Ambient/Electronic/Experimental/Krautrock/Minimal/New Age Music Germany 1970s (Tracks) Ash Ra Tempel/Ashra/Manuel Göttsching – “Nightdust”

Ambient/Electronic/Experimental/Krautrock/Minimal/New Age Music Germany 1970s (Tracks)

Ash Ra Tempel/Ashra/Manuel Göttsching (Berlin, Germany)

Instrumental Music

“Nightdust” (written by Manuel Göttsching) B side track (closing track) included on the album “New Age Of Earth” 

Released on  Isadora ‎- ISA 9003 (1976, France) Original release under the name “Ash Ra Tempel”, to be later exchanged for Ashra
Virgin – V2080 (1977, UK) new cover art

Virgin Records Germany (28 958 XOT) 1977

Line-up/Credits :

Manuel Göttsching – ARP OdysseyFarfisa Syntorchestra, EMS Synthi A, EKO Computerhythm, Gibson SG Guitar 

Composed By, Arranged By, Producer, Keyboards, Synthesizer, Guitar [Gibson] – Manuel Göttsching

Design [Cover], Photography By – Cooke Key, London

New Age of Earth is a solo album by Manuel Göttsching. While originally released under Göttsching’s name and Ash Ra Tempel in 1976, the releases that followed in 1977 and onward were under the name Ashra.It was the first album to be released under the name Ashra. Although a solo album by Manuel Göttschingrecorded after the dissolution of his band Ash Ra Tempel, Ashra later evolved into a full band. It was released in 1976 on Isadora RecordsNew Age of Earth has been listed as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Ambient Albums of All Time. In 2016, Pitchfork (website) ranked it #31 on their list of the 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time.

Ash Ra Tempel/Ashra/Manuel Göttsching – “”New Age Of Earth” Album cover photo (front) on Isadora Records

ash ra tempel new age of earth 1 (2)

Ash Ra Tempel/Ashra/Manuel Göttsching – “Nightdust” Video file link on YouTube

Ash Ra Tempel – “Nightdust” Full album Video file link on YouTube

Manuel Göttsching Artist’s Page on Discogs

Ash Ra Tempel Band’s Page on Discogs

Ashra Bands’s Page on Discogs

Ashra Band’s Homepage

Manuel Göttsching Fan Group Artist’s Page on Facebook