The music on Synthesist hovers in an intriguing middle ground between instrumental synth-pop in the vein of early Kraftwerk and more free-form space-drone explorations popularized by Schulze and Tangerine Dream.
Hartmut Enke unfortunately died in Dec after a sad fate in his life. Most of the time I recorded during nights and meanwhile emptied hundreds of coffee pots. I soon sold it with profit. All these Berlin musicians where much more respectful and relaxed than I was used in dealing with the musicians of my environment.
We talked a lot about music and shared the same ideas about making music. What equipment and musical instruments did you use to recording that album?
Still, the task was at hand and what immediately settled upon me while recollecting the recording process in West Germany was my intense interaction with the electronic music equipment. They all crackled, caused dropouts and the tuning problem was immense.
All knobs and sliders had problems. Where the album veers into the ambient space clusters of "B. Udo was the guy who motivated me to try going solo.
From bass to string sounds and more Read a review here. Friday, February 24, Five questions to Harald Grosskopf Born in Hildesheim - Germany - on October 23rdHarald Grosskopf is one of the most active musicians of his generation. I had to repeat the sequencer recording over and over again until the results where satisfactory.
It was the most intense and thrilling time of my life in creative loneliness. Also, there is a bonus CD with remixes done by others see this page for details. So unfortunately I was not able to fulfill their expectations and left Munich the next day, terrible frustrated, because I liked their unique music style very much.
The record is divided neatly into two distinct halves. In the liner notes to the set, Grosskopf writes of how maintaining the Minimoog in the apartment was a nightmare, and that the pitch would go flat or sharp depending on warm and cold it was in the space.During the 70's I met a magazine called Pop, which I christened German Pop, since it was of Germanic origin, I did not understand what was written in the great majority, but it was there that I met the groups that I publish here on the blog today.
Until now Harald Grosskopf produced six solo albums, the last, – SYNTHESIST - was released in October Harald can be heard on more than CD’s/LP’s, of other artists.
Harald can be heard on more than CD’s/LP’s, of other artists. harald grosskopf - synthesist & v/a - re-synthesist New York’s RVNG Intl. label will reissue Harald Grosskopf’s Synthesist, a cult classic of German electronic music, on February 16, Synthesist is the debut solo album by Harald Grosskopf, the enigmatic percussionist behind Ash Ra Tempel, Klaus Schulze, and Cosmic Jokers.
Feb 24, · Five questions to Harald Grosskopf Born in Hildesheim - Germany - on October 23rdHarald Grosskopf is one of the most active musicians of his generation.
Since the 70's he can de heard on more than 95 albums of very important bands and artists such as Wallenstein, Cosmic Jokers, Ashra Tempel/Manuel Author: Astronauta Pinguim.
Harald Grosskopf; Synthesist. Rvng Intl.
And while I can't imagine reaching for Re-Synthesist very often when Synthesist is handy (Grosskopf's drumming is especially missed), I am glad it. Synthesist. likes. Born in Berlin. Cochez la date du 28 février pour une nouvelle soirée Gonzaï incopiable à La Maroquinerie: ETIENNE JAUMET, HARALD GROSSKOPF et CERCUEIL (en ciné concert sur The Eraser Head de David Lynch).Download