Tag Archives: krautrock

New Rock For Mid March 2014 Part Three

Vintage Cucumber – Tee Sessions – Self-released Charting somewhere in a soothing mixture of ambient, kosmische and psyche, Vintage Cucumber delivers this lovely EP, riding on the heels of the album “Yoki Style.” Each track creates a brilliant atmosphere, stirring … Continue reading

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New Rock Reviews – Mid March 2014

Quailbones — Lord Dion’s House of Discovery 7” – Self-released Glorious lo-fi and wild punk-pop-garage-psyche!  Could we call it some form of post punk?  Three tracks on this 7” and each one is a trip in itself.  Seriously, this is … Continue reading

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The Rock Reviews: July – September, 2013

White Fang – Steady Truckin For Summer – Gnar Tapes With a wild sonic guitar, comes the hurricane force of the opening track. Things slow down a bit on the second track but already, a pattern is emerging.  The vocal … Continue reading

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Updates for mid-July – Electrician, Kluster and Conrad Schnitzler

Hi folks! Again, major apologies for the lack of posts.  The mini-tour I’m doing with the Wildlife Education Coalition has kicked off, so I’ve found myself driving to rather far out places across western New York.  I have a brief … Continue reading

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Early Kraftwerk, part 4

I had written this up months ago and meant to post it then, but I never got around to it.  Since it might be a while before I get some new material up here, I figured I’d at least get … Continue reading

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Tangerine Dream’s “Alpha Cnetauri”

Artist: Tangerine Dream Title: Alpha Centauri Released: 1971 Label: Ohr – many reissues Format: 12” LP, CD reissues Genre: space rock, kosmische / krautrock, electronic, experimental, psyche I figured since I was doing a series on early Kraftwerk and showcasing … Continue reading

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Early Kraftwerk, Part 3

The Hound of Music Examines Kraftwerk pt 3 Artist:  Kraftwerk Title: 2 (s/t) Released: 1972 Label: Philips (and various bootlegs) Format: LP Genre: kosmische / krautrock, electronic, experimental Reviewing the first three Kraftwerk LPs isn’t terribly easy.  You cannot compare … Continue reading

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Early Kraftwerk, pt. 2

Artist: Kraftwerk Title: 1 (s/t) Released: 1970 Label: Phillips (and various bootlegs) Format: LP Genre: Kosmische / Krautrock, experimental, electronic It wasn’t too long ago when I posted an updated about how much I wanted to do a series about … Continue reading

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Early Kraftwerk, pt. 1

Artist: Organisation Title: Tone Float Released: 1970 Label: RCA Victor Format: LP Genre: krautrock/kosmiche, electronic, experimental As psyche rock began to decline in the late 60s, an experimental form of rock began to blossom out of Germany; the bands mainly … Continue reading

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Mini Muses

Went gift hunting at Lakeshore Record Excahnge here in good old Rochester and dug up some interesting finds.  Of course, it is always when you don’t have a lot of cash when you happen to find the long missing items … Continue reading

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