wonderful psychedelic neo krautrock in the tradition of the can and neu. great drummer! hypnotic stuff from japan! i saw them live, pure dope, more energetic. the female drummer is the recarnation of klaus dinger, like a power clockwork.
Favorite track: Futsu Ni Ikirenai.
A wonderful slice of Krautrock hailing from the east. It's all here, the swirling guitars, the motorik drumbeat and the spacey atmosphere behind it all. Listen to this one while driving and you're guaranteed to blow right past your exit!
Minami Deutsch’s debut album is sated with an absolute love toward Krautrock and the driving Motorik beat.
The cassette edition includes two bonus live recordings from 2014 taken at “Krautrock Night,” organized by Tokyo Psych Fest.
Cassette edition limited to 100 copies.
Minami Deutsch was formed by Kyotaro Miula (guitar, vocals, synthesizer) in Tokyo in 2014. Their sound is influenced by both their love for Krautrock legends such as Can and Neu!, and the band members being self-professed "repetition freaks" who heavily listen to minimal techno.
The music proceeds straightforwardly with the Motorik beat (Hammer beat), devised by Klaus Dinger (Kraftwerk, Neu!), as its central axis. Humorous, yet bizarre Japanese lyrics are whispered over a hard, cold beat that is maniacally repeated, creating a pleasant ambience of electronic pulses drifting in space. Sharp guitar tones reminiscent of Michael Karoli (Can) occasionally explode into fuzz distortion, on the verge of collapse.
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This album has a desolate, desert aura to it that sets it apart from other outings in their discography, and the riffs in "Green Sugar" demand air-sitar play. "Melted Crystal" is the real gem, though. PannionSeer