Kosmische Musik

Kosmische Musik

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An early-mid 1970s German label, hosted by Rolf-Ulrich Kaiser and Gille Lettmann. It was a division of Ohr Records, manufactured and distributed by Metronome. The label was born as Die Kosmischen Kuriere with just 3 releases before becoming Kosmische Musik with distinctive Peter Geitner art/design. The music is mostly Space Rock, eclectic Krautrock and Electronic. The original label issued 14 albums.

French releases were issued via Barclay on Cosmic Music (2) with blue labels based on the same design.
Italian releases were issued via PDU of which some had the Kosmische Musik label with silver print on black.
Dutch releases 4 are known to exist, 2 on "Cosmic Music", plus 2 more on "Kosmische Musik" (distributed by CNR)
LP and CD reissues exist on various labels (sometimes with the original labels used), many from the current owners of the back-catalogue: Breeze Music Ltd., distributed by Pop Import, Bernhard Mikulski, ZYX Records, etc..

Kosmische Kuriere / Kosmische Musik original LP releases
There are 3 label types known, with this chronology...
1. label with centre 20m & 15mm rings (as introduced in 1972 on Brain)
2. label with raised centre 20mm ring and with 3 raised dots 1973-74
3. label with raised centre 20mm ring but with no dots 1974+
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Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
658.010 Galactic Supermarket - Galactic Supermarket Galactic Supermarket Galactic Supermarket(LP, Album, Quad) Kosmische Musik 658.010 Netherlands 1974 Sell This Version
658.011 Various - Sci Fi Party Various Sci Fi Party(LP, Comp, Quad) Kosmische Musik 658.011 Netherlands 1974 Sell This Version
20 21275-8 Popol Vuh - Aguirre Popol Vuh Aguirre(LP, Album, RE) Kosmische Musik, Kosmische Musik 20 21275-8 Germany 1983 Sell This Version
KK 58015 Ash Ra Tempel, Manuel Göttsching - Inventions For Electric Guitar Ash Ra Tempel, Manuel Göttsching Ash Ra Tempel, Manuel Göttsching - Inventions For Electric Guitar(LP, Album, RE) Kosmische Musik, Kosmische Musik KK 58015 Germany 1983 Sell This Version
KK 20 21275-8 Popol Vuh - Aguirre Popol Vuh Aguirre(LP, Album, RE) Kosmische Musik, Kosmische Musik KK 20 21275-8 Germany 1983 Sell This Version
KM 58.006 Wallenstein - Cosmic Century Wallenstein Cosmic Century (Album) KM 58.006 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
KM 58.007 Ash Ra Tempel - Starring Rosi Ash Ra Tempel Starring Rosi (Album) KM 58.007 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
KM 58.008 The Cosmic Jokers - The Cosmic Jokers The Cosmic Jokers The Cosmic Jokers (Album) KM 58.008 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
KM 58.009 Popol Vuh - Seligpreisung Popol Vuh Seligpreisung(LP, Album, Quad, Gat) Kosmische Musik KM 58.009 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
KM 58010 Galactic Supermarket - Galactic Supermarket Galactic Supermarket Galactic Supermarket(LP, Album, Quad) Kosmische Musik, Kosmische Musik KM 58010 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
KM 58.011 Various - Sci Fi Party Various Sci Fi Party(LP, Comp, Quad) Kosmische Musik KM 58.011 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
KM 58.012 Sternenmädchen - Gilles Zeitschiff Sternenmädchen Gilles Zeitschiff(LP, Album, Quad) Kosmische Musik KM 58.012 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
KM 58.013 The Cosmic Jokers & Sternenmädchen - Planeten Sit-In The Cosmic Jokers & Sternenmädchen The Cosmic Jokers & Sternenmädchen - Planeten Sit-In(LP, Album, Quad, Mixed) Kosmische Musik KM 58.013 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
KM 58.014 The Symphonic Rock Orchestra Wallenstein* - Stories, Songs & Symphonies The Symphonic Rock Orchestra Wallenstein* Stories, Songs & Symphonies(LP, Album, Quad) Kosmische Musik KM 58.014 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
KM 58.015 Ash Ra Tempel VI*, Manuel Göttsching - Ash Ra Tempel VI: Inventions For Electric Guitar Ash Ra Tempel VI*, Manuel Göttsching Ash Ra Tempel VI*, Manuel Göttsching - Ash Ra Tempel VI: Inventions For Electric Guitar (Album) KM 58.015 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
KM 58.016 Mythos (4) - Dreamlab Mythos (4) Dreamlab (Album) KM 58.016 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
KM 58.017 Popol Vuh - Einsjäger & Siebenjäger Popol Vuh Einsjäger & Siebenjäger (Album) KM 58.017 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
KM 2/58.004 Witthüser & Westrupp - Live *68–*73 Witthüser & Westrupp Live *68–*73 (Album) KM 2/58.004 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
KM 2/58.005 Klaus Schulze - Cyborg Klaus Schulze Cyborg(2xLP, Album) Kosmische Musik KM 2/58.005 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
KM 658.008 The Cosmic Jokers - The Cosmic Jokers The Cosmic Jokers The Cosmic Jokers(LP, Album, Quad) Kosmische Musik KM 658.008 Netherlands 1974 Sell This Version
Pld. SQ 6031 Manuel Göttsching, Ash Ra Tempel - Ash Ra Tempel 6 / Inventions For Electric Guitar Manuel Göttsching, Ash Ra Tempel Manuel Göttsching, Ash Ra Tempel - Ash Ra Tempel 6 / Inventions For Electric Guitar(LP, Quad) PDU, Kosmische Musik Pld. SQ 6031 Italy 1975 Sell This Version