The Vako Orchestron is a rare and bizarre sample playback keyboard that was a key part of Kraftwerk’s iconic sound. … Read More The Vako Orchestron – Kraftwerk’s Secret Weapon
The Toa Mata Band features LEGO Bionicle figures that have been modified to be used as musical robots. … Read More LEGO Robots Cover Kraftwerk
That’s the question raised by the announcement of this year’s nominees…… Read More Does Kraftwerk Belong In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame?
Reader Arjen de Vreede let us know about his new music video with bFake, Kraftwerk’s Vocoder, which is an ode to – you guessed it – Kraftwerk’s vocoder. … Read More Kraftwerk’s Vocoder
This video captures a live performance by No Se Asuste of their version of Kraftwerk’s Wir Sind die Roboter.
The festival will feature Wolfgang Flur (Ex-Kraftwerk), Andy McCluskey (OMD) and DJ Rusty Egan (whose Blitz Club started the New Romantic movement).… Read More The Seventh Wave Festival Of Electronic Music Coming To Birmingham Nov 10-13
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.