Krautrock / Kosmische Musik and related

Roland Kovac-keyboards, Siggi Schwabb-guitar, Franz Loffler-bass and Charly Antolini-drums. Recorded in 1971, this is very good, jazzy/jammy type stuff, maybe comparable to Embryo's two Brain albums.

"Roland Kovac New Set was the name of a group of Munich studio musicians who recorded several lps of instrumental music on the Selected Sound label from Hamburg. The 2nd (this) and 3rd of these lps (are) full of playful guitar riffs & complex in structure; representitive of good progressive rock....

Sorta now forgotten, but in their day a hugely popular jammy/fusion band. This reissue for the first time their 3rd and best known album, with a line up of vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, sax & drums.

New 2010 album by this much loved and long-lived German band, now consisting of the trio of, Hellmut Hattler / bass, Jan Fride / drums, Peter Wolbrandt / guitar, synthesizer, vocals. After surprising everyone by coming back with an excellent live album...

Very special price while they last! Until their recent smash performances at ProgDay & Nearfest, this band was rather now forgotten, but in their day a hugely popular jammy/fusion band. THis was their seventh album, from 1978, and features the same ban...

Until their recent smash performances at ProgDay & Nearfest, this band was rather now forgotten, but in their day a hugely popular jammy/fusion band. This remasters and reissues for the first time their 1st album from 1972, with a line up of vocals, guitar, bass sax & drums + guest organ on a couple of tracks. This also includes 28' of previously unreleased demos from 1971!

Sorta now forgotten, but in their day a hugely popular jammy/fusion band. This reissue for the first time their 5th album, with a line up of vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, sax & drums.

"Kraan came up with one of their best albums, an offering...

Until their recent smash performances at ProgDay & Nearfest, this band was rather now forgotten, but in their day a hugely popular jammy/fusion band. This is a digitally remastered reissue of their double album live release from 1975, this all fits nic...

This has been out of print for about five years; we found some languishing in a CD warehouse being converted into a new high-end restaurant (that's where the money is now, you know), and this is definitely your last chance to pick this up at...

After surprising everyone by coming back with an excellent live album in 2001 and playing incredible shows at ProgDay and NEARFest, Peter Wolbrandt-guitars and vocals, Hellmut Hattler-bass and vocals, Ingo Bischoff- keyboards & Jan Fride-drums have...

Very special price while they last! Until their recent smash performances at ProgDay & Nearfest, this band was rather now forgotten, but in their day a hugely popular jammy/fusion band. This was their sixth album, from 1977, and features the same band ...

While this is one of those basically awful "unauthorized biography" type things, I decided that we should stock this when a friend told me that he had bought it and it was really as much a history of Krautrock as it was a history of Kraftwerk. There is...

"Kreidler might be on their umpteenth album now, but by the sounds of 'Tank' they have hit upon a creative streak that belies their age. In fact 'Tank' is probably their most creatively successful album to date, and it manages this...

In his native Germany, guitarist Volker Kriegel was a very well known figure, and one of the fathers of German jazz/rock. This was his first solo release, and was recorded in 1971 and released on MPS. Another fine all-star band: Kriegel plays guitars a...


Very hard to find release by the great German pianist in collaboration with the man behind the board for all those great sounding CMP albums. Walter provides electronic manipulations of Joachim's pianisms. Some of this is very pianistic, while other pa...

If I am not mistaken, Lask was one of the earliest free-improvising musicians in Europe, although he was little noticed at the time. Now, on this 1985/1993 CMP recording, he is one of the earliest jazzmen to incorporate sampling and programming into hi...

This reissues the 2nd Limbus album, which was originally released by OHR in 1970. This is very early, very crazy Germanic freakout, freeform madness "Formed in 1968, Limbus were a most unusual band who grew a unique music out of jazz, folk and avant-ga...

This reissues the 2nd Limbus album, which was originally released by OHR in 1970. This is very early, very crazy Germanic freakout, freeform madness It features four musicians who were never heard from again after this: Odysseus Artnern, Bernd Henninger..

