Articles tagged krautrock

22 Sep 2016 // 7:21 AM

Forma: Physicalist

Brooklyn's instrumental trio are back in rare form with a new label, a new band member, and an expanded sonic palette.

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Camera: Phantom of Liberty

Like the apparatus in their name, Camera are able to produce some crisp, delicate work on their third album.

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Camera - ‘Phantom Of Liberty’ (album stream) (premiere)

Camera has come through with eight tracks of frenetic Krautrock, reckless and relentless the whole way through.

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29 Apr 2016 // 2:30 AM

Cluster: 1971-1981

A formative and furtive period for the Krautrock duo is the focus of the blessed box set Cluster: 1971-1981.

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Arbeit Schickert Schneider: ASS

Günter Schickert, Jochen Arbeit, and Dirk Dresselhaus come together for an album that, to their detractors, is conveniently named. Everyone else can feel free to bliss out.

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19 Apr 2016 // 2:30 AM

Suuns: Hold/Still

Suuns made a career-focusing album reflective of, and worthy of, our scattered brains.

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Dieter Moebius: Blotch / Nurton

Bureau B is here to make sure that Dieter Moebius's solo releases don't get swept under the Cluster/Harmonia rug.

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7 Mar 2016 // 2:00 PM

Suuns - “Paralyzer” (Singles Going Steady)

Suun's "Paralyzer" injects a series of straight-jacket mutterings into a grimy, pseudo-Lynchian sonic dystopia replete with wailing sirens and twitchy, compulsive percussion.

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3 Mar 2016 // 3:20 AM

Qluster: Echtzeit

Echtzeit is neither commercial nor uncompromising. It's its own thing, a true work of art that defies its own paradoxical nature.

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7 Jan 2016 // 3:15 AM

Harmonia: Complete Works

Brian Eno loved them, and probably would not have made those beloved Bowie albums the same way without them.

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Steve Moore - “Sam vs Kai” (audio) (premiere)

The member of Zombi continues to emerge as a first-rate film score composer, this time for the new horror flick Cub.

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Apprentice Destroyer - “Cloud Fortress” (audio) (premiere)

We're not too sure how subversive this anonymous project actually is, but it's yielded some spellbinding, krautrock-derived music.

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Valley - ‘Sunburst’ (EP stream) (premiere)

Sweden can do no wrong when it comes to psychedelic rock, and Valley is the latest export deserving of some attention.

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11 Jun 2015 // 2:05 AM

Polar Bear: Same As You

Polar Bear return with a tense but accessible album.

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28 May 2015 // 3:15 AM

GNOD: Infinity Machines

Commanded by drones and synths, GNOD's Infinity Machines captures the terrifying experience of human mortality.

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Mondo Drag - ‘Mondo Drag’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Featuring members of Blues Pills, the Oakland psych rock outfit Mondo Drag channels the Rolling Stones' bluesy swagger with their self-titled LP.

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23 Oct 2014 // 2:03 AM

CAVE: Release

This collection of the Chicago psych rock band's previously released non-album tracks adds up to more than the usual rarities compilation.

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15 May 2013 // 10:30 AM

Disappears: Kone EP

Chicago indie rockers top last year's solid Pre Language with the most suffocating, prickliest post-punk they can manage.

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15 Jan 2012 // 10:00 PM

Tracker: How I Became An Alien

File under: Kind of oh-so-close.

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21 Apr 2011 // 10:00 PM

Kreidler: Tank

Tank went from twinkle in Kreidler's eye to fully-realized longplayer in less than two total weeks of work, and nothing about it sounds the least bit raw or unfinished.

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