Header

WIND

Krautrock • Germany


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Wind picture
Wind biography
West Coast 60's inspired German psych rock band. Their first album "Seasons" (1971) is considered to be a little classic in the early days of progressive rock. It features complex epic songs within heavy rock, psych-spaced out proportions. "Morning" (1973) is a catchy collection of almost conventional heavy rocking songs. Without gaining the commercial success, the band split in 1973. The drummer Lucky Schmidt will pursue his career with the band Aera.

WIND MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

WIND forum topics / tours, shows & news


WIND forum topics Create a topic now
WIND tours, shows & news Post an entries now

WIND Videos (YouTube and more)


Showing only random 3 | Search and add more videos to WIND

Buy WIND Music


Right Now on Ebay (logo)
Millennium by Earth, Wind & Fire (CD, Sep-1993, Reprise) US $2.39 Buy It Now 31m 32s
Saddle the Wind, Berry, John, Good US $4.24 Buy It Now 35m 41s
STOCKHOLM WIND SYMPONY - SWEDISH WIND [CD NEW] US $12.50 Buy It Now 40m 4s
JANIE FRICKIE SADDLE THE WIND 1988 LP SEALED MINT NEW US $9.99 Buy It Now 41m 29s
NM 12"~I.L.~CURIOUS~EL DA SENSEI~Summer In The City of Wind~[x3]Only Us Can Stop US $1.97 Buy It Now 43m 18s
Barry White Blues & Soul Issue 161 1975 Earth Wind & Fire Reggae Manu Dibango US $20.10 Buy It Now 46m 8s
EXC 12"~THEORY~PETEY PABLO~MUSTAYUK~Wind It Up~[x5 Mixes/Remixes]~ US $2.90 Buy It Now 47m 43s
Kansas - People Of The South Wind / Stay Out Of Trouble 45 1979 EX US $2.49 Buy It Now 48m 25s
NM 12"~SNAPS MONTIGO~I'll Cast My Fate To The Wind~6:20~Long Vers~8:27~[1981] US $2.90 Buy It Now 49m 12s
In The Wake of the Wind, , Good US $3.99 Buy It Now 49m 27s
MINT 1ED PRIVATE PRESS WIND QUINTET GERMAN OPERA BERLIN - Mozart, Reicha, Bozza US $49.00 Buy It Now 49m 50s
PAUL ADOLPHUS - DAWN WIND NEW CD US $21.04 Buy It Now 54m 25s
Billy Preston Blues & Soul 1973 Donny Hathaway Earth Wind & Fire Diana Ross US $24.12 Buy It Now 57m 52s
PHILIPS COMPLETE MOZART Serenades Divertimenti Wind Volume 5 Made in Germany US $28.95 Buy It Now 58m 54s
PHILIPS COMPLETE MOZART Wind Concertos Volume 9 Made in Germany 5 CDs US $19.30 Buy It Now 58m 54s
PHILIPS COMPLETE MOZART Divertimenti Strings Wind Volume 4 Made in Germany US $19.30 Buy It Now 58m 54s
CINCINNATI WIND SYMPHONY / CORPORON - MADE IN AMERICA NEW CD US $22.49 Buy It Now 59m 53s
