Tangerine Dream – Izu


Release data: Tangerine Dream – Izu CD, Eastgate, 2010 Despite being old now, Edgar Froese keeps up a steady schedule of releasing studio albums while also going on tour. “Izu” is a double cd which contains the music played live at Pennisula Izu (Japan) on 5th September 2009, Metamorphose ’09 Festival also available on Dvd. The release features the complete audio recording of the almost…

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Tangerine Dream – Winter in Hiroshima


Release data: Tangerine Dream – Winter in Hiroshima CD, Eastgate, 2009 This cd marks part four in the five atomic seasons, and musically sees a continuation of the Nagasaki/Hiroshima story of Mr. H.T. Solely composed and played by Edgar, the music fortunately moves back to the period the TD-sound still had Soul (which hasn’t been the case for too many releases appearing in the last…

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Tangerine Dream – Views from a Red Train


Release data: Tangerine Dream – Views from a Red Train CD, Eastgate, 2008 It seems “Views from a Red Train” has been announced for a couple of years as a solo-album of Edgar Froese, but now has seen the light of day under the Tangerine Dream moniker, seeing Edgar play with some faithful musical compagnons. After years of rather mediocre output, the ten tasty tracks…

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Tangerine Dream – Booster


Release data: Tangerine Dream – Booster CD, Eastgate, 2007 The ongoing list of new contemporary electronic music and re-released/reworked cds put out by Edgar Froese under the Tangerine Dream-moniker has increased rapidly over the last five years or so. Sadly enough, they almost all proved to me the quality and soul of the music has deteriorated in the same speed, mostly ending in something superficial….

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Tangerine Dream – One Times One


Release data: Tangerine Dream – One Times One EP, Eastgate, 2007 “One Times One”, a cupdisc, is the first of a new format from the TD-factory, offering 35 minutes of music offered for a lower price than a regular cd. The Ep holds six tracks, of which two are instrumental versions of previous released tracks (“Man” and “Loved by the Sun”). I can’t say the…

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Tangerine Dream – Soundmill Navigator


Release data: Tangerine Dream – Soundmill Navigator CD, TDI Music, 2000 “Soundmill Navigator”, a Tangerine Dream Classics Edition, contains a vintage live recording from 1976, where the trio Baumann, Froese and Franke performed a concert at the Philharmonics. The almost 42-minute track finds the musicians in good spirits, as the set features lots of mellotron and antique sound textures, which are later on accompanied by…

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