Tag: Berlin School

1975, Music

Rubycon (1975) by Tangerine Dream

Years (decades?) after first hearing Phaedra this is only my second encounter with Tangerine Dream. I guess that sort of tells you everything you need to know about how I felt about Phaedra at the time. (I didn’t really know what to do with it. I knew it was “good” but I also knew it …

1974, Music

Autobahn (1975) by Kraftwerk

Though I might sound like a weird comparison, this record reminds me a lot of early, post-Barrett Pink Floyd albums, where they hadn’t figured out yet how to combine their three disparate impulses into a coherent whole that made musical sense. This record has the famous title track taking up one whole side of it. …