News: Critic on D.I.Y. practice and ideology
read our critical discussion-paper about a special D.I.Y. practice under "polaroid"
Currently in german language only.
Lest unser kritisches Statement als Diskussionspapier über eine spezielle D.I.Y.-Praxis und Ideologie. unter "Polaroid Plus" (in dt. Sprache).
07.03.2013: Documentary: Turn it down
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –We released with several other labels a compilation to support the Antifascist Press Archive in Berlin. Because of the actual debate on German nationalistic rockbands we release our statement from 2004.
14.08.2012: AZ Aachen bleibt! We are the 99 Percent (Open Letter)
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –I call upon the city of Aachen, the IPEM AG and the A&O Hotels and HOSTELS Holding AG, to guarantee the preservation of the Autonomous Centre (AZ) in its present setting and location. The Autonomous Centre has to stay in possession of the city of Aachen and has to keep its full present size!
13.04.2012: Adolar on Festivals 2012 + Spotify
(Adolar, Unterm Durchschnitt) –Please check all Adolar festival tourdates (more to come). We installed a Spotify-Playlst includes more than 1 day of well selected music - the best of music between 1900-2012: Punk, Emo, Hardcore, Rock, Hip Hop, Electronic...
03.02.2012: Label-Abschied am 25.: Very Last Show of Mallorys Last Dance
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Adolar, Adorno, Black Box Pilot, Captain Planet, Clara Luzia, I Had Plans, Iskra, Jet Black, Katzenstreik) –Mallorys Last Dance werden am 25.2. auf unserer Abschiedsparty noch einmal - nach 2006 - gemeinsam auftreten und das letzte Mal spielen: The very last show!
21.01.2012: Label-Abschiedsparty am 25.2. in Köln
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Adolar, Katzenstreik) –Let´s celebrate the end of unterm durchschnitt on February 25th in Cologne. You can preorder tickets at grrr.org, direct link below.
31.12.2011: Bekanntgabe: Das Ende von unterm durchschnitt - Küsse sterben auf Lippen
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Adolar, Adorno, Black Box Pilot, Captain Planet, Clara Luzia, I Had Plans, Iskra, Jet Black, Katzenstreik) –Read my statement (in german language only!) on decision to end the label. There won´t be any new releases from 2012 on.
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –You can now also follow us on Google+.
09.06.2011: Intro interview online
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –You can read Andreas´ interview with Linus & Felix from Intro Magazine online.
23.05.2011: Intro interview with Andreas
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –Intro interviewed Andreas on the philosophy of unterm durchschnitt - it´s standing and idea. You can read the interview in all bars, clubs or stores offering this give-away magazine.
01.05.2011: Alles Gute Beatpunk!
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –Best wishes to our very favorite Beatepunk Webzine!
30.04.2011: Green Hell Summer-Special: Low budget, fat records
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Adolar, Adorno, Captain Planet, Iskra, Jet Black, Katzenstreik, Mikrokosmos23, Peters., Syn*Error) –Please check out Green Hell Mailorder´s latest offer on several of our releases. Pay 19,99 and get 3 albums or 2 albums and 3 7"s. Link below.
28.04.2011: grrr Mailorder Button
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –A new button has been installed so our webshop is easier to find then before. Do not hesitate to waste all your money ;).
18.01.2011: Warning: Incompetent german booker
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –This is a warning to local promoters, venues and artists regarding the booking agency "Welcome 7" run by 17 year old Ferdinand. Please do not trust informations from this agent and be sceptic regarding promises.
17.11.2010: Ein Jahr durch die Brille - Unser Rückblick auf 2010
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –Please pay attention to our retrospective on 2010 (in german language only)
15.11.2010: Podcast: Mikrokosmos23 & Adolar continue their video blog
(Adolar, Mikrokosmos23, Unterm Durchschnitt) –Please check out our Youtube channel and do not miss the chaotic, excessive and funny impressions filmed by Adolar and Mikrokosmos23 on their current tour through germany.
13.11.2010: Podcast: Adolar & Mikrokosmos23 auf Tour
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Adolar, Mikrokosmos23) –First podcast to yesterday´s show in Freiburg, KTS has been released. Updates will follow every 24h.
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Adolar, Mikrokosmos23) –It´s one of the biggest mags for subversive rockmusic in Germany. Uncle Sallys did a big report on nowadays punkscene, interviewed several bands, labels and other creatives. Adolar, Mikrokosmos23 and our label got interviewed therefor.
