Exposé Online banner

Chris Karrer

Chris Karrer
Country
Germany
Profile
Christoph Karrer is a German musician and composer (born 20 January 1947 in Kempten, Germany). He is a bastion figure in Krautrock, as the long time guitarist and multi-instrumental talent with Amon Düül II, and occasional member of Embryo.
Website
Not on file
Related articles (8)
Releases on file (11)
Steven Freeman and Alan Freeman — The Crack in the Cosmic Egg Steven Freeman and Alan Freeman — The Crack in the Cosmic Egg
(Audion ISBN 0-9529506-0-CDRO, 2007, CD-ROM)
Space Explosion — Space Explosion Space Explosion — Space Explosion
(Cleopatra CLP 1781-2, 2007/1997, CD)
Various Artists — Archives of Space Various Artists — Archives of Space
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0064-2, 1997, CD)
Embryo — Ni Hau Embryo — Ni Hau
(Indigo 3062-2, 1996, CD)
Chris Karrer — Dervish Kiss Chris Karrer — Dervish Kiss
(Schneebal 30542, 1994, CD)
Amon Duul II  — Made in Germany Amon Duul II — Made in Germany
(Revisited Records REV 092, 1975/2008, CD)
Amon Düül II — Carnival in Babylon Amon Düül II — Carnival in Babylon
(Revisited Records SPV 305352 CD, 1972/2007, CD)
Amon Düül II — Wolf City Amon Düül II — Wolf City
(Revisited Records SPV 305372 CD, 1972/2007, CD)
Amon Düül II — Tanz der Lemminge Amon Düül II — Tanz der Lemminge
(Revisited Records REV 052, 1971/2006, CD)
Amon Düül II — Yeti Amon Düül II — Yeti
(Revisited Records REV 051, 1970/2006, CD)
Amon Düül II — Phallus Dei Amon Düül II — Phallus Dei
(Revisited Records REV 050, 1969/2006, CD)

Latest news

2020-10-14
Audion Is Back in Business – Our esteemed colleague Alan Freeman has restarted Audion Magazine after a seven year hiatus. The new incarnation is available online on their Bandcamp site. Audion's history goes back to 1984, and included 58 issues up to 2013. Issue #59 is available now, and #60 is in the works. » Read more

2020-10-06
Romantic Warriors IV – Krautrock (Part 2) Is in the Works – 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. » Read more

2020-09-09
Simeon Coxe RIP – Simeon Coxe, best known for his experimental electronics in the band Silver Apples, has died at the age of 82. The band's 1968 debut album set the stage for both German electronic music and experimental punk music a decade later. Coxe died on September 8 from pulmonary fibrosis. » Read more

2020-09-05
Gary Peacock RIP – Legendary bassist Gary Peacock, veteran of many recordings and performances with Paul Bley, George Russell, Roland Kirk, Bill Evans, Tony Williams, and many more. » Read more

2020-07-22
Tim Smith RIP – Tim Smith, leader of the eccentric band Cardiacs, has died at the age of 59 after many years of health problems. Cardiacs was known for intense and complicated music that combined punk energy with the rhythmic and harmonic sophistication of progressive rock. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Bill Bruford / Michiel Borstlap - In Two Minds – Drummer Bill Bruford’s desire to pursue an on-going dialog with pianist Michiel Borstlap continues with this live recording across four separate 2006 European gigs. Each piece is an improvisation...  (2009) » Read more

Blackbirds 2000 - Psychedelic Gems 6 – Various artist compilations are always difficult to review, especially so when they contain as much good material as this one does. In the Garden of Delights quest to reissue material from psych and...  (2005) » Read more

Aufklärung - De' la Tempesta... l'Oscuro Piacere – An Italian band with a German name that sings in English? Okay. Aufklärung is a five piece of bass, keys, drums and two guitars, with guest vocals handled by Chicco Grosso – if that name...  (1996) » Read more

Dino Saluzzi Group - Juan Condori – Bandoneon playing within a jazz structure is not a new idea, as it dates back to the 50s with many French and international acts, exemplified by Django Reinhardt’s hot bands. Argentinian native...  (2007) » Read more

Cluster - First Encounter Tour 1996 – I’m truly listening to live recordings from the nearly legendary inventors of German minimalism on their first tour of America? I’m truly dumbfounded! It was hard for me to grasp that...  (1997) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues