Tag Archives: Djong Yun

Popol Vuh – Seligpreisung

After the surprising change of style with their previous album, “Hosiana Mantra”, Popol Vuh double down on the new sound. Once again Fricke is on piano and harpsichord, oboe player Robert Eliseu is back as is guitarist Conny Veit and … Continue reading

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Djong Yun – Du sollst lieben / Ave Maria

Djong Yun (daughter of the famous composer Isang Yun) contributed vocals to Popol Vuh records such as “Hosianna Mantra” and “Einsjäger & Siebenjäger”, for example. And maybe most Krautrock fans know her from performing “Kyrie“ together with Popol Vuh on … Continue reading

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Popol Vuh – Hosianna Mantra

After the previous years deeply electronic “In Den Gärten Pharaos”, Florian Fricke decided to take a radical detour with “Hosianna Mantra” and used no electronic instruments. Album opener “Ah!” begins with just the sound of him playing the piano and … 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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