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Originating Location: Germany

Originating Era: Late 1960s

Genre Description []

Krautrock is a generic name for the experimental bands who appeared in Germany in the late 1960s. It was originally a somewhat derogatory term coined by the British music press from the slang term "Kraut", meaning "a German person" and taken from the traditional German dish of pickled cabbage, Sauerkraut. However, because much of the music produced by these bands has since come to be very highly regarded.

Key Artists[]

Faust, Can

Key Albums[]

Can-- Delay

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