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With Kraftwerk, Florian Schneider Wrote The Future

Chuck Berry, James Brown, Kool Herc, Kraftwerk: It's not often you can so easily pinpoint the heralded originator of such a major component of popular…
Nate Patrin | May 7, 2020 - 10:15 am

Ultimate Playlist

20 Essential Krautrock Songs

This week, Stereogum are media partners at Berlin's intimate psych-rock festival Synästhesie. To celebrate, we're looking back on a pivotal, deeply influential genre from Germany.
Nate Patrin | November 13, 2019 - 11:43 am

Concert Review

Photos: Øyafestivalen 2013

In its 12th year, Øya Festival brought another diverse set of artists to Oslo's Medieval Park over four days last week. Among the performers were…
Stereogum | August 14, 2013 - 10:45 am

More Kraftwerk stories

Deerhoof Cover 43 Songs In 35 Minutes On Free Surprise Album Love-Lore

Deerhoof have released a dizzying new covers album called Love-Lore that finds the art-rock band covering 43 songs over the course of 35 minutes. The…
James Rettig | September 28, 2020 - 4:00 pm

Kraftwerk’s Florian Schneider Dead At 73

Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider has died at 73, as Billboard confirms.
James Rettig | May 6, 2020 - 11:30 am

Notorious B.I.G., Soundgarden, Dave Matthews, Whitney Houston Among First-Time Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

It's that time again! Once a year, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announces a list of 15 artists who may join next year's…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2019 - 9:20 am

Rage Against The Machine, Radiohead, Devo, The Cure Lead 2018 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nominations

It's time to start arguing again! The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame has announced this year's wave of nominations: 15 artists who will have…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2018 - 9:11 am

Astronaut Jams With Kraftwerk From Space

Kraftwerk welcomed a very special guest during their performance at Stuttgart's Jazz Open Festival yesterday: German astronaut Alexander Gerst, who's currently stationed hundreds of miles…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2018 - 4:46 pm

Kraftwerk Concert May Be Cancelled Because Of Buenos Aires’ Electronic Music Festival Ban

Earlier this year, Buenos Aires put a ban on electronic music shows (more specifically, concerts that use "synthesizers or samplers as their primary instrument") after…
James Rettig | November 10, 2016 - 10:53 am

Pearl Jam, 2Pac, Bad Brains Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

We recently had fun guessing who'd be nominated for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame this year, but now we can put an end…
Chris DeVille | October 18, 2016 - 8:45 am

Solange Shares Essay About “Being A Minority In Predominantly White Spaces” After Harassment At Kraftwerk Concert

Solange Knowles is known for speaking her mind and calling out injustice, and today, she's done both. On Friday night, while attending a Kraftwerk concert…
Peter Helman | September 11, 2016 - 6:39 pm

Win A Flyaway To See Kraftwerk In Boston

Big Kraftwerk fan? Want the opportunity to go see them for free? Never been to Bean Town? Here's your chance! We're giving away a trip…
Stereogum | August 19, 2015 - 3:04 pm

The First Ever International Academic Conference On Kraftwerk Is This Month

Kraftwerk are not only a highly influential music group, but their music is prone to obsession and repetition, which makes them perfect candidates to have…
James Rettig | January 7, 2015 - 9:16 am

Nine Inch Nails, The Smiths, Green Day Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2015 Nominees

Once a year, around this time, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announces a whole new class of inductees who might be inducted into…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2014 - 9:27 am

Famous Album Cover Art Imagined From A Different Perspective

Have you ever wondered what famous album covers might look like from a different perspective? A user on Flickr by the name of Harvezt has…
Miles Bowe | April 8, 2014 - 4:24 pm