Tag Archives: Daniel Fichelscher

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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Gila – Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

Originally based in Stuttgart Conny Veit’s Gila had already recorded a more rocking psychedelic first album with a different line-up when Veit was invited to Munich to record “Hosianna Mantra” for Florian Fricke’s Popol Vuh. Hanging around frequently at Amon … Continue reading

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Popol Vuh – Herz aus Glas

Tradition has it that most of the actors were hypnotized during the shooting of “Herz aus Glas”. Popol Vuh’s music is the perfect equivalent to Werner Herzog’s mesmerizing movie. From the first single notes of “Engel der Gegenwart” to the … Continue reading

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Popol Vuh – Aguirre

When I first started collecting the music of Popol Vuh, I skipped over their soundtrack work and concentrated on their “regular” studio albums. My logic for treating their soundtracks as poor relations was I had seen ‘Aguirre’ a few years … Continue reading

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