Amon Duul began in 1967 as a radical political art commune of Munich based artists calling themselves, in part, after the Egyptian Sun God Amon; Duul has been cited as a character from Turkish fiction.
The commune quickly attained cult status for its free form musical improvisations, usually perfo
Shpongle (pronounced /ˈʃpɒŋɡəl/) is a psychedelic downtempo or Psybient music project. The members are Simon Posford (aka Hallucinogen) and Raja Ram (one third of The Infinity Project). Their sound has sampled eastern ethnic instruments and western contemporary synthesizer-based psychedelic mus
Chicago native Nathaniel Jones, aka DJ Pierre is one of the most legendary and genre forming artists in the history of American electronic music. His group Phuture's 1988 tune 'Acid Tracks' caused a stir in Great Britain when the track, rather unintentionally, became an anthem of acid house, the pr
Sonic Youth was one of the most unlikely success stories of underground American rock in the '80s. Where contemporaries R.E.M. and Husker Du were fairly conventional in terms of song structure and melody, Sonic Youth began their career by abandoning any pretense of traditional rock & roll conventions