Agitation Free

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Agitation Free was formed in 1967 by Lutz 'Lüül' Ulrich, Michael 'Fame' Günther, Lutz 'Ludwig' Kramer and Christoph Franke. Famous for their multimedia light shows, they became the house band for the infamous Zodiac club in Berlin. In 1968, they were joined by vocalist John L., who was fired within in the year, possibly for his naked stage antics. In 1970, Ludwig Kramer left and was replaced by Ax Genrich. Likewise, Christoph Franke left this year to join Tangerine Dream (who like Ash Ra Tempel shared practice space with Agitation Free). To replace these losses, the group recruited Jörg Schwenke and Gerd Klemke. Klemke was not to last long though, and the group finally stabilised in 1971 as a quintet with the addition of Michael Hoenig and Burghard Rausch. In 1972, the group toured Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Greece during which time they made a recording which appeared on their first LP "Malesch". In March 1973, Schwenke left the group and was replaced by Stefan Diez. At the same time, a second drummer, Dietmar Burmeister joined the group. This line up was featured on the posthumous release "Last", and without Diaz the group recorded their "2nd" LP in July 1973. Shortly after this Diez quit and was replaced by Gustl Lutjens. The group made their final recordings in February 1974, which also turned up on the "Last" LP. The group disbanded after a goodbye concert in Berlin, November 1974. However, in recent years the band has reformed with original members and played a concert in Tokyo at beginning of February 2007.
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6360 607 Agitation Free - معليش = Malesch album art Agitation Free معليش = Malesch (Album) Vertigo 6360 607 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
6360 615 Agitation Free - 2nd album art Agitation Free 2nd (Album) Vertigo 6360 615 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
80 612, XBLY 80 612 Agitation Free - Last album art Agitation Free Last (Album) Barclay, Barclay 80 612, XBLY 80 612 France 1976 Sell This Version
76896403292 Agitation Free - Fragments album art Agitation Free Fragments (Album) Musique Intemporelle 76896403292 Germany 1995 Sell This Version
CD 028 Agitation Free - At The Cliffs Of River Rhine album art Agitation Free At The Cliffs Of River Rhine (Album) Garden Of Delights CD 028 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
BSC 4552 Agitation Free - River Of Return album art Agitation Free River Of Return (Album) Prudence BSC 4552 1999 Sell This Version
CD 032 Agitation Free - The Other Sides Of Agitation Free album art Agitation Free The Other Sides Of Agitation Free(CD, Album) Garden Of Delights CD 032 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
EAGFCD 1001 Agitation Free - Shibuya Nights (Live In Tokyo) album art Agitation Free Shibuya Nights (Live In Tokyo) (Album) Esoteric Recordings EAGFCD 1001 UK 2011 Sell This Version
KS 639.001 Agitation Free - 1st album art Agitation Free 1st(LP, Album, Ltd) Korusuro Records KS 639.001 Germany 2012 Sell This Version

Compilations

MIG 01662 3CD+DVD Agitation Free - Last, Fragments & Live '74 album art Agitation Free Last, Fragments & Live '74(CD, Album, RE + CD, Album, Enh, RE + CD, Album, RE) MIG MIG 01662 3CD+DVD Germany 2016 Sell This Version