November 18, 2014

Amongst fans of electronic music, you can well imagine the flutter of excitement when it was announced that German pioneers Tangerine Dream were coming to Melbourne as part of the annual Music Week. Their first visit since 1975, no less.

With the venerable Edgar Froese now in his 70s and a recent CD entitled Phaedra Farewell Tour 2014, it would be a brave punter who decided to skip this gig and wait for the next visit, irrespective of mutterings about a return.

tangerine-dream-phaedra-farewell-tour-2014-3 Expensive merch.

When the Tangerine Dream website hinted of a ‘different’ show in the offing, the flutter became a fibrillation and this particular fan took the ‘more news after 8th October’ seriously, visiting daily to get the scoop. Eventually it was revealed that the band’s other appearance would be at ACMI, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, playing their music for the 1977 film Sorcerer

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