The German Phono Academy honors the Swiss duo as one of the world’s most influential formations of electronic pop music. Their unique combination of music and video has a lasting influence on the genre.
As pioneers of sampling technique and creators of unusual rhythmic structures, they inspired artists of different genres from hip-hop and funk to electro-pop and techno.
The two band members Dieter Meier and Boris Blank will personally receive the ECHO award on March 27 at the award show at the Messe Berlin.
Germany’s first TV program ARD will broadcast the ceremony with hostess Helene Fischer on March 27 live from 20:15 clock onwards.Link: ECHO lifetime achievement award
Dieter and The Bianca Story collaborates on a song tribute to poet Mani Matter.
Link: Blick Dieter Meier with The Bianca Story video and article
Dieter has been playing live with his new band for a while now. In the following interview we find out that he's working on a solo album entitled "Out Of Chaos."
Link: TelePop Interview
On September 20 2013 Malia and Boris Blank will rease a new ablum entitled Convergence. This is the first time Boris has worked with someone outside of Yello since Billy MacKenzie's album Outernational. On the following links you will find a Malia promotional page with a preview of a song called "I Feel It Like You" and a mini documentary about making of the album. Also a pre-order link to Amazon.de.
The release date has been pushed back to March 2014.Link: Malia promotional page
By: Qubism via yelloforum.com
"I also had the pleasure of speaking to someone involved in the building of this App (I think). It seems Boris has worked with Håkan Lidbo and at least 1 other (maybe several) programmers & Electronic Beats."Link: Yellofier press release
Photo: © Guido Karp/Volkswagen AG
Thanks TiddlywinksLink: m-c-c.com yello images
The Key to Perfection - soundtrack for the new VW Golf 7 has all new re-imagined modern versions of classic songs. The Race, Oh Yeah/Goldrush, Vicious Games, Desire are all beautiful and modern.Link: The Key To Perfection