Tag: Tangerine Dream

Conrad Schnizler Unplugs: R.I.P. 8/4/2011

Conrad Schnitzler, a founding member of both Tangerine Dream and Cluster has passed at the age of 74.  Schnitzler was one of the true conceptualists of electronic music .   He was a member of Tangerine Dream on on their debut album, Electronic Meditation and founded Kluster with Dieter Moebius and Hans-Joachim Roedelius.  They switched their…

Tangerine Dream Headlines Moogfest 2011.

MOOGFEST 2011, OCTOBER 28-30 IN ASHEVILLE, NC, ANNOUNCES INITIAL LINEUP! THE FLAMING LIPS, PASSION PIT, STS9, GHOSTLAND OBSERVATORY, CRYSTAL CASTLES, CHROMEO, BATTLES, UMPHREY’S MCGEE, MAYER HAWTHORNE & THE COUNTY, M83, TIM HECKER, TORO Y MOI, AUSTRA, MATTHEW DEAR, GOLD PANDA & more to play this year’s festival. In a battle of diametrically opposed electronics, German…

Radio Massacre International

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20100421.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSMusical Children of Pink Floyd and Tangerine Dream  Improvise Electronic Dreams. You can hear an audio version of this blog with RMI’s music The English band called Radio Massacre international has been around for a long time. How long? Steve Dinsdale says the trio made their…

Before Tangerine Dream: The Ones

Before there was Tangerine Dream, there was a group called The Ones with Dream founder Edgar Froese.    I’d never heard them, but courtesy of synthesist Paul Ellis, I found this track up on YouTube.  This is from the only single that they released and it’s pure “Green Tambourine” and “Incense & Peppermints”-style psychedelic pop.  In…

Iggy Pop on Tangerine Dream’s Heavenly Music

During Tuesday’s Fresh Air, punk icon Iggy Pop had the following exchange with Terry Gross while talking about this many near-death experiences. Iggy Pop: One time I did actually hear the trumpets and the celestial choir and all that stuff, and it was pretty insipid. Later in the interview: Terry Gross: You said during one…

Echo Location: Vic Hennegan, Tangerine Dream’s Space Child

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20081105.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSArtists like Tangerine Dream and Klaus Schulze  did have musical children and among them is a musician named Vic Hennegan. He makes a music born of technology and reveling in spacious rhythms and layered timbres. (You can hear an audio version of this blog, with music.) Vic…

Genuflections and Reflections at Ash Ra Tempel

I always thought of Manuel Göttsching, who records under his own name and more famously as Ashra and Ash Ra Tempel, as the most soulful of the Berlin Trinity:  Klaus Schulze, Tangerine Dream, Ash Ra Tempel. His compositions had a warmth the others lacked and his guitar leads flitted between dangerous micro-second precision on Inventions for…