Electronic music icon Michel Geiss signs with M.i.G.
His name may be less known in Germany, but in France’s music scene Michel Geiss is a solid institution. And this is not only due to his long-standing collaboration with Jean-Michel Jarre. As a sound designer, arranger, studio and stage musician, producer and sound engineer, he was involved in most of Jean-Michel Jarre’s projects from 1976 to 1995. The credit list of artists (more…)
Always “under steam”: Old and new stuff of Kevin Coyne will be released on the occasion of his 80th. anniversaryFoto: Fotodesign Gerd Dollhopf
“I had a nightmare boogie one last night / I dreamed I was trapped in a hall full of golden discs / Somebody said to me: *Which one is yours?* / And I had to confess I hadn`t got one”.
The nightmare Kevin Coyne describes in his song “Having a Party” (1978) was real. During his lifetime, the English musician, (more…)
Experimental Rock Legend AGITATION FREE return with new album “Momentum”
The pioneers of German experimental rock music, Agitation Free, are making a groundbreaking return with a long-awaited album titled “Momentum,” set to be released on November 24, 2023, by MIG Music based in Hannover, Germany. The band, which in the early 70s presented a unique fusion of improvised rock, electronics, ethno, jazz, world, and trance elements, has once again showcased their creative brilliance.
M.i.G. now exploits the EARTHSTAR catalog
EARTHSTAR was an interesting project of the US musician Craig Wuest. The band was assigned to the genre of electronic music and ambient. Although the musicians came from Utica/N.Y. a lot of journalists and fans called their style “Krautrock”.
The band outed itself as an ardent admirer of this music genre as well, especially of German electronic artists like Neu, Cluster, Roedelius (more…)
OMAR & THE HOWLERS release new live album
In 1973 OMAR & THE HOWLERS were founded in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, by guitarist and vocalist Omar Dykes, Shortly after the musicians moved to Austin, Texas. However, the band disbanded because some members felt they could not make a living from music. But Omar decided to stay in Austin and looked for new feloow musicians. With “Big Leg Beat” the first longplayer was (more…)
Krautrock History – M.i.G. releases the complete recordings of SATIN WHALE in two box sets
Good news for all fans of German progressive rock: This fall M.i.G. will be releasing the complete recordings of the Cologne based band SATIN WHALE. The musical retrospective includes all studio albums from 1974 to 1982 in the first box set. The second box set includes the soundtrack “Die Faust In Der Tasche” (1979, starring Manfred Krug and Ursula Monn), the live double (more…)