MC


REDEEM DOWNLOAD CODE

If you received a download code in a vinyl you purchased, you can redeem it for your download here.


LOGIN

Login with your existing account.

Forgot Password

CREATE ACCOUNT

Create an account to purchase items.

cover
2XLP $22.25

06/25/2018 794811514619 

DE 215 


Dark Entries is honored to re-issue one of the greatest and most overlooked albums of the 1970s. "Time Actor" was the result of a collaboration between legendary Crazy World & Kingdom Come visionary Arthur Brown and German synthesizer and ambient genius Klaus Schulze, recording under the pseudonym of his alter-ego Richard Wahnfried. "Richard" is the name of Klaus’ son born in 1979, and the first name of the German composer Wagner. "Wahnfried" is the name of Richard Wagner's house, from the German "wähnen Frieden fand" (that his search and hopes will find  peace). The album was a unique fusion of Brown's eccentric musical vision and Schulze's mastery of synthesis. The album was originally released in 1979 on the German Innovative Communication label. Time Actor stands out amongst Schulze's massive catalog as a masterwork of avant garde new age. Schulze helms the project on electronics, and guests include Michael Shrieve on percussion, Vincent Crane on keyboards, and vocalist Arthur Brown, who sings – or should we say, speaks – on top of it all. Schulze describes the Wahnfried project in the liner notes as “the collective pseudonym of an idea: Time-Electronic, an experiment between avantgarde and muzak: Utility-music for sound-covered environment, in which a new generation grows up: Richard Wahnfried is this generation: Music between genius and nonsense: New ideas transported by an old medium to your ear.”  This newly re-mastered reissue expands the original 60 minutes of music across a double LP to help with playback and distortion experienced on original pressings. We’ve added a bonus track in the form of a Cosmic 12-minute extended remix by Italian producer and DJ Maurizio Delvecchio from 1983. All songs have been remastered for vinyl by George Horn at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley. Housed in a gatefold jacket with original album artwork featuring a surreal painting by German artist Peter Nagel plus lyrics and notes. “I wish you plenty of TIME” - Klaus Schulze

Related Items

cover

Cold Beat

A Simple Reflection EP
Dark Entries
cover

Cyrnai

1980-1990
Dark Entries
cover

Cyrnai

Charred Blossoms
Dark Entries
cover

Cyrnai

Hypno-seizure
Dark Entries
cover

Cyrnai

Parts Of The Insomniac Wheel
Dark Entries
cover

Cyrnai

To Subtle-drive
Dark Entries
cover

Converse, Bill

Hulled
Dark Entries
cover

Billy Nightmare

Reality Check
Dark Entries
cover

Talking Drums

Courage
Dark Entries
cover

Krocker, Jack

Monolog
Dark Entries
cover

Random, Eric

A Boy Alone
Dark Entries
cover

El Deux + Martin Kraft

Nur Fur Madchen
Dark Entries