Tangerine Dream Similar Artists

Klaus Schulze - 77% match to Tangerine Dream

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 August 1947, Berlin, Germany. Schulze is one of the fathers of modern electronic music. Originally a drummer, he joined pioneering Krautrock unit Tangerine Dream in 1969 and played on their debut album before leaving to form Ash Ra Tempel with Manuel Göttsching and Hartmut Enke. After participating in the recording of this band’s self-titled debut, Schulze left t Read more

Kitaro - 30% match to Tangerine Dream

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Holiday & Seasonal Instrumental Jazz New Age Soundtracks World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Masanori Takahashi, 4 February 1953, Toyohashi, Japan. Soon after graduating from high school, Takahashi formed a rock band, the Far East Family Band, who released two albums and toured around the world. He was converted to synthesizer music after meeting Klaus Schulze of Tangerine Dream in 1972. The inspiration for Kitaro’s new music came from visits to Asian countries Read more

Vangelis - 27% match to Tangerine Dream

Genres: Classical Dance Electronic & Ambient Instrumental Jazz New Age Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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b Evanghelos Odyssey Papathanassiou, 29 March 1943, Volos, Greece. A child prodigy, Vangelis gave his first public performance on the piano at the age of six, and later studied classical music, painting and film direction at the Academy of Fine Arts in Athens. In the early 60s he co-founded the formulaic beat outfit Forminx, who went on to become possibly Greece’s most pop Read more

Steve Roach - 25% match to Tangerine Dream

Genres: Eclectic Electronic & Ambient Jazz New Age Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1955, La Mesa, California, USA. The music of California-based electronic composer Roach is nurtured by the earth around him. Having been performing live since 1978, he is essentially an electronic landscape painter, but his work also concerns itself with the relationships between time and space. After founding the synthesizer outfit Moebius, Roach became known as a leader of Read more

Mike Oldfield - 21% match to Tangerine Dream

Genres: Instrumental Music Videos & Concerts New Age Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Michael Gordon Oldfield, 15 May 1953, Reading, Berkshire, England. Multi-instrumentalist Oldfield will forever be associated with a piece of symphonic-length music he wrote before his 20th birthday. Tubular Bells, released in 1973, topped the UK album chart and went on to become a worldwide bestseller. Oldfield began his career providing acoustic guitar accompaniment to folk Read more

Ash Ra Tempel - 20% match to Tangerine Dream

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Jon & Vangelis - 19% match to Tangerine Dream

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Jon Anderson - 16% match to Tangerine Dream

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 October 1944, Accrington, Lancashire, England. During his formative years Anderson fronted the Warriors, an aspiring beat group. Despite completing a single, ‘You Came Along’ (1964), the quartet failed to make much headway and in 1967 the singer embarked on a solo career as Hans Christian Anderson. His releases included a version of ‘Never My Love’, a Read more

Andreas Vollenweider - 15% match to Tangerine Dream

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Instrumental Jazz New Age
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 October 1953, Zurich, Switzerland. The son of organist Hans Vollenweider, Andreas established himself as one of the world’s most prominent new age artists in the early 80s. Although he is also proficient on guitar, piano, flute, Vollenweider is primarily known for his virtuoso performances on the harp. After recording three albums with the Poetry And Music ensemble Vo Read more

Cluster - 15% match to Tangerine Dream

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The long career of this German collective has embraced many musical styles, from early Krautrock (under their original name Kluster), through progressive rock and ambient to avant garde industrial. Throughout, their willingness to experiment has endeared them to both critics and fans alike.Formed in the heart of Berlin’s underground arts scene, the Read more

Eloy - 15% match to Tangerine Dream

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This German progressive-space rock band is essentially a vehicle for the creative talents of lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter Frank Bornemann, with a somewhat unstable backing line-up. The band released their debut, Inside, in 1973, and achieved enormous success in Germany with a succession of albums in the vein of Pink Floyd and Yes but with a heavier, guitar-based appr Read more

Goblin - 15% match to Tangerine Dream

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Ozric Tentacles - 15% match to Tangerine Dream

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A UK festival band playing a mixture of progressive rock and 60s extended-jam music, Ozric Tentacles was originally a name conjured up by the band for a psychedelic breakfast cereal. Their original line-up featured Ed Wynne (guitar), his brother Roly Wynne (bass), Nick ‘Tig’ Van Gelder (drums), Gavin Griffiths (guitar) and Joie ‘Ozrooniculator’ Hinton (keybo Read more

Popol Vuh - 15% match to Tangerine Dream

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Experimental German band formed in 1969 by Florian Fricke (23 February 1944, Lake Constance, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, d. 29 December 2001), Frank Fiedler (keyboards) and Holger Trulzsch (percussion), and named after the holy book of the South American Mayan Indians. Led by chief songwriter Fricke the trio made their debut the following year with Affenstunde. Both thi Read more

Rick Wakeman - 15% match to Tangerine Dream

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts New Age Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Richard Christopher Wakeman, 18 May 1949, Perivale, Middlesex, England. The spectacular live extravaganzas undertaken in the mid-70s by the former Strawbs and Yes keyboard player tended to mask the talent of one of rock’s premier musicians. In the early 70s Wakeman, who eventually left Yes at the end of 1973, regularly battled it out with Keith Emerson in the annual mus Read more


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