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Yello & Gold

Interview by Paul Mathur, Blitz, September 1986

There is more to Dieter Meier, the conceptual half of Yello,than meets the eye. Former professional gambler, member of the Swiss National Golf Team, expert ...

Yello: Shirley and Company

Interview by Mark Sinker, New Musical Express, 27 June 1987

2005 note: Easily my favourite NME piece. Kudos also to the sub who chose the original caption: "Helvetica Bold" ...

Yello: Pocket Universe

Review by David Stubbs, Uncut, June 1997

YELLO HAVE been into electronica since their inception in 1980, when only the most wilfully avant-garde dabbled in synthesisers for any purpose other than the ...


Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

Dieter Meier; Boris Blank ...

Mad About Saffron: Thirty Years of Yello

Retrospective and Interview by Wyndham Wallace, The Quietus, 4 December 2009

Yello's Dieter Meier sits down with Wyndham Wallace to discuss the duo's new album Touch and three decades as an aristocratic prankster. ...


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