • 1987 Compilation/Tape Objekt No. 3 Ladd-Frith (USA)
  • 1987 Album/Tape What Is A Linz ? Ladd-Frith (USA)
  • 1987 Compilation/Tape Tape Report No. 4
  • 1987 Compilation/Tape Insomnia Vol. 1 We Never Sleep (USA)
  • 1987 Compilation/Tape Fadi Sampler No.4
  • 1988 12" Vinyl Taucher Extraplatte (A)
  • 1989 Compilation/12" Vinyl Music Of Die Ind Out Of Depression (D)
  • 1989 Album/Tape US-Tour 1989
  • 1990 Compilation/Tape Tape Report No. 5
  • 1990 Compilation/Tape Rambo Vol.1 Irre Tapes (D)
  • 1990 Compilation/Tape Conapt 2 Organic Tapes (F)
  • 1990 Album/Tape Stay Or Go Irre Tapes (D) und Ladd-Frith (USA)
  • 1992 3x CD Catfood
  • 1995 CD Better Elvis We Never Sleep (USA)
  • 1998 CD Done Sputnik (A)
  • 2003 7inch/Vinyl Finale Woolf - Bad Alchemy 42 Bad Alchemy (D)
  • 2020 Book/2xCD JERRY KRANITZ / VARIOUS Cassette Culture - Homemade Music and the Creative Spirit in the Pre-Internet-Age, VOD Records (D)

For more information:
Monochrome Bleu Homepage
Monochrome Bleu at SR-Archiv
Monochrome Bleu at Discogs
Monochrome Bleu at DorfTV

Monochrome Bleu "Following The Signs" from Wolfgang Dorninger on Vimeo.

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