Blixa Bargeld (born Christian Emmerich in 1959 in Berlin) is one of the founding members, in 1980, and the lead vocalist of Einstürzende Neubauten. From 1984 to 2003 he was co-founder sideman and guitarist of Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds. He works as composer, singer, musician, performer, author, actor, director and lecturer in almost any field of interpretative art, solo or through multiple collaborations (with Nick Cave, Alva Noto
, Teho Teardo, Anita Lane, Oliver Augst, Heiner Muller
, Wim Wenders, Atom Egoyan, etc.).