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Sunrise In The Third System ~ Anthology 1970-1973 (CD)
Esoteric recordings are pleased to begin their series of Tangerine Dream reissues with a two CD anthology covering the best of the legendary experimentalists material originally released in Germany on the OHR label between 1970 and 1973. Tangerine dream was formed in Berlin in September 1967 by Edgar Froese. Froese had been a member of German beat group The Ones since 1965 and had played guitar for the band on live dates in Germany, France and Spain. In 1967 with the birth of psychedelia, Froese steered the ones in this new direction, releasing the single 'Lady Greengrass' that year. However, a desire to explore new musical directions led to Edgar forming the first line-up of Tangerine Dream later that year. He had met surrealist artist Salvador Dali whilst in Spain with the ones and wanted to take music down a similar route as Dali had done with his art. Influenced by bands such as Pink Floyd, the early Tangerine Dream was a band based on extended psychedelic improvisations backed by a liquid light show. By 1969 the line-up had stabilised to include Froese, Klaus Schulze on drums and Conrad Schnitzler on cello, electronics sounds and violin. After a performance at the 1969 Essen festival, the trio came under the wing of electronic music composer Thomas Kessler and were guided by his influence to head into a more avant-garde direction. A recording session at Mixed Media Studios in Berlin in October 1969 produced the band's debut album "Electronic Meditation". The tapes came to the attention of Ralf Ulrich Kaiser, who was in the throes of launching an underground label, OHR records. Impressed with what he had heard, Kaiser signed Tangerine Dream to his label and released "Electronic Meditation" in June 1970. Following the release of the album both Schnitzler and Schulze departed the band leaving Froese to assemble a new line up of the band with Chris Franke and Steve Schroyder. Now almost entirely keyboard based, Tangerine Dream developed a sound based on the use of synthesisers and the Farfisa organ, first revealed on their marvellous "Alpha Centuari" album in 1971. In Britain, DJ John Peel soon began to promote the band on his influential radio show and the alb
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Type: CD
Recorded: 2011
Release Date: 2011-03-28
Label: Reactive
Country: Euro
Item No: EREACD21014
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Track List
Disc 1
01 Genesis
02 Journey through a burning brain
03 Alpha centauri
04 Sunrise in the third system
05 Ultima thule part one
06 Birth of liquid plejades
Disc 2
01 Zeit
02 Atem
03 Wahn
04 Green desert
05 Indian summer
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