Articles tagged german

Roedelius: Plays Piano (Live in London 1985)

Given Roedelius' skill on the ivories and the beautiful sound of the Steinway Grand which he plays, Plays Piano is a pretty listen, even if structurally it is confusing.

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Various Artists: Funky Fräuleins Vol.2: 1968 - 1981

The compilation is strongest at those moments when one of the Fräuleins erupts with a sincere and full-bodied boom.

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Ougenweide: Herzsprung

The raw, 1970s prog-touches of the earlier Ougenweide albums have been scaled back, but a love of inventive instrumentation remains on Herzsprung.

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At its best, Cologne's Phantom Band offered a sense of what Can might have sounded like had the group pursued its original vision into the 1980s.

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How to Live In the German Federal Republic

Life and how to live it: a subtle yet humorous critique of West German society (and by proxy, of western capitalist societies).

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Mary Roos: Amour Toujours: The French Song Collection 1972-1975

Her songs are designed to be heard once and wiggle themselves into your brain.

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Chica and the Folder: Under the Balcony

Chica and the Folder is a kind of new wave electronic boniness warmed over and fleshed out with the kidneys and blood of South America.

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Hauschka: Versions of the Prepared Piano

To really love it I'd have to enjoy Tarwater's "World of Things to Touch" as much as I like "Para Bien" and I don't, I can't.

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Kiasmos: 26 May 2015 - Rough Trade NYC (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Kiasmos is the exciting, dark and trippy electronic project from Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen.

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