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Dig It was Klaus' first all-digital album, originally released in 1980, hence the clever/goofy title.
A lot of people were pretty upset to see the analog synths go, and I I don't blame them; I was sorry to see them go too. But if you actually listen to this album, it is completely and utterly within the realm and style of his very best work.
While this has always been a good work by Klaus, this is a very special reissue, as it includes a new interview with Klaus specifically about this album...

Klaus' 19th album, remastered from the original tapes and including a 24' bonus track (Constellation Andromeda). This came out in 1986, which is definitely past his prime-era, but having said that, I remember hearing this not long after it was released...

Klaus' 11th album and one of the very last of the classic period (released in 1979) analog albums by synthesist Klaus Schulze. This one is very richly orchestrated with some wonderful cello work by Wolfgang Tiebold; you might not expect cello to work so well with the electronics, but it most certainly does.
The wild card on Dune is the participation of vocalist Arthur Brown (of The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown fame), which is something that folks either love or hate (I'm actually pretty fond of it)....

"Originally recorded and released in 1983 during the Audentity tour, these legendary concert excerpts, performed with Rainer Bloss on keyboards, comprise perhaps some of the most dramatic and powerful electronic works on record. Digitally recorded in a...

Klaus' 20th album, which was long to begin with, has been expanded to almost 80' with the addition of a bonus track!

"Re-Re-Release of the Klaus Schulze classic "En=Trance" (originally released 1988 / Re-Release 2005 / this edition was completely new remastered 2017 by Tom Dams!"

""En=Trance" is a „pure Schulze" record, I made it all on my own. I have to say I only get other musicians when I notice that the song has something missing. Fot instance if I feel that the song must have a...

A new release by Klaus Schulze with previously unreleased and/or very rare material on the occasion of his 70th birthday!

"CD 1 contains a complete previously unreleased album, recorded by Klaus around year 2006/2007. On CD 2 we find with the 3 tracks "Schrittmacher", "Ion/Andromeda" and "Andromeda-The Grand Trance" titles written by Klaus for keyboard manufacturers and shared in very small amounts (300 pcs.) on music fairs. The theme "Andromeda" was released in a different, tight reduced version..

Originally a double CD released in 1985 and Klaus 41st album, this included his old pal from Ash Ra Tempel, Manuel Gottsching on guitar on the 45' long track "Return Of The Tempel". This includes a bonus live 3rd disc that is almost 55' minutes long an...

Over 25' of bonus material added!
"Album #18 in Klaus Schulze's prolific catalog, Inter*Face was described by many as a mixture between Irrlicht and Dune, both of which are devoid of any sound effects. The album garnered worldwide praise reaching as far as the US, with Synthetic Pleasure raving, 'This is electronic music in its finest form! Sweeping patterns that are alive with a power and pulsating beat that only Klaus Schulze can control. Here is the old Schulze that gave us Body Love, Moondawn and...

"Irrlicht is the solo debut album from Klaus Schulze (originally released in 1972) and is an absolute masterpiece in cosmic, space music. Schulze omitted the use of synthetics for this recording, relying on organ with various electronic effects to produce an absolutely mesmerizing and minimalist body of sounds that transform the listener into a total abstracted world full of mysteries within its almost never-ending spiral. With no electronic pulse and rhythms, just a gloomy and distorted atmosphere this...

In the 1990s, when most of his best known material wasn't generally available, there were 3 huge archival sets of all unreleased material of his work released. This series will take these long out of print archival releases, add yet more unreleased...

In the 1990s, when most of his best known material wasn't generally available, there were 3 huge archival sets of all unreleased material of his work released. This series will take these long out of print archival releases, add yet more unreleased...

"In 1992-93 Klaus Schulze recorded about ten hours of music, not intended for record release. This music was issued in a box set and quickly sold out, so smaller collections have been reissued.

DISC 1: The four parts of "Film Musik" contain...

"Part 12 of the required series of rare tracks of the German electronics pioneer!

DISC 1: “Picasso...” is Klaus' longest composition so far. Originally it were various 1992-'93 recordings for a film soundtrack, but the film producer could not...

"Most wanted rarities of the electro-pioneer Klaus Schulze! - 3 CDs remastered in high quality digipack incl. unreleased liner notes and pictures - 13th out of 15 issues of the worldwide collector's item "La Vie Electronique" series."...

