Posts tagged "Kraftwerk"

Lou Reed and Kraftwerk Are Among the 2015 Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees

Lou Reed is being showered with well-deserved praise today. Just a few hours after he was announced as a Rock and Roll Hall of…
By: James Grebey / December 16, 2014

Green Day, Lou Reed, and Nine Inch Nails Nominated for Rock Hall of Fame

The nominees for next year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony are in, and Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, the late…
By: Brennan Carley / October 9, 2014

Moogfest 2014 Lineup: Kraftwerk, Chic, Giorgio Moroder, Darkstar, and More

Kraftwerk and Chic featuring Nile Rodgers will headline next year's Moogfest, which takes over a slew of venues across Asheville, North Carolina from…
By: Kyle McGovern / December 19, 2013

Grammys 2014: The Beatles and Kraftwerk Earn Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Beatles, Kraftwerk, and the Isley Brothers will all be honored with the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award early next year. The special, invite-only ceremony…
By: Kyle McGovern / December 12, 2013

Parquet Courts ‘Tally’ Their Favorite Things

Light Up Gold, a half-hour frenzy of wit and twentysomething problems, twitchy guitar hooks, and the occasional toy-flute solo, earned Parquet Courts a warm embrace…
By: Zara Golden / October 2, 2013

The 10 Best Things We Saw at Sonar 2013

For its 20th anniversary, Barcelona's Sónar festival made one significant change, moving from its customary daytime venue, a museum complex in the center of the…
By: Philip Sherburne / June 17, 2013

Kraftwerk Casually Confirm First New Album in 10 Years Is in the Works

Kraftwerk are planning to finally put out a new album. Ralf Hütter, band co-founder and the group's sole remaining original member, recently granted the Guardian a…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 12, 2013

Olympic-Sized Hoax? ‘Lost’ Krautrock Warm-Up Tapes Mysteriously Surface

As any runner can tell you, there's a fine art to selecting the right music to keep you going, mile after mile. As a result,…
By: Philip Sherburne / June 10, 2013

Roskilde’s Epic 2013 Lineup: Queens of the Stone Age, Rihanna, Sigur Ros, Kraftwerk

Denmark's epic Roskilde Festival will return later this year for nine days (June 29 to July 7) of musical performances from nearly 200 acts. The…
By: Kyle McGovern / April 19, 2013

Kraftwerk Win Bizarre Sampling Lawsuit in Germany: ‘Planet Rock’ for All

Afrika Bambaataa's "Planet Rock," the pioneering 1982 single that helped give birth to hip-hop and electro, was based on two Kraftwerk songs, but…
By: Marc Hogan / December 20, 2012

3D Kraftwerk to Headline Sonar’s 20th Anniversary in Barcelona

Barcelona's Sónar festival today announced the cities and dates for five separate events taking place in the first half of 2013, including the…
By: Philip Sherburne / November 28, 2012

N.W.A, Kraftwerk, Public Enemy Nominated for Rock Hall of Fame’s Class of 2013

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced this year's nominees, and the list offers the hopeful prospect of an increasingly ope…
By: Marc Hogan / October 4, 2012

We Are Also the Robots: 8 Essentials of Post-Kraftwerk Pop

Kraftwerk envisioned popular music's future. A future in which you didn't have to sweat much or get dirt under your finger-nails or master organic instrument…
By: Chuck Eddy / June 22, 2012

Kraftwerk Invade MoMA for Residency: Byte at the Museum

Face it, mensches: The concept of Teutonic technologists Kraftwerk performing eight live shows, each based on a single album, at New York's Museum of Moder…
By: Piotr Orlov / April 11, 2012

Reunited Make-Up May Play a Stateside Show

A few days ago, beloved D.C. punks the Make-Up announced they'll be reuniting for the first time in 12 years for London's All Tomorrow's Partie…
By: Devon Maloney / February 17, 2012

Kraftwerk Bringing Eight Full-Album Shows to NYC

In the wake of the Grammys' weirdo mashup salute to electronic music, Kraftwerk have returned to remind EDM-ers from whence they came: The Museum…
By: Devon Maloney / February 15, 2012

‘Drive': The Secrets to an Awesome Soundtrack

Drive, which opens today, stars Ryan Gosling as an unnamed stuntman/getaway driver who gets mixed up with mob, leaving him with no choice but to…
By: Aaron Hillis / September 16, 2011

Kraftwerk Co-Founder Leaves Band

Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider has officially announced his departure from the legendary German electro outfit he formed with Ralf Hütter in 1970 [via…
By: Melissa Goldstein / January 6, 2009

Wilco, Feist, Obama, and Others Donate Memorabilia

The 20th anniversary edition of the annual Rock for Kids Rock & Roll Charity Auction (set to take place December 5 at Chicago'…
By: Melissa Goldstein / November 4, 2008