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  1. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/657495/tickets-electronic-music-godfathers-kraftwerk-sale-next-week
  2. Kraftwerk

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... David Watkins Kraftwerk Minimum-Maximum (EMI) The crystalline brilliance of this music is immediately obvious: the purity of Kraftwerk's sound is unrivalled. The live element ... to U2's live set, while Coldplay pilfered Computer Love (shamefully absent here) for the standout track on X&Y. Why is it so good? Perhaps it's the fact that, 36 years on, Kraftwerk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/507701/kraftwerk
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645883/vault-1974
  4. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/661954/album-1974
  5. Six degrees

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 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 Heroes, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/993654/six-degrees

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