"Live from Gevelsberg (Sauerland) played art-rock with flute; without the nerve-wracking breaks often heard in this genre, but rather harmonious. In 1974, they released a 7" single and recorded an LP which, however, didn’t come out at that time. Only...

I was pleased to see this reissued for the very first time and also to hear it for the very first time since its original issue on vinyl in 1983.

Rudiger Lorenz was a musician, a collector and also builder of analog synthesizers and also a...

Well...the story below is very interesting, and the music is definitely echo-plexy guitar stuff that is similar to "Inventions For Electric Guitar", but in fairness to Gottsching, so is A.R. & Machines, which started 3-4 years earlier!
So the claim of Manuel stealing all the ideas from M.A.L. seems a bit....unfair. There was experimentation in the air at that time.
Taking this as a record and without the story involved, it's completely a pretty fine, lost Krautrock / Kosmische type thing!...

A duo from Geisenkirchen, Germany using organ/piano/synths/vocals and drums/vocals, playing music somewhat like Hardin and York or Hansson and Karlsson

"First official CD release of one of the most legendary German small label pressed albums. Originally released in 1971, this album is an intense and bombastic hybrid between heavy fuzz acid guitar, instinctive free rock improvisations and some lyrical...

Manitatsu is the meeting between the two internationally acclaimed and known drummers Mani Neumeier (Guru Guru) and Tatsuya Yoshida (Ruins).

17th ECM album from this German musician who uses instruments from cultures from all over the world in a uniquely personal way. He's one of the earliest artists to record for ECM who is still making records for the label, and he's also one of the most...

Stephan Micus-voice, steeldrums, sinding, shakuhachi, suling, nay, tin whistles, percussion.

"This extraordinary multi-instrumentalist is actually one of the few to have grasped in its essence what was the song of the world. With him there exist.

This first-ever release of any music by this excellent Germany duo consisting of Hammond organ & vocals and drums, percussion and vocals.

The two members, Günther Kühlwein (organ) and Walter Helbig (drums) were long-time band mates in a number...

"By 1969 at the latest, Dieter Moebius was synonymous with the avant-garde electronic music scene in Germany. He and Hans-Joachim Roedelius formed Cluster, a seminal electronic/ambient duo, while Moebius was also a member of the so-called...

"This album was made for the movie "Blue Moon" (1986). The original lp was released on Sky Records in 1986. Reissue with elaborate miniature paper sleeve of the original lp. Digital remaster version, limited 1,000 copies!!"

"This is the first solo album by Dieter Moebius, recorded at Conny Plank's studio and originally released in 1983 on Sky Records. By 1969 at the latest, Dieter Moebius was synonymous with the avant-garde electronic music scene in Germany. He and Hans...

"The first solo album of Moebius (ex Kluster, Cluster, Harmonia). The original lp was released on Sky Records in 1983. Reissue with elaborate miniature paper sleeve of the original lp. Digital remaster version, limited 1,000 copies!!"

"In 1984, two years after their first album collaboration, Strange Music, Dieter Moebius and Gerd Beerbohm issued their second LP, Double Cut. It bore the same distinctive hallmarks as its predecessor, but this time around, the two musicians had...

"The first collaborative release by Dieter Moebius and Gerd Beerbohm, originally released by Sky Records in 1982. In the latter half of the 1970s, alongside their Cluster collaboration, Dieter Moebius and Hans-Joachim Roedelius embarked almost...

"En Route was created in 1986, when the era of analog synths and rhythm machines seemed to be drawing to a close. Drum computers, samplers and digital instruments such as the Synclavier and Fairlight CMS would shape the immediate future of electronic...

"En Route was created in 1986, when the era of analog synths and rhythm machines seemed to be drawing to a close. Drum computers, samplers and digital instruments such as the Synclavier and Fairlight CMS would shape the immediate future of electronic...

"On their second album Material, originally released on Sky Records in 1981, Moebius & Plank ventured far, far away from the double coordinates of the Harmonia world and pop music cosmos. Amazingly, they did not find themselves floating in space, but...