26.10.2010: Yagaloo need financial support
(Mikrokosmos23, Unterm Durchschnitt) –Yagaloo TV has financial problems due to their sponsor quit the relationsship. They supported our latest band Mikrokosmos23 by interviewing them. Please buy exclusive designed Shirt by drummer Tom Pätschke to support Yagaloo.
24.09.2010: "scheiße, aber so ist es nun mal."
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Various Artists) –In tiefe Trauer hüllt uns die Nachricht. Martin Büsser ist tot!
18.09.2010: New website element: like/ Gefällt mir-Button
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –You can now click "like" when reading more...
09.04.2010: Polaroid Plus: Please read our critic on ciritcs (geman language)
(Artists, Unterm Durchschnitt) –Go this way: http://www.unterm-durchschnitt.de/polaroid-plus/
01.01.2010: RSS Feed
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –You can now check our news via RSS Feed. Check our link below for general infos on RSS.
25.09.2009: IT-News: Mp3 Downloadproblems fixed
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –Rolf fixed some problems with mp3 downloads. So do not hesitate and download tons of free mp3s.
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –On July, 12th you can hear an exclusive feature on our label by playing several songs from our releases on Dunctonwood Webradio.
30.05.2009: It has been done - the new site is on
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –thanks so much to rolf responsable for programming and styling our new site. the old one was online for almost 9 years and became very very old 2.0.
23.05.2009: Looking back on trade fair
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –it was a nice day in leipzig but also much critic has been left. why is a trade fair organization dealing with venues that have racist admission rules? are tons of old dust and dirt indie?
13.05.2009: Meet us at Pop Up trade fair in Leipzig
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –we have a small audio/visual installation to present there.
27.02.2009: new sublabel
(Papership, Unterm Durchschnitt) –we started a 2nd sublabel with florian and johannes who run papership records. their first release for our coop is the wonderful todd anderson album "zufluchtsort", a complex and brute output between hardcore, emo and metal.
for more infos check our "about" page.
15.01.2009: Our review on 2008
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –please read our review on 2008 "But don´t look back in anger..."
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –you are a website-programmer? we are searching people to restart our website.
28.04.2008: On tour with Patterns.
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Peters.) –please notice that peters. will play a promptly planed tour with patterns starting with a soli-concert for Antifa Erfurt.
02.04.2008: Lack´s reaction after 3 years
(Mallorys Last Dance, Unterm Durchschnitt) –2005 mallorys last dance canceled a show because of an antisemitic song by the band Lack. currently being on tour people protested again. Read about the reaction of Lack.
30.03.2008: Radio Z interview with Andreas
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –check out an interview with andreas at radio z.
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –a posterconvetion looking back into the years of unterm durchschnitt has been opened at our myspace.
16.11.2007: Fairliebt T-Shirt Collection
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Captain Planet, Iskra, Peters.) –Fairtrade merchandiser Fairliebt developes a special unterm durchschnitt shirt-collection.
15.11.2007: Süddeutsche Zeitung features us
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –jetzt.de published a labelportrait about us "letzte helden" (last heros), that you´ll find here.
14.11.2007: 4 records on the plan
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Adorno, Mikrokosmos23, Peters., Syn*Error, Asinella) –there are four releases that we plan for the next three months:
01.08.2007: Three records to release
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Captain Planet, Clara Luzia, Peters.) –there are three records soon to come. it is not just that we are happy about the fact releasing a bit more than in the last 24 months, there will also be more touraction by captain planet, clara luzia and the "chinese democracy"-allstars ;-P.
26.05.2007: Critical reflection on anti-globalisation movement
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –please take a notice about our G8 special. the micro-website is online now and takes a critical reflection on anti-globalisation movement. please go globalisierunsgegner .de
14.05.2007: The morning after ... THE NIGHT
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –wow, what a weekend.
04.05.2007: A few days ... until THE NIGHT!
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Iskra, Peters., The Town Of Machine) –just a few days until unterm durchschnitt Labelnight...
13.04.2007: Feature about unterm durchschnitt in Pop Up Reader
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –download the reader of pop up trade fair and have a look for our labelnight on page 29. hope to see you in leipzig!
03.04.2007: Paypal-Payment accepted at Grrr Mailorder
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –We accept Paypal-Payment from now on!
08.03.2007: Labelnight at Pop Up
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Iskra, Peters., The Town Of Machine) –We invite you for coming to Leipzig and visit us at the tradefair or on our Labelnight at Frühauf. Cocktailbar plus great music by Iskra, The Town Of Machine and Peters. is the minimum of what you can expect!
15.01.2007: Pop Up 2007 in Leipzig
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –unterm durchschnitt will attend at pop up tradefair 2007. visitors only need to pay 5 euros.
