Thursday October 3 * 7pm * $10 * TICKETS
Romantic Warriors IV– Krautrock (Part 1)
A film by Adele Schmidt & José Zegarra Holder
The fourth film in the series on progressive rock covers the origins, Zeitgeist, and trajectory of the pioneering German bands of the 70s emerging from the Düsseldorf/Cologne region, and one singular band from Hamburg. This film is the first part in the Krautrock Trilogy.
Featuring: Can, faUSt, Damo Suzuki's Network, Electric Orange, faUSt, Floh de Cologne, Japandorf, Kraftwerk, Krautwerk, La Düsseldorf, NEU!, Wume.
During the first half of the 1970s, a number of West German musicians escaped the traditional rock influences of British and American bands and created a new way of making rock music. This movement, which involved psychedelic, electronic, jazz, folk & rock styles, came to be known as Krautrock. The Krautrock bands that pioneered this movement created something never heard before: They took the intense, untamed essence of the old gods of rock and roll, and infused it with a truly progressive and revolutionary spirit, spearheading the evolution of electronic music, techno, hip hop, ambient music, minimalism and avant-garde.