This is a really great one, Krautrock fans. Don't miss this, which is somewhat unusual in the oeuvre and one of the late period great ones!

"Dieter Moebius and Conny Plank got to know each other through their work on Cluster's 1971 album and remained close friends until Plank's death in 1987. They made a congenial pair as musicians, as amply demonstrated by their first album as a duo, Rastakraut Pasta, originally released on Sky Records in 1980.

On this album, drums, electric guitars...

This is a really great one, Krautrock fans. Don't miss this, which is somewhat unusual in the oeuvre and one of the late period great ones!

"Dieter Moebius and Conny Plank got to know each other through their work on Cluster's 1971 album and remained close friends until Plank's death in 1987. They made a congenial pair as musicians, as amply demonstrated by their first album as a duo, Rastakraut Pasta, originally released on Sky Records in 1980.

On this album, drums, electric guitars...

"Bureau B reissues this collaboration between Dieter Moebius and Karl Renziehausen, initially released on the Pinpoint label in 1990. Liner notes by Asmus Tietchens."

"1990 sees Dieter Moebius enter new musical territory, cautiously...

"The first release of Dieter Moebius and Karl Renziehausen, a painter. The original lp was released on Pinpoint Records in 1990. Reissue with elaborate miniature paper sleeve of the original lp. Digital remaster version, limited 1,000 copies!!"

"Bureau B reissues the second collaboration between Dieter Moebius and Karl Renziehausen, originally released in 1992 on the Spanish Nova Era label. Liner notes by Asmus Tietchens."

"Two years after the release of Ersatz (1990), Moebius and...

"The second release of Dieter Moebius and Karl Renziehausen. The tracks were recorded in 1991-92 and released on Nova Era in 1992. Reissue with special miniature paper sleeve. Digital remaster version, limited 1,000 copies!!"

"Bureau B reissues the second collaboration between Dieter Moebius and Karl Renziehausen, originally released in 1992 on the Spanish Nova Era label. Liner notes by Asmus Tietchens."

"Two years after the release of Ersatz (1990), Moebius and...

"With Asmus Tietchens and Dieter Moebius, two artists counting among the greats of German avant-garde electronic music have come together. Both have been active for well over 30 years: Moebius (since 1970) as a member of Kluster/Cluster and Harmonia...

"17 years after Other Places, a sophomore album from these innovative musicians. Dieter Moebius (Kluster, Cluster, Harmonia), Mani Neumeier (Guru Guru) and Jürgen Engler (Male, Die Krupps) got back together to carry on exactly where they left off in...

"Improvisation was and still is the magic word in jazz and live electronica. Transforming spontaneous ideas in real time, listening and reacting immediately to one another -- these are the signs of truly vibrant collaboration. If the musicians can also...

One of the great ones from the Moebius axis.

"In 1983, Dieter Moebius (Cluster) and legendary producer Conny Plank teamed up for the third time, resulting in the Zero Set project, originally released on Sky Records. On this occasion, they...

"When Jon Leidecker phoned in early 2012 with a proposition, it seemed a little too good to be true. Jon, part of a loose-knit west coast collective of sound artists whose work I much admired, wondered if Dieter Moebius and I might be interested in meeting him in a spectacular Montana mountain studio for a week of recording, no strings attached. Moebius, always up for an adventure, didn't need much convincing either. Converging on tiny Whitefish in September of that year, our little group of five...

"When Jon Leidecker phoned in early 2012 with a proposition, it seemed a little too good to be true. Jon, part of a loose-knit west coast collective of sound artists whose work I much admired, wondered if Dieter Moebius and I might be interested in meeting him in a spectacular Montana mountain studio for a week of recording, no strings attached. Moebius, always up for an adventure, didn't need much convincing either. Converging on tiny Whitefish in September of that year, our little group of five...

"Many brightly shining planets orbit the twin central star of Cluster (Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Dieter Moebius). To be clear: as soloists Roedelius and Moebius have long since worked with all kinds of musicians whose congenial contributions add even...