Is this this one an official release? Any thoughts about the quality of this release? With hindsight, Schwingungen (1972) feels like the most fully realized of the pair, synthesizing the group's rock, electronic, and psychedelic/spiritual influences for genuinely chilling results. When considering "krautrock" there are 3 bands that matter; Can, Amon Duul II and to a lesser degree Ash Ra Tempel. Not that I've heard an original to compare it to. Schwingungen-Ash Ra Tempel-CD. get it and the self titled first release. Their albums are all classics; those with Klaus SCHULZE ("Ash Ra Tempel" and "Join Inn") are the best. Javascript is required to view shouts on this page. The astral blues drift of album opener "Look at Your Sun" comes to a head one track later with "Flowers Must Die." Many, many yonks ago I bought this, in vinyl, when it was first released here (UK) in the early seventies..My LP has long ago been lost somewhere in the melee of time, probably enjoying life as a fruit-bowl somewhere by now, but when I saw I could buy it on CD it initiated excitory flashbacks so I thought I'd get it for old times sake...lordy they were interestin' times back then (40 years now!) Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Ash Ra Tempel - Schwingungen at Discogs. This track fades out and is replaced by a much more rocky number with wailing sax and frantic bongoing in which the poor fellow becomes truly distraught at the realisation that the flowers must die. Side 1 opens with lovely slow blues which becomes increasingly angsty as the vocalist becomes overwhelmed by the oneness of everything, which seems to be a not entirely happy revelation. I was conceived while this music was playing. Schwingungen is the second album by the Krautrock band Ash Ra Tempel. Reviewed in the United States on May 21, 2003. Ash Ra Tempel haben mit "Schwingungen", über deutschen Space-Rock und Ambient den Weg zum reinen Freak-Out geebnet. Reviewed in the United States on July 11, 2015, Reviewed in the United States on September 2, 2005. Schwingungen van ash ra tempel koop je bij, nu op cd voor €21.99! It has been re-released four times, most recently in 2011 on MG Art Records. Sprawling, tripped out improvisational acid rock! With the departure of founding member Klaus Schulze in 1971, the group's lineup would remain in near-constant flux. Ash Ra Tempel: Cover: Bernd Bendig: Recorded: February 1972, Stommeln: First Release: 1972 on Ohr: Performed by: Manuel Göttsching (guitar) Hartmut Enke (bass) Wolfgang Mueller (drums) & guest: John L (vocals, jew harp, percusssion) Matthias Wehler (alto sax) Uli Popp (bongos) Total Time: I love Manuel Gottsching's krautrock, but this CD was not at all appealing. Ash Ra Tempel's second album, Schwingungen is a psychedelic classic that has influenced trip rock since its release. Unable to add item to List. Recommended for fans of ""Saucerful of Secrets"" era Pink Floyd. [2],, Short description is different from Wikidata, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Jürgen 'Panzer' Dorrmann, Reinhard Kolms – photography, This page was last edited on 16 August 2019, at 00:42. There's a problem loading this menu right now. The music relates closely to the CD cover: moody, languorous, meditative, soothing. A new version of is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. Some of these items ship sooner than the others. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Reviewed in the United States on June 13, 2017. The song is a demonic, train-like blur built around a terrifying vocal performance from John L.; his guttural wail bathed, then submerged, in a wash of effects. If anyone of you have an original press for sale in reasonable price, please PM anyday. Unique early german psychedelia with crazy vocals, wailing sax and a bongo hurricane, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 7, 2020. Schwingungen, which is probably my favourite Ash Ra Tempel album, opens with the utterly sublime Look at Your Sun. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Featuring, Vocals, Jew's Harp, Percussion, Schwingungen, LP, Album, Gat, OMM 556.020, OMM 556020, Schwingungen, LP, RE, Unofficial, OMM 556020, Schwingungen, LP, Album, Unofficial, Gat, OMM 556020, Schwingungen, LP, Album, Unofficial, Gat, OMM 556.020, Scrap_Iron's favourite albums of the 70s', My Krautrock, electronic, and German prog collection, Brain Salad Surgeries: 297 essential progressive rock listens, Krautrocksampler: Top 50 Albums compiled by Julian Cope. For Schwingungen's successor, Seven Up, the Gottsching/Enke core is expanded to an octet through guest musicians and post-session overdubs. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. In the meantime, Schwingungen saw Ash Ra Tempel going through its cosmic Stooges’ Funhouse stage, complete with Mathias Wehler on wailing alto sax, in the Steve McKay tradition. Complete your Ash Ra Tempel collection. In the meantime, Schwingungen saw Ash Ra Tempel going through its cosmic Stooges’ Funhouse stage, complete with Mathias Wehler on wailing alto sax, in the Steve McKay tradition. John L.'s vocals become echoed screams and yelps not far off from Damo Suzuki's approach in Can, and the overall performance is a perfect slice of Krautrock insanity, sudden swirls of flanging and even more on-the-edge solos from Gottsching and Wehler sending it over the top. This is a towering psychedelic tour de force, building gently with the most beautifully laid-back guitar and bass and lyrics of a direct intense simplicity ("I look out my window and see the blue sky", "and I know, we are all one"), through the maniacally frantic central section and then back to the classic Gottsching lonely guitar sound as the track drifts away. Let us know what you think of the website. So forget the later work and stick to the first 2 records and maybe the 3rd if you're a fanatic.