List of krautrock musical groups.
Used as a term to describe German bands to emerge in the 1960s and 1970s, Krautrock is known as one of the most important and influential genres of the time. While some used the term to describe all German bands of that time, Krautrock is a fusion between rock and electronic music that ended up become a subsection of experimental music.
A Performance of the group Can on Top Of The Pops in 1976.
Can were one of the first krautrock bands and were influential to avant-garde, experimental and electronic music.
West Germany in the 1970s was a fertile time for progressive, mind-altering music. A host of young renegades, out to author a new German free from the specter of the past, forged deep into psychedelic, experimental, and electronic sound. When these astonishing output of albums arrived on English shores, it was dubbed krautrock, but this was no genre based around a singular sound.
In the decades following World War II something curious began happening in the sphere of German rock music. Due to a confluence of innovations both chemical (LSD) and technological (synthesizers and drum machines,) a whole new sect of cosmically minded musicians were born internationally.
from the Autobahn Album.
Kraftwerk were pioneers of electronic music in the '70s and received a Grammy "Lifetime Achievement" award in 2014.
Imagine if the legendary rock leviathans of the late 1960s and early 1970s didn't have the Gollum of pop radio whispering hoarsely in their ear, "Make it around three or four minutes long, repeat the chorus three times, and how 'bout a nice bridge in E-minor?"
Emerging from the West German cities of Munich, Hamburg and Cologne during the ‘golden’ post-psychedelic period from 1969-75, a succession of musicians, artists, collectives and groups created some of the most incredible, unearthly, free and genuinely experimental music of the past 50 years.
"Journey through a burning brain" ist der zweite Titel auf dem Album "Electronic Meditation" aus dem Jahr 1970, das erste "elektronische" Album der Band.
Tangerine Dream are an incredibly prolific band and have released over 100 studio albums during their career.