Wind Dancer, Tom Barabas, Dean Evenson, Good US $3.99 Buy It Now 1h 3m
Earth Wind & Fire : Boogie Wonderland: The Very Best of Earth Wind & Fire CD US $7.62 Buy It Now 1h 3m
Columbia 10373 Earth, Wind & Fire US $7.95 Buy It Now 1h 14m
Warren Zevon - Wind CD INDIEBLU MUSIC US $13.28 Buy It Now 1h 15m
THE BEST OF EARTH, WIND & FIRE VOL.2 US $16.99 Buy It Now 1h 16m
ARC 10854 Earth, Wind And Fire US $7.95 Buy It Now 1h 19m
JACOB / O'NEAL UNV OF MISSOURI SYMPHONIC WIND ENS - IN THIS HID CLEARING NEW CD US $14.55 Buy It Now 1h 19m
Haneda Ryoko - Terrace Wind CD US $25.73 Buy It Now 1h 19m
Gost Wind - Korean Rd CD Pop Int'L & World Music China Japan Korea US $20.96 Buy It Now 1h 19m
Earth Wind & Fire - Last Days & Time CD US $8.61 Buy It Now 1h 20m
SCOTT HAMILTON is a good wind who is blowing us no ill LP VG+ Promo CJ-42 1977 US $15.00 Buy It Now 1h 30m
Stomu Yamashta - East Wind - free UK postage US $24.11 Buy It Now 1h 33m
GENESIS WIND & WUTHERING ISRAELI LP HEBREW PRINT ROCK VINYL PHONODOR 1977 ISRAEL US $15.00 Buy It Now 1h 39m
Mozart - Wind Serenades/Amadeus Winds Of2 (NEW CD) US $18.48 Buy It Now 1h 45m
ROSSINI / CONSORTIUM CLASSICUM - WIND QUARTETS NEW CD US $22.86 Buy It Now 1h 45m
NELSON / KEYSTONE WIND ENSEMBLE / STAMP - DANFARE FOR KENNEDY CENTER / NEW CD US $22.49 Buy It Now 1h 51m
KAMEN / SUZUKI / UNLV WIND ORCH / LESLIE - CONCERTO FOR MARIENTHAL NEW CD US $22.49 Buy It Now 1h 51m
WASHBURN / KEYSTONE WIND ENSEMBLE / STAMP - COMPOSER'S VOICE NEW CD US $22.49 Buy It Now 1h 51m
NORTH TEXAS WIND SYMPHONY / CORPORON - SYMPHONIC EXCURSIONS NEW CD US $22.49 Buy It Now 1h 52m
MOZART / JARVI / SCOTTISH NATIONAL ORCHESTRA - SERENADE FOR 13 WIND NEW CD US $16.72 Buy It Now 1h 52m
LINDA RONSTADT - HASTEN DOWN THE WIND lp US $3.19 Buy It Now 1h 53m
MOZART/BEETHOVEN Piano Quintet ASHKENAZY/London Wind Soloists DECCA 6.41613 NM US $14.00 Buy It Now 2h 4m
1UP WIND ENSEMBLE / STAMP / HAZO / DANIELPOUR - RIDE NEW CD US $22.49 Buy It Now 2h 6m
JOANNIE MADDEN - WHISTLE ON THE WIND NEW CD US $21.41 Buy It Now 2h 7m
Randy Travis - Wind In The Wire [CD New] US $11.89 Buy It Now 2h 9m
We Five - Catch The Wind [CD New] US $13.52 Buy It Now 2h 9m
Bellamy Brothers-Lie To You For Your Love/Season Of The Wind-45rpm-1985 US $0.99 [0 bids]
2h 15m
Blue Magic on Black Music Mag Cover Nov 1975 Mille Jackson Earth Wind US $24.12 Buy It Now 2h 25m
JOHN PHILIP SOUSA - MUSIC FOR WIND BAND 5 NEW CD US $14.55 Buy It Now 2h 25m
