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SATURDAY MATINÉE: Kraftwerk and the Electronic Revolution


Kraftwerk and the Electronic Revolution is our Saturday Matinée feature presentation.

Germans are known for their efficiency (amongst other things) and when it comes to music, they have pioneered in a number of genres including industrial music, krautrock and electronic music. The name that often comes into people’s heads when discussing Germany’s influence on music is of course Kraftwerk and their documentary Kraftwerk and the Electronic Revolution chronicles the history of the masters of krautrock. But their experience and impact wasn’t only felt in the comfort of their own home as Afrika Bambaataa observed their musical designs and implemented them into Planet Rock (with the Soulsonic Force), a landmark composition in hip hop and electro history. A must see for fans of Kraftwerk and music history.

Stream it below.