The Man-Machine (Kling Klang, 1978)
Last month, I had the immense pleasure to go see Kraftwerk bring their 3D tour to the Hollywood Bowl. 751 more words
When I first listened to Kraftwerk’s album The Man Machine, an unnerving X-factor seemed to grip my mind and put me ill at ease. (“Once upon a midnight dreary…”) I was initially unable to pin down what made me uneasy about the songs, but eventually I realized that it was the lyrics: those cold, purely expository verses unencumbered by personal moral judgment. 658 more words
Kraftwerk fans on the hunt for tickets to their 2017 UK tour were left bemused by an automated message asking to confirm they were ‘not a robot’. 636 more words
Several new gigs have been announced today including Bleeding Heart Pigeons, Elbow, the Gloaming and more.