Archive for the ‘Kraftwerk’ Category
By now, the word is out, there are limited ‘returns’ tickets on the door of the Tate and, if you’re prepared to stand in the cold for an hour or two and queue, you have a good chance of scoring one for the shows left. That’s all well and good if you live in London [...]
These brilliant charicatures of Kraftwerk were done by Nicolas Villeminot and feature, among many more, on his Deviant Art page.
The piece below was written for Clash Magazine who are running articles during the London concerts Kraftwerk are playing at the Tate Modern. I was among several other artists asked to choose my favourite album of theirs and write about it. Kraftwerk appeared in my life at the beginning of 1982* when ‘The Model’ scored [...]
I found this on the web recently – a Record Mirror cover from 1978 featuring Kraftwerk by Andy Johnson. Some may know Andy by his other pen name: Andy Dog, he’s also the brother of Matt Johnson (The The). He had this to say about it: “Blimey, what a find! Yes that is one of [...]
My favourite member of the group used to be Karl with his impish good looks and funky drumbeats, but over time I’ve come to appreciate Florian Schneider because of his mysteriousness and obvious sense of humour. Both he and Ralf Hutter have come across as cold and humourless in recent years because of the minimal [...]