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Peter Baumann


Progressive Electronic

3.10 | 45 ratings

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3 stars Romance 76 gives lot of evidence of how big Baumann's influence was on Tangerine Dream. While Froese's Macula Trancefer of the same year still harkens back to the sound palette and krautrock of earlier years, Baumann's first solo album sounds as fresh and crisp as Stratosfear. Therefore, this album comes recommended to all fans of "Stratosfear" and "Encore". The main difference with Tangerine Dream would be that this work is lighter and brighter, there's a playfulness in some of the tracks that brings us closer to Kraftwerk then to the seriousness and darkness of Tangerine Dream of that era. I will follow the general consensus here. This is a good album that every TD fan would want to seek out, but it's not mandatory if you're only casually interested by the Berlin school of electronic music.
Bonnek | 3/5 |


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