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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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Anderson Tapes, The (1971)

Thief Duke Anderson (Sean Connery) is released from ten years in jail and takes up with his old girlfriend, Ingrid (Dyan Cannon) in her...

Lanigan’s Rabbi

1 9 7 6 (USA) 5 x 90 minute episodes Irish Police Chief Paul Lanigan (Art Carney) and his best friend David Small (Bruce Solomon), a rabbi...

O’Hara, U.S. Treasury

1 9 7 1 - 1 9 7 2 (USA) This hour-long drama series premiered on 17 September 1971 and starred David Janssen as a US...

Goldie & The Gingerbreads

Formed in Brooklyn, New York, in 1963, Goldie and The Gingerbreads made their debut at the city's famous Peppermint Lounge. They were discovered by British...

Silverchair

Aussie-band Silverchair's first single, Tomorrow hit #1 locally in their native Oz. Their debut album, Frogstomp, was a 1995 US hit. The album couldn't be more heavily...

Bonfire of the Vanities, The (1990)

Tom Wolfe's 1987 novel about the Greed Decade was penetrating. prophetic and incisively satirical. Director Brian De Palma's $45 million film version of the...

Rip Chords, The

Phil Stewart Vocals (studio/touring) Arnie Marcus Vocals (touring) Rich Rotkin Vocals (touring) Terry Melcher Vocals (studio) Ernie Bringas Vocals (studio) Bruce Johnston Vocals (studio)

That Lucky Touch (1975)

Roger Moore plays Michael Scott, a playboy arms dealer living in Brussels who is trying to interest NATO in some of his wares. Susannah York...