Krautrock

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Term that refers to German rock groups of the late 1960s and 1970s (Can, Tangerine Dream, Faust, Kraftwerk, Neu ! and others) that produced progressive rock influenced by minimalism, experimental music, and the classical avant-garde. Sometimes called “kosmische Musik”, Krautrock is often characterized by an immersive motoric pulse and the creative use of electronics and studio effects.

(Source – Cox, C. and Warner, D. (2004) Audio Culture : Readings in Modern Music. Continuum.)

 

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