Header

HAIRY CHAPTER

Krautrock • Germany


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Hairy Chapter picture
Hairy Chapter biography
Founded in Germany during the late 60's, Hairy Chapter is a solid acid-garagey-free rockin band. This is reminiscence to the most marvellous krautrock acts (Amon Düül II, Guru Guru, Agitation Free, My solid Ground...). In 1969 they recorded the obscure Electric Sound for Dancing LP, followed by the catchy heavy-psychedelic called eyes (1970). In 1971 they recorded what is considered to be their most successful album (Can't Get Through). It has been produced by Dieter Dirks (Nektar, Ashra Tempel, Wallenstein, Passport...). The album features a collection of tripped out-blasting bluesy kraut improvs / songs, including some discreet acoustic ethno vibes. A must to re-discover.

HAIRY CHAPTER MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s
No MP3/Stream available for this artist.
Collaborate with Progarchives.com, learn how to submit new MP3s.

HAIRY CHAPTER forum topics / tours, shows & news


HAIRY CHAPTER forum topics
No topics found for : "hairy chapter"
Create a topic now
HAIRY CHAPTER tours, shows & news
No topics found for : "hairy chapter"
Post an entries now

HAIRY CHAPTER Videos (YouTube and more)


Showing only random 3 | Search and add more videos to HAIRY CHAPTER

Buy HAIRY CHAPTER Music


Can't Get Through + EyesCan't Get Through + Eyes
Audio CD$49.99 (used)
can't get through LPcan't get through LP
BACILLUS
Vinyl$200.00 (used)
Right Now on Ebay (logo)


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

HAIRY CHAPTER shows & tickets


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

HAIRY CHAPTER discography


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

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

2.62 | 11 ratings
Eyes / Can't Get Through
1971

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

HAIRY CHAPTER Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

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

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

HAIRY CHAPTER Reviews


Showing last 10 reviews only
 Eyes / Can't Get Through by HAIRY CHAPTER album cover Studio Album, 1971
2.62 | 11 ratings

BUY
Eyes / Can't Get Through
Hairy Chapter Krautrock

Review by James Lee
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

3 stars "Ballsy" is not a commonly-used term in prog reviews. Even the heaviest of the heavy proggers maintain a certain measured quality, a 'discipline' if you will, that often discourages a purely visceral response -- which, after all, is a hallmark of rock music, and therefore a chief stumbling point for people trying (or not) to 'get' progressive rock.

HAIRY CHAPTER, however, exists on the extreme other side of the equation. If I didn't know going in that these guys were psychedelic Germans, I'd have sworn that I was listening to some good ol' Texas boys who discovered acid while on a football scholarship to Grand Funk U. This is the rare prog that goes as well with cheap beer and tinkering with your muscle car as it does with some sugarcubes and a light show.

Don't get me wrong, it's not great...except that it really is. It's not unique...except that it really is. It's not challenging, but brother, is it challenging. At the heart of the paradox that is HARRY CHAPTER is a willingness among the audience to suspend a certain amount of musical disbelief, perhaps in a completely different direction that one's mind is accustomed to opening.

Predictably, most 'technical' prog fans will hate it and even the more lysergically tolerant psych fans will regard it as an acquired taste. Art rock and RIO fans will probably not even deign to let their multicolored llama urinate on it (upside down, of course). But if you want to get Dazed and Confused Linklater-style, "Can't Get Through" will get your shirt off and your sideburns bouncing like no other.

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.

 Eyes / Can't Get Through by HAIRY CHAPTER album cover Studio Album, 1971
2.62 | 11 ratings

BUY
Eyes / Can't Get Through
Hairy Chapter Krautrock

Review by Dobermensch

1 stars Welcome aboard the death train, you have passed the point of no return!

I fished this out of a cupboard that holds cd's that I wished I'd never bought and guess what? 10 years later I still regret it. What a bunch of kak.

This is one of the most miserable derivative middle of the road albums I've ever heard. It's God awful. How on earth this ended up on the otherwise brilliant 'Nurse With Wound' list I'll never know. It's without doubt the worst album I've reviewed on the Prog Archives. It just makes my blood boil with annoyance.

We've got some German guy singing in English over some pretty horrendous raw electric guitar, combined with some real dull bass work and seriously uninspired drums coupled with some atrocious tunes. Gaaaahh! I can't take any more. Easily the worst Krautrock album I've heard.

It's not going back in the cupboard, it's going straight in the bin!. Pathetic

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 | 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: 1.80 seconds