Quality instrumental electronic music is often overlooked these days at the expense of vocal driven synth material.
The halcyon days, of when artists such as JEAN-MICHEL JARRE, KLAUS SCHULZE and TANGERINE DREAM were all at their peak, are all but a distant memory. However, there are still artists that are producing quality work in this vein and this led TEC to investigate this release. 'Synthwaves' is a collaboration between TD members Thorsten Quaeschning and Ulrich Schnauss. Continue Reading ›
‘Particles’ is the latest double album release by TANGERINE DREAM and contains a diverse mixture of new material, reinterpretations of older tracks from their extensive back catalogue and a version of the ‘Stranger Things’ TV theme which fairly recently caught the Zeitgeist for many synth fans.
The album which originally came out at the end of last year has been re-issued by the Invisible Hands label and is available on vinyl, CD and download. Continue Reading ›
In their earlier incarnations, TANGERINE DREAM were arguably as influential as KRAFTWERK in terms of electronic music, especially from the perspective of ambient and electronic dance music and the use of sequencers in music production.
The ‘Phaedra Farewell’ tour isn’t supposed to spell the end of TANGERINE DREAM’s live work with more one-off dates have been promised for the future.The evening was split into two main sets with an interval after an hour. Continue Reading ›