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Formed in 1971 in Dusseldorf, this archetypal Kraütrock band was actually a duo comprising guitar wiz Michael Rother and drummer/multi-instrumentalist Klaus Dinger, both previously with Kraftwerk. Dinger's mechanical,...

Faust

In the early seventies, Germany's progressive music scene became known in Europe and the US as 'Krautrock', a faintly pejorative tag coined by the...

Cluster/Kluster

With German youth crying out for their own brand of heroes, it was unsurprising that Philips signed Cluster in early 1971. Having birthed the Ash Ra...

Tangerine Dream

There were two turning points for West Berlin art student-turned-rock guitarist Edgar Froese. The first was working with - and writing music for -...

Kraütrock

For those who were there in 1971, the shock of seeing Faust's eponymous debut LP remains starkly etched in the mind's eye. You could see...

Brainticket

As enthusiasts are aware, Kraütrock encompasses wildly disparate musical tendencies. But if you tend to the freak-out side and want the opposite of the amorphous ambience/mellifluous...

Ashra/Ash Ra Tempel

Classically trained guitarist Manuel Göttsching started his career under the name Ash Ra Tempel in 1970. The most shamelessly psychedelic of the Kraütrock bands, their...

Agitation Free

Formed in 1967 as Agitation, this Berlin group was integral to the scene that also birthed Tangerine Dream. But unlike Tangerine Dream, they had to...

Can

Formed in Cologne in July 1968, Can surfed the first wave of German innovators, with their debut album Monster Movie referencing Pink Floyd and Hendrix in the context of a...

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Gems

1 9 8 4 - 1 9 8 6 (UK) Tragic effort from Thames "showcasing fashions by Jeff banks" - catwalk models and a nasty pastel...

Monster Squad

1 9 7 6 - 1 9 7 7 (USA) 13 x 30 minute episodes Walt (Fred Grandy) was a college student majoring in criminology. To help...

Americanization of Emily, The (1964)

US Navy Lieutenant Commander Charlie Madison (James Garner) is a confirmed coward who devotes all his efforts to avoiding combat duty. Madison serves as a "Dog...

Aquanauts, The/Malibu Run

1 9 6 0 - 1 9 6 1 (USA) 32 x 60 minute episodes This 60-minute black and white action-adventure series from CBS featured Hawaii-based freelance...

Birds, The (1963)

A tense and terrifying thriller crafted by the master of the suspense genre, Alfred Hitchcock. Beautiful blonde Melanie Daniels (Tippi Hedren) buys lovebirds for Lawyer...

Great Grape Ape Show, The

1 9 7 5 (USA) 32 x 10 minute episodes The 40-foot purple ape had originally appeared as a regular character on The New Tom & Jerry Show (1975...

Maude

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 7 8 (USA) 142 x 30 minute episodes Beatrice Arthur featured in this All In The Family spin-off as Maude Findlay, a...

Oliver! (1968)

"Please Sir, can I have some more?". Mark Lester nabbed the classic line as Oliver Twist in this immensely popular musical film version of...