Franz Xaver Gruber’s Silent Night got reinterpreted by Krautrock pioneers Can in 1976. … Read More Can’s Krautrock Christmas Carol
Mute is offering a free holiday download, Can’s 1976 version of Silent Night. There may be a reason they aren’t selling this one – but give it a download and judge for yourself. via thequietus
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3B89-69icyc This excellent documentary looks at how a radical generation of musicians created a new German musical identity out of the cultural ruins of war. Featured musicians include Tangerine Dream, Kraftwerk, Klaus Schulze and Faust. You can view the first part above. See the rest on YouTube – while you can.
Krautrock: The Rebirth of Germany is a new documentary film that examines how a generation of” Krautrockers” built a new German musical identity out of the cultural ruins of war. The documentary will debut Friday October 23rd on BBC 4 at 9pm. No word on when it will be available outside the UK. Description: Between… Read More Krautrock: The Rebirth of Germany