Krautrock: Cosmic Rock & Its Legacy by Krautrock. As good at the music it celebrates. Record Collector is the world’s leading authority on rare and collectable. ‘Krautrock’ a term first used by the British music press, was never a coherent movement, rather a loose definition to describe the music coming out of West. : Krautrock: Cosmic Rock and Its Legacy () and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at.

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Girl, Wash Your Face: Even La Dusseldorf, who are probably as much Neue Deutsch Welle as Krautrock, get a look in, but the main interest lies in the first quarter of the book where the contibutors discuss the origins and context of Krautrock.

Terence rated it really liked it Mar 27, I have read praise for the coamic, but most of the pictures are mundane and some are unquestionably poor. Without it, 70s rock would have been doomed to keep aping the blues with ever-diminishing marginal returns while everyone else went off to have fun with disco or get stoned to reggae or, worse, watch as pop irautrock degenerated from 60s Beatles majesty to 70s Brotherhood Of Man irrelevance.

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It is unfortunate that some less well known artists are left out, and at or so pages it cannot be but an introduction to the era, but it is still an amazing read. I’m cosmicc that I’ve concentrated on the negative here, but the faults are too glaring to ignore.

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The musicians operated outside any known categories, breaking new ground and turning their backs to both their country’s past and the conventions of Anglo-American rock.

Internaut rated it liked it Apr 08, Probably the best part of the whole thing were some republished contemporary accounts of the so-called “scene. Never a genre or a movement per se, Krautrock encompassed a very wild and diverse range of sounds, attitudes, and past musics, from free jazz to Karlheinz Stockhausen, from dada to Fluxus, from German Romanticism to the Mothers of Invention.

These are fascinating and leagcy what for me earn the book its stars. Almost worth it alone. Can I offer a bit of advice to the whizzo – sorry, amateur – designer who chose that font?

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Jun 30, Ipswichblade rated it really liked it. Paperback Publication Year Isabel Allende. Lots of band info and a good roc at the start.

Krautrock is one of the most neglected yet important genres in popular music.

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Cosmic Rock and its Legacy charts the history of this influential music genre, from its roots in free jazz, psychedelia and the music of Karlheinz Stockhausen, to the groundbreaking experiments of Faust, Kraftwerk and Can. Communes were spreading, protests organised throughout the entire country, the desire to begin everything anew permeating the young.

This item doesn’t belong on this page. The lgeacy of the bands and the main producers, which make up three-quarters of the book, are pretty solid. The Ramones get the credit for English punk, but Neu! Reviews “Offers a great overview of a hugely influential movement There are only two let-downs here: Mar 16, Lars Cronsioe rated it really ifs it Shelves: Andrew rated it really liked it Jul 12, The easy way out.