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Krautrock

Posted 1 May 2012 @ 12:20pm
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So much can be said of Krautrock’s influence on modern music. Although many of the musicians affiliated with the scene don’t identify themselves as Krautrock; (a term coined by English listeners) the German experimental music scene of the '70s facilitated the growth of future electronic, ambient, post rock and noise movements. It’s stimulus on music and sound art is undeniable. Having seen...

Posted 23 Mar 2012 @ 10:13am
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After wowing audiences across the country with his phenomenal headline tour, Krautrock pioneer Michael Rother has announced a last-minute Melbourne performance.

 

This will be Michael's final Australian performance before leaving our shores, with the performance featuring special guests including Mick Harvery, Sophia Brous and other guest musicians performing experimental...

Posted 9 Mar 2012 @ 10:18am
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The 2009 BBC documentary on the experimental German music scene of the '70s – referred to outside of Germany as ‘Krautrock’ – locates the music of now classic Krautrock bands such as Amon Düül II, CAN, Faust, Kraftwerk, Harmonia and Neu! within a broader radical artistic movement that included film makers Werner Herzog, Rainer Fassbinder and Wim Wenders. 

 

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Posted 8 Feb 2012 @ 10:57am
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A second single from the WA collective, which takes the familiar, swirling sound of '60s psychedelic rock and does nothing in particular with it. As my friend Kristy said on the weekend, ‘I’ve already heard it once.’ Innovate or die, children.

 

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