All Out Kraut: Amon Düül II HiJack Conventional Rock

Amon Düül II was by far the most politically charged, radical, and musically variable krautrock group. It’s no wonder considering they formed out of the political and musical commune Amon Düül during the student movement of the 1960s – hugely infamous for their political activism. When the musically proficient members wanted to focus on music rather than politics, they left the commune and Amon Düül II was born. There was also Amon Düül O, a short lived musical experiment that owes a lot to free jazz, especially Ornette Coleman. Both Amon Düül and Amon Düül II disbanded in the early […]

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