Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Tangerine Dream

  • Stratosfear [Virgin, 1977] C

Consumer Guide Reviews:

Stratosfear [Virgin, 1977]
I respect their synthesizer textures in theory, but these guys should leave the accessibility to Kraftwerk. When they program in received semiclassical melodies and set the automatic drummer on "bouncy swing," the result is the soundtrack for a space travelogue you don't want to see. C

Further Notes:

Everything Rocks and Nothing Ever Dies [1990s]