"The time has finally come. With "La Vie Electronique Vol. 16" we have reached the final volume of our grand series. LVE 16 will be released in a digistack with 5 firmly filled CDs and a total of 385 minutes of Klaus Schulze. "Vol. 16" is not a...

In the 1990s, when most of his best known material wasn't generally available, there were 3 huge archival sets of all unreleased material of his work released. This series will take these long out of print archival releases, add yet more unreleased material, and put them into chronological order! This set covers the early classic period: 1972-1975.

"“North of the Yukon“ and “Study for Philip K. Dick“ are from another historic tape with no date or other markings, with no real start and no end...

In the 1990s, when most of his best known material wasn't generally available, there were 3 huge archival sets of all unreleased material of his work released. This series will take these long out of print archival releases, add yet more unreleased material, and put them into chronological order! This is the third in the series and this set covers his totally classic and possibly greatest period of 1975-1976. This is a gigantic amount of great music at a great price. Highly recommended.

FINALLY back in print, back in stock and STILL completely essential!
In the 1990s, when most of his best known material wasn't generally available, there were 3 huge archival sets of all unreleased material of his work released. This series will take these long out of print archival releases, add yet more unreleased material, and put them into chronological order! This is the fourth in the series and this set covers his totally classic and possibly greatest period of 1975-1976. This is a gigantic...

In the 1990s, when most of his best known material wasn't generally available, there were 3 huge archival sets of all unreleased material of his work released. This series will take these long out of print archival releases, add yet more unreleased material, and put them into chronological order! This is the fifth in the series and this set covers his totally classic and possibly greatest period of 1976-1977. This is a gigantic amount of great music at a great price. Highly recommended.

In the 1990s, when most of his best known material wasn't generally available, there were 3 huge archival sets of all unreleased material of his work released. This series will take these long out of print archival releases, add yet more unreleased material, and put them into chronological order! This is the sixth in the series and this set covers his totally classic period of 1977-1979. There's even a concert with Arthur Brown from 1979! This is a gigantic amount of great music at a great price. Highly....

In the 1990s, when most of his best known material wasn't generally available, there were 3 huge archival sets of all unreleased material of his work released. This series will take these long out of print archival releases, add yet more unreleased...

In the 1990s, when most of his best known material wasn't generally available, there were 3 huge archival sets of all unreleased material of his work released. This series will take these long out of print archival releases, add yet more unreleased material, and put them into chronological order!

"DURING THE YEARS 1977-1983...Klaus Schulze recorded some of his more introspective works. Albums like MIRAGE, DUNE, and DIG IT saw a significant change in his style of playing and his way of composing...

In the 1990s, when most of his best known material wasn't generally available, there were 3 huge archival sets of all unreleased material of his work released. This series will take these long out of print archival releases, add yet more unreleased...

This revisits a very obscure (I didn't even know it existed!) 1994 soundtrack to a French movie of the same title. It includes a bonus track recorded at the same sessions but not used in the film. It also adds a 16 minute track recorded in 2004 for use on a promotional-only CD of which only 300 were made.

Well, so much for thinking that post-70s Klaus isn't very good Klaus. This live album, recorded in 2001 definitely disproves that!

"After performances by Kraftwerk and Tangerine Dream, the organizers of the KlangArt Festival invited Klaus Schulze to play in Osnabrück in 2001. The concert from the 9th of June 2001 is also the last time Schulze played in Germany, and was originally released on two separated CD's in 2001."

"It's probably one of the best and coherent live albums that KS ever..

This live album, originally released in 1980 was always one of his harder-to-find releases and it was also the end of the line of his amazing run of analog synthesizer classics. The next one after this was Dig It, his first digital album, which is quite a good work, but also the beginning of the next phase of his sound.

"Klaus Schulze's twelfth solo album was originally released in 1980 and received brilliant reviews such as the following 'There is almost no-one who can hold a candle to him as a...

Mirage was Klaus' 8th album and was recorded in January, 1977 and originally released in April, 1977 on Brain. This is somewhere in the middle of the absolute peak years for Klaus and his now huge bank of equipment. So, it's the top of the top.
This has a good, lengthy interview with Klaus about this album specifically and includes a very rare 20' bonus track, which has only been heard as a very short excerpt on a long-deleted sampler album! Essential to any collection of spacemusic.

