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Monster Planet
Release Date: 01/11/2013
Catalogue No.: AVSCD066
Record Label: Aztec Music
Format: CD

Welcome to , 1975 classic of Australian proto-electronica, a big blast of Kosmische dust, Korgs working overtime…Arguably the first fully electronic Australian album, Monster Planet is a solo recording from one half of the infamous Australian electronic duo, . Von Braund recorded this pre-Cybotron album upon his 1973 return to Australia after soaking up the sounds of psychedelic 60s London where he mingled with , and . Circling between that classic Krautrock motorik beat, and a different, almost jazz-y kind of fluidity, Von Braund combined his London experience with his love of German Head music such as , and , to create a mutant electronic masterpiece. Praised by Tangerine Dream, and lauded by legions of Krautrock collectors, Monster Planet is an early example of visionary Australian experimentation. Also featuring ( ) on vocals and from (and many others) in the mix, this incredibly rare classic Australian cult item is lovingly reissued by the Aztec label with an extensive and informative booklet, as well as a bonus audio interview with Von Braund and a single edit cut of the title track.



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