Tag Archives: Holger Adam

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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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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Between – And The Waters Opened

Between was named Between because the music they made was sitting between the chairs back then and was reaching far beyond genre borders or the traditional segregation of E- and U-Musik (E for “ernst” / serious, U für “unterhaltende” / … Continue reading

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Tangerine Dream – Zeit

“György Ligeti on tranquilizers” – That’s the catchphrase I’m returning to when I think about or listen to Tangerine Dream’s “Zeit”. There is this celestial quality to the music, but the heavens above are just a cosmos full of black … Continue reading

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Eberhard Schoener – Meditation

Eberhard Schoener’s diverse discography isn’t something you have to fully explore if you’re looking for some Kosmische Musik. Having a rather orthodox background in classical music he got a Moog synthesizer in the late 60’s and recorded a few interesting … Continue reading

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Deuter – D

Before the self-assured, enlightened Chaitanya Hari Deuter there was a rather timid Georg “Schorsch” Deuter. The embryonic version of the New Age musician to come is still a bit uneasy looking on the back cover of his adventurous first one … Continue reading

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Ash Ra Tempel VI / Manuel Göttsching – Inventions For Electric Guitar

First of all: that cover! Look at that flamboyant personality looking back at you, smiling! The self-assured saint of the electric six string, the gong behind him twining around the iconic guitar player like a halo. People tend to praise … 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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