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Germany’s highest court on Tuesday ruled against Kraftwerk in a case that pitted the samplers against the sampled. The ruling overturns a ban on the sale of the song Nur mir (Only to me), by music producer Moses Pelham and rapper Sabrina Setlur, which makes use of a sample from Kraftwerk’s Metal On Metal, from Trans-Europe Express. Germany’s Deutsche Welle reports:
Kraftwerk has announced 9 new US 3D concert dates for this fall. It already had a headlining 5/28 Movement Detroit performance scheduled. This is joined by a series of 3D concerts, tightly scheduled between Sept 3-18, 2016.
At Superbooth 16, SchneidersLaden founder & SuperBooth creator Herr Schneider led this discussion with Kraftwerk’s Florian Schneider & Nik Nowak.
Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via Andrew Westphal, is a music video for the Andrew and Hudson cover of The Robots by Kraftwerk. Andrew & Hudson is a duo, made up of Westphal and his son.
Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via sounduk, captures a live performance of Radioland, part of a 40th-anniversary retrospective of the Kraftwerk album, Radioactivity.
Kraftwerk has announced dates for a North American tour this fall, Sept 16-Oct 09. Kraftwerk will be bringing their 3D concert to two performances in Canada, followed by 10 US performances:
This video captures a studio performance of Kraftwerk’s Radioactivity, by Miguel Fernandes, aka starshipfive. He notes, “I like very much Kraftwerk and, searching on Youtube, I only viewed only a few (but good) covers. So, i decided to make my own cover.”