OBERLIN WIND ENS / BRANT / KOBIALK - V2 HENERY BRANT COLLECTION: BRANT NEW CD US $20.32 Buy It Now 2h 25m
GRANTHAM / NORTH TEXAS WIND SYMPHONY / CORPORON - COMPOSER'S COLLECTION NEW CD US $28.97 Buy It Now 2h 26m
COLGRASS / GAGE / YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIV WIND ENS - URBAN REQUIEM NEW CD US $14.55 Buy It Now 2h 26m
Dvorak Gounod Schubert Netherlands Wind Ensemble Edo De Waart Vinyl Album US $11.26 Buy It Now 2h 27m
WILTON FELDER inherit the wind LP VG+ MCA-5144 Vinyl 1979 MCA USA US $6.00 Buy It Now 2h 30m
VANITY FARE-THE SUN, THE WIND~-JAPAN MINI LP CD 0512 Fi83 US $35.50 Buy It Now 2h 32m
IGOR BRIL before the sun sets LP VG+ MC 20646 East Wind jazz 1984 USA US $10.00 Buy It Now 2h 39m
KANSAS lonely wind 7" Mint- KIRSHNER ZS8 4280 Vinyl 1978 Record US $7.00 Buy It Now 2h 49m
Lot of 3 Jerry Goldsmith Soundtrack LPs Prize Boys From Brazil Wind US $15.00 Buy It Now 2h 56m
Beethoven Masterpieces for Wind Ensemble Music Cassette Contour Label US $3.41 Buy It Now 2h 56m
Wind on the Water, Crosby & Nash, New US $17.75 Buy It Now 2h 57m
Something About the Way You Look Tonight/Candle in the Wind 1997 [Single] by... US $5.99 [0 bids]
US $8.99 Buy It Now
2h 58m
Rutgers Wind Ensemble - Raritonality [CD New] US $8.70 Buy It Now 2h 59m
Christina Milian on Blues & Soul Magazine Cover 2004 Earth Wind & Fire Gemma Fox US $12.06 Buy It Now 3h
BARNES / GRANTHAM / UNIVERSITY WIND ORCH / LESLIE - VEGAS MAXIMUS NEW CD US $22.49 Buy It Now 3h 2m
University Of New Mexico Wind Sym - Fascinating Ribbons [CD New] US $12.05 Buy It Now 3h 2m
NETHERLANDS WIND ENSEMBLE mozart divertimenti LP Mint- 6500 003 Philips 1970 US $15.00 Buy It Now 3h 2m
BLUE HIGHWAY - WIND TO THE WEST - NEW CD US $12.98 Buy It Now 3h 3m
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA WIND ENSEMBLE the new york concert LP Mint- 1982 US $30.00 Buy It Now 3h 6m
INTERACTIVE MANCHESTER UNITED PC CD ROM OFFICIAL MERCHANDISE WINDOWS 95/98 Wind US $3.22 [0 bids]
3h 7m
Drake University Wind Symphony - Impressions [CD New] US $8.67 Buy It Now 3h 7m
Something About the Way YouLook Tonight/Candle inthe Wind 1997 Single Elton John US $1.99 [0 bids]
3h 10m
Christopher Caouette - Ring of Dragons (Dragon Wind, 2003) US $4.81 Buy It Now 3h 11m
MONO - HYMN TO THE IMMORTAL WIND NEW CD US $19.60 Buy It Now 3h 12m
MOZART / NETHERLANDS WIND ENSEMBLE - SERENADES NEW CD US $24.65 Buy It Now 3h 12m
NORTH TEXAS WIND SYMPHONY / CORPORON / DAUGHERTY - UFO: MUSIC OF MICHAEL NEW CD US $22.49 Buy It Now 3h 12m
