Side-long concept pieces, walls of Mellotrons, keyboardists in capes...such were the glories of the greatest prog rock albums.
The 10-disc set features everything of note the electronic pioneers recorded from 1980-1983, including previously unreleased material.
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 60s and 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.
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.
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?
Since time immemorial, we have been fascinated by space. uDiscover takes a look at the many musicians who have played out their obsessions in song.
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.
The German electronic group founded by Edgar Froese have spent their fifty-year-plus career redefining the sound of the synth in pop.
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 band's 1978 album was their first to feature formal vocals and lyrics, and followed film and live recording projects.