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Tangerine Dream Announced New Studio Album "Quantum Gate"

Tangerine Dream Announced New Studio Album "Quantum Gate"

German band, the founder and leader of Berlin electronic music, one of the pioneers of electronic music and krautrock – Tangerine Dream has announced their new studio album. The musicians have already made it available for preorder including some limited series options.

Tangerine Dream Quantum GateThe influential electronic German veteran band called Tangerine Dream has announced the release of a new studio album "Quantum Gate". The musicians characterize the new album as the Edgar Froese’s signature – founder and leader of the band.

The album is reported to be released on September 29, 2017, the day when the band will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its founding.The album will be the first complete collection of new compositions created after the death of Edgar Froese.

The musicians aimed at developing a modern approach to the way their tracks used to sound in 70s and 80s. While experimenting Froese was inspired by quantum physics and philosophy concepts and he wanted to translate them into musical rhythm.

Edgar Froese, Thorsten Quaeschning, Ulrich Schnauss and Hoshiko Yamane began their work on Quantum Years album at the end of summer in 2014. The permanent leader of the band died on January 20, 2015 from pulmonary embolism.

For the last two years Quaeschning, Schnauss and Yamane have been working on the implementation of Froese’s idea. As you know the tracks in "Quantum Gate" are based on ideas that Froese laid out in his music pieces.

The band says that Quantum gate is another new start which once again testifies that the creative inspiration of Edgar was inexhaustible.
Tangerine Dream was founded by Edgar Froese in 1967. The band members rotated, took on and off but the core remained the same - Edgar.

In 2002 the band entered the "25 major ambient albums of all time" list twice. The albums "Rubycon" and "Phaedra" were ranked 12th and 17th in the list respectively. The list was published only once in New Age Voice Magazine. Experienced professionals were invited to select the applicants, such as Steve Roach, Robert Rich, Stephen Hill, the founder of Hearts of Space record company, and other authoritative personalities in the world of music.

Published: 03:59 13.05.2017
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