Tag Archives: Michael Rother

Harmonia – Documents 1975

When I heard that an album of unreleased Harmonia material was coming out I was really beside myself with excitement but when I found out it was to be part of a box set containing albums I already owned at … Continue reading

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Neu! – Neu! 2

This is one of my favourite album covers of all time. Which might seem strange at first but there is something audacious about it, a punk take on pop art that revels in its simplicity and minimalism. It was the … Continue reading

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Harmonia – Musik Von Harmonia

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Michael Rother – Flammende Herzen

Deep warm guitar notes drift out of the speakers blissfully for a few moments, the guitar picks up a pace and then a gentle drum begins. It is almost the Neu! beat but in slow motion bliss. This feels like … Continue reading

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Neu! – self titled debut

There have been some oddly matched musical pairings in the history of rock but surely Neu! must rank highly among them. You have the laid-back, easy going guitar player Michael Rother paired with the frentic, wild, motor mouth drummer Klaus … Continue reading

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Harmonia – Deluxe

Musically, for those that don’t know, this dates from 1975 and marked the meeting of musical hearts and minds that was the duo Moebius & Roedelius of Cluster alongside ex-Kraftwerk/Neu guitarist, Michael Rother on a second album that was so … Continue reading

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Cluster – Zuckerzeit

1974. The year I was born. I can’t believe it, when I cast my eye back across the decades from where I stand now in 2012, that music as futuristic and groundbreaking as this was being made while I was … Continue reading

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