One of Klaus's very finest albums ever (and that's really saying something), Moondawn was his the sixth album and was originally released in 1976 on Brain. Klaus plays 'the big Moog', Arp 2600, ARP Odyssey, EMS Synthi A, Farfisa organ and more, with great, sensitive drum accompaniment by Harold Grosskopf. Side long tracks of classic, trance-like mantras, A stone, stoned classic. Highly recommended.

"Megatone is the third studio album by Klaus Schulze's side project, Richard Wahnfried, released in 1984. On this album, Schulze collaborates with Michael Garvens, Axel-Glenn Müller, Ulli Schober, Michael Shrieve and Harald Katzsch. During the eighties, the German synth legend Klaus Schulze pursued his solo adventure, working at the same time for his Wahnfried project. This "Megatone" brings something new to his usual "kosmische musik". A new element appears once again after the classic "Time Actor"...

Since the late seventies Klaus Schulze uses the alter ego Richard Wahnfried. This pseudonym shows his love for the music of classical composer Richard Wagner and also serves as an outlet for Klaus Schulze to work informally and beyond stylistic borders with musicians of other genres. The album “Tonwelle” was released in 1981 as Richard Wahnfried’s second – and it was recorded by a top-class cast. For the first time since having left Ash Ra Tempel, Schulze is working again with Manuel Goettsching whose...

God knows how many albums later, Klaus is still making very good records. Not every one is very good, but this, his latest (as of May, 2018) sure is!

"Following the celebrations of his 70th birthday in August 2017, Klaus Schulze, one of the most important electronic music artists worldwide, has announced the release of his new studio recording Silhouettes for May 2018. The four pieces ´Silhouettes`, ´Der lange Blick zurück`, ´Quae simplex` and ´Châteaux faits des vent`, which he worked on between..

"Originally recorded in 2000 and only available in the rare and long deleted 10 CD boxset Contemporary Works, The Crime Of Suspense is a welcome addition to the Klaus Schulze re-release catalogue. On Good Old 4 On The Floor Schulze delivers a trance track classic with soul, while Overchill is refined by the beautiful voice of Julia Messenger. Two previously unreleased bonus tracks have been added to this definitive version of The Crime Of Suspense."

Hot damn! Not only is this one of Klaus' very best albums (his fifth, from 1975), it's here with an extra disc of unreleased material from the same sessions as the original album!! This was also the record that introduced him to a lot of people when it gained released on Caroline/Virgin. It's a great, flowing, spacey classic with a beautiful cover. Recommended!

"Originally released in 1975, Timewind is one of the most revered and mesmerizing recordings in the extensive Klaus Schulze catalogue...

About 8-9 years ago, the German SPV label started a series called Revisited, where they reissued some exceedingly great German albums of the 70s. Part of that series was the entire Klaus Schulze catalog, all expanded and remastered from the original...

Klaus' 84th album (!!), originally available only as part of the Contemporary Works box set, which is now out of print.

“Re-Release of the high acclaimed album "Virtual Outback" (originally released 2000 as part of the strictly limited and long exhausted 5-CD-boxset "Contemporary Works II").
Virtual Outback was just one single track: the elegiac 65 minute The Theme: The Rhodes Elegy, one of the most favourite of many Schulze fans.
The bonus track is from a filling work for the Chinese mass rally China Millenium on the occasion of the turn of millennium 200/2001. After Klaus' delivery the chinese government said...

Klaus' 10th album, remastered from the original tapes and including a largely expanded version of Georg Trakl (over 26' instead of 6') as well as a 21' bonus track). In other words, this is 160 minutes of prime, prime Klaus from 1978, which can be considered the culmination of his prime period works.
Klaus Schulze (Big Moog, PPG Synthesizer & Sequencer, Minimoogs, ARP Odyssey, Korg Poly Synthi, Polymoog, EMS Synthi A, Mellotron, Tom Toms on “Friedemann Bach”, Tom Toms and a cymbal on “Heinrich von...

"While other musicians mostly vary their repertoire with nuances, every Klaus Schulze performance is hard to predict. His former bandmate Edgar Froese (Tangerine Dream) once needed a nice image when describing his way of improvising on stage with...

