NOTHING BUT HOPE AND PASSION‘s favourite retro-Kraut-Rock-supergroup KLAUS JOHANN GROBE is still on tour in the UK, supporting TEMPLES. Since these fine young Swiss men turned out as insane vinyl collectors, who make use of their journey as a big shopping trip, we wanted know which treasures of the black gold they find in all these record stores far away from home. Find the first part of their photo series right here and have a look on part two of their special tour diary about vinyl collections.

Klaus Johann Grobe Tour Diary

the joy of record nights.

Klaus Johann Grobe Tour Diary

dani playing cool. it’s mendes time!

Klaus Johann Grobe Tour Diary

in a prog mood. sevi’s proud over «seven ages of man».

Klaus Johann Grobe Tour Diary

pretty things at king bee.

Klaus Johann Grobe Tour Diary

sevi behind collector’s soul – 70’s.

Klaus Johann Grobe Tour Diary

dani is grip sweating.

Look what they end up buying this time in Liverpool’s and Manchester’s record shops.


mark almond – rising
steely dan – aja
sergio mendes & brasil `66 – fool on the hill
johnny harris – movements
caravan – for girls who grow plump in the night
the beatles – rubber soul
thorinshield – same
thin lizzy – nightlife
can – future days
shocking blue – send me a postcard 7“<br> heart – little queen 7″


pretty things – parachute
scott walker – scott 3
gulliver – same
noah – peaceman’s farm
rod stewart – gasoline alley
manfred mann chapter three – volume two
breakdown – meet me on the highway
the Seven Ages Of Man – Same
adam & the beasts – songs by alasdair clayre
dudley moore trio – genuine dud
papa nebo – same
voyage – same


Klaus Johann Grobe on Tour in 2015

05.01.15 – DE – Munich, Muffatwerk
09.01.15 – DE – Cologne, Stereo Wonderland
10.01.15 – DE – Hamburg, Übel & Gefährlich
11.01.15 – DE – Berlin, Privatclub
12.01.15 – DE – Leipzig, Ilses Erika
13.01.15 – DE – Mainz, SchonSchön
14.01.15 – LU – Luxembourg, De Gudde Welle
15.01.15 – DE – Kassel, Club Arm
16.01.15 – NL – Groningen, Eurosonic Noorderslag
17.01.15 – DE – Stuttgart, Merlin