Monday, 4 January 2016

News update JAN 4, 2016

In case you've missed some of the recent news:
1. Are Tangerine Dream continuing after Edgar's passing? YES

2. Who's in the group now? THORSTEN QUAESCHNING (Synths, keyboards, guitar & drums), ULRICH SCHNAUSS (Synths) & HOSHIKO YAMANE (Electric Violin). Listen to a QUANTUM KEY teaser on SOUNDCLOUD: https://soundcloud.com/tangerinedreamof…/quantum-key-preview

3. Will the band tour in 2016? YES, although no dates, venues or countries have yet been confirmed, however In a previous news letter the band stated "EUROPE and NORTH AMERICA"

4. Is Peter Baumann involved with the current lineup? NO

5. Are any other ex-members re-joining the band? NO. Peter is currently working on some solo material, and things have been left open that he could possibly work with TD in the future.

6. Will the new band continue doing albums after QUANTUM GATE? YES

7. When will the new studio album "QUANTUM GATE" be released? SPRING 2016. Listen to a teaser from the album on SOUNDCLOUD: https://soundcloud.com/…/tangerine-dream-quantum-years-soun…

8. When will be the first chance to hear the current members of the group playing solo material? THE ART OF HOW TO DREAM Vernissage JAN 30, 2016 @ the HAUS DER BERLINER FESTSPIELE (Foyer) in BERLIN from 5.00pm - 11.00pm. NB: Invite only, so please register by emailing: vernissage-eastgate@gmx.com

9. Is it true that there will be a Tangerine Dream Museum? YES it will be called 'TANGAUDIMAX' the Tangerine Dream Sound Museum - but this is a huge project so it will take time.

10. Where will the museum be located? In BERLIN, GERMANY

11. How will the museum be funded? 20% of every purchase from TD's Eastgate store will go to the museum

12. Where can I find the latest news on the museum and its progress? Bianca (Edgar's wife) has launched a special website here: http://www.tangaudimax.com/

13. Where can I get the latest TANGERINE DREAM news? Join TD's email list on their official website homepage (just enter your email address)

14. Is FORCE MAJEURE - the TD/EF autobiography still being worked on? YES 100% - although the discovery of extra chapters has delayed translation & proof reading. Release date to be confirmed, but in 2016. Extracts from the book will be read out during the Vernissage on JAN 30, 2016 in BERLIN (see above).

15. What content will the TANGAUDIMAX TANGERINE DREAM SOUND MUSEUM have?
1. PINK YEARS room
2. VIRGIN YEARS room
3. MELROSE YEARS room
4. EASTGATE YEARS room
Including:
Tangerine Dream's musical instruments
Holographic Concerts
Edgar's Zoom-O-Graphic digital photo collages
Further rooms/ planned future projects:
BLUE YEARS room
TDI YEARS room
TD'S CINEMATOGRAPHIC & GAMES SCORES room
INTERNATIONAL Touring Exhibition
A room representing other important ELECTRONIC MUSICIANS
Museum + Coffee Shop
Seminars for Children and Teenagers (music & musical instrument demos).
More news as it's announced in 2016.

16. The compilation BOOSTER will be re-issued by Cleopatra records (Purple Pyramid) in Feb 2016. Booster comes as a 3 LP set on RED, WHITE and WHITE vinyl. The complete track list is;
LP1 SIDE A
1. One Night In Space
2. Hyper Sphinx
LP1 SIDE B
1. Metaphor Part One
2. Metaphor Part Two
3. The Greek Mirror
LP2 SIDE A
1. Lady Monk
2. I Could Hear It When The Moon Collapsed On Broadway
3. Logos
LP2 SIDE B
1. Tangram Chin Part
2. Sleeping Watches Snoring In Silence
3. Tangines On And Running
LP3 SIDE A
1. All Thirsty Angels Pass
2. World Away From Gagaland
3. Big Sur And The Oranges From Hieronymus Bosch
LP3 SIDE B
1. Ça Va - Ça Marche - Ça Iran Encore
2. Bells Of Accra

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