Kraftwerk’s first recorded concert was in 1970, according to this YouTube page. Here they are, decades before their time, awakening an audience whose reaction to the German electronic band runs the gamut from boredom, befuddlement and suspicion to grooving delight and rapturous laughter.
Shame that this never made it to prime time. Ralf And Florian sure beats Bosom Buddies. (Paul Thorpe) (Yes, it’s a parody.)
In 1975, Kraftwerk, during their first tour of the United States, appeared on the musical variety show The Midnight Special. They performed “Autobahn.”
In 1979, Roger Mainwood, just out of the Royal College of Art, created this wonderfully trippy animation for Kraftwerk’s “Autobahn.” It was a commission from the band’s record company but Kraftwerk had no input on the film, and Mainwood says he’s unsure if they even saw it. The fan site KraftwerkOnline tracked down Mainwood and […]
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As this tumultuous year draws to a close, you’ll probably want to use the holidays as an excuse for gluttonous hedonism. But instead of totally losing yourself to various seasonal greetings, you could get a head start on some professional development for 2018. Here’s 5 skills that will definitely boost your career in the next […]