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  1. Outtakes

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... Kraftwerk's heart scare This week's appearance by German electro pioneers Kraftwerk created quite a buzz of anticipation across town. But last week many pulses were set racing when it appeared ... suffered a suspected heart attack just hours before they were due on stage. Hilpert spent the night in hospital, but was given a clean bill of health the next day, allowing Kraftwerk to travel ...

  2. The Whip

    Posted May 18th 2008, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... the fact that they are a guitar band. But what is more, they use synths so heavily that their sound has been compared to German synth giants Kraftwerk. Their combination of sounds should place ...

  3. Tickets to electronic music godfathers Kraftwerk on sale next week

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. It's probably the oddest oldies concert of the year. Promoter Live Nation has booked reclusive German synth outfit Kraftwerk for December 5 at the AsiaWorld-Arena. For those of you too young to recall techno even as a dance genre, Kraftwerk began in the 1970s as an experimental band generating computer music. ...

  4. From the vault: 1974

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... Adam Wright Autobahn Kraftwerk (Philips) Kraftwerk- widely known today as the godfathers of electronic music- arrived on the scene back in 1974 with their groundbreaking album Autobahn. ... a perfect example of the Kraftwerk manifesto: lyrics dealing with technology and movement, plus soaring, minimal melodies, layed over the classic Krautrock motorik beat- a metronomic rhythm ...

  5. Rise of the robots

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... Kraftwerk's frontman opens up to Adam Wright about his three loves- tunes, technology and transport Ralf Hutter sounds pretty cheerful as he tinkers away in his studio in Dusseldorf on a chilly October morning, which he's been doing for the best part of four decades since co-founding pioneering German electronic outfit Kraftwerk. Kraftwerk's Kling Klang studio ...

  6. ALBUM (1974)

    Posted Nov 30th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Warboys

    ... Alan Warboys Kraftwerk Autobahn (EMI) It was 1974. Glam rock was in its pomp and punk was about to dawn. Yet something far more influential was happening, far from Britain and the US, ... drum rhythms. Kraftwerk, formed in 1970, decided to mostly ditch guitars and traditional instruments and hone a new sound unlike anything heard before. The resulting five-track album, Autobahn, ...

  7. A Roller Control

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Warboys

    ... legends such as Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Kraftwerk, Joy Division, Gang of Four and Devo. 'I want to make beats like 80s electro and synth-pop sounds like my 2002 debut album ...

  8. Outtakes

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... Chai's Renaissance Harbour View Hotel. Tickets are HK$220, or HK$280 on the door. Better late than never Although Kraftwerk will be stealing the show next Friday night, an enterprising bunch ...

  9. Band of brothers

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... Venetian Snares, Aphex Twins, Radiohead, Kraftwerk, The Chemical Brothers, Danny Elfman Favourite Modern Children song: Map Dealers- my composition, which the band takes to another level Kenneth ...

  10. Leader of the pack

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Natasha Stokes

    ... had released the piano-led techno anthem Strings of Life. Inimitably articulate, May described the genre as 'George Clinton and Kraftwerk stuck in an elevator with only a synth to play ...




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