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Feb 8 2013

Kraftweek 3 – Kraftwerk Kover Kollection 8

Volume 8 already (with enough saved for vol. 9 too)! This hour long mix has a bit of an angle over previous ones as I saved a lot of jazz, acoustic and piano versions for this and left out most of the electronic side.

Save for some timely skits that comment on the ticketing fiascos surrounding recent gigs, most of the music here is more organic than synthetic but shows how easily adaptable the songs are across genres. A Bollywood version ofMan Machine’, ‘The Model’ played on church bells, sung by a choir and covered by comedian Adrian Edmondson are just some of the delights in this edition.

I probably say this every time but this is one of my favourite mixes, it was a bugger to put together but some of the versions are just incredible. ‘Neon Lights’ played on a music box, the jazz versions of ‘Spacelab’, ‘Man Machine’ and ‘The Telephone Call’ by Mensch Maschine and the insane piano version of ‘Electric Café’. Whilst adapting the cover art I did a number of designs and thought it would be fun to see what ‘retro’ and ‘updated’ versions would be like so here’s a Kover cover that conforms to ‘Der Katalog’ too.

Posted on Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 1:00 pm under Kraftwerk, Solid Steel. You can follow these comments using the RSS feed. You can trackback from your own site or leave a comment below..

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  1. Excellent, really enjoyed the previous Krafwerk mixes : )

    Comment by David Pickett on February 8, 2013 at 5:36 pm

  2. [...] DJ Food hat anlässlich des 25jährigen Jubiläums der Solid Steel Radioshow (über das ich vor ein paar Wochen gebloggt hatte) und der Kraftwerk-Auftritte im Londoner Tate Modern-Museum einen neuen Teil seiner Kraftwerk Kover Kollection (über die ich schonmal vor einem Jahr gebloggt hatte) gespielt und online gestellt. Eine Stunde obskure Kraftwerk-Cover, you’re welcome. [...]

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