“Complex re-release of the most remarkable and worldwide sought afterSeries "The Dark Side Of The Moog" by German electronic pioneers Klaus Schulze and Pete Namlook (aka Peter Kuhlmann), each with 5 CDs, incl. bonus material and new linernotes. The first box contains Vol. 1 to Vol. 4 and the "Best Of"-Album "The Evolution Of The Dark Side Of The Moog".
Their relationship between Klaus and Pete and the exchange of ideas was unorthodox from the beginning of their co-operation, in that they rarely met...

“Klaus Schulze always consciously looked for artists who were a complementary antipode, who inspired him and enriched his own world of sound.
In Rainer Bloss, whom Klaus got to know by sending him a demo tape, he found a partner who had exactly these requirements.
Rainer Bloss was a trained musician and composer who composed and produced numerous soundtracks for films and music for theater plays. He was also the head of the Rainer Bloss Sextet and a member of the band Wir.
His virtuosity as..

"New release of the remarkable Klaus Schulze & Solar Moon System album "Docking" (long sought after and once released in the strictly limited wooden 10CD boxset "Contemporary Works"), advanced with unpublished material from the original Klaus Schulze/Solar Moon System sessions. This 2CD album became an "Ultimate Docking" definitely. It was a surprise when Klaus Schulze called out of the blue some late night in year Y2K Solar Moon System. A few days later they met Klaus in his infamous recording...

"Klaus Schulze's U.S.O.Privée originally was released 2000 as part of the strictly limited and long exhausted (wooden) boxset Contemporary Works U.S.O. are Razoof Lear aka Uwe Lehr, Klaus Schulze and Olli Finken aka O'Finken: not a permanent group, but a loose studio session turn, comprising of two members of the Cologne DJ/musician-collective 'Solar Moon System' (SMS) and Klaus Schulze. A circle of friends, allowing a look through the keyhole for the listener - to a spontaneous and inspirational...

Well, who would have every thought that an album with a stupid name like this would be any good? I certainly would not have, but happily my curiousity got the better of me and I played it, and this is a surprisingly very fine, very modern, techno...

"Sometimes there's an aggressive dance beat, but then it will fall away into a chasm where the background string synth pad meanders like a broad, hazy river. Odd sounds swoop towards you and then away, moving with stiff fluidity like computer-animated...

“Not quite a normal Schulze-Album. This album is one of Klaus' sideline ideas, a "Wahnfried" release. And certainly not exactly a genuine and typical "Schulze", if such a character does exist at all. In the 90ties there was a new musical dance fashion, called Techno, Trance, Ambient or Chillout, and most of its champions called Klaus and Kraftwerk respectfully the "Fathers of Trance and Techno". Parts of former Schulze discs were being played in dance halls, and Techno producers used Klaus' music for...

"Electronic composer Klaus Schulze together with Lisa Gerrard, acclaimed artist and the voice of Dead Can Dance, performed a series of concerts in 2009. This 1st volume, recorded live in Warsaw, Poland on Sept. 17 2009, is the first to be released....

"Much has been written to guide listeners through the course of a preconceived form. Although Michael J. Schumacher's music is distinctly his own it has been inspired by David Tudor and Morton Feldman as well as La Monte Young. Like their music it is ...

"For years J. Peter Schwalm's compositions and productions have been impressive proof of the power of sound without words. More consistent than ever, on his new album How We Fall, he creates sound sculptures that transcend common categories. Their structures can take on rough or gently curved forms, unfold associative or contemplative effects, and may even make the listener shiver. Schwalm's feel for nuances, tension arcs and individual sounds is based on talent and many years of experience....

“Aufbruch, the title of the debut collaboration between electro-acoustic composer J. Peter Schwalm and guitarist Markus Reuter, translates as "departure" or "emergence." Either definition offers an evocative interpretation of the powerfully immersive soundworld they've conjured together, but even more suggestive is the ambiguity between the two meanings. For the music of Aufbruch feels like both an awe-inspiring journey of discovery and a welling up from the murkiest depths of the subconscious....

J. Peter Schwalm: piano, drums, electronics and programming
Arve Henriksen: trumpets, percussion and voices

“J. Peter Schwalm (born 1970, Frankfurt am Main) is a German composer and music producer, active in the fields of electronic music, ambient, radio drama, film, theatre and ballet. He is best known for his work with musician Brian Eno. He lives and works in Frankfurt.
Neuzeit, which German electro-acoustic composer J. Peter Schwalm views through his new duo outing with the...