Articles tagged kraftwerk

Five Observations About the 2015 Rock Hall of Fame Ballot

The just-unveiled ballot for next year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction class attempts to honor Generation X as well as continue to rectify past oversights.

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9 Aug 2011 // 10:00 PM

Soft Metals: Soft Metals

The Machines called whilst you were out. They want bread, milk, and some Acieeeeeed!

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Daft Punk Is Playing at Your House: 10 Essential Dance-Rock Albums

Today, the intersection of dance music and rock music seems only natural. However, the process has been in the making for decades, and this list provides an introduction to ten of the best albums this genre combination has to offer.

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Modern-Indie-College-Alternative Rock for Hipsters (MICAH for Short)

Here's your introduction to MICAH rock, my admittedly cheesy acronym for music that has, at one time or another, been defined as modern, indie, college, alternative, and hipster music.

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The Science of Sleep: The Electronic Lullaby

In the age of access, it’s possible that Raymond Scott, Kraftwerk, and ARP may become as essential tools for infant soothing as “Rock-A-Bye Baby”.

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All Things Neu! Again: An Interview with Michael Rother

A veteran of three of Krautrock’s most influential bands – Kraftwerk, Neu! and Harmonia – Michael Rother talks about his lifelong search for innovative, non-blues-based music, his partnership with tortured visionary Klaus Dinger and the unexpected revival of all things Neu! again.

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Harmonia and Eno ‘76: Tracks and Traces

Not a whole lot of supergroups can boast this kind of willed civil synergy, but not a whole lot of supergroups called themselves Harmonia either.

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13 Oct 2009 // 11:14 AM

Last week Kraftwerk released a remastered discography of some of their most inspired albums: Autobahn, Radio-Activity, Trans Europe Express, The Man Machine, Computer World, Techno

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