What the amazon product page won't tell you is this is a reissue of a solo album from 1980 by a german artist who was instrumental in some of the best and influential electronic sounds from the era beautiful, introspective and dynamic electronic music [pre-'electonica'] that heard today  is still fresh i believe it will. For the first time ever harald grosskopf (synthesist, ash ra tempel, klaus shulze) & eberhard kranemann (piss off, kraftwerk, neu) transmit live their best new reissue pitchfork eberhard kranemann kranemann is an innovator in audiovisual art kranemann cofounded the electronic bands. Harald grosskopf synthesist (blondes remix) next week brings the physical re -release of a beautiful and somewhat lost early electronic masterpiece, harald grosskopf's synthesist more than two decades after that music was first heard, the rvng label has remastered and repackaged the album, whose. Harald grosskopf, drummer of seminal german electronica group, ashra, released a number of pioneering solo records in the 1980's following synthesist , which, while now warmly regarded, was not successful at the time, oceanheart, grosskopf's second solo record, was recorded on a limited budget and. Synthesist is the debut album by harald grosskopf, the enigmatic percussionist behind ash ra tempel, klaus schulze, and cosmic jokers originally released by sky records in 1980, rvng intl celebrates the 30th year anniversary with this newly mastered and packaged reissue berlin, germany, summer of 1979, harald. Find a harald grosskopf - synthesist / re-synthesist first pressing or reissue complete your harald grosskopf collection shop vinyl and cds.
Harald grosskopf - synthesist at first glance, there's little to suggest that former cosmic joker, ash ra tempel drummer and klaus schulze collaborator harald grosslkopf's first solo album, 1980's synthesist deserves a reissue of all the albums to emerge from the berlin scene in that era, it doesn't seem as. Harald grosskopf (or harald großkopf) is a german electronic musician he played with several krautrock and progressive rock bands of the 1970s in germany, in addition to releasing solo material contents [hide] 1 biography 2 discography 21 with other groups 22 solo albums 3 references 4 external links. “synthesist offers a complex array of feelings and settings, but it flows together and feels complete throughout, is a sense of joy, wonder, and playful exploration, even when the music leans dark best new reissue, pitchfork harald has lined up in many legendary german krautrock acts, making his name. Cover pictures recorded, mixed and produced by harald grosskopf @ studio panne-paulsen, frankfurt/main (1979) harald grosskopf (keyb, dr, perc) photos by detlef maugsch first released on lp in 1980 by sky records hamburg re- released on lp in 2011 by rvng intl released on cd in 1999 by think progressive.
Harald grosskopf, legendary percussionist for kosmische heavyweights ashra and klaus schulze, comes to studio b with his long-time collaborator guitarist grosskopf's debut solo album, synthesist, recorded in isolation in 1980, has been recently reissued by rvng, with an accompanying remix/tribute. He has six solo albums (the newest is a remake of the 1980 album, now called synthesist 2010) i found harald grosskopf's contacts on the internet, during my researches on the pioneers of electronic music and about the music made in germany in the '70s, the krautrock we exchanged a few emails.
Synthesist is the first solo album by ashra drummer harald grosskopf it is one of the classics of german electronic music, comprising eight instrumentals composed in the tradition of the so-called berliner schule / berlin school (klaus schulze, tangerine dream) mastered from the original tapes release: august 22, 2014. They even halved my advance grosskopf recalls oceanheart was released some six years after synthesist the album title reflects my love of transcendental meditation, of course it might be taken for watery esoterics (a similar vibe was evident in the cover art, hence fresh artwork has been created for the reissue).