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Unprecedented Demand For Kraftwerk Tickets Crashes The Tate Modern Website

The Tate Modern’s servers have crashed and scores of Kraftwerk fans are furious. This is the aftermath of tickets for the legendary electronic act’s upcoming shows going on sale. Kraftwerk are scheduled to perform four...

Kraftwerk Fans Crash Website In Rush To Buy Gig Tickets

Eager Kraftwerk fans have crashed an art gallery's website after an overwhelming rush to buy tickets for the band's retrospective gigs in London.The Model hitmakers are set to perform their eight albums on consecutive nights...

Kraftwerk Land London Residency

German electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk have signed up for an eight-night residency in the U.K. next year (13).The Tour de France hitmakers will perform their eight albums on consecutive nights as part of an innovative...

Frohlocken! Kraftwerk To Play Their Albums At Londons' Tate Modern Gallery

In a feat of mild hypocrisy, we found ourselves pretty excited indeed to discover the news that German electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk are to perform all eight of their seminal albums on consecutive nights in...

15 Nominees Up For The 2013 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: A Look At The Candidates

There have been no less than 15 nominees put up for a spot in the 2013 class of the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, including some real heavyweights -as you'd expect - like Rush,...

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: Public Enemy Head Eclectic List Of Nominees

Public Enemy may not be the first band that you think of when you think of the phrase ‘rock n roll’ but the ground-breaking hip-hop group have been nominated as one of 2013’s potential inductees...

Deep Purple, N.w.a And Procol Harum Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2013

Deep Purple, N.W.A and Procol Harum are nominated for induction to the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame.The acts - along with 12 others - have been shortlisted for inclusion in the Hall of Fame,...

Kraftwerk To Stage 3d Shows In New York

German electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk are to perform their eight albums one night after the other as part of a 3D spectacle at the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan, New York in April (12).The...

Labrinth's Classical-electro-punk Single

Labrinth's new single is inspired by classical music and electro punk.The singer and songwriter said the inspiration behind his third release, 'Last Time', draws influence from unlikely sources which he heard while flicking through the...

The Prodigy Voted Best Dance Act Of All Time

The Prodigy have been voted the best dance act of all time. The 'Firestarter' group beat Daft Punk to claim the top spot in the poll, by dance music publication Mixmag, although they only won...

Mark Ronson's Krafty Tour

Mark Ronson wants his tour to be "somewhere between Kraftwerk and James Brown". The producer has just made his third album - 'Record Collection', under the name Mark Ronson and The Business International - and...

Kraftwerk Gets Dre's Creative Juices Flowing

Hip-hop legend DR. DRE has been turning to 1970s electronica pioneers KRAFTWERK for inspiration as he completes work on his long-awaited album DETOX.The rap icon is putting the finishing touches on the follow-up to 1999...

Kraftwerk Won't Quit

German electropop pioneers KRAFTWERK are refusing to retire as they approach their 40th anniversary next year (10), insisting they love music too much to quit.The German band were rocked last year (08) by the departure...

Forever Young Kraftwerk

Kraftwerk are recording a new album.The 'Model' hitmakers insist they are not worried about getting older and have no plans to stop making music in the foreseeable future.When asked if he plans to make a...

Kraftwerk Return To The Studio Without Co-founder Schneider

Electronic pop pioneers KRAFTWERK are set to return to the studio over Christmas (09) to record their first album without co-founder FLORIAN SCHNEIDER, who quit last year (08).The new project will be the Robots hitmakers...

Massive Attack And Kraftwerk To Headline Bestival

British legends Massive Attack and electronica greats Kraftwerk are to headline this year's Bestival, it has been announced.The Unfinished Sympathy stars will headline the Isle of Wight event on Friday September 11th with Kraftwerk's Saturday...

By on 27 February 2009

Kraftwerk Co-founder Schneider Quits Band

Electronic pop pioneers KRAFTWERK's co-founder FLORIAN SCHNEIDER has quit the legendary German band after 38 years. Schneider's departure was confirmed on the group's official website on Monday (05Jan09). There was no reason given. The star...

Kraftwerk + Radiohead Hit The Road

Electronic pop pioneers KRAFTWERK will support RADIOHEAD on the British group's upcoming South American tour. Ralf Hutter, the founding member of the German hitmakers, will hit the road with Stefan Pfaffe, Fritz Hilpert and Henning...

Kraftwerk Lose Legal Battle

German synth-pop pioneers KRAFTWERK have lost the latest round of their copyright battle against a rap producer who sampled two seconds of their METAL ON METAL track. A state court in Hamburg ruled that Moses...

Hot Chip Remix Kraftwerk

UK electro specialists Hot Chip have been chosen to remix two Kraftwerk tracks as part of a special release.Aerodynamik and La Fame, both of which were included on Kraftwerk's Tour De France Soundtracks' album, have...

By on 06 August 2007

Coldplay Reassure Fans With New Album

COLDPLAY have quashed speculation they are on the brink of splitting by revealing details of a new "edgier" album. The band - who warned at the Brit Awards earlier this month (15FEB06) "People are...

Kraftwerk Destroy Lift Music

German electro-pop pioneers KRAFTWERK once employed an engineer who used to slash the cables pumping 'muzak' into elevators. The AUTOBAHN hitmakers despised the sound of airy pseudoclassical renditions of popular classics and so took...

Hutter Prefers Silence To Music

KRAFTWERK frontman RALF HUTTER refuses to put on music at home, because he prefers to listen to the imaginary tunes in his head. The AUTOBAHN star insists on silence in order to fuel his...

Kraftwerk Thank Bowie

German rockers KRAFTWERK credit DAVID BOWIE with their success in Britain and America because without the eccentric rocker's championing, they would never have entered the mainstream arena. Frontman RALF HUTTER is eternally grateful for...

Coldplay: 'We Stole Elbow's Sound'

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN has admitted the song FIX YOU on the group's new album is a copy of ELBOW's track GRACE UNDER PRESSURE. The CLOCKS group has already confessed their new disc X+Y...

Coldplay Track Influenced By Kraftwerk

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN was inspired by German 1970s electronic pioneers KRAFTWERK when he composed the band's new album X+Y. The YELLOW singer confesses he is hooked on the legend's unique melodies - and...

Coldplay Album Chaos

COLDPLAY infuriated their record label by insisting on re-recording a track - despite the fact they officially finished their forthcoming album X+Y last month (FEB05). The band's frontman CHRIS MARTIN decided the original recording...

Williams Kills Himself Off

Pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS will end his pop career - to make menacing electronic tracks under the name of PURE FRANCIS. The SHE'S THE ONE singer wants to "kill off Robbie Williams" because he...

Martin: New Coldplay Album Influenced By Rap

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN has promised the band's next album will surprise fans - because it's influenced by hip-hop star JAY-Z and experimental German outfit KRAFTWERK. And the CLOCKS singer - who grew up...

Sparta Singer Pays Tribute To The Pixies

SPARTA frontman FRED WARD was left speechless at the COACHELLA FESTIVAL this weekend (01MAY04) - when he finally saw his idols THE PIXIES perform. The rocker was just 12 when the group released classic...

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