Krautrock refers to a German electronic and experimental movement of the 70's. Around the time of Classic Rock out of England, the germans were using barrels and brooms to create soundscapes. Famous Krautrock bands include, Ash Ra Tempel, Amon Duul, Can, Cluster, Michael Rother. The two most well known bands of the time in the west were Kraftwerk and Tangerine Dream. Krautrock was thought to be an offensive term at the beginning, a term the English and American's brashly labeled German Rock music.