From Delia Derbyshire to Tangerine Dream, we celebrate the visionary tech pioneers whose work still has the ability to shock, thrill and perturb.
It was the 1974 record that provided the international awakening of the progressive masters.
‘Force Majeure’ saw Tangerine Dream close the 70s with one of their most enduring Virgin masterpieces, paving the way for yet another decade of innovation.
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In January 1980 Tangerine Dream became the first western 'rock' band to perform in the German Democratic Republic, resulting in the stunning album ‘Pergamon.’
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The career-shaping studio releases 'Phaedra' and 'Rubycon' were followed by the band's first live album, 'Ricochet.'
Recorded across six gigs, Tangerine Dream’s ‘Poland’ live album acknowledged the band’s past while offering glimpses of their future.
Influenced, as ever, by new technologies, Tangerine Dream’s ‘Hyperborea’, released in September 1983, brought the group’s Virgin Records period to an end.
Tangerine Dream’s ‘Logos Live’ remains a classic from a band who made a speciality out of live albums, capturing the high points from a stand-out concert.
The track features on the band's new 'Pilots Of Purple Twilight' box set out on October 30.
Continuing on from where ‘Lily On The Beach’ left off, ‘Melrose’ found Tangerine Dream making a few tweaks to their line-up, confidently entering a new decade.
Released at the end of the 80s, Tangerine Dream’s ‘Lily On The Beach’ saw Edgar Froese fuse his soaring lead guitar work with a sleek electro-pop sound.
Recorded and released in 1977, ‘Encore’ is frequently cited as the definitive live Tangerine Dream album, out of the many classics they recorded.
Side-long concept pieces, walls of Mellotrons, keyboardists in capes...such were the glories of the greatest prog rock albums.