Formed by guitarist Manuel Göttsching (9 September 1952, West Germany) in 1975, Ashra became the full-time outlet for the experiments with electronics that had begun to infiltrate the sound of his previous band, Ash Ra Tempel. Göttsching had become the focal point of Ash Ra Tempel following the release of their debut album, and with the band’s music moving in a less psychedelic direction a new outlet was demanded. Göttsching’s 1975 solo album, Inventions For Electric... Read more