"Listening to Sonderfeld gives you a pleasure comparable to the one you feel when you rub a handful of heavy, black topsoil between your fingers", wrote one critic. The (almost) complete works of Sonderfeld are found HERE>>>>.
History of the band
After the demise of Norbert Sonderfeld, Sonderfeld has truly become history. The story of how it all started, how it progressed, stalled and re-started, and how it ended, is told HERE>>>>.
Discography and live gigs
During Sonderfeld's existence, the band recorded about 70 titles. Only a part of it had been published on records, the rest is now available on our Bandcamp page. At least 17 live gigs are vouched for - it felt like much MORE>>>>
A leader with ideas, but scant vocal or instrumental skills, a stylistically confused multi-instrumentalist, a neo-folkie drummer, a heavy metal bass player, a jazz-minded sax player and keyboarder - that means tension and work and MORE>>>.
The critics loved us more than the market did. "An absolute must...", "Not listening closely is a crime...", "Among the most interesting discoveries of the year...". Excerpts from our favourite reviews are reproduced >>>HERE.
There are no videos and not many pictures of Sonderfeld. (In 1996 we didn't have smart phones or digital cameras.) We almost always had a portable tape recorder with us, but rarely a camera. Some of the few existing pictures are >>>HERE.