Label: 2L Productions - 2L-2021 • Format: 2x, CD Album Digipak • Country: Germany • Genre: Rock • Style: Prog Rock
Shamall Shamalwhich loosely translates as "hot desert wind" features music which is a fusion of progressive rock, electronic, rock, pop, and classical. The project was founded by the German musician and producer Norbert Krueler in At the beginning of the seventies Norbert Krueler used simple radio tubes, a microphone and a regular acoustic guitar to create new effect sounds. A local concert promoter became aware of the young artist and enables him to support many acts of popular German Krautrock bands like GrobschnittKing Pin Meh, Birth Control and Kraan.
At the end of Norbert started to make his own music again. He availed himself of the technical progress and added rhythmic experimental music compositions to a lasershow for his club audience. These compositions were available only for his club audience and never released to the public.
Finally a record company became aware of Norbert's work. But his long, experimental tracks were not suited for airplay, so Norbert had to add vocals and shorten his tracks for commercial reasons.
With the help of the musicians Michael Jaspers and Detlef Reder Norbert finished under the pseudonym Shamall the debut single My dream in Norbert Krueler and Detlef Reder produced the second single feeling like a stranger in with similar success. The singles Diversion - Shamall - Turn Off dream and feeling like a stranger are categorized as Italo disco.
After that Shamall's musical style changed. The album Journey to a Nightmare is the first of many releases in the style of electronic music.
Moments of Illusion is the second and Shamall's most successful album to date. It contains the track physical visions which was used by T-Online and Time Life for advertising purposes. At the end of the double-cd Influences was released. Altogether, nearly over a whole decade psychedelic sounds, elements of symphonic rock and electronic music mould Shamall's style of music in this era — The following release The Book of Genesis from June commenced another change of Shamall's music style.
The main Diversion - Shamall - Turn Off New Age Krautrock Symphony was awarded by the Out Of Sight - Various - Checkin Out The Blues of German radioshow "Schwingungen" Diversion - Shamall - Turn Off "best song of ". Vocals and guitars play a major role in recent releases, starting with the album Diversion - Shamall - Turn Off do they think they area concept album about the gulf war.
Both follower Ambiguous points of view and Questions of Life were classified as psychedelic Krautrock and progressive rock. Shamall works together with numerous different musicians all over the years. Frequent members on several releases are Matthias Mehrtens guitar and Mike Bach drums. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses of "Shamal", see Ash Shamaliyah disambiguation. Retrieved Categories : Krautrock musical groups German psychedelic rock music Disko 3000 - Emrock vs.
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