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2021-05-28  -  Italian musician Leonardo Barbadoro (aka Koolmorf Widesen) recorded music for his 'Musica Automata'-project played by the robots of the Logos-studio of Godfried Willem Raes. The album will contain his own compositions. But he recorded also some of his favourite film music. Listen here to his tasty rendition of the ‘Aguirre’-theme.

2021.04.26  -  March 17, Gerhard Augustin passed away aged 79. As a music producer he signed Popol Vuh in 1970 for United Artists for their debut album ‘Affenstunde’. Also he played a role in later stages of the career of Popol Vuh. Recently - since June 2020 - several tapes from the video-archive of Augustin are uploaded on youtube. Among the uploads is an interesting one-hour interview with Florian Fricke.

2021.03.22 - Interesting interview with Frank Fiedler by It’s Psychedelic Baby Magazine, covering the early days up to present times (Popol Vuh Beyond)

2020.11.26  -  Documentary ‘KRAUTROCK 2’ by Adele Schmidt and Jose Zegarra Holder scheduled for release in january 2021.

Krautrock 2 concentrates on German Krautrock bands from the South of Germany, including Popol Vuh.Munich was a cultural epicenter for music and film (and still is). Here is where Florian Fricke, the founder of Polpol Vuh, met German film director Werner Herzog. Florian worked with Herzog on music scores for films like Cobra Verde, The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser, Nosferatu the Vampire, Heart of Glass, and the award-winning film Fitzcarraldo, about the Opera-loving European Brian Fitzgerald (Klaus Kinski) who, in order to become a successful rubber baron, plans to bring a massive boat over a mountain in the Peruvian jungle. Krautrock 2 talks about Popol Vuh. We hear insights from Daniel Fichelscher (Popol Vuh) and Renate Knaup (Amon Düül II) who were close to Florian. Florian Fricke who died in 2001, was the first musician who had a Moog synthesizer in Germany and with that instrument he started to experiment and created music that didn’t exist before. Popol Vuh broke new ground and created something on their own.”(Adele Schmidt and Jose Zegarra Holder/ www.progdocs.com)

2020.10.27  - 'Bronze  Abstraction - Finematter', upload from Popol Vuh Beyond on Youtube, with Friedemann Wieland on soundbowles and Frank Fiedler gong.

2020.10.19  -  Review by Davide Sette of the Popol Vuh Beyond (Guido Hieronymus & Biljana Pais) concert at Time Zones Fesitval (Bari, 17.10.2020) for cultural magazine Primo Piano

2020.10.12   -   ‘Requiem for Florian’, an album released under the moniker Popol Vuh Beyond by Frank Fiedler (tibetan soundbowles, gong, skins, synths) and Friedemann Wieland (tibetan soundbowles, gong, skins, synths). Digital  release at bandcamp.

2020.10.08  -  Popol Vuh Beyond (Biljana Pais, Guido Heronymus) will do a live performance of their album ‘Requiem for Florian’ at the Times Zones Festival  in Bari on October 17th 2020

 

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- LATEST ADDITIONS

2020.12.23  -  Les Dupont - I'm alive

2020.12.22  -  Roy Montgomery - Island of Lost Souls

2020.12.20  -  Café Exil -  New Adventures In European Music 1972-1980

2020.12.09 -  Seligpreisung 5cd Box

2020.11.18  -  Porträt - Popol Vuh über Popol Vuh (insert 'Affenstunde')

2020.11.02  -  Gila (Pop Szene Deutschland), in: Pop, nr. 17, 1973

2020.10.21  -  Popol Vuh Beyond - Requiem for Florian (Frank Fiedler & Friedemann Wieland)

2020.09.25  -  Studiomusik auf der Bühne, in: SZ, 29.5.1974

2020.09.25  -  New Age Music & New Sounds - 2006

2020.08.13  -  Krautrock - The Rebirth of Germany

2020.07.15  -  Unfolk - File under Oblivion

2020.06.20  -  Update: Biblography - Articles by Florian Fricke for Süddeutsche Zeitung. Complete list.

2020.05.24  -  S.Drdol-Jasik, Florian Fricke: Fernost-Musik für Nosferatu, in: Cinema, nr.12, mai, p.56

2020.05.03  -  4AD Art Pop - Volume I & Volume IV

2020.04.20  -  V.Colangiulu, Florian Fricke, il maestro delle piccole emozioni, in: Roma, 23-9-1998

2020.04.20  -  N.Morisco, Il Volo di Capitan Cosmo, in: Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno, 19-9-1998

2020.04.03  -  Mystic Records

2020.04.02  -  Popol Vuh - Kha (bootleg single)

2020.04.02  - N.Morisco, Florian Fricke - Sogni da rilanciare, in: Musica, 161, september 1998, p.26-27

2020.03.29  -  Brain Records

2020.03.29  -  Bell Records

2020.03.22  -  M.Fuchs-Gambock, Popol Vuh - Jenseits aller Stilrichtungen, in: Good Times, nr.160, june, p.52

2020.03.22  -  M.Barnes, The Song of Songs, in: Prog, nr.99, june, p.88-91

2020.03.19  -  B.Sievers, Popol Vuh - Aussenseiterin unter Aussenseitern, in: Eclipsed, nr.211, june, p.58

2020.03.18  -  T.Stecher, Popol Vuh, in: Empire, nr.3, 2019, p.50-51

2020.02.24  -  M.Brend, Top of the Popols, in: Electronic Sound, nr.53, 2019, p.58-61

2019.09.28  -  Popol Vuh Beyond - Requiem for Florian Fricke

2019.08.09  -  Popol Vuh, in: St. & A.Freeman, Crack the Cosmic Egg, 1996, p.150

2019.08.01  -  J.Cope, Krautrocksampler, Head Heritage, 1995, p.127-130

2019.08.01  -  D.E.Asbjornsen, Cosmic Dreams at Play, 1996

2019.08.01  -  P.Brzykcy, Pociagiem Przez Czas, in: Teraz Rock, nr.6, 2019, p.48-49

2019.07.13  -  F.Fricke, Wort, Gesang, Klang, in: Germania, nr.3, 1972, p.16-17

2019.07.12  -  J.Parker, Die Nacht der Seele, in: Mirage, nr.3, december 1980

2019.07.12  -  D.Elliott, Die Nacht der Seele, in: Neumusik, nr.4, january 1981

2019.07.08  -  I.Laycock, Popol Vuh: an interview with Florian Fricke by Ian Laycock in 1989, in: Audion, 35,

2019,07.05  -  Werner Herzog - Cobra Verde

2019.07.01  -  D.E.Asbjornsen, Cosmic Dreams at Play - A Guide to German progressive and electronic rock, Strange Vertigo, 2008

2019.06.15 -   J.Parker, Popol Vuh - A Cosmic Decade, in: Mirage, nr.2, may 1980, p.67-71

2019.03.16  -  F.Fricke, Musik - zum Hören, zu Karlheinz Stockhausens 'Kurzwellen' in de Musikhochschule, in: Süddeutsche Zeitung, 1968.11.06

2019.03.12  - Popol Vuh - The Essential Album Collection Vol.1

2019.02.02  - G. & T. Cappelli, Popol Vuh - L'ora della scimmita, in: Re Nudo, nr. 71, p.42.43

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