Author Archives: YorkshireNed

Klaus Schulze – X

Klaus Schulze’s gift to himself to celebrate his tenth release is a 16-page-libretto included in this double-abum. Time for Klaus to look back on his career so far: from the early days in various groups to his adventures as a … Continue reading

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Popol Vuh – Brüder des Schattens, Söhne des Lichts / Nosferatu

These are the two records that both contain the same music: the original soundtrack to Werner Herzogs “Nosferatu”, both released on Brain records in 1978 – actually it is one release with one catalogue-number but two different covers. (There’s also … Continue reading

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Tangerine Dream – Electronic Meditation

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Harmonia – Musik Von Harmonia

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Florian Fricke – Die Erde und ich sind eins

“I travel once a month somewhere in Germany and sing with people. I’ve been doing that for eight years now, in a choir. You could label it as ‘body-space-music’ (Körperraummusik) where you sing inside the body and take it in … Continue reading

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Brainticket – Cottonwoodhill

“Cottonwoodhill” is perhaps most notorious for carrying a warning in the inner sleeve that you should “Only listen once a day to this record. Your brain might be destroyed” and for it’s drug-endorsement on the back cover. Also the face … Continue reading

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My Solid Ground – My Solid Ground

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Ash Ra Tempel – Starring Rosi

I’m a fan of a lot of Manuel Göttsching’s music – but Manuel, c’mon! Falling in love isn’t enough to excuse the mostly goofy tunes on this record. “Laughter Loving” sounds as if it was recorded to advertise low-fat yoghurt … Continue reading

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Jürgen Karg – Elektronische Mythen

To discover music for the first time via the purchase of a physical copy of the record – it’s a rare thing nowadays with all the everyday talk about music on social media platforms and all that digital jazz! I … Continue reading

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Limbus 4 – Mandalas

Bernd Henninger, Gerd Kraus and Gerd “Odysseus”Artner recorded as Limbus 3 (“New Atlantis“, 1969) before releasing “Mandalas”as a quartet with second percussionist Matthias Knieper. In 1971 the project fell apart. The music on both records is heavily influenced by ethnic … Continue reading

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