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RockBoar.com Picture     Krautrock is a generic name for the experimental music scene that appeared in Germany in the late 1960s and gained popularity throughout the 1970s, especially in Britain. BBC DJ John Peel in particular is largely credited with spreading the reputation of krautrock outside of the German-speaking world.

     The term krautrock was originally a humorous one coined by the UK music press (such as New Musical Express and Melody Maker), where krautrock found an early and enthusiastic underground following. The term derives from the ethnic slur "kraut", and its use by the music press was inspired by a track from Amon Düül's " Psychedelic Underground" titled "Mama Düül und Ihre Sauerkrautband Spielt Auf" ('Mama Düül and her Sauerkrautband Start Up.').

    Typical bands dubbed krautrock in the 1970s included Tangerine Dream, Faust, Can, Amon Düül II, Ash Ra Tempel and others associated with the celebrated Cologne-based producers and engineers Dieter Dierks and Conny Plank, such as Neu!, Kraftwerk and Cluster.


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krautrock
 

Krautrock bands: 113 bands in database

18 Karat Gold (Germany)2066 & Then (Germany)
8 Days in April (Germany)A.R. & Machines (Germany)
Aamok (Germany)Abacus (Germany)
Achim Reichel (Germany)Achtzehn Karat Gold (Germany)
Agitation Free (Germany)Ainigma (Germany)
Alto (Germany)Amon Düül (Germany)
Amon Düül II (Germany)Analogy (Germany)
Andromeda (Germany)Apocalypse (Germany)
Armaggedon (Germany)Ash Ra Tempel (Germany)
Asterix (Germany)Big Balls (Germany)
Blitzkrieg (Germany)Bokaj Retsiem (Germany)
Brainticket (Switzerland)Bulldogg (Germany)
Bullfrog (Germany)Can (Germany)
Cannabis India (Germany)Cluster (Germany)
Cosmic Jokers (Germany)Curly Curve (Germany)
Demon Thor (Switzerland)Dennis (Germany)
Die Anderen (Germany)Drosselbart (Germany)
Eiliff (Germany)Electric Food (Germany)
Electric Mud (Germany)Embryo (Germany)
Emergency (Germany)Epitaph (Germany)
Eruption (Germany)ES (Germany)
Fritz Müller Rock (Germany)Frumpy (Germany)
Gash (Germany)Gila (Germany)
Ginger Baker (United Kingdom)Gipsy Love (Austria)
Gomorrha (Germany)Guru Guru (Germany)
Hardy Hepp (Switzerland)Harmonia (Germany)
Ikarus (Germany)Inner Space (Germany)
Jeronimo (Germany)Karthago (Germany)
Kickbit Information (Germany)Kluster (Germany)
Kollektiv (Germany)Kraan (Germany)
Kraftwerk (Germany)Krokodil (Switzerland)
La Düsseldorf (Germany)Lava (Germany)
Libido (Germany)Liliental (Germany)
Live (Germany)Lucifer's Friend (Germany)
Made in Germany (Germany)Metropolis (Germany)
Michael Anton & Amok (Germany)Moebius Roedelius (Germany)
Neu! (Germany)Niagara (Germany)
Night Sun (Germany)Nosferatu (Germany)
Octopus (Germany)Okko Bekker (Netrherlands)
Organisation (Germany)Os Mundi (Germany)
Panther (Germany)Pentagon (Germany)
Popol Vuh (Germany)Propeller (Germany)
Randy Pie (Germany)Rattles (Germany)
Release Music Orchestra (Germany)RMO (Germany)
Rufus Zuphall (Germany)Saffran (Germany)
Sahara (Germany)Sameti (Germany)
Siloah (Germany)Skyline (Germany)
Sphinx Tush (Germany)Tangerine Dream (Germany)
Tetragon (Germany)Thirsty Moon (Germany)
Tomorrow's Gift (Germany)Trikolon (Germany)
Tritonus (Germany)Triumvirat (Germany)
Twenty Sixty Six and Then (Germany)Utopia (Germany)
Virus (Germany)Wallenstein (Germany)
Weed (Germany)Wonderland Band (Germany)
Xhol (Germany)Xhol Caravan (Germany)
Yatha Sidhra (Germany)Zarathustra (Germany)
Zweistein (Germany)

Krautrock artists672 artists in database


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