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Klaus Schulze announces new studio album

Klaus Schulz headshot
(Image credit: SPV Records)

German electronic music pioneer Klaus Schulze has announced that he will release a brand new studio album later this year. At the same time Schulze has re-signed with label SPV Records to release the new album, his first since 2019's Next Of Kin.

"After many years of successful collaboration with SPV, it was only natural to put my new album back into the proven hands of an excellent team," Schulze says of the contract extension. "I'm happy that the fruitful collaboration continues and wish us all a successful release for my new album Deus Arrakis, which is very close to my heart."

"Klaus Schulze is not only an exceptional artist who surprises us again and again, but also a long-time partner and friend of SPV," adds label boss Frank Uhle. "I am extremely pleased about the renewed collaboration on the new album Deus Arrakis and the trust of Klaus and his team in SPV, which we also accept this time with respect and pride."

74-year old Schulze began his career with Tangerine Dream before leaving to form Ash Ra Tempel, before setting out in a solo career that has seen him release over 50 albums and collaborate with the likes of Arthur BrownLisa Gerrard and Hans Zimmer.

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Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.