Ash Ra Tempel Comedy Gold

Strange fact of the day comes from the discover that “Traummaschine” from the first Ash Ra Tempel album is played in the British comedy quiz show “Lucky Sexy Winners” on Channel 4, hosted by Vic & Bob. The show started on August 23, at 10 pm BST, and can be watched online on Channel 4 on demand for the next 20 days.

To watch, scroll down to “Episode 1 – Vic & Bob’s Lucky Sexy Winners”.

Channel 4 on demand: http://www.channel4.com/programmes/themes/funny-fortnight-on-4od

Ash Ra Tempel Reissues

Manuel Göttsching has announced he is reissuing the 5 Ash Ra Tempel albums and his first solo album on CD via his own MG.ART label.

If you order via his website before February 11th, you can buy all 6 for 90 euros + Shipping and a free Manuel Göttsching DVD gets thrown in. You can also buy 5 for 82.50euros.

The re-releases are:

– Ash Ra Tempel (selfed titled first album) / MG.ART 811
– Ash Ra Tempel – Schwingungen / MG.ART 812
– Ash Ra Tempel & Timothy Leary – Seven up / MG.ART 813
– Ash Ra Tempel – Join inn / MG.ART 814
– Ash Ra Tempel – Starring Rosi / MG.ART 815
– Manuel Göttsching – Inventions for electric guitar / MG.ART 816

For more info, go to www.ashra.com

Soul Jazz Records To Relase Krautrock

Soul Jazz, the record label that first made their name through compiling the best rare tracks from the the genres of funk and jazz, are branching out into the world of krautrock after recent success with their New York Noise and dubstep releases.

The line-up for their debut Krautrock compilation, entitled “Elektronische Musik: Experimental German Rock & Electronic Music 1972-1983” is:

CD1
1. Can – Aspectacle (5.39)
2. Between – Devotion (3.46)
3. Harmonia – Dino (3.29)
4. Gila – This Morning (5.45)
5. Kollectiv – Rambo Zambo (11.39)
6. Michael Bundt – La Chasse Aux Microbes (8.30)
7. E.M.A.K. – Filmmuzik (3.15)
8. Popol Vuh – Morgengruss (2.57)
9. Conrad Schnitzler – Auf Dem Schwarzen Canal (3.12)
10. La Dusseldorf – Rheinita (7.37)
11. Harmonia – Veterano (3.55)
12. Faust – It’s A Rainy Day Sunshine Girl (7.26)
13. Neu – Hallo Gallo (10.03)

CD2
1. Cluster – Heisse Lippen (2.21)
2. Ibliss – High Life (13.01)
3. Dieter Moebius – Hasenheide (2.36)
4. Amon Duul II – Fly United (3.29)
5. Popol Vuh – Aguirre 1 (6.13)
6. Ash Ra Tempel – Daydream (5.22)
7. Tangerine Dream – No Man’s Land (9.05)
8. Amon Duul II – Wie Der Wind Am Ende Einer Strasse (5.43)
9. Roedelius – Geradewohl (3.31)
10. Can – I Want More (3.30)
11. Deuter – Soham (4.55)