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Can's Tago Mago: Permission to Dream

Alan Warner

Alan Warner is a Scottish novelist. His 1995 novel Morvern Callar won the Somerset Maugham Award and was made into a feature film directed by Lynne Ramsay. In 2013, he was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel The Deadman’s Pedal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

33 1/3 Books

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...Finally, a brilliant exploration of the German rock band Can’s 1971 album Tago Mago. This hugely unique and influential album deserves close analysis from a fan, rather than a musicologist. Novelist Alan Warner details the concrete music we...

Can

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...Anyone at the first Can show, which took place in Cologne, would have witnessed the birth of a new age of avant-garde rock music. Having studied avant-garde classical music, Irmin Schmidt went to New York City in 1966, where he studied...

Psychedelic Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...Psychedelic music is inspired by psychedelic experience. That is to say, what initially identified it as a genre of music was its focus on both the articulation of the psychedelic experience and the construction of ‘affective spaces...

Kraftwerk

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...Members of the German group Kraftwerk emerged from the Krautrock idiom to become important innovators and pioneers in popular electronic music. Kraftwerk was formed in 1970 in Düsseldorf by Florian Schneider and Ralf Hütter after Schneider...

Hamburg

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: city – 1,728,806 (2002); metropolitan area – 4,100,000 (2000) Hamburg, Germany’s second-largest city, is situated on both sides of the river Elbe 70 miles (113 km) from the North Sea coast. Its sea harbor...

Krautrock

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The term Krautrock began to be used around the year 1970 following the success in Britain and the USA of German electronic rock bands such as Tangerine Dream, Ash Ra Tempel and Amon Düül. The name derives from the expression for rock music...

Germany

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 82, 537, 000 (2003) Germany is located in the center of Europe, bordered by Poland in the east, the Czech Republic, Austria and Switzerland in the south, France, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands...

Avant-pop

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In the broad field of popular music since the 1960s there have been a number of musical artists who have breached the boundaries between art music and popular music. These are musicians who locate themselves creatively in a liminal space...