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.
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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.
The band's 1978 album was their first to feature formal vocals and lyrics, and followed film and live recording projects.
Released during their imperial Virgin Records era, ‘Rubycon’ remains one of Tangerine Dream’s most deathlessly compelling albums.
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.
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’ was released in November 1984 and acknowledged the band’s past while offering glimpses of the future.
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.