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Manuel Göttsching biography published

Author of fan site completes Deep Distance: The Musical Life Of Manuel Göttsching

A biography of German guitarist Manuel Göttsching has been published by Waveform. Deep Distance: The Musical Life of Manuel Göttsching is described by author Christian Wheeldon, who runs a blog dedicated to the artist’s career, as a labour of love and covers Göttsching’s work with Ash Ra Tempel, The Cosmic Jokers and Ashra as well as his solo career including the influential 1984 proto-techno album E2-E4.

The book features exclusive contributions from Harald Grosskopf, Lutz Ulbrich, Steve Baltes, Joaquin Joe Claussell and Steve Hillage along with photographs and reminiscences from fans.

More info on ordering the book, which is available now, online here.


E2-E4 was actually played and recorded on December 12, 1981, but released only 1984. Nevertheless the date of its "birth" is 1981 :-)
Ilona J. Ziok

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