NEW:   HERBERT BODZIN - Revival II- The Electronic Tapes 1979 1982- LP  •  SCHULZE, KLAUS - Miditerranean Pads - CD 1974 + Bonustracks MadeInGermany  •  MOUNTAIN TAMER - Godfortune / Dark Matters - LP (clear) Nasoni  •  MAX TOVSTYI - Mesmerize - LP (clear) Nasoni  •  ORESUND SPACE COLLECTIVE - Live In Berlin 2018 - 2 CD Space Rock Prod  •  TRI ATMA - Tri Atma - CD Sireena  •  CASSELL, MATTHEW LARKIN - Matt The Cat - LP 1978 Out Sider  •  CASSELL, MATTHEW LARKIN - Pieces - LP 1977 Out Sider  •  GERMAN OAK - Down In The Bunker - 3 CD Now Again  •  KUNGENS MN - Fuzz Pa Svenska - CD Adansonia Records  •  KUNGENS MN - Fuzz Pa Svenska - 2 LP (white/red) Adansonia Records  •  GERMAN OAK - Down In The Bunker - 2 LP Now Again  •  HANS FRISCH - Levende Opjekten Sjooo - LP (black) Golden Pavilion  •  P205 - Vivat Progressio Pereat Mundus - LP (black) Golden Pavilion  •  BLACK VOODOO TRAIN - We Are Not In California - LP (black) Privat pressing  •  BLACK VOODOO TRAIN - We Are Not In California - LP (pink) Privat pressing  •  TEKSTI- Tv 666 - AIDATTU TULEVAISUUS - CD Svart  •  HELEN - Helen - CD Svart  •  PETRI & PETTERSSON POP- Liisa 17 / 18 - CD Svart  •  GROUP - The Group - 2 CD Svart  •  JESS & THE ANCIENT ONES - The Horse And Other Weird Tales - CD Svart  •  DEATH HAWKS - Sun Future Moon - CD Svart  •  BLAAK HEAT - Shifting Mirrors - CD Svart  •  BRUTUS - Wandering Blind - CD Svart  •  MAX TOVSTYI - Mesmerize - CD Clostridium  •  COLOUR HAZE - Periscope - LP (clear) Elektrohasch  •  LA IGLESIA ATOMICA - Impromptus - CD Clostridium  •  THE PANCAKES UND KLED - Black Forest Meets Seattle - EP (red) Kerntonschall  •  SATURNIA - The Seance Tapes - CD Elektrohasch  •  SATURNIA - The Seance Tapes - 2 LP (black) Elektrohasch  •  >SOON:  

CODE III - Planet Of Man - LP 1974 WahWah


  Next week






Price: EUR 19.44 (incl. VAT) plus shipping

Shipping cost Germany: EUR 4.50
Shipping cost EU: EUR 6.50
Shipping cost international: EUR 6.50

    Menge:


Show all available 1 LPs of CODE III
Show all available 108 items from the WahWah label
Show all available 4 CDs from the WahWah label
Show all available 104 LPs from the WahWah label

Question about this item
Tell a friend about this item


Category:

Progressiv / Krautrock
Manufacturer: WahWah
Original release year: 1974
Manufacturing year: 2014
Cat. Nr.: LPS135
Medium:LP
Weight:345 g
Country:Germany
Processing time:1 day
Link auf die Plattform der EU-Kommission zur Online-Streitbeilegung: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr

Brothers Manfred and Wolfgang Schunke were pioneers of the Kunstkopf Stereophonie (artificial head, dummy head) binaural recording system. This recording technique was created in the Technical University of Berlin in 1974 with the aim to reproduce real stereo sound as the human ears perceive it. Human ears listen to the sounds in a concrete way that is affected not only by the sound frequencies themselves but also by the position of the listener in respect to the different sound sources. The Schunke brothers wanted to experiment this recording technique, and as early as 1974 they set their own kunstkopf recording studio, Delta Acustic, with the help of Klaus Schulze.

Code III was the vehicle for Manfred Schunke to explore the possibilities of kunstkopf recording. To do so, he joined forces with two Berlin-resident americans: Ed and Mary Key. Lyrically, Planet Of Man verses on the big theme of the creation of Earth, as The Crack In The Cosmic Egg book details it: 'The music on PLANET OF MAN is a sonic depiction of the history of the Earth, from the void of empty space, via the formation of the planets, the evolution of life, through to man's domination of the planet, and ultimately back to the void. The opening and closing excursions, involving atmospheric electronics, injections of a dreamy folk song, and disembodied resonant female voice, hint a little at Brainticket's CELESTIAL OCEAN, although the mood is much spookier. Confusingly 'Dawn Of An Era' (the lyrics are sung in the previous track) involves what sounds like demented Neanderthals involved in some weird drum ritual. 'Countdown' adds up to a blend of atmospheric electronics with abstract use of voice collage and effects (and Indian music), onto a remarkably clever accelerating space-rock burn-out featuring Klaus Schulze at the drum stool! Returning to weird space music at the end, it all adds up to a remarkable and unique album.'

Planet Of Man was one of the six releases on the Delta Acustic label (among them there was the legendary Sand Golem LP), all recorded using the Kunstkopf Stereophonie techniques. After that, the Schunke brothers would quit the studio and move to new adventures. Manfred continued experimenting with dummy head recording, he would work, among others, on albums by Can and also use his binaural engineering experience on Lou Reed's 1978 Lps Street Hassle and Take No Prisoners, among many others. There were originally two different versions of the album, the Wah Wah edition reproduces the longer, uncut one.

First ever official vinyl reissue, with remastered sound and an insert with liner notes curated by Wolfgang Schunke for the occasion.





CODE III - Planet Of Man - LP 1974 WahWah

Price: EUR 19.44

Progressiv
WahWah
Deutschland / 1974

Similar items:

SCORPIONS - Lonesome Crow - LP 1971 Brain

Price: EUR 19.58

Progressiv
Brain
Deutschland / 1971


NINE DAYS WONDER - We never lost control - LP 1972 Longhair

Price: EUR 18.68

Krautrock
Longhair
Deutschland / 1972


NINE DAYS WONDER - Sonnet to Billy Frost - LP 1975 Longhair

Price: EUR 15.00

Progressiv
Longhair
Deutschland / 1975


PELL MELL - From The New World - LP 1973 Longhair

Price: EUR 18.68

Progressiv
Longhair
Deutschland / 1973



FLUTE & VOICE - Drachenlieder - LP WahWah

Price: EUR 19.44

Krautrock
WahWah
Deutschland / 1973


CHARLES WILP - Fotografiert Bunny - LP +7 inch WahWah

Price: EUR 20.16

Soundtrack
WahWah
Deutschland / 1965


EYES OF BLUE - Crossroads Of Time - LP WahWah

Price: EUR 20.16

Psychedelic
WahWah
England /


EYES OF BLUE - In Fields Of Ardath - LP WahWah

Price: EUR 20.16

Psychedelic
WahWah
England /


© www.green-brain-krautrock.de