Tagged: Düsseldorf

Kraftwerk and the electronic revolution

As innovative as they are influential, Kraftwerk‘s contribution to the development of electronic music since their formation in 1970 remains unsurpassed. Having inspired everyone from Bowie to Coldplay, Siouxsie to Radiohead, this bizarre collective...

Die Mensch-Maschine

The Man-Machine is closer to the sound and style that would define early new wave electro-pop — less minimalistic in its arrangements and more complex and danceable in its underlying rhythms. Like its predecessor,...

Autobahn

Kraftwerk was formed in 1970 by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider in Düsseldorf. The signature Kraftwerk sound combines driving, repetitive rhythms with catchy melodies, mainly following a Western classical style of harmony, with a...