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You should check this book out and also watch the BBC documentary on the genre: Mar 27, Timothy Gabriele rated it liked it. It’s kind of a cosmic sneeze, really.

A Krautrock Sampler

Julian Cope is very readable and funny. Very nice book – the history of Krautrock, including the deep roots, most significant acts and its decline, written in a very easy-to-read manner.

He further details the movers and shakers of the genre, both those who were inextricably linked to one project Edgar Froese of Tangerine Dream, the members of Can and Faust and those who bounced around from band to band willy-nilly Klaus Schultze, Manuel Gottsching, Klaus Dingerand tells the hubristic story of Rolf-Ulrich Kaiser and his manipulative power trip as the mastermind behind the Cosmic Jokers.

View all 6 comments. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Books by Julian Cope Krautrock Music books. One Head’s Guide to the Great Kosmische Musik – Onwardswritten by the musician and writer Julian Copeis a book describing the underground music scene in Germany from through the s.



And there is no better book to read in order to get excited about discovering all of them. Even though it is very personalized at times, krautroco than an objective overview as objective as you can be when talking about music Sadly that means objectivity goes out of the window. Check this thing out–but try to avoid getting soaked on Ebay in the process. It was a complete revelation but the discs themselves continued to be very elusive back then Only a handful of the Krautrrock For me, they hit all the points.

But for all that it is an enjoyable and informative read, just take it all with a pinch of salt. Their early releases, those favoured by Julian Cope, share an abrasive edge with many of their Krautrock peers, but they quickly evolved towards a more ambient electronic style. He couches these rants in a framework of the genre’s history, and does krautock very good job of delivering ktautrock primer for all those like myself who are only vaguely aware of the circumstances in which these records were created.

Jun 30, Rupert rated it it was amazing.

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Nov 25, Tara marked it as to-read Shelves: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Jun 15, Innerspaceboy rated it it was krautrick Shelves: Write a customer review. When I bought it, I owned a couple of the albums listed, and a few compilations.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. He includes this in the end of the book, and it’s quite possibly as close to Krautrock canon as it gets.


Paperbackpages. Refresh and try again. Sampoer Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Julian’s reviews are “unique” to say the least – both hilarious and quite creative in his attempt to communicate what each album “is about”. Feb 04, Guy rated it it was amazing. Julian’s writing style is fun and sucks you into each chapter, making you really want to run out and find whichever release he’s going sajpler about.

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Not only does he provide with a very selected discography froom which one can progress but Julian Cope has written some really nice essays on some important parts of German rock. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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