IUP WIND ENSEMBLE / STAMP / GILLINGHAM / LINN - INTERNAL COMBUSTION NEW CD US $22.49 Buy It Now 3h 12m
UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS SYMPHONIC WIND ENSEMBLE - OUT OF NOWHERE NEW CD US $20.32 Buy It Now 3h 12m
THE BROTHERS FOUR - THE HONEY WIND BLOWS - LP US $8.80 Buy It Now 3h 13m
EARTH, WIND & FIRE - THIS IS (LET'S GROOVE: THE BEST OF) - NEW CD US $12.33 Buy It Now 3h 13m
Midnight Wind 0612657030325, CD, BRAND NEW FREE P&H US $29.49 Buy It Now 3h 19m
EARTH WIND & FIRE - Spirit / Cassette Album Tape / 1784 US $8.02 Buy It Now 3h 20m
Blow In The Wind 0751097062029, CD, BRAND NEW FREE P&H US $17.32 Buy It Now 3h 20m
Drum Cargo: Rhythms of Wind, David Gordon & Steve, Very Good US $5.85 Buy It Now 3h 22m
Palace Of The Wind 0089408047725, CD, BRAND NEW FREE P&H US $24.64 Buy It Now 3h 22m
Rutgers Wind Ensemble - Band Songs [CD New] US $8.70 Buy It Now 3h 22m
Mass in E Minor (Best, Eco Wind Ens, Corydon Singers) 0034571152776, CD, NEW US $14.26 Buy It Now 3h 22m
J.C. BACH / CONSORTIUM CLASSICUM - WIND SYMPHONIES 1 - WIND SYMPHONIES NEW CD US $22.86 Buy It Now 3h 22m
SIERRA WIND QUINTET - BOX OF VIEWS (CHAMBER) (MUSIC) NEW CD US $22.49 Buy It Now 3h 23m
STRAVINSKY / RATTLE / NASH ENSEMBLE - SYMPHONIES OF WIND INSTRUMENTS NEW CD US $16.72 Buy It Now 3h 23m
Earth Wind & Fire - Essential 3.0 [CD New] US $16.34 Buy It Now 3h 24m
Mozart:complete Wind Concertos 0028946936221, CD, BRAND NEW FREE P US $34.24 Buy It Now 3h 25m
BAY CITY ROLLERS Strangers In The Wind LP STILL SEALED US $10.00 Buy It Now 3h 28m
3 KANSAS Like-New Cassette Tapes! Dust In The Wind, 1978 Two For Show 1977 Point US $9.99 [0 bids]
3h 31m
DWIGHT SILLS-Second Wind Guitarist Japan CD Sealed US $19.99 Buy It Now 3h 31m
Diablos on Fortune - The Wind/Baby be mine - R&B Doowop group US $9.99 [0 bids]
3h 33m
DISCO BISCUITS - WIND AT FOUR TO FLY (DIGIPAK) NEW CD US $21.77 Buy It Now 3h 37m
EARTH WIND AND FIRE / ALL "N" ALL COLUMBIA 34905 VG+/M- US $9.99 [0 bids]
3h 39m
EARTH WIND AND FIRE / ELECTRIC UNIVERSE COLUMBIA 38980 M-/M- US $9.99 [0 bids]
3h 40m
EARTH WIND AND FIRE / FACES COLUMBIA 46795 M-/M- US $9.99 [0 bids]
3h 40m
EARTH WIND AND FIRE / GRATITUDE COLUMBIA 33694 M-/M- US $9.99 [0 bids]
3h 41m
EARTH WIND AND FIRE / POWERLIGHT COLUMBIA 38357 M-/M- US $9.99 [0 bids]
3h 41m
EARTH WIND AND FIRE / RAISE COLUMBIA 37548 M-/M- US $9.99 [0 bids]
3h 42m
EARTH WIND AND FIRE / SPIRIT COLUMBIA 34241 M-/M- US $9.99 [0 bids]
3h 43m

