German Progressive Guitar Icon Goes Dreaming
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In the Echoes Podcast, Michael Rother, a legend of progressive rock and electronic music, In the early 1970s he was in an early version of Kraftwerk, then co-founded the bands Neu and Harmonia and went on to developed a distinctive guitar sound and driving rhythmic approach on a string of solo albums. He hasn’t put out new music in 16 years, but now has a new box set of his music, Solo II, along with a brand new album, sort of, called Dreaming. You’ll hear what we mean when John Diliberto talks with Michael Rother about Kraftwerk, his new approach to guitar, and his turn toward dream pop.