Tag: Tangerine Dream

Lefsetz claims electronic music Next Big Thing.

For those who don’t know, Bob Lefsetz is a music crank who has gotten a voluminous amount of attention lately for his blogged rants on music and the music industry.  He’s even a speaker at the NON-Commvention this year in Philadelphia.  I subscribe to his newsletter and got this one today with the subject line:…

Space Music on YouTube

I got a notice from Chuck Van Zyl, the producer and host of WXPN‘s Star’s End and one half of The Ministry of Inside Things about a live solo  performance this Sunday, April 15 at 7:00 PM at the AxD Gallery, 265 S. 10th Street in Philadelphia.  (It’s a static site and there’s no info…

Tangerine Dream Live at Moogfest

Is It Safe To Listen To Tangerine Dream Again? This might come a bit late but I’ve come across very  little coverage about it since Moogfest 2011 at the end of October.  Tangerine Dream headlined the festival and did a 2 hour show.  Like many fans, I’ve become a bit inurred to the band.  You…

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…