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Aufheben (album)

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Length  51:09
Release date  7 May 2012
Aufheben (2012)  Revelation (2014)
Label  A Records
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Released  May 7, 2012 (2012-05-07)
Artist  The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Genres  Neo-psychedelia, Krautrock, Experimental rock
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Aufheben is the twelfth studio album by The Brian Jonestown Massacre. It was released in May 2012 on band leader Anton Newcombe's A Records label.


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The album was available for free streaming prior to its release,


Aufheben was recorded in Berlin at Anton Newcombe's studio and Ed East's studio "Studio East".

It is their first album to feature founding guitarist Matt Hollywood since his departure from the band in 1999.


The title of the album comes from a German word. It has several meanings, such as "to lift up", "to abolish" or "to preserve". In philosophy, it is used by Hegel to explain what happens when a thesis and antithesis interact.

The cover art was taken from the Pioneer plaque. The artwork for the album cover is the same image engraved onto a gold-anodized aluminium plaque. The plaque is fixed to the outside of Pioneer 10, a NASA probe.

Track listing

  1. "Panic in Babylon" - 4:39
  2. "Viholliseni Maalla" - 4:37
  3. "Gaz Hilarant" - 2:41
  4. "Illuminomi " - 3:49
  5. "I Want to Hold Your Other Hand" - 4:29
  6. "Face Down on the Moon" - 5:08
  7. "The Clouds Are Lies" - 3:21
  8. "Stairway to the Best Party in the Universe" - 4:21
  9. "Seven Kinds of Wonderful " - 5:21
  10. "Waking Up to Hand Grenades" - 5:34
  11. "Blue Order / New Monday " - 7:09


  • Anton Newcombe – guitars, vocals, bass, keyboards, drums, electronics
  • Will Carruthers - bass, backing vocals
  • Matt Hollywood - guitar
  • Constantine Karlis - drums
  • Joel Gion - tambourine
  • Additional Musicians:

  • Hallberg Daði Hallbergsson - guitar
  • Hakon Adalsteinsson - guitar
  • Eliza Karmasalo – vocals (track 2)
  • Friederike Bienert – flute
  • Thibault Pesenti - vocals (track 4)
  • Fab Leseure – keyboards, electronics
  • Songs

    1Panic in Babylon4:39
    2Viholliseni Maalla4:37
    3Gaz Hilarant2:41


    Aufheben (album) Wikipedia

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