Rudi Esch was born in Düsseldorf and studied Modern German Literature and Philosophy at Heinrich-Heine-University. From 1983 he has played an active part in the Düsseldorf music scene, performing with several punk and new wave bands. In 1987 he formed a band with Klaus Dinger, formerly front man with NEU! Since 1988 Rudi has played bass guitar for electronic rock band Die Krupps, and he works as instrumentalist, composer, lyricist and producer. His first book, Electri_city, an oral account of the electronic music scene in Düsseldorf in the 1970s, was published by Suhrkamp to rave reviews in Germany in 2014. Omnibus Press will publish in 2016 for the English language market.
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