Witthüser & Westrupp was a German folk duo consisting of Bernd Witthüser (born 29 April 1944), guitar, mandolin and Walter Westrupp (12 February 1946) guitar, ukulele, trombone, harmonium, psalter and many other instruments. The band was formed in June 1969 as "W&W's pop cabaret", singing German texts in a special way.
Kraan is a German band that was formed in 1970. They released several albums of rock mixed with jazz elements during the 70s and 80s before breaking up in 1990. They reformed in 2000 for both live performances and new recordings.
Named after the romantic poet, Friedrich Hölderlin (1770-1843), the band from Wuppertal, Germany, operated between 1970 and 1981, producing, by their own account, "rock music, songs, improvisations on cello, violin, flute
Brainticket is an experimental rock band, with strong psychedelic leanings. Brainticket was founded in 1968 in Switzerland by Belgian multi-instrumentalist Joel Vandroogenbroeck when He, Ron Bryer and Wolfgang Paap—all part of the Jazz group Dee Dee, Barry and The Movements—decided to form a new band together with some southern German and Swiss musicians.
Gila was a German band that, like Amon Düül II and others, started out as a radical hippie commune. Springing out of Stuttgart, Germany in 1971, Gila's sound was based around the guitar talents of Conny Veidt, who was later a member of Popol Vuh.
Siloah were a German progressive psych / folk band in the vein of Kalacakra, Langsyne and others “curiosities”. A collective hippie musical tribe largely inspired by mysticism, LSD and sexadelism. Their music features a heavy use of stoned vocals (in English), mantra like guitar parts, flute, “ethnic” percussions.
There are NINE bands/artists under this moniker: a German progressive rock band, a melodic death metal band from Italy, a death metal band from Sweden, a '77 punk band, an Israeli grunge band, a french dark electro/EBM band, a Hong Kong hardcore band, a nu metal / industrial band from Roma and an Australian electronic musician.
Yatha Sidhra was a krautrock band from Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. They recorded only one album, "A Meditation Mass", an atmospheric, psychedelic, meditative (as the title suggests) and mostly instrumental musical piece.