The Schulte Compact Phasing A was used notably by German musicians like Klaus Schulze and Tangerine Dream, and was a key part of their early Krautrock and Kosmische sound.… Read More The Schulte Compact Phasing A, aka “The Krautrock Phaser”
Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider (1947 – 2020) has died at the age of 73.… Read More Kraftwerk Founder Florian Schneider Dead At 73
“Together, we make krauty after hour techno…” notes Hainbach. … Read More After Hours Krautrock, With Hainbach & Bad Stream
This video captures a live performance by Ströme on a vintage Moog IIIp. … Read More Synth Jam On A Vintage Moog IIIP
Franz Xaver Gruber’s Silent Night got reinterpreted by Krautrock pioneers Can in 1976. … Read More Can’s Krautrock Christmas Carol
Synthesists Bakis Sirros and Dave Bessell have released a new album, ‘Dystopia’.
We asked them about their collaboration, their gear and the inspiration for their music. … Read More Parallel Worlds & Dave Bessell ‘Dystopia’
Superbooth 16: This video captures an excerpt of a live ‘Cosmic Krautrock’ performance by synthesist Udo Hanten and Klaus Hoffmann. The duo performs with a Moon Modular 5U modular synthesizer and the new Memotron m2k.
Sunday Synth Jam: This vintage video, from 1971, captures Kraftwerk in their so-called ‘Krautrock’ experimental rock days.