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Title Kraftwerk : music non-stop / edited by Sean Albiez and David Pattie
Published New York : Continuum, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 244 pages)
Contents Autobahn and Heimatklänge / Sean Albiez and Kyrre Tromm Lindvig -- Kraftwerk and the image of the modern / David Cunningham -- Kraftwerk / Pertti Grönholm -- Authentic replicants / Simon Piasecki and Robert Wilsmore -- Kraftwerk / Carsten Brocker ; translated by Michael Patterson -- Kraftwerk / David Pattie -- Europe non-stop / Sean Albiez -- Vorsprung durch Technik / Richard Witts -- Dragged into the dance / Joseph Toltz -- Average white band / Mark Duffett -- Trans-europa express / Hillegonda Rietveld
Summary When they were creating and releasing their most influential albums in the mid to late 1970s, Kraftwerk were far from the musical mainstream - and yet it is impossible now to imagine the history of popular music without them. Today, Kraftwerk are considered to be an essential part of pop''s DNA, alongside artists like the Beatles, the Velvet Underground, and Little Richard. Kraftwerk''s immediate influence might have been on a generation of synth-based bands (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, the Human League, Depeche Mode, Yello, et al), but their influence on the emerging dance culture in
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Includes discography
Notes Print version record
Subject Kraftwerk (Musical group)
Kraftwerk (Musical group) -- Influence.
Synthpop (Music) -- Germany -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Albiez, Sean.
Pattie, David, 1963-
LC no. 2010019842
ISBN 1282912674
144118967X (electronic bk.)
9781441189677 (electronic bk.)