Krautrock (Music subgenre)
Krautrock is a generic name for the experimental music scene that appeared in Germany in the late 1960s and gained popularity throughout the 1970s, especially in Britain. The term originated from the song »Mama Düül und ihre Sauerkrautband spielt auf« by Amon Düül.
Krautrock in Features
Music − Portrait | posted 04.08.2021
In the Midst of Disorder
Conrad Schnitzler, who died in 2011, is still perceived primarily for his connection to Kraftwerk or Tangerine Dream. Yet the impressive body of work that the »intermedia« artist left behind stands on its own. He however rejected any form of standstill, crossing borders wherever he went.
Krautrock in Reviews
Music − Review | posted 11.04.2016
Cluster 1971 - 1981
With »Cluster 1971 – 1981«, Bureau B is presenting a 9-LP-Box, including their seven most important releases in addition to two of Cluster’s live records. It won’t get any better than this.
Music − Review | posted 22.05.2014
Phantom Center EP
It’s quite easy totravel through the universe with Andrew Veres and John Elliott’s Outer Space project. »Phantom Center« is an interstellar trip.
Music − Review | posted 20.02.2014
Along the way
Mark McGuire has aimed high with »Along The Way«, his debut for Dead Oceans. A little too high, if you ask the critic.
Music − Review | posted 22.01.2013
The trio FORMA has a sixth sense for analogue synthesizers and the reproducible sound from the 1970s and early 80s. And what do they do with it? They reproduce it.
Music − Review | posted 18.09.2021
Hozan Yamamoto & Yu Imai
Akuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuku
The soundtrack to the 1979 film »Akuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuku« composed by Hozan Yamamoto and Yu Imai has now been re-released.
Music − News | posted 02.09.2021
Exclusive Edition: »Solar Müsli«
After various collaborations and band projects, Cologne-based Niklas Wandt releases his first solo album »Solar Müsli" on September 17, 2021. Exclusively at HHV Records there will be a Curacao Vinyl Edition.
Music − News | posted 16.09.2021
Exclusive: »69 Arten Den Pubrock Zu Spielen«
The new album »69 Arten Den Pubrock Zu Spielen« by the Lunsentrio will be released on Tapete Records on October 22, 2021. Exclusively at HHV Records, the record will be available in a green vinyl edition.
Music − Review | posted 16.09.2021
Mediterranean summer music: You have to imagine the sea of Jolly Mare on »Epsilon« as a cheerful one.
Music − Essay | posted 22.09.2021
The Beat Era in the GDR
Records from the Amiga label are widely available in Germany. In addition to pressings of international stars such as Michael Jackson, the Beatles or Bob Dylan, there was also a lot of music from the GDR itself that was released. Some of it is worth to be rediscovered.