Released in August 1988, ‘Optical Race’ offers some of the most accessible, beguiling melodies that Tangerine Dream laid down in the 80s.
Recorded across six gigs, Tangerine Dream’s ‘Poland’ live album acknowledged the band’s past while offering glimpses of their future.
The upcoming exhibition will feature uncovered photographs and videos, original synthesisers, cassettes and vinyl.
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.
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.
Fearlessly innovative, the best German musicians include electronic pioneers, rock bands and film composers alike, pushing music to its limits.
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...
An ambitious album that paid homage to William Blake’s poetry, ‘Tyger’ marked the end of another era for electronic pioneers Tangerine Dream.
From Delia Derbyshire to Tangerine Dream, we celebrate the visionary tech pioneers whose work still has the ability to shock, thrill and perturb.
The titles the pioneering Berlin outfit recorded for Virgin Records between 1973 and 1979 remain electronic music classics.