Modern and strictly electronic, Tangerine Dream’s September 1981 album, ‘Exit’, was a tightly structured effort with a dancefloor-friendly pop sensibility.
Out on a limb and working in isolation, the finest minds behind experimental German music in the late 60s and early-to-mid-70s left a world-changing legacy.
The ‘Underwater Sunlight’ album showed that Tangerine Dream intended to continue making pop-tinged music with discipline and structure.
Whether it’s joyous escapism, political anger or a personal spiritual quest that provides fuel for a great album is not of importance. What matters, as Coltrane said, is wanting "to speak to...
Released in August 1988, ‘Optical Race’ offers some of the most accessible, beguiling melodies that Tangerine Dream laid down in the 80s.
Tangerine Dream’s third album, ‘Zeit’, arrived a full year ahead of Brian Eno’s ambient music, introducing the band’s spectacular music of the spheres.
An ambitious album that paid homage to William Blake’s poetry, ‘Tyger’ marked the end of another era for electronic pioneers Tangerine Dream.
Tangerine Dream’s ‘Electronic Meditation’ is an experimental work that leans heavily on Edgar Froese’s tape collages and band improvisation.
"Rock music that incorporates elements of traditional or classical music", surely a key art-rock principle is forging ahead, the shock of the new?
From Delia Derbyshire to Tangerine Dream, we celebrate the visionary tech pioneers whose work still has the ability to shock, thrill and perturb.
Released in May 1985, Tangerine Dream’s ‘Le Parc’ comprised of nine compact, cinematic and accessible instrumentals adding to their formidable body of work.
Settle yourself in for a long, relaxing journey through some of the best ambient music, with uDiscover Music’s Ambient Music In 20 Songs playlist.
Facing the start of the 80s with a new three-man line up, ‘Tangram’ found Tangerine Dream taking their hypnotic instrumentals into jazzier territory.
The titles the pioneering Berlin outfit recorded for Virgin Records between 1973 and 1979 remain electronic music classics.
Recorded and released in 1977, ‘Encore’ is frequently cited as the definitive live Tangerine Dream album, out of the many classics they recorded.