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Dieter Moebius

Dieter Moebius
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Germany
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Dieter Moebius (born 16 January 1944 in St. Gallen, Switzerland, died 20 July 2015) was a German electronic musician. From his early work with the krautrock band Cluster to his later solo recordings, Dieter Moebius remained one of the prolific voices in contemporary electronic music. In 1969 he was befriended by Conrad Schnitzler and invited him to join Kluster, a band Schnitzler was forming with Hans Joachim Roedelius. The trio released their debut LP Klopfzeichen in 1970; in the wake of their third album, 1971's Eruption, Schnitzler exited to pursue a solo career, and Moebius and Roedelius continued on as a duo, modifying the name to Cluster. They later worked with Brian Eno on some of the seminal recordings of what became "ambient" music.
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http://www.dietermoebius.de
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Releases on file (34)
Moebius / Story / Leidecker — Familiar Moebius / Story / Leidecker — Familiar
(Tapete BB224, 2017, CD)
Various Artists — Kopf Musik Various Artists — Kopf Musik
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 79, 2017, 3CD)
Various Artists — Kollektion 04: Bureau B Compiled by Richard Fearless Various Artists — Kollektion 04: Bureau B Compiled by Richard Fearless
(Bureau B BB184, 2015, 2CD)
Moebius / Story / Leidecker — Snowghost Pieces Moebius / Story / Leidecker — Snowghost Pieces
(Bureau B BB167, 2014, CD)
Dieter Moebius — Musik für Metropolis Dieter Moebius — Musik für Metropolis
(Bureau B BB248, 2012/2017, CD)
Cluster — Qua Cluster — Qua
(Nepenthe AMC09014, 2009, CD)
Cluster — Berlin 07 Cluster — Berlin 07
(Important Records IMPREC191, 2008, CD)
Space Explosion — Space Explosion Space Explosion — Space Explosion
(Cleopatra CLP 1781-2, 2007/1997, CD)
Moebius & Neumeier — Zero Set II Moebius & Neumeier — Zero Set II
(Music Mine IDCF-1006, 2007, CD)
Dieter Moebius — Nurton Dieter Moebius — Nurton
(Bureau B BB210, 2006/2016, CD / LP/ DL)
Various Artists — Electroacoustic Music #5 Various Artists — Electroacoustic Music #5
(Electroshock Records ELCD 013, 2000, CD)
Dieter Moebius — Blotch Dieter Moebius — Blotch
(Bureau B BB209, 1999/2016, CD / LP/ DL)
Various Artists — Archives of Space Various Artists — Archives of Space
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0064-2, 1997, CD)
Cluster — One Hour Cluster — One Hour
(Captain Trip CTCD-606, 1994/2007, CD)
Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Friends — Theaterworks Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Friends — Theaterworks
(Multimood MRC 016, 1994, CD)
Moebius + Roedelius — Apropos Cluster Moebius + Roedelius — Apropos Cluster
(Bureau B BB171, 1990/2014, CD)
Moebius - Plank - Neumeier — Zero Set Moebius - Plank - Neumeier — Zero Set
(Bureau B BB 037, 1983/2009, CD)
Cluster — 1971 - 1981 Cluster — 1971 - 1981
(Bureau B BB222, 1981/2016, 9CD)
Cluster — Curiosum Cluster — Curiosum
(Bureau B BB038, 1981/2009, CD)
Cluster — Kollektion 6 - 1971-1981 Compiled by John McEntire Cluster — Kollektion 6 - 1971-1981 Compiled by John McEntire
(Bureau B BB242, 1981/2016, CD)
Cluster — Grosses Wasser Cluster — Grosses Wasser
(Bureau B BB026, 1979/2009, CD)
Eno Moebius Roedelius — After the Heat Eno Moebius Roedelius — After the Heat
(Bureau B BB030, 1978/2009, CD)
Cluster & Eno — Cluster & Eno Cluster & Eno — Cluster & Eno
(water156, 1977/2005, CD)
Cluster — Sowiesoso Cluster — Sowiesoso
(Bureau B BB039, 1976/2009, CD)
Harmonia 76 — Tracks and Traces Harmonia 76 — Tracks and Traces
(Rykodisc RCD 10428, 1976/1997, CD)
Harmonia — Deluxe Harmonia — Deluxe
(Brain 07314 5275662 6, 1975/2010, CD)
Harmonia — Live 1974 Harmonia — Live 1974
(water208, 1974/2007, CD)
Harmonia — Musik von Harmonia Harmonia — Musik von Harmonia
(Brain 06024 9812983 8, 1974/2010, CD)
Cluster — Zuckerzeit Cluster — Zuckerzeit
(Brain 9812987, 1974/2009, CD)
Cluster — Cluster II Cluster — Cluster II
(Esoteric Recordings EREACD1029, 1972/2012, CD)
Cluster — Cluster Cluster — Cluster
(Bureau B BB058, 1971/2010, CD)
Kluster — Eruption (AKA Schwarz) Kluster — Eruption (AKA Schwarz)
(Bureau B BB 112, 1971/2012, CD)
Kluster — Klopfzeichen Kluster — Klopfzeichen
(Bureau B BB 110, 1971/2012, CD)
Kluster — Zwei-Osterei Kluster — Zwei-Osterei
(Bureau B BB 111, 1971/2012, CD)

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