More places to buy WIND music online Buy WIND & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for WIND DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)

WIND shows & tickets


WIND has no upcoming shows, according to LAST.FM syndicated events and shows feed

WIND discography


Ordered by release date | Showing ratings (top albums) | Help Progarchives.com to complete the discography and add albums

WIND top albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

3.34 | 26 ratings
Seasons
1971
2.49 | 19 ratings
Morning
1972

WIND Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

WIND Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

WIND Boxset & Compilations (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

WIND Official Singles, EPs, Fan Club & Promo (CD, EP/LP, MC, Digital Media Download)

WIND Reviews


Showing last 10 reviews only
 Morning by WIND album cover Studio Album, 1972
2.49 | 19 ratings

BUY
Morning
Wind Krautrock

Review by b_olariu
Prog Reviewer

2 stars The second offer from 1972 named Morning found Wind struggling to survive in those hard times those who have the CD re issue from Trick will find there their history and their ups and downs of their career+ some pictures and many more. Now this album was a big let down of their great debute album. This album sounds bland, soft, mellow and totaly unintresting, musicaly speaking, is like the band is running aout of steam and lost confidence in their song writting possibilities. I was dissipointed for sure. The good moments are few in the opening track Morning song or in Puppet Master, the rest are almost boring, specially The Princess and the Minstrel or Dragon's maid are totaly awful. Where are the great heavy guitars and keyboards from their previous album, is like a diffrent band here, no wonder they split up soon after. The CD re issue has a bonus track Josephine, their last ever compose piece from 1973. Hardly 2.5 stars, an album to avoid, Wind was Wind on their first album, on this one they sounded like a softer and unintresting version of Moody Blues. Pity because the art work is quite fine. One of the musicians from Wind, the drummer Lucky Schmidt will pursue his career with the jazz rock band Aera.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

 Seasons by WIND album cover Studio Album, 1971
3.34 | 26 ratings

BUY
Seasons
Wind Krautrock

Review by b_olariu
Prog Reviewer

3 stars 3.5 really

Wind was one of the bands from early '70 from Germany who had a very short career from 1970 untill 1973, they rleased 2 albums and then gone into oblivion. First album named Seasons from 1971 is a fairly decent towards great heavy prog, quite typical for that period. I like this album has some nice guitar parts and aswell some great heavy organ, imagine something a la Uriah Heep same period or germans Kin Ping Meh for example. Solid heavy prog with lots of twists and turns and a bove all some very good vocal parts. The opening track What Do We Do Now is a killer one, love it, very fine at best heavy prog with excellent vocal passages, without german accent or bad improvisations. Another highlight is the short instrumental Romance, very fine keyboards here, smooth and elegant. the rest of the pieces are also good. All in all a good debute, maybe sounding date it today, but fans of thegenre will find lot to enjoy here.3.5 stars.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

 Seasons by WIND album cover Studio Album, 1971
3.34 | 26 ratings

BUY
Seasons
Wind Krautrock

Review by apps79
Special Collaborator Neo Prog Team

3 stars One of the pioneers of the early 70's German progressive rock scene.They were formed in mid- 60's in Erlangen under the name Bentox and offering a beat sound.In 1969 they were renamed to Chromosom,this time they added elements from the West Coast sound in their style.By 1970 Bernd Leistner leads the band as a vocalist and the band dramatically changed its sound,now under the name Wind.Their debut ''Seasons'' was released in 1971 on the obscure low budget label +Plus+,which managed to release only three albums before closing.

''Seasons'' is a nice example of Heavy and Prog Rock mix,typical of early 70's.''What Do We Do Now'' is an alternating cut between VANILLA FUDGE Heavy Rock and smooth organ/acoustic guitar/flute passages with aggresive vocals.''Now It's Over'' is characterized by its psych organ- driven softness,while the short ''Romance'' shows evident influences from the romantic period under organ and piano sounds.''Springwind'' is a magnificent piece of heavy organ-driven prog with massive multi-vocals and slight classical influences.The flipside opens with ''Dear Little Friend'',which is strongly influenced by DEEP PURPLE filled with organ,complex guitar work and aggresive vocals,another strong track.I would expect more from the epic of the album ''Red Morningbird'',slow psychedelic start with Teutonic vocals and harmonica before the short guitar/organ Hard Rock explosion,then the mellow harmonica/organ style will return till the nice complicated end with the hard rockin' guitar riffing and the haunting vocals.

