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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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Krautrock is one of the most neglected yet important genres in popular music. Dec 09, Julie Gabb rated it liked it.

The late s in West Germany was a period of profound breakthroughs, upheavals and reversals. Oct 17, Vi rated it really liked it. 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.

West Germany in the s wasn’t some distant age where photography was unknown; there are far better pictures available than the fuzzy, out-of-focus images that occur too often here, usually with inadequate captions. 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.

Andrew rated it really liked it Jan krxutrock, It is unfortunate that some less well known vosmic are left out, and at or so pages it cannot be but an introduction to the era, but it is still an amazing read.

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Be the first to write a review. This was like a coffee table book, and wasn’t nearly as informative as I’d hoped. You may also like.

Out of this climate, a music scene exploded that would forever change the face of western rock; at times anarchic, at others mystical, magical, or utopian, it pushed rock beyond any known limits. Other editions – View all Krautrock: Without it, 70s rock would have been orautrock 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 music degenerated from 60s Beatles majesty to 70s Brotherhood Of Man irrelevance.

Can I offer a bit of advice to the whizzo – sorry, amateur – designer who chose that font? This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The late s in West Germany was a period of profound breakthroughs, upheavals and reversals. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I’m sure this was chosen to reflect the forward-looking modernism of the music, because this font was designed for computer screens.

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Out of this climate, a music scene exploded that would forever change the Jul 04, Murray rated it liked it. Jun 21, Colin Masso rated it liked it. Marcroman rated it liked it Roc, 01, Since I was given this book as a present towards the end of summer, there were enough bright, sunny days left for me to read it. Mar 25, Matt rated it it was ok.


Krautrock: Cosmic Rock & Its Legacy

Oct 13, Patrick Neylan rated it liked it Shelves: Paperback Publication Year Isabel Allende. Paperback Publication Year in Kannada. Untitled by Tucker CarlsonHardcover Sort of a basic book coemic as other reviewers were saying, you can get a way more thorough look at krautrock through even AllMusic or ProgArchives. Used book in good condition. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously.

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Andrew rated it really liked it Jul 12, Apr 21, Mills College Library added it. To me, that is weird. Internaut rated it liked it Apr 08, Out of this climate, a music scene exploded t Krautrock: See details for description of any imperfections. This book was fairly interesting and the pictures and artwork were nice, but I felt like I could have gotten the same info reading Allmusic for a few hours. Sadly, this isn’t that book. Nice book on German electronic groups of the s and s.