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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEW

    Arts review: Kraftwerk, Hong Kong Eye

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... Kraftwerk Kitec, Kowloon Bay, Reviewed: May 4 For a band whose reputation was built around reclusiveness, the music world has been seeing an awful lot of Kraftwerk lately. In the absence ... and concert halls worldwide. And so, after a 2008 performance at AsiaWorld-Expo, the band returned to Hong Kong with a scaled-down greatest hits performance on Saturday night. One reason Kraftwerk ...

  2. Kraftwerk

    Posted Sep 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks (EMI) Hutter, Schneider, Hijpert, Schmitz. Hutter, Schneider, Hijpert, Schmitz. Read it aloud. Speed it up. Sound like the grunting monotony of Lycra-throttled cycle fanatics pedal-pumping in unison? Welcome to Kraftwerk. So, an album by a group of 1970s German electro-freaks eulogising the pant and piston-legs of the Tour De France. In 2003? Eh? ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Six degrees

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the ages, finding perhaps its most unlikely form in the shape of a musical tribute, on the album Trans-Europe Express, from German knob-twiddling pioneers Kraftwerk... The source material for about half of all electronic music since, Kraftwerk are also an acknowledged influence on everyone from U2 and Franz Ferdinand to David Bowie, whose composition V-2 Schneider, from the 1977 album ...

  6. ALBUM (1986)

    Posted Nov 07th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... a big hit in Europe. It's unsurprising that continent was receptive- they had heard the sound before. While Bambaataa freely admitted being inspired by Kraftwerk, the German electronica pioneers weren't happy that he had borrowed the melody from their track Trans Europe Express and the percussion from Numbers as key elements in the Planet Rock single. Kraftwerk sued, ...

  7. Electro-pop with depth

    Posted Jun 04th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... By Lilian Goh Fundamental, as the title suggests, sees English electronic pop duo Pet Shop Boys return to their roots. The first track, Psychological, is a minimal synth- and bass-heavy track reminiscent of Kraftwerk. It functions like a prologue to the 12-track album. The Sodom and Gomorrah Show livens up the pace with its banging beats. It takes the theme of a variety show ...

  8. Outtakes

    Posted May 25th 2006, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... with electro shows no signs of cooling. One upcoming show that's creating a huge buzz is the expected appearance of former Kraftwerk member Karl Bartos. Kraftwerk shouldn't need any ...

  9. Hot Chip

    Posted Jul 16th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Hot Chip The Warning (EMI) In today's musical landscape, left- field British art-pop inevitably means po-faced foursomes emitting angular guitar lines and surreal lyrics. The essence is still much the same: you need to rock out, albeit in a more sophisticated manner. Enter Hot Chip. A mixture of Kraftwerk, Prince and Pet Shop Boys, the band stand out like ...

  10. Satellite brings a new space oddity

    Posted Sep 10th 2003, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... by former DJ Anne Roberts from Taikoo Shing - asking him whether rumours he wanted to team up with electronic band Kraftwerk were true. 'If the right opportunity arose,' was his answer. ...




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