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The Best Krautrock Bands/Artists

Krautrock artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good krautrock bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top krautrock bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Krautrock groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all krautrock bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest krautrock bands of all time, since the most famous krautrock artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best krautrock music.

You can click on the krautrock band names to see more information about that particular notable krautrock group. If they're near the top of the best krautrock artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top krautrock bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the krautrock band names themselves.

List items include The Mars Volta, Portishead and many additional items as well. Click the thumbs up button to see your favorite items rise to the top. If you like CAN or Tangerine Dream, then make your voice heard.

All important, significant and iconic names in krautrock music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new krautrock bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of krautrock, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into krautrock music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good krautrock bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent krautrock bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best krautrock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest krautrock musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular krautrock bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Krautrock, Rock music, Electronic music More
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    Krautrock, Synthpop, Electronic music More
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    Krautrock, New Age music, Electronic music More
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    Krautrock, Space rock, Electronic music More
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    Krautrock, Rock music, Experimental rock More
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    Krautrock, Electronic music, Protopunk More
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    Krautrock, Rock music, Experimental rock More
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    Krautrock, Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock More
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    Popol Vuh

    Krautrock, New Age, Ambient music More
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    Krautrock, Electronic music, Experimental music More
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    Krautrock, Protopunk, Art rock More
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    Krautrock, Alternative rock, Progressive rock More
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    Krautrock, Jazz fusion, Jazz More
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    Krautrock, Space rock, Progressive rock More
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    Krautrock More
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    Krautrock, World music, Jazz fusion More
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    new! Cluster

    Krautrock, Electronic music, Experimental music More
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