Topics

Brian Eno

Dieter Moebius mixtape: A sonic appreciation of the late synth master

Dieter Moebius mixtape: A sonic appreciation of the late synth master

The work that the German electronic music experimentalist Dieter Moebius crafted as part of the duo Cluster starting in the early 1970s had little precedent. Moebius, who died this week at age 71, helped construct richly emotive ambient tracks and early beat-based works that helped set the tones of emerging electronic music. Through his work with Hans-Joachim Roedelius in Cluster (originally Kluster), with instrumental electronics group Harmonia (Roedelius and Neu! member Michael Rother), in partnership with Brian Eno or on many solo and collaborative works, Moebius helped forge the sound of European electronics during a particularly fruitful period in Germany. He did so alongside...

Loading
78°