Tag Archives: Robert Eliscu

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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Between – Einstieg

One of the most wonderfully ridiculous things about Krautrock is the wide variety of music that ends up shoved in that section of the record shop and Between is a fine example. Formed by two German students of composition and … 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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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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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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