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Post by 4secloop » Sat Jul 21, 2012 8:46 am

I recommend Ibliss. The track Hi-Life is a ridiculous flute led banger.

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Post by crawling wind » Sat Jul 21, 2012 2:16 pm

I really enjoy Agitation Free. They had Michael Hoenig on synthesizer, perhaps you know him from the album Departure from the Northern Wasteland. Guitarist Lutz Ulbrich is great, and later went on to be a member of Ashra. Christopher Franke was their original drummer.

Lots of cool San Francisco era instrumentals with flowing guitar parts and some modular additions. here is some:


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Post by hbookbinder » Sun Jul 22, 2012 10:07 am

I really like the Eno/Cluster/Harmonia collaborations. After the Heat and Tracks and Traces are fantastic.

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Post by Kalerne » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:52 am

currently enjoying Moebius & Plank "Material".
especially the song "Nordöstliches Gefühl"....


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Post by mono-poly » Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:12 am

The farad is the captain of my print.

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Post by Babaluma » Mon Jul 23, 2012 11:52 am

i would really advise anyone looking for that "sand" lp, to pick up a second hand copy of the world serpent distribution two disc version entitled "ultrasonic seraphim", rather than the recently released "remaster", as 1) it's about the same price, 2) you get a load of extra tracks, and 3) the remaster doesn't sound as good (VERY heavily limited).

i know cos i made the mistake of paying for the remaster...

it's an amazing album btw, helicopter being my fave too!

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Post by de_raaf » Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:47 pm

less known, but i think this is a very nice album, there is a lot more interesting stuff if you want to look into it deeper and do some research


awesome album i think

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Post by de_raaf » Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:13 pm

from france, a bit later in the 70's

major fan of his albums, also from france

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Post by thaneco » Thu May 02, 2013 1:17 am

check this out:
Klaus Schulze

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Post by mheumann » Sat May 04, 2013 12:15 am

Babaluma wrote:
Norman_Phay wrote:Julian Cope's KR book, mentioned upthread, I thought a bit bogus. I don't need/want someone telling me what's cool or not, I can work that out for myself, thanks very much.
i think it's a fantastic book! one of the funniest and most hear-felt music books i own. it's also very tongue in cheek from start to end. i don't think julian is trying to force you into thinking what's cool and what's not. in fact i can't remember him saying anything that was "not cool"!
Second that--it's a fantastic book.

As for great Krautrock, look no further than Cluster and Harmonia. More recently, check out Camera.

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Post by D_Bowman » Sun May 05, 2013 4:26 pm

A personal modern favorite is Uran GBG. They aren't full on Krautrock I'd say but they definitely seem influenced by it. I love the synths on their stuff.


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Post by stjohn » Mon May 06, 2013 3:53 am

Try to listen a very good new band from Berlin : Camera

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Post by e-grad » Mon May 06, 2013 4:40 am

stjohn wrote:Try to listen a very good new band from Berlin : Camera
Just have listened to one of tracks on youtube: Why mentioning them here? Can't hear any relation to Krautrock.

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Post by Heathfinnie » Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:39 pm

For a Krautrock vibe check out Prins Thomas's first solo album (Neu! influence here):


Also, Phil Manley's album "Life Coach" (reminds me of La Dusseldorf):


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Post by obiex » Fri Aug 02, 2013 6:02 am

Some mainstream Neu homages:



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Post by Milemarker » Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:45 pm

I'd thoroughly recommend checking out Eat Light Become Lights, the new album Modular Living is just about the best modern take on kraut/kosmiche I've heard. And I didn't only pick up the album due to that it had the word 'modular' in the title. Honest. Really.

Anyway, title track:


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Post by Jaytee » Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:14 pm

Don't know if anyone's mentioned them yet, but Tortoise is my all-time favorite kraut-rock influenced band. They have a whole host of other influences (and in fact, I would say a big part of their signature sound is genre pastiche), but you can usually hear the krautrock influence.

In particular, the album Millions Now Living Will Never Die has a 20-minute long masterpiece called "Djed" which is basically what would have happened if Steve Reich had joined up with Neu!

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Re: Krautrock?

Post by Needles » Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:28 pm

Backroads wrote:
newgreyarea wrote: Some new stuff would be ace! So if you know of any cool, new Krautrock bands,
Cave is from Chicago (mostly) and has releases out on Important and Permanent. One of my favorite current "real" bands, hands down.

From the album Psychic Psummer

One time I saw them open a set with a cover of Neu!'s Negativland. At the time I hadn't heard the original, but MAN it was great!


Thread needs more :rastanana:
Cave's latest 'Threace' is a pretty terrific krautrock record. I highly recommend it.
Creepy grimy and slimy music to be a slumball to.
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Post by Coconuts » Fri Jan 24, 2014 11:29 pm

Not sure if this would be classified as krautrock, but these dudes are awesome and are fellow Chileans. Their LP is called II and is worth checking out.


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Post by arnoux » Sat Jan 25, 2014 3:05 am

Thanks for this golden thread.

Sorry for the self promotion but someone may find this interesting:
(This video is a short edit of a 30 minutes song performed live, Summer 2013.)


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Post by lag progress » Mon Feb 03, 2014 5:51 am

some newer stuff from Hamburg, germany

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