[Review] Tangerine Dream: Atem (1973)

With no strings (guitar, cello) attached, Tangerine Dream freefalls through forty minutes of exciting electronic music that will blow and/or expand your mind.

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Edgar Froese: Aqua (1974)

Long before Underwater Sunlight reached our ears, Edgar Froese went on an aquatic excursion of his own, the first of several ‘70s solo…

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Tangerine Dream: Phaedra (1974)

Phaedra is considered by many to be the band’s magnum opus. The side-long title track is a high-water mark in electronic music: a…

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Tangerine Dream: Ricochet (1975)

I often wondered how Tangerine Dream would reproduce their amorphous tone poems on stage. Ricochet, their first live album, answers that question by…

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Tangerine Dream: Stratosfear (1976)

Tangerine Dream, which enjoyed an association with the progressive rock movement because of shared ideals, actually began to sound like a progressive rock…

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Tangerine Dream: Force Majeuere (1979)

The sequencer-based arrangements of past albums find their fruition on Force Majeure. With Steve Jolliffe gone and Klaus Krieger reduced to an ancillary…

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Tangerine Dream: Tangram (1980)

With the addition of keyboardist Johannes Schmoelling, Tangerine Dream adopted a more melodic and accessible sound on Tangram. The fluidity of movement and…

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Tangerine Dream: Exit (1981)

Exit is a departure from the side-long tone poems of the past. The six songs are self contained, largely static, featuring sampled sounds…

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