Focus: Klaus Schulze’s seventies

Klaus Schulze (b. 1947) is one of the greatest musicians of modern times. He has released over 100 (!) albums over the past 40 years and has been involved in groups like Tangerine Dream and Ash Ra Tempel.
Here are the original releases made during the seventies. During 1990-2000’s, Schulze released several boxes and collections of previously unreleased material from this period. All highly recommended.

Klaus Schulze was also active under the pseudonym Richard Wahnfried, and released seven albums between 1979-1997. The music is a bit more accessible perhaps to the untrained listener. “Time Actor” is from 1979 and thus fits here.


1972 Irrlicht
1973 Cyborg
1974 Blackdance
1975 Picture Music
1975 Timewind
1976 Moondawn
1977 Body Love
1977 Mirage
1978 X
1979 Dune
1979 Time Actor (Wahnfried)
2009 La Vie Electronique 1 (previously unreleased material)
2009 La Vie Electronique 2 (previously unreleased material)

Klaus Schulze – Wikipedia
Klaus Schulze – Official Website

Here’s the beautiful ‘For Barry Graves’ from 1977.


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