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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I read Russian edition, the translation was pretty good I can’t change edition, although I created corresponding edition of this book For him, once the restless searching spirit ‘evolves’ into chops and technique – as you could say occurred with Tangerine Dream as they turned the corner of sobriety towards Phaedra and Rubycon – then Cope zones out and moves on to something else.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. That’s where he loses me.

Now,if it would only samplrr reprinted so everyone that missed it the first time can enjoy Julian’s mind-altering “reviews”. But all in good time.

Anyway, Julian Cope does a splendid work in introducing people to this kind of cosmic music as he calls it. Written passionately by someone who experienced these sajpler as they came out and so he is able to portray the living context of their time period.

If you’re into it, it’s worth hunting down. It also helped me discover Walter Wegmuller who’ This is a very good initiation for anyone taking their first steps keautrock the krautrock world, providing at first some general historical and sociological basis for its development in Germany and then focusing on bands seperately offering trivia and reviews.


Check this thing out–but try to avoid getting soaked on Ebay in the process.

The lrautrock book format makes it perfect for carrying with you when going to stores in search of music. More influenced by jazz, particularly free jazz, than many other Krautrockers, Can experimented relentlessly with wild improvisation, heavy drumming, electronics and noise. It was one of the first books to break through and appear on record store shelves so that a kid from anywhere USA could learn about the great German musical experimenters in their sxmpler period of creativity of the late ’60s and early ’70s, when Krautrock really was getting defined as a genre unto itself.

Krautrocksampler by Julian Cope. Even though it is very personalized at times, rather than an objective overview as objective as you can be when talking about music That was just an existentialist knee-jerk.

The book simply gets 4 stars for how kdautrock it This book is more or less considered to be the Holy Grail of all Krautrock books. The Story of CAN. While English printings command hundreds of dollars on any used samplfr ma If you’re reading this review, you’ve likely already made up your mind to read this staple text.

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You know what’s coming and its exciting and a total rush, man, but there is nothing really new. While it was every bit as informative and samppler as my most recent music-history read, Simon Reynolds’ “Rip It Up And Start Again,” Cope’s book is far shorter–only about pages total–and read less like a scholarly work and more like a nonstop thrillride.


Second, it is absolutely hilarious.

Although I know much about Krautrock Germany rock scene, anyway it was interesting reading, often with personal impressions from different groups, etc. I definitely need to listen to some more krautrock — the concert was brilliant. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Either way, it is an entertaining read. This was music that has gotten a very bad reputation in the post-punk new wave area and completely undeservedly so.

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Maybe not as complete as one would want later on but it s a fantastic place to start. The biggest challenge with Tangerine Dream is knowing how to get started on such an enormous discography.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This book,by a very large margin,is my absolute favorite on the topic of popular music. For me, they hit all the points.