''Seasons'' is placed exactly on the line between the Hard Rock sound of the early 70's and the upcoming snowball of the Progresive Rock movement.The album and the band deserve some wider recognition for their daring sound and high levels of energy throughout the listening.Strongly recommended to fans of the new-born progressive sound around 1970...3.5 stars.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

 Seasons by WIND album cover Studio Album, 1971
3.34 | 26 ratings

BUY
Seasons
Wind Krautrock

Review by DeKay

4 stars This is a prog rock classic from Germany. The debut of Wind is a keyboard orientated work, heavily influenced by the first three albums of Uriah Heep. Nevertheless, they have their own sound, which is more in the underground vein, like many other albums recorded in Germany during the early 70's. Four of the five band members sing (well) and there is no german accent, typical of many Krautrock bands back then. Wind tried their best to achieve success, and maybe they would if they continued to write and record albums like their debut. A weak point in "Seasons" is the sound. The music of Wind demanded a better sound production, and even for a 1971 album the sound is a bit poor.The heaviness in music and vocals reminds of 2066 And Then and Jane. The songwriting is really good. There are heavy prog songs, like the fantastic opener "What Do We Do Now" and "Dear Little Friend", and calm, like "Now It's Over" and "Romance", a keyboard melody passage, which serves as a bridge before the floating melodies of "Springwind"."Red Morningbird" is the 16-minute album's epic, my favourite album track. The band's character is in full display here, including heavy, melodic and deeply emotional moments, which reach a peak in the beginning of the 11th minute before a rather psychedelic ending. Great album.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

 Seasons by WIND album cover Studio Album, 1971
3.34 | 26 ratings

BUY
Seasons
Wind Krautrock

Review by Mellotron Storm
Prog Reviewer

3 stars Very much an organ driven band who put out two albums in the early seventies. I must admit i've struggled with my rating here. I love Krautrock but this album comes across more like a URIAH HEEP record at times, a band i'm not too fond of. Now it's certainly not all like that. I really like when they slow things down.The sound quality is okay but poor by todays standards. Love the pictures of the band, three of the guys have the biggest afros I think i've ever seen(haha).

"What do we Do Now" opens with organ before vocals and a full sound join in. A calm with flute after 1 1/2 minutes then it kicks back in as contrasts continue. The organ is great 6 1/2 minutes in and it's followed by a guitar solo. "Now It's Over" is my favourite. The organ floats as gentle guitar and reserved vocals join in. Very FLOYD-like. "Romance" is a short piano filled track.

"Springwind" is my second favourite. It features organ and piano early as the wind blows in. It kicks in after a minute. The vocals sound so good,different from normal. The guitar and organ are ripping it up before 6 minutes. "Dear Little Friend" features powerful organ in fact it's nasty at times. Some guitar before 3 minutes. "Red Morningbird" is the almost 16 minute closer. It's pastoral with nature sounds early. Vocals after 3 minutes then it kicks in around 5 minutes. The guitar lights it up a minute after that. Another calm then heaviness after 12 minutes. It settles once more to end it.

It's funny but the two songs I like the best sound different from all the rest. I'm giving it 3.5 stars but will continue to listen, so I may upgrade it down the road.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

 Morning by WIND album cover Studio Album, 1972
2.49 | 19 ratings

BUY
Morning
Wind Krautrock

Review by kenethlevine
Special Collaborator Prog-Folk Team

2 stars That proto prog albums even exist post 1970 is mystifying to me, but I suppose that is a pitfall of our man made classification system. I guess it would be more accurate to say that proto prog seems like an embryonic sub genre to me, and I can't fathom why a baby would continue to crawl when it now possesses the faculties to walk and run. Nor surprisingly, apart from a few landmarks, the lion's share of such late model recordings are of little interest. "Dawn" fits snugly into this grouping, with similarities to all the usual suspects (Cressida, Fantasy, 60s psych) but nods to the Moody Blues and King Crimson.

Probably the most unique piece is "The Princess And The Minstrel", with spoken verses and harmonious choruses that recalls "The Balance" by the Moodys but an essence of medieval minstrelsy (in both subject matter and style) redolent of The Incredible String Band. Both "Dragon's Maid" and "Carnival" offer the remaining highlights and the most pure expression of an erstwhile "modern" progressive voice, thanks to some powerful mellotron blasts and majestic vocals that suggest Greg Lake in his King Crimson suit. But I do not mean to suggest that this is top drawer paraphernalia.

