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TONE FLOAT

Organisation

 

Krautrock

3.16 | 80 ratings

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oliverstoned
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4 stars 4,5 stars

"Kraftwerk organisation" is the pre-Kraftwerk and they released this unique album in 1969, just before Kraftwerk's birth.

A very dense and innovative record, which escape to any classification: a blend of contemporary music, featuring many acoustic instruments and early german prog with a hint of psychedelism. The music is rich and cerebral (without being cold), not structured, but doesn't lack intensity at any moment.

There are various percussions, majestic organ, delicious soft ethereal flute, creating a fascinating mixture of avant-garde and bold electronic experimentations. "Tone float" is very ahead of its time, prefiguring the whole future Krautrock movement with its immediate follower : "Kraftwerk I", which continue these experimentations in a more electronic vein, and still manage to reach this perfect balance of natural and synthetic textures.

This highly inventive record is a gem with multiple facets, in one word a true masterpiece.

oliverstoned | 4/5 |

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