Tag Archives: Krautrock

ABACUS To Issue A Scottish-Themed Concept Album

September 8, 2021

It’s been exactly half a century since one of the best Krautrock ensembles, ABACUS, came to prominence. They may have changed the line-up through the years, keeping it strictly German after the band’s original British singer, Chris Williams, had bailed, … Continue reading

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PYRAMID – Pyramid

July 26, 2018

Psi-Fi 1997 / Mental Experience 2018 Apocryphal artifact from Krautrock halcyon days that challenges its own provenance to blind the face of eternity. There are creations which aren’t so difficult to define yet so hard to place on conventional timeline, … Continue reading

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TEMPLE – Temple

May 27, 2018

Psi-Fi 1997 / Mental Experience 2018 Non-existent ensemble enroll in existential experiment of extolling sonic edifices. Laid down in an on-the-spot fashion in the mid-’70s by a loose posse of kindred spirits, all bent on forbidden pleasures of improv, this … Continue reading

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REQUIEM – For A World After

November 13, 2017

Daviton 1981 / Mental Experience 2017 Blissful delirium as a soundtrack for fear – and hope for a new holocaust to never happen. In 1981, Cold War was on the mind of many a worried Westerner, including George A. Speckert … Continue reading

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VARIOUS ARTISTS – Cologne Curiosities

March 2, 2017

Mental Experience 2016 “The Unknown Krautrock Underground 1972-1976”: a compilation baring rarely seen aspects of the German genre. This is an initial instalment in a series of platters aimed to cover the whole output of Pyramid Records, an obscure label … Continue reading

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