The remaining tracks are dull, limp snippets of psychedelia with no relation to their predecessors. It's hard to conjecture the evolutionary path of this album, and whether the group found its new voice and shoved the best material up front, or simply couldn't muster 40 minutes of more adventurous material so tacked on ersatz and passe tunes as filler. But the net result is the same - half a good album and half a poor album adds up to a Wind that, while not foul, fails to invigorate.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

 Morning by WIND album cover Studio Album, 1972
2.49 | 19 ratings

BUY
Morning
Wind Krautrock

Review by Tarcisio Moura
Prog Reviewer

2 stars I found this album quite a long time ago and I still don´t know much about it. Only one review? I´ve never listened to their first CD but this is surely a transitional work as far as I can see. What they would come up with is anyone´s guess, since they broke up soon after Morning was released. It´s hard to find out where they were really aimind at (believing they were aiming at something, of course). The CD is a mixed bag and lacks direction.

Let´s see: they start with the 60´s influenced, beatles-like, Morning Song. Not an outstanding tune. Then jump to the whimsical, storytelling, of The Princess And The Minstrel. Third track Wind becomes more symphonic, with strong King Crimson influences on The Dragon´s Maid (my CD has this track so badly mixed I think it was a defective copy). Track four, Carnival, is totally Crimson´s Epitaph with some changes here and there. Then comes the short instrumental Schlittenfahrt , that leads to the strightforward blues rock Puppet Master. The acoustic, folkish, Tommy´s Song continues this saga without adding much - like most of the stuff here it goes nowhere. Josephine reminds me of one the Monkees tunes.

Ok, they were good musicians and could actually handle a wide range of styles, but the band at the time could not decided what they were going to. Nor come up with real strong original material. The best track is a King Crimson reharsh. Production is only average. This is definitly for collectors and fans only. 2 stars.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

 Morning by WIND album cover Studio Album, 1972
2.49 | 19 ratings

BUY
Morning
Wind Krautrock

Review by progbaby

4 stars 4.5 stars. Really.

This album was a pleasant surprise considering nobody reviewed it.

Much different (and better IHMO) than their debut album. This album will sure to please anyone who liked the apocolyptic feel of King Crimson's Epitah with the mellotron swirls and melancholic melodies that reflect doom.

For anyone who likes mellotrons, I highly recommend this. The vocalist at times reminds me of Peter Gabriel but he's not a clone in any way/shape or form.

In addition to the mellotron swirls and sometimes dramatic vocals, it was a pleasant surprise to hear vocal harmonies much in the way of early Crosby Stills and Nash.

The only weak song on this album is the closing track Josephine which should have perhaps been left off the album. It's not a horrible song. It's just a straight ahead rocker with no progressive tendancies and has nothing to do with the general flow of the album. Consider that song the Cat food of King Crimson's 2nd album.

Other than that, there's really not much more to say. If you like the King Crimson Epitaph sound with a little bit of the Gabriel delivery, you should not be disappointed. Like most other progressive albums, a few listens to let it grow.

Best track is Dragon's Maid but they're all good except for the closer.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

 Seasons by WIND album cover Studio Album, 1971
3.34 | 26 ratings

BUY
Seasons
Wind Krautrock

Review by enkidu

4 stars I had a pleasure to listen the album a long time ago. My attention was attracted by two perfect songs.

First was What do we do now. The tunes were very similar to Jane music - a little bit agressive but worth listening!

Second was a ballad Dear little friend, very emotional and very similar to Novalis ballads and Jane as well. I would recommend this album as a compulsory album of kraut-rock for every listener of this kind of music!

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Thanks to Philippe Blache for the artist addition.

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | GeoIP Services by MaxMind | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 1.17 seconds