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Kraftwerk Reboots in 3-D
Friday’s first set screened a three-hour extravaganza
" was a miracle that ultra-reclusive German sonic scientists Kraftwerk made their way to Bass Concert Hall on Friday..."

Sept. 28, 2015 Music Post by Tim Stegall

Twenty Percent Kraftwerk
"...Directed by: Various. Twenty Percent Kraftwerk is a collection of “fascinating celluloid detritus in the..."

July 12, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

An Arc of Crystal Clarity
Rob chats with Gavin Russom and Viva Ruiz of the Crystal Ark
"...set this Saturday we spoke via Skype of telenovelas, Kraftwerk, and the body's connection to dance...."

Jan. 10, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

Better Living Through Circuitry
"...with Wolfgang Flur of the seminal German electronic outfit Kraftwerk, legendary New York DJ Frankie Bones, and electronica artist..."

July 21, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fun Fun Fun Q&A: Afrika Bambaataa
Hip-hop pioneer predicts Martians breakdancing to “Planet Rock”
"...AC: Kraftwerk played in Austin last month. I bet a lot..."

Nov. 5, 2015 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

Gay Place: Computer Love
The robots come to town and teach us a li'l history
"...KRAFTWERK 3D CONCERT The glorious denizens of the 'bahn (Auto,..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Short Cuts
Cinemaker gets jiggy wit it.
"...Go. Now… Finally, last week's notice regarding the 20% Kraftwerk collection of rare vintage 16mm film prints (including --..."

July 13, 2001 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Short Cuts
To auteur or not to auteur, a fabulous gay movie awards ceremony, kraut-rock!, and now boarding for Lonesome Dove.
"...the time. But when it comes to Teutonic techno-popsters Kraftwerk, it's best to plan in advance, if only to..."

June 29, 2001 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Rock en Tijuana
The border city of Tijuana gives birth to the bastard genre of Norteño and Electronica, Nortec.
" They also want to have fun.The Sons of Kraftwerk Ramon Bostich, a somewhat shy dentist with four kids,..."

Nov. 3, 2000 Music Feature by Melissa Sattley

Max Richter Puts SXSW to Sleep
UK classicist previews his eight-hour SXSW debut
"...AC: How did a band like Kraftwerk influence your music?..."

March 9, 2018 SXSW Post by Dan Gentile

Retro-Futurists Reshape Austin Music
Half-a-dozen rising stars of local electro
"," mislabeled as a trend by those who considered Kraftwerk, Eighties New Wave, and even Brian Eno's dense works..."

July 1, 2016 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Between Ships and Static
The "grandfather of Austin's avant-garde," Rick Reed, only don't call him that!
"...everywhere, but once you listen to the first few Kraftwerk records, how is punk rock radical? It sounded really..."

May 20, 2016 Music Feature by Conor Walker

How to Wreck a Nice Beach: The Vocoder From World War II to Hip-Hop, the Machine Speaks
Before babies could talk in TV commercials, there was World War II code-breaking technology
"...vocoder, falling into the hands of JFK, Afrika Bambaataa, Kraftwerk, and Vincent Price. It's a thick slab, but one..."

June 11, 2010 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

Thursday Showcase Picks
SXSW Music Fest preview guide
"...Digital Leather (Sean Foree), a rare electronic Goner, synthesizes Kraftwerk and Gary Numan in an Applebee's bathroom. He's spawned..."

March 16, 2007 Music Feature

Kickin' Out the Jams
"...the Clash, Elvis Costello & the Attractions, the Dells, Kraftwerk, Lynyrd Skynyrd, MC5, the Police, Righteous Brothers, Sex Pistols,..."

Oct. 11, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

"...the floor dance in a manner reminiscent of latter Kraftwerk. The nine-minute title track opus layers transcendental synths into..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Music Review by Alejandra Ramirez

Playback: White Denim Breaks Free
White Denim’s new LP Performance signals a new era of emancipation for Austin’s prog rockers, and Como Las Movies rides a nuevo wave
"...synth music became a big part of my life: Kraftwerk, the Human League, and the Cure's Disintegration."..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Music Review: China Night
The Fest’s global presence extends to attendees too
"...sounded like a bizarro version of Ralf & Florian-era Kraftwerk, minus the robotic precision. Harsh stylistic shifts made it..."

March 16, 2018 SXSW Post by Dan Gentile

The Brain Behind Ambient Trio Dallas Acid
Exploring the oscillators, envelope generators, and filters that create the band’s pastoral, spacey sound
"...Add a flute and it's a dead ringer for Kraftwerk. Melodies appear and dissipate, channeling Brian Eno's idea of..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Ichi Ni San Shi
"...A sonic journey reminiscent of Kraftwerk and Brian Eno – cerebral electronica, winding and peculiar,..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Music Review by Libby Webster

SXSW Music Live: Showtime Presents Nick Waterhouse, Grandmaster Flash
Waterhouse sets the stage, Flash torches it
"...Little was left uncovered, from the tech thump of Kraftwerk’s “Trans-Europe Express” to the disco flavors of Bee Gees’..."

March 16, 2017 SXSW Post by Kahron Spearman

Seven Local Acts to See at SXSW Music
"...musical scion Dylan Cameron, 31. "My favorite records were Kraftwerk's Computer World and Yellow Magic Orchestra's first record –..."

March 3, 2017 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Sunday Fun Fun Fun Fest Interviews
One of the founding fathers of hip-hop takes the Blue stage
"...time. James Brown will still definitely be in space. Kraftwerk will still be there, my stuff, and a couple..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Adreon Henry Weaves His Way into the WEST
We reckon vinyl has seldom been so damn lucky
"...uses, and these prints look cool enough, like maybe Kraftwerk would've used them for album covers back in the..."

May 13, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Levitation Live Shot: Survive
ATX’s Tangerine Dream in a sea of mud and fetid mulch
"...of anti-showmanship that their spiritual forebears like Faust and Kraftwerk relished, as the musicians themselves tended their instruments like..."

May 9, 2015 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

"...strategic synth parts with a Korg once used by Kraftwerk, bringing this compelling bank of atmospheric grooves full circle...."

May 8, 2015 Music Feature by Greg Beets

ACL Live Shot: Chromeo
Canadians create a live experience out of push-button music
"...come from a lineage dating back to Sun Ra, Kraftwerk, and Yellow Magic Orchestra, coming forward with Afrika Bambaataa’s..."

Oct. 6, 2014 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

DJ Shadow on Afrika Bambaataa
Sampling the godfather turntablist
"...absolute musts. Among those would be Trans-Europe Express by Kraftwerk, which he famously re-played to create “Planet Rock.” I..."

Sept. 11, 2014 Music Post by Abby Johnston

EDM: Etiquette to Dull the Masses
EDM bounds styles too astute for its vapid pursuits
"...In 1978, Kraftwerk’s Ralf Hütter penned EBM (Electronic Body Music) to describe..."

July 30, 2014 Music Post by Conor Walker

"...released El Baile Alemán, an album's worth of tongue-in-cheek Kraftwerk cha-chas. Good for a few laughs, but it lacked..."

July 11, 2014 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

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