Re: [thewire] krautsources?
- If you live in Europe, you should definitely check out the following:
1. Ohrwaschl in Munich (Germany). Friendly and accurate service. On top of
their own releases (reissues) they also distribute labels like Spalax,
Garden of Delights and Peter Frohmader's stuff. (Frohmader's 'Nekropolis'
is a nice piece of dark bedroom-electronics predating Aphex Twin by almost
2. For lots of progressive and kraut, Amazon.de is a surprisingly good
3. If you ever happen to visit Cologne, go to musiclovers' Walhalla, Saturn
(Hansaring) probably the biggest cd-store in the world (never found a larger
outlet in NY or Tokyo). Very good for 60-70 pop/prog, indie,
techno/elektronica and an impressive jazz cellar as well. Lots of special
offers, cheap reissues/collections..
For more obscure stuff A-Musik is a must.
4. USA: Other Music, Forced Exposure,.. (usual suspects)
My own Krautfaves (b-list, excluding the Can/Faust/Neu-masterworks)
AMON DUUL I Paradieswarts Düül
CLUSTER Cluster '71
DOM Edge of time
GOTTSCHING MANUEL Inventions for solo guitar
HARMONIA Musik von Harmonia
MOEBIUS & PLANK Rastakrautpasta/Material
ROEDELIUS Jardin fou
TANGERINE DREAM Electronic meditation
YATHA SIDHRA A meditation mass
----- Original Message -----
From: Albrecht Koschnik <akoschni@...>
Sent: Tuesday, August 14, 2001 9:08 AM
Subject: [thewire] krautsources?
> So, can the krautcognoscenti tell us unwashed multitudes if and where some
> of these krautjewels they've been raving about are legally available?!
> I recall reading reviews of some of the krauttitles mentioned in this
> string in Ed Pisent's Soundprojector [again: very highly recommended], and
> it sounded next to impossible to track many of them down. Evidently, it
> is not?!
> Thanks, Albrecht
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