Category Archives: Tangerine Dream

RIP, Edgar Froese.

Edgar Froese, one of the founding members of Tangerine Dream — and one of the composers of the Sorcerer score — has passed away at 70. You can read more here.

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Durham was great, get to Wichita.

Friday night at the Carolina Theatre in Durham, Sorcerer and I reconnected in a theater after 37 years and a few weeks. What an experience. There was a good crowd at the Carolina. Few had seen it, and it was fun … Continue reading

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Friedkin introduces Tangerine Dream’s performance of the Sorcerer score.

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Tangerine Dream to perform Sorcerer score.

This is a good time to be a Sorcerer fan. 1977 shoulda been like this.

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Screening: Sorcerer at London’s Roxy Bar and Screen.

The Sorcerer screenings continue, which is always a good thing. This time it’s London. It’ll be Friedkin’s cut, not the butchered version the UK suffered through back in 1977. Along with the film, Savage Cinema will run two TV shows directed … Continue reading

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The other Sorcerer soundtrack.

Someone who worked on Sorcerer must’ve had a copy of Keith Jarrett’s Hymns/Spheres. Recorded in 1976 at the Benedictine Abbey in Ottobeuren, West Germany, Hymns/Spheres is a double LP of solo improvisations on the Karl Joseph Riepp “Trinity” Baroque pipe organ. … Continue reading

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Photo opp: William Friedkin and Edgar Froese, 1976.

A really terrific thing has happened with this blog — you’re sharing your Sorcerer stuff. I’d been wondering what would happen when my supply ran low. So, thanks to Andy King, here’s William Friedkin with Edgar Froese of Tangerine Dream. … Continue reading

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