The Krautrock Story, recorded in conversation with Dave Roberts on his Music for Grown Ups, Thursday 30 November, 8.20 pm (UK) on Meridian FM
Krautrock was the name coined by the British music press for the emergence of electronic music in Germany in the late 1960s. Bands such as Amon Duul, Can and Kraftwerk emerged with a new minimalist electronic-based music. The music found commercial success in the UK in the early 1970s and Tangerine Dream, in particular, went on to record dozens of film soundtracks. By the second half of the 1970s bands such as Can and Faust were splitting up. The music had a revival in the 1990s after the emergence of new electronic music genres.
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