Tag: Tangerine Dream

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…

A Meeting of Icons: Klaus Schulze & Lisa Gerrard

It’s difficult when you fall out of love with an artist. We all have musicians whose work has been central to our lives, who we’ve followed from the beginning of their careers and absorbed everything they’ve released as if it were a gift from heaven. Klaus Schulze and Lisa Gerrard are like that for me.…