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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. 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 ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    The summer music season heralds some of the best live rock action in Asia

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:56pm by NEIL WESTERN

    ... and easier to reach is Summer Sonic, held in Tokyo and Osaka with acts alternating days between the two venues. Arctic Monkeys, Kraftwerk and Megadeth are among the headliners, along with Queen ...

  6. 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, ...

  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. 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 ...

  9. 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, ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs

    Plan this

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am

    ... central coast. We visit Unesco heritage site Hoi An during the full moon lantern festival, when the authorities turn off the electricity and the town is lit only by candles.   HEAR Kraftwerk ...




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