Robert Schroeder – Flavour of the Past


Release data: Robert Schroeder – Flavour of the Past CD, Spheric Music, 2015 Now here’s an album that put a slight smile on my face, as it comprises various single and/or commissioned tracks from Mr Schroeder that ended up on samplers, including those he delivered for concept albums of IC and Cue Records. Some of these pieces on “Flavour of the Past” have a special…

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Robert Schroeder – Backspace


Release data: Robert Schroeder – Backspace CD, Spheric Music , 2014 According the liner notes, “Backspace” is an album filled with electronic music for the flight through the universe of fantasies and emotions which could even be on top of Mr Schroeders 2007-recording “SphereWare”. Well, expect 10 tracks/73 minutes of good mood, emotive and highly accessible electronics with assorted percussion where the fine echoes of…

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Robert Schroeder – Paradise Edition 2014


Release data: Robert Schroeder – Paradise Edition 2014 CD, Spheric Music, 2014 For the biggest part of this release I’d like to refer to the one I did on the original 1983 release, as the “2014 Edition” was not newly recorded or remixed in order to preserve the authentic sphere of the orginal. It has been extended though with two bonus pieces, “Skywalker 90” and…

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Robert Schroeder – Slow Motion


Release data: Robert Schroeder – Slow Motion CD, Spheric Music, 2013 Since I started reviewing electronic music a long time ago, I also visited a fair share of music for the slow lane as counterpoint for the continuous rush time surrounding modern life. With “Slow Motion”, German synthesist Robert Schroeder delivers his own contribution of melodic-oriented music fitting in the same concept while sticking to…

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Robert Schroeder – Ferro Oxid


Release data: Robert Schroeder – Ferro Oxid CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spheric Music, 2012 On his 28th album “Ferro Oxid”, Robert Schroeder pairs authentic sounds and the feel of nostalgic EM with nowadays contemporary music and technology in a beautiful manner. In addition, Robert here doesn’t stick to simple tunes and melodic songs only. The sparkling 11-minute title track is a great opener, mixing infectious sequencers and…

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Robert Schroeder – New Frequencies Vol. 2


Release data: Robert Schroeder – New Frequencies Vol. 2 CD, News Music, 2012 “New Frequencies Vol. 2” is proof Robert Schroeder has further developed his own musical trademark of contemporary electronic music, merging melody with a whole range of groovy and sometimes even dance-like elements. Although more varied than anything Robert put out before, the best parts in his music stay the soft soaring solos…

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