Tag: Florian Schneider
Florian Schneider, co-founder of KRAFTWERK has sadly passed away at the age of 73 after a period of critical illness.
Florian Schneider studied at the Academy of Arts in Remscheid where he met Ralf Hütter in 1968 during a jazz improvisation course. He was a true innovator who can rightly be called a legend for his part presenting an intelligent alternative to rock ‘n’ roll via KRAFTWERK’s concept for industrielle Volksmusik. Continue Reading ›
Eberhard Kranemann is a one-time member of KRAFTWERK who later recorded ‘Fritz Müller Rock’ with the legendary Conny Plank. More recently, Kranemann has formed KRAUTWERK with Harald Grosskopf.
Following an enthusiastic talk at the 2017 ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE, Eberhard Kranemann kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about the genesis of KRAUTWERK and his observations on the vibrant post-war German music scene that ultimately impacted the world’s musical landscape. Continue Reading ›
First published in German during the Spring of 2015, Rudi Esch’s ‘ELECTRI_CITY – Elektronische Musik Aus Düsseldorf’ gave a fascinating insider’s account of the Germany’s influential post-war music scene which was centred around the city of Düsseldorf.
The original book has now spawned an English language edition ‘ELECTRI_CITY - The Düsseldorf School of Electronic Music’, two compilation albums and an annual music conference, the third of which will take place on FRIDAY 27TH and SATURDAY 28TH OCTOBER 2017. Among those performing live will be ANNE CLARK and ROBERT GÖRL, while JONATHAN BARNBROOK will be giving a talk entitled ‘Designing Bowie’. Continue Reading ›
Analogue Solutions is a British company that specialises in the manufacture and modification of analogue synth related equipment. It produces a wide range of devices utilising different architectures and methodologies.
Products with glorious names such as Vostok, Tereshkova, SEMblance, Telemark, Leipzig-S, Red Square, Station Q, Station X, Europa, Oberkorn and Concussor form part of their impressive line and have been purchased by the great and the good. Continue Reading ›