Kraftwerk is the debut studio album by German electronic band Kraftwerk. It was released in Germany in 1970, and produced by Konrad "Conny" Plank. Chief Kraftwerk members Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider used two drummers during the recording of the album; Andreas Hohmann and Klaus Dinger. Their playing provides the music with a rock edge
Formerly known as Organisation, Kraftwerk debuted live as the trio of Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider-Esleben and Charly Weiss at the Tivoli Popfestival, Aachen on 11 July 1970. Klaus Dinger took over as drummer after that. Gigs between 26 December 1970 and 30 July 1971 omitted Hutter, with various line-ups including Michael Rother and others.
Kraftwerk is the first album by German electronic band Kraftwerk. It was released in November 1970, and produced by Conny Plank. Their playing provides the music with a rock edge.
10‘Kraftwerk’ (1970) Kraftwerk’s debut album barely exists. It’s been quietly ushered out of the official records by de facto leader Hütter and certainly won’t be making an appearance at the Turbine Hall anytime soon. It’s not tearing up any trees in the 31st century electronica stakes, but it’s still a fascinating record. More of a full band at this point, Kraftwerk are skirting around the edges of free jazz on ‘Ruckzuck’ – with Schneider mucking about on the flute, of all things, and not for the last time – and getting motorik on the epic ‘Stratovarius’
Всё Album Bootleg Compilation Demo EP Live Single Tribute Video. Поиск: Back to the page of Kraftwerk. Album, 1986, Elektra Records. 1. Boing Boom Tschak.
Got into Kraftwerk after listening to "Trans-Europe Express", and had to get the whole box after listening to "Autobahn". What I will speak to is the packaging itself. Second the packaging for the albums is pristine, with individual coverlets for each album with the front and back artwork preserved. Third, included are 8x8 booklets of artwork and lyrics to accompany each album. Don't expect liner notes, but just fun to look at while listening to each album.
Former Kraftwerk percussionist Karl Bartos features in the new issue of Uncut (February 2013, Take 189), out now, discussing the upcoming Kraftwerk retrospective shows in London, and his own new solo album, Off The Record. As a companion piece, here’s Ralf Hütter taking us through the high points of Kraftwerk’s discography in a fascinating ‘album by album’ from Uncut’s October 2009 issue (Take 149). He might have spent most of the past two decades cocooned in the Kubrickian perfectionism of his secret Kling Klang studio in Düsseldorf, but Kraftwerk’s Ralf Hütter is on unusually