Rainer Bloss, Electronic Music Keyboardist

“Lovely Hitchhiker” Video, 1986

Rainer Bloss was a German electronic music keyboard player who released a number of albums with composer Klaus Schulze in the 1980s.

Rainer Bloss and Klaus Schulze, Gent, Belgium, 1982

The duo produced Audentity (1983), Aprhica (1984) and three versions of Drive Inn (1984, 1986, 1998), as well as a live album, Dziekuje Poland Live ’83.

“PanAmericana” from Drive Inn 2

It’s hard to find much on Bloss, including his actual birthdate (1946-December 10, 2015). Schulze is much better known, having been part of the band Tangerine Dream and the supergroup Go with Steve Windwood.