Tag Archives: Roedelius

Cluster – Konzerte 1972/1977

My eyebrows raised when I saw this one announced – live vintage Cluster? The very notion flusters the brain because their albums mostly sound like the result of using the studio as an instrument. Yet, here it is and it … Continue reading

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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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Harmonia – Musik Von Harmonia

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Roedelius – Selbstportrait

In the 2006 German TV documentary “Kraut & Rüben”, Hans-Joachim Roedelius talked about how certain frequencies (and loud volumes in general) once affected his health. In his early days as a musician (starting out with Kluster) he didn’t know anything … Continue reading

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Kluster – Zwei-Osterei

Some bands sell their souls to the devil, Kluster sold theirs to the church. This is probably another of those albums best enjoyed by those of us who speak little German. You see, Kluster were only able to get this … Continue reading

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Cluster – II

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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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Cluster – Sowiesoso

What can I say about Sowiesoso that hasn’t already been said? Well, loads hopefully. Seeing as each person interprets and interacts with language differently when describing something they love it should be a different story every time, right? I’d like … Continue reading

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Cluster – Curiosum

1981??? Yes, 1981… Much of Cluster’s lauded material (if not all) stems from the 70s so why choose Curiosum? The 70s was the glory era for Krautrock after all in which Can moved through Malcolm, into Suzuki and then on … Continue reading

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