Gulââb ‎– Ritt Durch Den Hades

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Merlins Nose Records ‎– MN1009LP
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- = INTRODUKTION = -
A1 Die Zeit
~~ LEBENS INHALT: Karrierestress ~~
A2 Machtkampf
~~ LEBENS ENDE ~~
A3 Sing, Gevatter Tod, Sing
A4 Das Orakel
A5 Die Bestattung
- = EINTRITT IN DIE TOTENWELT = -
A6 Ritt Durch Den Hades
A7 Bruder Des Windes
A8 Alkaios
B1 Dionysos - Gott Des Weines
B2 Tanz Der Nymphen
B3 Ikaros
B4 Silberstern
B5 Artemis - Göttin Der Jagd
B6 Derwisch
B7 Reinkarnation
- = RÜCKKEHR IN DIE ZEIT = -
B8 Heimkehr

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Re-release of 1979 LP.

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September 5, 2014
Ultra-rare lost psychedelic Kraut-Folk from 1979. First time on CD and LP! Taken from the original mastertapes! Gulaab means “rose” in Nepalese language. Gulaab is a German virtuoso on the acoustic guitar who has served three years as an after dinner musician in a luxury restaurant in Nepal to play for an amazing number of well known personalities of the 20th century during the early 70s. A strongly influential experience that shaped his musical expression big time but also let him become an open minded spirit. “Ritt durch den Hades” is the result of his experimentation with sounds, atmospheres and a multitude of styles in traditional music from Latin to Eastern Asian elements. It was first released in 1979, vanishing into obscurity soon after , waiting to be rediscovered by a more open minded generation of music lovers now. Traditionalists be forewarned : This mystic grail of 70s “kraut folk” stands far out from the average folk and singer / songwriter stuff combining guitar harmonies of the highest order with a cosmic drone that backs up the hypnotizing picking and trippy swirls of sounds. This album is in fact more like a musical journey than just a piece of music taking you from secret sacrificial altars in the Andes to the ceremonial places of the ancient Himalayan population with a short stopover for a little “joint venture” in the musical space centers of highly flown out German originators like ASH RA TEMPEL / Manuel Göttsching, POPUL VUH / Florian Fricke, WITTHÜSSER & WESTRUPP, BRÖSELMASCHINE, DOM or DEUTER. Now take a ride through Hades with GULAAB!