16.11.2006: Zebralution is our international distribution partner for digital consume
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –we are proud to anounce that from now on zebralution is our official world wide partner for digital distribution. in a couple of weeks zebralution will make our music available at iTunes, musicload, napster and other digital music platforms.
05.07.2006: Viva Café Exil: soli-sampler
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Captain Planet, Katzenstreik) –Café Exiel is a non governmental meeting place - right across from an immigration office
05.05.2006: Pop Up 2006
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –meet unterm durchschnitt at pop up tradefair in leipzig. more infos at http://www.leipzig-popup.de
19.07.2005: No more guestbook
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –Our guestbook has been deleted.
13.07.2005: Interview on Radio Phil
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –Radio Phil, a radioshow on Radio Blau, interviewed Andreas.
23.04.2005: A new logo
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –Check out our new logo. The new one looks broken in itself, we disliked the old one looking too diy´ish including a wrong ciritic on capitalism by smashing barcodes.
03.04.2005: Interview with Trust Fanzine
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –In the latest issue of Trust Fanzine an interview with Andreas has been published. It is nice to read so get issue no. 111.
12.01.2005: PGP Key
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –Write us encrypted mails and ask us for PGP-Key.
08.11.2004: Music against Nazi-Subculture
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Various Artists) –Work on Turn It Down - Compilation Against Nazi-Music are in progress. Relase will be next month but a big comunity of bands, labels and institutions is involved so it won´t cause problems with this short timetable. Releaseparty will be 11th and 12th december in berlin.
04.11.2004: Anti-Nationalist Project
(Various Artists, Unterm Durchschnitt) –We currently work out a concept for a compilation against nationalistic tendencies in german popculture. It will be released in May 2005.
22.08.2004: Finally - the Newsletter
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –Check out our newsletter and subscribe
10.08.2004: A new adress
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –We moved from Ilmenau to Cologne. Please notice our new adress.
01.08.2004: Broken Silence - A better distribution
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –We signed a deal with Broken Silence. Our records will be available in Germany, Switzerland an Austria in all recordstores - in stock or via order.
21.07.2004: Moving to cologne
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –Mid of august cologne will be our new domicile. To prevent problems with mailings please send them to the adress below.
08.05.2004: Exclusive Buttons
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Peters.) –Bernd Papenfuss, Simon (Kleinstadthelden) and Fabian Wulff (peters.) designed exclusive buttons. You get them on your order at Grrr Mailorder for free!
04.05.2004: Pop Up Tradefair 2004
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –Meet us at this years Pop Up Tradefair in Leipzig.
30.09.2003: Paper on the situation of controlled youthculture
(Black Box Pilot, Unterm Durchschnitt) –Another gig has been cancelled. Another controlled youthcenter drawback. We published a small paper to the situation of controlled youthculture organized by nationalized institutions. Read it.
10.07.2003: Cops execute a search warrant
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –Cops came in the late evening to execute a search warrant. We are upset about the latest development. Read our statement.
11.02.2003: Various tourplans
(Unterm Durchschnitt, Black Box Pilot, Jet Black, Peters.) –Black Box Pilot, Jet Black - all our bands would like to tour 2003. that´s why we searching for people helping us in organizing 2003 as a good booking year. if you organize local shows please get in touch with us! we also search shows for bleack and peters. from our compilation.
22.01.2003: We search for a inhouse booker
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –we are searching for an enthusiastic person that might be interested in booking shows for our bands such as Jet Black or Squeeze#6. please send us a message if you are this person.
19.01.2003: Antirockstar Problems
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –Due to some problems with booklet-production the arrival of our compilation project "the Anti Rockstar Revolution" will have another delay. hopefully the record can be released soon.
23.10.2002: Anti Rockstar-release delayed
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –waiting for lunalone who sit in england and work to pay the demage on their bandbus. that´s why Anti Rockstar Revolution release will be delayed due to waiting for the band recording 2 songs for it.
02.09.2002: Better service for mailorder customers
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –We updated and relaunched our Mailorder and tried to initialize a better service, no banner of commercial companies and your own customer account for easier navigation. Minisystems is our partner and developed the shopsystem.
09.06.2002: working on "the anti rockstar revolution
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –we started working on a project titled as "the anti rockstar revolution". mediapartners are grunge.de and promo sapiens booking. more infos asap.
23.02.2002: Our Mailorder is online
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –we put our mailorder online.
03.01.2002: Prices in Euros
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –Deutsche Mark died and we are happy to price our records in Euro.
17.08.2001: Restyled website online
(Unterm Durchschnitt) –as you see, our new website is online, designed by Aline Neumann. thank you very much for your good work.