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  1. 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 ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Carl Craig, Detroit techno's finest

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 12:02am by Oliver Clasper

    ... Herbie Hancock, Kraftwerk and James Brown, along with a range of hip hop and Italo-disco. Before long he had picked up a guitar and his first synthesiser, a Prophet 600, and by the time he had ... into Kraftwerk, and we were so into Prince, but we didn't want to go to Minneapolis. We wanted to go to Germany." Craig's musical journey ended up taking him a lot further than just ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am

    ... for the meeting, amid lingering territorial rows with the host country. Environment ministers Nobuteru Ishihara and Yoon Seong-kyu will attend for Japan and South Korea respectively.   Kraftwerk add a new dimension Electronica of the 1970s and '80s takes centre stage tonight, with German masters Kraftwerk bringing their 3-D show to Kitec in Kowloon Bay. One of the most influential bands ...

  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, ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Frank Gehry outlines how he made a dramatic Paris art museum for LVMH

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 10:53am by Victoria Finlay

    ... There will also be a recital by Chinese pianist Lang Lang on October 28, and a series of concerts by electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk in November. Louis Vuitton Foundation for Creation, 8 Avenue du ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Music was DJ Joachim Garraud's first love

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by Ollie Clasper

    ... Terrence Choi Classically trained DJ Joachim Garraud knows how to get the party started, writes Terrence Choi But wait, there's more Hot on the heels of Kraftwerk's recent 3-D ... "had some amazing records". The young Joachim immersed himself in the likes of Herbie Hancock and the jazz fusion groups and moved on to Kraftwerk and electro pioneer Jean Michel Jarre. ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Fuji Rock gives lesser-known bands a stage

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:28am by James Moore

    ... to label and her voice is a combination of Bjork, Kraftwerk and The White Stripes. Then it's time to head back to the Green Stage for the big boys. I can't resist seeing Blur frontman ...

  9. Alok Leung, experimental sound artist, A Roller Control band member, owner of Lona Records

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Hamish Mckenzie

    ... with his top lyrical form. 'When the bombs began to fall, I didn't do it for the roses,' Brown quips. 3. Castles in the Snow- Twin Shadow It's like early Bowie and Kraftwerk ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    New SCMP magazine 48 Hours to help you plan weekend fun

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am

    ... their childhoods and reveal how they like to spend their weekends.  We interview Spanish chef Ferran Adria, of elBulli fame, talk to pioneering German electronic band Kraftwerk ahead of their 3-D concert, ...




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