Stereoplay

 Germany

 
German monthly magazine for Hi-Fi, Surround, High End and music fans, launched in 1978.

1981 May

No. 5

 

Sturm im Wasserglas
By Enno Warncke, pp 110-113


Automatic translation: A touch of rebellion surrounds the American Frank Zappa. Hearty scandals and obscenities paved his way to fame: bogeyman, charlatan or genius? (read more)

Source: archive.org 

 

1981 July

No. 7

 

Frank Zappa "Tinsel Town Rebellion"
By Enno Warncke, p 91


Automatic translation: If a musician's ideas sprout more sparsely, his record company usually brings out a reappraisal of the last concert season. That's probably why Frank Zappa's new double album "Tinsel Town Rebellion" is largely a collage of live recordings. (read more)

Source: archive.org 

 

1981 December

No. 12

 

Frank Zappa "You Are What You Is"
By Enno Warncke, p 151


Automatic translation: Putting a second double album on the market within just under half a year is an achievement in itself, but it is always a sign of great productivity. (read more)

Source: archive.org 

 

1985 January

No. 1

 

Portrait Frank Zappa: Haare gelassen
By Matthias Inhoffen, pp 144-146

Interview: "Ich habe mit allen möglichen Leuten Ärger"
By Matthias Inhoffen, pp 146-147


Automatic translation: He composes orchestral notes that are difficult to access, treats his colleagues harshly and makes life as difficult as possible for himself. Frank Zappa primarily wants to entertain with his music. (read more)

Source: archive.org 

 

2019 May

No. 5

 

Der Wahnwitz der Siebziger (The madness of the seventies)
By Ralf Dombrowski, p 139


Zappa in New York 40th anniversary reissue is reviewed.

 

 

2020 September

No. 9

 

Fundstücke und Genialitäten (Finds and ingeniousness)
By Wolf Kampmann, p 122


Review of The Mothers 1970.