German electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk will play eight 3-D concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall, March 18-21, 2014 to launch the LA Phil’s Minimalist Jukebox Festival. These will be their first L.A. dates since 2005.
They will perform eight of their albums, spread across eight performances.
KRAFTWERK – THE CATALOGUE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 is a chronological exploration of their work. Starting with Autobahn, each performance will cover one of Kraftwerk’s studio albums in full and in order of their release: Continue reading
Hacker/inventor Tom Zimmerman created Project: Autobahn, a generative music system that creates music based on an automobile’s control sensors. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: In this video, cuckoo covers Kraftwerk’s Pocket Calculator on Stylophone S2 + Teenage Engineering OP1: Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s a live cover of Kraftwerk’s The Model (Das Model), via starshipfive.
Technical details below. Continue reading
Here’s the official music video for the new Karl Bartos (ex-Kraftwerk) single, Atomium.
Atomium comes from Bartos’ new album, Off The Record. Continue reading
Scottish synthesist Andy Hagerty made this video for his cover of the Kraftwerk classic, Neon Lights.
“Robots, Daleks, Knightrider, and a Ghost from PacMan,” notes Hagerty. “What is there not to like about this video?”