THE KINGS OF KRAFTWERKFebruary 15, 2013
The word on everyones lips is Kraftwerk, and for good reason to! Throughout the past week the electronic giants have been showcasing their entire life’s work Tate Modern’s famous Turbine Hall.
Who the hell are Kraftwerk? Shame on you, luckily you can fill yourself in with 40 years worth electronic music history HERE (We’re not teachers ya’nar mean?)
The performance can boast more than just music, with the German giants adopting a more visual interpretation to the show. 3D effects, original artwork, and not a audio cable in sight. We can imagine the experience would be amazingly surreal. Here’s some words from Chris Dercon, Director at Tate Modern…
“As a former power station, Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall is an ideal venue for Kraftwerk’s explorations of technology, energy and rhythm. Bringing together music, video and performance, these events will be true gesamtkunstwerk – a total work of art.” – Chris Dercon
Squeezing 40 years of pioneering electronic music into eight shows is one helluva accomplishment, it’s no wonder tickets sold out fast. We never managed to get down to see it ourselves, so we can only imagine a diverse crowd, filled with die hard fans from across the generations.
Trans Europe Express (1977)
The Man-Machine (1978)
Computer World (1981)
Techno Pop (1986)
The Mix (1991)
Tour de France (2003)
Did you make the show? Tell us all about it in the comments below.