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Washington Post | 9/88

> West Germany was a particularly healthy incubator for electronic music, Edgar Froese [Tangerine Dream] believes.

After all, he says, there was no native rock tradition to draw on. Nearly everyone who took up music seriously was classically trained, and while many, including Froese, were drawn to rock and blues, in the end those styles always sounded alien to their own culture.

"That's why so many German rock bands sound too German," he says, laughing. <

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Washington Post | 9/88