Zeitgeist Media, the people who have brought us the great series of documentary films chronicling the history of progressive rock, are working on the second installment of their examination of German music. Krautrock 2 will focus on artists from Münich such as Guru Guru, Amon Düül II, Xhol Caravan, Kraan, Witthüser & Westrupp, and Popol Vuh.
by Jon Davis, Published 2020-10-06
Producers José Zegarra Holder and Adele Schmidt are reaching out for help in funding this worthy effort:
Krautrock (Part 2) is near completion, however the producers still need help financing the final stages. You might know their work as part of the Romantic Series of progrockumentaries, such as Romantic Warriors I (2010, covering prog on the US East coast), II: About Rock In Opposition(2012), III: Canterbury Tales (2015, Canterbury scene), and IV: Krautrock part 1.
Film producers Adele Schmidt and José Zegarra Holder are about to unleash the second part of the Krautrock Trilogy, which focuses on the German experimental, psychedelic and electronic rock scene that rose to prominence in the late 1960s and 70s, and consists of three feature-length documentaries divided by the genre's core epicentres. Part one, which is currently screening in theaters throughout Germany, focused on bands from the Cologne, Düsseldorf and Hamburg regions, with part two (release date planned for January 2021) covering bands from Southern Germany, and part 3 concentrating on bands from the Berlin scene.
Among those interviewed for the feature are Skip van Wyck III (Xhol Caravan), Mani Neumeier (Guru Guru), Renate Knaup and Chris Karrer (Amon Düül), Hellmut Hattler (Kraan and Guru Guru), and many more.
Check out the link below, and help make this film a reality
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