RIP Klaus Schulze

PIONEER OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC Klaus Schulze is dead

Major DJs call him their “Godfather of Techno”. He himself called his next album a salute “to the great gift of life”. A few weeks before its release, Klaus Schulze died.

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My favourites




…and many more.

RIP Klaus and thanks for all the wonderful music>

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Very Sad to hear. I need to acquire some of his music. I have Timewind and Dune on vinyl, but, I need more.

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:cry: Very sad news

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He says of himself that he is not so important, what counts is what remains in our memory from his music.

I remember hearing ‘Timewind’ as a teenager in '77, and was blown away. I listened again more recently, and was amazed how much of modern electronic music was already present in his work. I felt I rediscovered a genius.
He’s up there with Kraftwerk and Moroder to my mind.
RIP

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I thought until now I already knew Klaus Schulze well, but looking deeper now I see his great influence in music genres and collaborations I never suspected or explored.

e.g. …But Klaus Schulze didn’t just introduce previously contextless sawtooth waves into popular music: Klaus was the igniter of many of the shockwaves that ran through electronic music in the post-Krautrock era, the impetus if not the engine that kept everything moving. NDW (Ideal), Pop (Alphaville) - the man had his fingers in many things…

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