Kraftwerk
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1970
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Kraftwerk

Kraftwerk Biography (Wikipedia)

Kraftwerk (, lit. "power station") is a German band formed in Düsseldorf in 1970 by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider. Widely considered to be innovators and pioneers of electronic music, they were among the first successful acts to popularize the genre. The group began as part of West Germany's experimental krautrock scene in the early 1970s before fully embracing electronic instrumentation, including synthesizers, drum machines, vocoders, and home-made experimental musical instruments. On commercially successful albums such as Autobahn (1974), Trans-Europe Express (1977), and The Man-Machine (1978), Kraftwerk developed a self-described "robot pop" style that combined electronic music with pop melodies, sparse arrangements, and repetitive rhythms, while adopting a stylized image including matching suits.

The band’s work would exert a lasting and profound influence across many genres of modern music, including synthpop, hip hop, post-punk, techno, ambient, and club music, and inspired a wide and diverse range of artists. According to The Observer, "no other band since the Beatles has given so much to pop culture." Following the release of Electric Café (1986), member Wolfgang Flür left the group in 1987. Founding member Schneider departed in 2008. In 2014, the Recording Academy honored Kraftwerk with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Their latest album 3-D The Catalogue was released in 2017. As of 2019, the remaining members of the band continue to tour.

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The Model
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The Model
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The Robots
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The Robots
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Abzug
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Abzug
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The Telephone Call
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The Telephone Call
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Ruckzuck
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Ruckzuck
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Neon Lights (Edit)
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Neon Lights (Edit)
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Trans-Europe Express
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Trans-Europe Express
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Kometenmelodie 2
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Kometenmelodie 2
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Numbers
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Numbers
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Neon Lights - 3-D
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Neon Lights - 3-D
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Expo 2000 ( Orbital Mix )
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Expo 2000 ( Orbital Mix )
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Autobahn 3-D
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Autobahn 3-D
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Computer World
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Computer World
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Europe Endless (Europa Endlos)
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Europe Endless (Europa Endlos)
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Radioactivity (1788-L Remix)
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Radioactivity (1788-L Remix)
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Autobahn
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Autobahn
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Radioland
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Radioland
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Upcoming Events

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Jul
2019
Kraftwerk, Van Morrison, Aloe Blacc, Thievery Corporation, Mavis Staples, Gilberto Gil, Maceo Parker, Gentleman's Dub Club, Janet Kay, Ramp, Stone Foundation, Carroll Thompson, Monday Michiru and Saluting the Black President
Unknown venue, London, UK
18
Jul
2019
Kraftwerk, New Order, Hot Chip, Jon Hopkins, TOKiMONSTA, The Go! Team, John Grant, Anna Calvi, 808 State, Kate Tempest, Gruff Rhys, GoGo Penguin, DJ Food, Elder Island, Omar Souleyman, Kelly Lee Owens, Ibibio Sound Machine, Juniore, She Drew The Gun, The Physics House Band, Du Blonde, The Lucid Dream, TVAM, Les Amazones d’Afrique, Hallé Orchestra, Blanket, Gabe Gurnsey, audiobooks, Mark Radcliffe, Kinkajous, Dj Paulette, Maxine Peake, Henge, Tony Njoku, K Á R Y Y N, Caoilfhionn Rose, Kayla Painter, la discotheque, Meteor musik, Scalping, Sunda Arc, Grimm Twins, Katbrownsugar, Hello Cosmos, JOHN LEATHER'S TARANTINO DISCO, Jade Parker and Yang (France)
Jodrell Bank, Stoke On Trent, UK
19
Jul
2019
Kraftwerk, New Order, Hot Chip, Jon Hopkins, TOKiMONSTA, The Go! Team, John Grant, Anna Calvi, 808 State, Kate Tempest, Gruff Rhys, GoGo Penguin, DJ Food, Elder Island, Omar Souleyman, Kelly Lee Owens, Ibibio Sound Machine, Juniore, She Drew The Gun, Les Amazones d’Afrique, Hallé Orchestra and Gabe Gurnsey
Jodrell Bank, Stoke On Trent, UK
20
Jul
2019
Kraftwerk, New Order, Hot Chip, Jon Hopkins, TOKiMONSTA, The Go! Team, John Grant, Anna Calvi, 808 State, Kate Tempest, Gruff Rhys, GoGo Penguin, DJ Food, Elder Island, Omar Souleyman, Kelly Lee Owens, Ibibio Sound Machine, Juniore, She Drew The Gun, Les Amazones d’Afrique, Hallé Orchestra and Gabe Gurnsey
Jodrell Bank, Stoke On Trent, UK
20
Jul
2019
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Jodrell Bank, Stoke On Trent, UK

Past BBC Events

6 Music at Latitude: 2013
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Henham Park, Suffolk
2013-07-20T12:54:51
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Jul
2013
6 Music at Latitude: 2013

6 Music at Latitude: 2013

Henham Park, Suffolk

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