Tangerine Dream - Quantum Gate CD

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"2017 release from the electronic music pioneers. Tangerine Dream have been a fundamental influence on electronic and progressive music since their formation in West Berlin, 1967. Inspiring genres, musicians and other art forms, from The Future Sound of London to Porcupine Tree, the widely popular TV show Stranger Things (for which their music also featured in) to seminal video game Grand Theft Auto V (for which they helped to write the soundtrack).
The group have also received seven Grammy nominations, written over 100 studio albums and were led by Edgar Froese, who developed an instantly recognizable synth-based instrumental music based on a meditative musical experience that came to prominence in the '70s and '80s.
Quantum Gate promises an updated, contemporary development of their trademark sound: sequencer-driven electronica covering a wide range of moods and atmospheres from ambient soundscapes to energetic, upbeat moments.
The album began as a concept and series of musical sketches by Froese before he passed away in 2015. Remaining band members Thorsten Quaeschning, Ulrich Schnauss and Hoshiko Yamane worked together to realize Edgar's visions and expectations of a conceptual album that attempts to translate quantum physics and philosophy into music.
New member Ulrich Schnauss comments: "at the moment hardly any other area of science questions our concept of reality (linearity of time etc.) as profoundly as research in Quantum physics - it's no surprise therefore that Edgar was drawn to these ideas since he had always aimed at reminding listeners of the existence of 'unopened doors'."
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Except for one short track with a bit of a "dance" beat....this is quite a return to form. The band really stepped up to the plate to make this last Edgar Froese inclusive release a memorable one! Hints of Phaedra are on the last track....and good old sequencer is featured throught this set of layered evolving tracks. This is deep listening ....like the old days(maybe not thee oldest....but Virgin years at best)! 90% of these cuts mutate and slide through changes in synth voices and keep the listener's interest....and have a heavy tone(no unicorns and rainbows to be found on this one!). Yeah....dark tones...and although a violinist is listed,I am not sure what type of processing she's playing through,but I heard not one soaring tone. Just nice "sinister" tones for a dark night's listening. I guess this is one last call for poor lost Edgar....come and listen.
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