Christopher Franke – The London Concert


Release data: Christopher Franke – The London Concert CD, Varese Sarabande/Sonic Images, 1993 “The London Concert” by ex-TD member Chris Franke features his one and only live performance after he left Tangerine Dream. On the occasion in October 1991, Mr Franke was assisted on stage by his trusted engineer Edgar Rothermich (aka Richard E. Roth). The 47-minute recording kicks off with the grand and atmospheric…

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Christopher Franke – Klemania


Release data: Christopher Franke – Klemania CD, Sonic Images, 1993 All those that experienced a huge disappointment after hearing the soothing, new-age musings on Franke first solo-album “Pacific Coast Highway” can rest assured on what’s on “Klemania”. On the latter, Christopher returns to traditional electronic music in TD-style, offering some powerful synth-textures and tantalizing sequencer patterns already kicking in fiercely on the first five minutes…

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Christopher Franke – Pacific Coast Highway


Release data: Christopher Franke – Pacific Coast Highway CD, Virgin Records, 1991 This is the first full-length release by ex-Tangerine Dream member Christopher Franke after he left the band in 1988 and started his own music business in the US a few years later. The music on this album is what often has been described as female music, as Christopher has come up with much…

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Christopher Franke – Epic


Release data: Christopher Franke – Epic CD, Earthtone Records, 1999 Christopher Franke is best known as a former member of Tangerine Dream, a band he joined from 1970 until 1988. After that, he moved to the United States to pursue a career as composer of music for movies and TV shows, of which “Universal Soldier” and “Babylon 5” in the 1990s were the most notable….

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