Kraftwerk

Kraftwerk Future Music from Germany

eBook (27 Feb 2020) | English

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Synopsis

The story of the phenomenon that is Kraftwerk, and how they revolutionised our cultural landscape

'We are not artists nor musicians. We are workers.' Ignoring nearly all rock traditions, expermenting in near-total secrecy in their Düsseldorf studio, Kraftwerk fused sound and technology, graphic design and performance, modernist Bauhaus aesthetics and Rhineland industrialisation - even human and machine - to change the course of modern music. This is the story of Kraftwerk the cultural phenomenon, who turned electronic music into avant-garde concept art and created the soundtrack to our digital age.

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Penguin Books

Penguin Books

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Book information

ISBN: 9780241320556
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 782.421660922
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Weight: -1g