Sweet Smoke Live Berlin 12" Vinyl LP Album

"Sweet Smoke Live," the final testament of the American Prog Rock, Krautrock, and Stoner Rock band, immortalizes their farewell performance at the Musikhochschule in Berlin. The live album, captured on a 12" Vinyl LP, showcases Sweet Smoke's diverse sonic palette and marks the end of an era in the world of rock history.


High Resolution Photo SWEET SMOKE Just Poke Live Berlin

"Sweet Smoke Live Berlin" Album Description:

In the waning echoes of their musical journey, Sweet Smoke left an indelible mark with their final offering, "Sweet Smoke Live." This 12" Vinyl LP Album, recorded at the Musikhochschule in Berlin, Germany, not only encapsulates the band's diverse sonic palette but serves as a poignant farewell to their Prog Rock, Krautrock, and Stoner Rock odyssey.

American Pioneers in Berlin: Sweet Smoke's Musical Alchemy

As American trailblazers, Sweet Smoke ventured across genres, weaving a sonic tapestry that embraced Prog Rock's intricacies, Krautrock's experimentalism, and the raw power of Stoner Rock. Their transatlantic journey led them to Berlin, a city synonymous with musical innovation, setting the stage for a live performance that would etch itself into the world of rock history.

"Live in Berlin": The Culmination of Sweet Smoke's Artistry

Recorded live at the Musikhochschule in Berlin, "Sweet Smoke Live" captures the band at the zenith of their musical prowess. The album unfolds like a sonic pilgrimage, traversing through the labyrinthine landscapes of progressive compositions and improvisational brilliance.

From the ethereal highs of extended instrumental passages to the hypnotic depths of their stoner-infused grooves, Sweet Smoke's farewell performance resonates with a bittersweet intensity. The live setting adds a visceral dimension, inviting listeners to immerse themselves in the energy and spontaneity of Sweet Smoke's stage presence.

A Farewell Symphony: "Live in Berlin" as Sweet Smoke's Final Bow

As the last note reverberated through the Musikhochschule, "Sweet Smoke Live" became the final opus of the band's discography. The album, a testament to their genre-defying spirit, marked the end of an era in the progressive and experimental rock realms.

Legacy in Vinyl: "Live in Berlin" and Sweet Smoke's Musical Immortality

While Sweet Smoke may have bid farewell to the stage, "Live in Berlin" ensures their enduring presence. The 12" Vinyl LP Album stands as a tangible relic, a portal to a momentous night in Berlin where Sweet Smoke, with a musical flourish, concluded their remarkable journey through the realms of Prog Rock, Krautrock, and Stoner Rock.

Music Genre:

  Krautrock Psych Acid Jazz Rock Music

Collector's info:

  Recorded live in Berlin, Musikhochschule for the benefit of the Ananda Marga Yoga Society

Album Production:

  Producedr John Moring. Sound engineer: Wolfgang Thierbach. Photography: Heide Janick

Record Label Information:

  EMI Harvest 1C 062-29 513 (06229513)

Media Format:

  12" Vinyl LP Gramophone

Year & Country:

  1974 Made in Germany
Band Members and Musicians on: Sweet Smoke Live Berlin
    Sweet Smoke's Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Marvin Kaminowitz
  • Andrew Dershin
  • Jay Dorfman
  • Rick Greenberg
  • John Classi
  • Martin Rosenberg

Track Listing of: Sweet Smoke Live Berlin
    Side One:
  1. First Jam (Sweet Smoke)
    Side Two:
  1. Shadout Mapes (Rick Greenberg)
  2. Ocean of Fears (Marvin Kaminowitz)
Album cover photos of : Sweet Smoke Live Berlin

Photo of Front Cover 
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Photo of Album's Back Cover  
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Photo of Record Label 
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Note: the above pictures are actual photos of the album and allow you to judge the quality of cover. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash.