I like his music and have almost everything he did after A. Space-cake might help I guess. Starting in 1970 with A. And then there's this: Also important is that Achim was a producer and publisher in the 70s. The hand-full of Achim Reichel albums are amongst the very best kosmische ever released in my opinion and have such a timeless quality that his music is constantly being re-discovered by new generations of fans. Lo and behold the band known as A.
The book has detailed liner notes from Mr. The jazzy touches are back but are less jazzy and more light and fluffy and merely subordinate to the guitar echoes and are too quite echoey in the production department. On and on and on go the bells, until they inevitably begin to fade and a sense of termination-any-minute-now descends upon the reluctant listener. The sounds echo and check out the vocal expressions that are manipulated. This is very much an introspective journey that builds through a solid rhythmic flow that allows an atmospheric backdrop to shape shift much like clouds slowly changing shape as they roll by in the sky.
He owns the entire Novalis catalog perhaps contentiously , and also started Gorilla Musik and the Ahorn label with the late Frank Dostal. Couldn't be happier with my decision, except if the rest of his albums were still obtainable so that I could hear more. I'm not exactly sure what the gadgets are he's using Echoplex? Achim you see had been this teen idol who was very well known in Germany. Posted Thursday, January 11, 2018 Review 1865990 As most Krautrock enthusiasts are aware of, Achim Reichel was one of Germany's biggest pop stars in the 60s before he dived headfirst into the burgeoning psychedelic scene that turned progressive as the 70s hit, however on his debut album with A. While vocals are scarce, there are segments where Reichel belts out some lyrics but thankfully these passages end quickly as i find them to be the weakest link of the band's unique musical journey.
Reichel also toured for the first time in years, mounting supporting tours for both Blues in Blond and Nachtexpress in 1982 and 1984, respectively. Some of this actually sounds more like Buckethead's electronica meets rock albums than A. Reichel himself cranked out the guitar with the famous echo effects and other various noises from tape. Posted Friday, January 12, 2018 Review 1866203 By 1974, the times were a-changing as the psychedelic and progressive rock that exploded onto the scene just a few years earlier was already starting to collapse under its own overindulgence and Germany's burgeoning Krautrock scene was no exception to this phenomenon. The guitar freakouts and the weird imagination of the first effort continue to prevail in the following inspired, confused and various Die Grune Reise, A. R and the machines remains a high class standard of hypnotic space-echo guitar inventions. Zu neuen Abenteuern To New Adventures c.
I'm going to use the English song titles. But Reichel himself had abandoned the project by the late 70s and then returned to making pop music. He found his new direction. The beat returns then it's far out again. Five more albums of varying quality and experiment escaped during the 1970s. Erwachen am Ufer Awakening On The Shore b. I prefer Manuel Göttschings echo guitar records.
For a hand-held device, it's amazing how good this sounds even before the remastering process. The first album was published in 1971 in collaboration with Frank Dostal. Bands have distinctly different approaches leading to their strange tripped out worlds. The song continues to change. In this format, the original is not only remastered to stunning effect but also includes the two extra missing tracks thus presenting the album as originally intended if only success hadn't eluded the band and releasing a double album was a viable choice. What makes this so trippy is that they added guitar loops, effects and feedback like there's no tomorrow. There are echos and feedback, vocal craziness and pleasant melodies, loops and insanity galore, however these five tracks are long sprawling epics that have distinct segments that morph into one another.
Remember also that Achim is a German, for whom the Sun is a Goddess noun Sonne f. It is simply the sort of heady improvisational psychedelic jam that was common for the days. Might be worth a punt I suppose until a proper reissue comes along. Some moments remind me Can though. It's all about the electronics before 3 minutes. At this time Reichel was heavily into spirituality and yoga practice and that's exactly what emanates from this long drifting odyssey in musical form.
Sou brasileira, sempre amei música e desde muito pequena compro e ouço rock. The drums stop then some blues- rock guitar and the drums come back. In some ways, this album is sort of a combo effect of the entire A. A milestone of the Krautrock - captured on tape. The vocal tracks really rub me the wrong way. Startlingly different as the complex percussive drive of old has been replaced by electronic beats and atmospheres. Share this like your most basic rights depend on it.
Keyboards around 16 minutes as the waves continue with percussion. Biography from Allmusic: German singer, songwriter, musician, and producer Achim Reichel enjoyed a long and varied career that began during the beat boom of the '60s, when he founded the Rattles, and carried on well into the next millennium, by which time he was still recording albums and performing large-scale rock concerts. . It settles back quickly with guitar then that rhythm kicks in with recorder and vocals before a minute. Machines refers to gadgets he uses to alter the sound. The arrangement of music was tightly controlled throughout, but like all great cosmic voyages expressed a fearless resolve to embrace unknown vistas and infinite horizons.
The head-in-the-clouds trippiness from the first two albums has been suppressed to the point that the echo guitars and other sound embellishments have been tamed and only act as a subordinating sound for the songs. This is the Moon of chaos and lugh-na-cy. . Reichel left the band in 1966 after several albums, including Twist im Star-Club Hamburg 1964 , Liverpool Beat 1965 , and Hurra! Durch fühlbares, meßbares Nichts Through Feelable, Measurable Nothing f. O rock feito da Alemanha é um dos meus favoritos, mas meu gosto é muito eclético. Moreover, he published a songbook, 100% Leben, via Gorilla Musik-Verlag. One of the most tripped out albums in existence! Music lovers and new, young fans contacted Reichel online, some even recognized him in restaurants, and asked when the material would see the daylight again.