Klaus Schulze & Günter Schickert – The Schulze-Schickert Session


Release data: Klaus Schulze & Günter Schickert – The Schulze-Schickert Session LP/CD, Mirumir Music Publishing, 2013 Despite the fact the music on this album is definitely classic electronic music in classic Schulze-tradition, I shelved it for quite a while after I bought it shortly after it was released. I gave it quite some spins with intervals inbetween to make up my mind about it as…

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Klaus Schulze – Shadowlands


Release data: Klaus Schulze – Shadowlands CD, Synthetic Symphony/SPV, 2013 This is a bit of an unusual review as I generally tend not to review releases by the bigger, better-known EM-artists, as they already get their share of attention through lots of other channels. Still, the limited edition 2-cd version of the studio-release “Shadowlands” intruiged me, as I wanted to find out if KS did…

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Klaus Schulze – Are you Sequenced?


Release data: Klaus Schulze – Are you Sequenced? CD, Revisited Records, 1996/2006 This is the re-release of the double-cd recording that originally came out in 1996, but without the various non-Schulze remixes on the second cd. “Are you Sequenced?” is a highly rhythmic and dynamic affair, which happens to be Schulze’s response to techno-dance music at that time. The almost 80-minute continuous music is a…

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Klaus Schulze & Lisa Gerrard – Dziekuje Bardzo


Release data: Klaus Schulze & Lisa Gerrard – Dziekuje Bardzo CD, Synthetic Symphony/SPV, 2009 The triple-cd set “Dziekuje Bardzo”, recorded live during concerts in November 2008 in Warsaw and Berlin, is the next chapter in a cooperation between Klaus Schulze and Lisa Gerrard. This release also sees a return to lengthy tracks, as there are only six pieces in total: two clocking over 40 minutes,…

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Klaus Schulze & Lisa Gerrard – Rheingold


Release data: Klaus Schulze & Lisa Gerrard – Rheingold DVD, Synthetic Symphony/SPV, 2008 After their surprising strong album “Farscape”, Klaus Schulze and Lisa Gerrard did a live concert on July 18th, 2008 at the “Night of the Prog III” on the open air stage “Loreley” in St. Goarshause, Germany. The double-dvd “Rheingold” contains the full concert on the first disc in both 5.1 Dolby Surround…

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Klaus Schulze & Lisa Gerrard – Farscape


Release data: Klaus Schulze & Lisa Gerrard – Farscape CD, Synthetic Symphony/SPV, 2008 “Farscape” is a double cd containing the track “Liquid Coincidence”, which comes in seven different “Parts”, all ranging between 13 and 32 minutes. From the start, it becomes clear this for sure is a passionate, and at times even breathtaking album: it blends Schulze’s warm, flowing soundscapes, rhythms and well-paced sequencing with…

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