Krautrocksampler has ratings and 37 reviews. Drew said: I was very fortunate to get the opportunity to read this book at all. Back when British postp. Love him or hate him, Julian Cope has probably done more to resurrect and His book Krautrocksampler sure got me interested in the music (in my 40s no. JOHNPEEl. (RAIROCKWAMPLER. One Head’s Guide ſo he Great Kosmische Musik– Onwards. Julian Cope. HEAD HERITAGE. C.E.. 2ND EDITION .

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Here they transcend all studio trickery and here they come alive. 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.

Want to Read saving…. To ask other readers questions about Krautrocksamplerplease sign up. It also has an annotated appendix of “50 Kosmische Classics. It was all over in half-a-minute and all I could remember was some title about Humphrey Bogart. But in the juluan, I couldn’t restrain myself. I loved the Krautrocksampler book krautrockzampler though I’m not really familiar with a lot of the music you wrote about.

They just lay it out and let you know it exists. This is a very good initiation for anyone taking their first steps into the krautrock world, providing at first some general historical and sociological basis for its development in Germany and then focusing on bands seperately offering trivia and reviews. So now, I listen to other off-limits stuff such as anything sub-sub-sub-metal not heavy metal, note but still shamanically out there and wait for the baccy-stained goaty-beards from Hell to pick up on it.

Krautrocksampler by Julian Cope. May 10, Tim Niland rated it it was amazing.

June 18 It’s kind of a cosmic sneeze, really. Above all, Cope expounds gloriously upon the merits of nearly every album he mentions, creating within his reader an insatiable urge to hear them all with such sentences as: It is pretty fair to say that no one expected Julian Cope to prove to be so well-suited to the task of historian and critic.

I successivi dischi dei Pink Floyd mi suonavano, e mi suonano ancora, piatti e patinati. Cope’s Krautrocksampler is an absolute classic. It’s cut-ups to the Nth degree. I tried so hard not to get out of control, not to toggle constantly between the. Whatever anyone says about Julian Cope, this book is canon in the history and development of elektronishe kosmische musik. Personally, I like Brian Barritt a lot, but the last conversation we had was him telling me how he was Leary’s best friend and how the name Barritt proved that he was one of the original chieftains of the first tribes.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. And the two pinball-machines, one on each side of the stage, facing outwards and connected to synthesizers.

They had become a part of mid-teenage British culture and The Faust Tapes was subjected to Monty Python -like rituals in the schoolyard, to see how much of it we knew and sort out the real Heads. You or someone with the same IP address as you might be using a script or program to download pages from this site automatically. Even though it is very personalized at times, rather than an objective overview as objective as you can be when talking about music Come to think of it, there’s shit loads of this stuff around, even though the scope of Krautrock was never so righteously created elsewhere, there are still loads of equivalents all over the place.


The book was first published in the United Kingdom in by Head Heritage, and was later translated into GermanItalian and French. This short, impassioned book on Krautrock – which essentially put the genre back on the map and gave it a critical shape by separating it from the lumpen morass of mostly derivative prog that it had to often share shelves and turntables with – came out in and was an immediate revelation.

Books by Julian Cope Krautrock Music books. While Julian gives you his favorites, and he’s pretty dead on correct with the classics – I would suggest also obtaining the Freeman Brother’s Crack in the Cosmic Egg so that you will be able to futher explore the bands and releases that Cope does not mention, dislikes or ignores – and there are many many wonderful bands and albums beyond Krautrocksampler. That song, The Sad Skinhead is now one of their best, but I couldn’t see it at the time.

His list of 50 top Krautrock records leaves out canonical records like Can’s Future Days as well as bands like Agitation Free that were uncovered more recently. Sti While it is undeniably important in the popularization of Krautrock, it’s less useful for a contemporary reader.

I’ve downloaded at least 30 Krautrock albums in the last 24 hours, and I don’t even want to think about how frustrating an experience reading this book would have been back in the days when I couldn’t do such a thing, and had to hit up record stores in the often-fruitless quest to locate some of thse obscurities.

This old converted schoolhouse, uulian Hamburg and Bremen, became their place of learning and de-learning a style which was fuzzy, funny and extremely uncommercial, yet busted out with weird hook lines and extraordinary sounds. He’s purely sharing his own opinions and invites the reader to check them out, too. As an author and commentator, copf has written two successive volumes of autobiography called Head-On and Repossessed ; two volumes of archaeology called The Modern Antiquarian and The Megalithic European ; and three volumes of musicology called KrautrocksamplerJaprocksampler and Detroitrocksampler.

Krautrocksampler gives a subjective and very animated account of the phenomenon of krautrock from the perspective of the author, who states: Confirm you are human. And even more incredible is the recent revelation that Virgin Records lost no money on the campaign. Your computer may be infected with malware or spyware that is making automated requests to our server and causing problems. You know what’s coming and its exciting and a total rush, man, but there is nothing really new.

We need these kinds of independent publications that cover subjects that no established publisher would touch with a long stick.

In me ha risvegliato il desiderio di riascoltare certi vecchi dischi in vinile, e riscoprire immutata la magia della musica incisa in quei solchi. But for all that it is an enjoyable and informative read, just take it all with a pinch of salt. Additional to his own work as a musician, Cope remains an avid champion of obscure and underground music.

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These records were very difficult to track down back when this was written, but between You Tube, Spotify and sundry music sharing services the music is quite accessible and Cope makes for an appealing guide for the exploration of the genre. Cope is an English psychedelic rock musician of note, and he fell under the sway of this music as a teenager, so he takes the approach of being the Uber fan and evangelist, in a charming way, like being cornered at a record store by an obsessed fan.

But all in good time. Although I know much about Krautrock Germany rock scene, anyway it was interesting reading, often with personal impressions from different groups, etc.

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