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14th December 2012

Kraftwerk listening party – The big easy

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Important things happen between Kraftwerk 2 and the next album. Florian got a haircut, and started wearing nice suits Ralf and Florian got neon signs Ralf bought a mini-moog   The kraftwerk traffic cone is still in use – as with the previous albums this is men at work, under construction. Kraftwerk are perhaps still…

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13th December 2012

Kraftwerk listening party – Processing to an end…

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1972’s Kraftwerk 2 album begins with the track King Klang. Industrial sounds echo into Kling-Klang with an approach taken to processing the organic instruments, production is key to sound. Gone are the live drummers, replaced by mechanical rhythm machines, and a minimal more ordered approach bring the volume lower. It’s definitely Kraftwerk, in the beautiful tones…

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10th December 2012

Kraftwerk listening party – What’s in a name?

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From the unorganized power of Organisation emerged the organised Kraftwerk – literally translated meaning Power Station (no relation to the Robert Palmer / Duran Duran supergroup). Ruckzuck opens the first Kraftwerk album as a statement of intent. Unrelenting rhythms drive the song forward but this time the freak-out is more machine-like. Stuttering patterns echo the…

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6th December 2012

Kraftwerk listening party – Tone Float

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“Dear Kraftwerk, I’m quite good with Vocoders & Electronics, like dressing up like a robot & know all of your songs by heart, just in case.” Disastronaut – 8:11 PM Jan 7th 2009, from web The message had come through. Florian Schneider, the co-founder of Kraftwerk had left the band. Since the mid 1980s Kraftwerk…

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