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James - Cluster - Zuckerzeit

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  1. An unexpected jump from the extended kosmische jams of Cluster 71 into uncharted territory that signaled their direction for years to come, Zuckerzeit presented a vision of electronic pop, fusing the duo's haunted melodic sense with crisp, scratchy drum programs that provided a grounded focus to all those synthesizer warbles. Oddly, the ten short tracks have separate composer credits (five 9/
  2. May 28,  · "Zuckerzeit" is my favorite Lp by Cluster. The music on it has a certain appeal to it that is hard to resist. The more you listen the more you like it. The instrumentation is very similar to what you hear on both Harmonia Lp's, which was their other current project at the time and which also featured Michael Rother from Neu/5().
  3. Feb 16,  · First things first: I recently saw the instructive "Kraftwerk and the Electronic Revolution" DVD documentary, and in it a bunch of Germany's so-called "Krautrock" scene is discussed, including of course Kraftwerk, Tangerine Dream, Klaus Schulze, Neu!, Can, etc, but also a number of bands with whom I was less familiar, or not familiar at all/5(2).
  4. Apr 03,  · "Zuckerzeit" is my favorite Lp by Cluster. The music on it has a certain appeal to it that is hard to resist. The more you listen the more you like it. The instrumentation is very similar to what you hear on both Harmonia Lp's, which was their other current project at the time and which also featured Michael Rother from Neu/5().
  5. 'Zuckerzeit' is the album where, all of a sudden, 'Cluster' became more tuneful and less industrial. It's a refreshing album - even today - where you'll find many artists trying to replicate this simple electronic sound. Back in '74 however, there's no mistaking the analogue technology at play, which I think is /5.
  6. Oct 20,  · The big difference between the aptly titled "Zuckerzeit" (rough translation: "Sugartime") and the more difficult early KLUSTER recordings is how easily the newer album struck a perfect balance between two contrasting but complimentary talents.

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