Tag Archives: Rolf-Ulrich Kaiser

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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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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Sternenmädchen – Gilles Zeitschiff

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Sergius Golowin – Lord Krishna Von Goloka

Another classic slice of R.U.K. madness here as he gets a Czech new age guru to step up to the microphone and talk about Krishna. I always imagined it’s one of those albums probably best appreciated by the non-German speaker … Continue reading

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Witthüser Und Westrupp – Trips Und Träume

The combination of singer-songwriter Bernd Witthüser and multi-instrumentalist Walter Westrupp with Rolf Ulrich-Kaiser on production creates a union of esemplastic power. “Trips Und Träume” is the most overtly psychedelic folk entry in the krautrock cannon. The vocals are loud and … Continue reading

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Ash Ra Tempel / Timothy Leary – Seven Up

Recorded in Switzerland where LSD enthusiast Leary was hiding, ‘Seven Up’ is skilfully edited from some bluesy  acid-soaked recording sessions. It feels like an album born in the post production as Leary-fronted blues sessions give way to wild electronic sound voids before fading … Continue reading

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