AGITATION FREE, TANGERINE DREAM, SCHULZE: MICHAEL HOENIG WURDE (TURNED) 70
- Jan 07, 2022
As keyboardist for Agitation Free (1971 to 1974), Michael Hoenig played on the albums MALESCH (1972) and 2ND (1973) before attempting a collaboration with Klaus Schulze and filling in for Rainer Baumann on an Australian tour with Tangerine Dream. Hoenig released a few solo electronic albums, but since the eighties has been active primarily as a film composer in the United States. His best-known soundtracks include those of „The Blob“ (1988) and „Dark Skies“ (2006). In 2007, Hoenig toured Japan with Agitation Free, where he was given a replica in the Tokyo Wax Museum alongside bandmate Lutz Ulbrich and Guru Guru leader Mani Neumeier. Since 2012 he has been back with Agitation Free, performing live at irregular intervals. Michael Hoenig turned 70 on January 4.