The United States has survived clueless presidential administrations before. But no matter how enormous the crisis – the Great Depression, Vietnam, Watergate, Monica Lewinsky's thong – America's always come out looking like, well, America.
Producer, composer and musician from Hamburg (Germany), Achim Reichel is a key figure in the explosion of krautrock. Reichel was first a founder member of "The Rattles" at the beginning of the 60's. In 1968 he formed the "Wonderland band" with the drummer Frank Dostal. Late 60's he launched his first solo musical project called A. R. & Machines. Musically it provides a supreme sonic musical voyage turned to cycled psychedelic guitar playing with lot of echoes and delay. The first album was published in 1971 in collaboration with Frank Dostal. The album presents an ambitious collection of spacey rock jams featuring a lot of electronic effects and arrangements. This album prefigures "acid" trips of krautrock guitar / minimal electronic explorers like Manuel Gottsching.
The ‘Mozart of Madras’ who took Hollywood by storm in 2009 has done it all over again! AR Rahman has been nominated for a Golden Globe in ‘The Best Original Score’ category for Danny Boyle’s film 127 Hours.Sony Music India celebrates the genius of Rahman with their latest compilation – A R Rahman: A Music Storm. A must… have collectors’ edition box set of the maestro’s best works. A comprehensive 6 CD pack