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Record Review: Elektric Music – Crosstalk GER CD5

Elektric Music: Crosstalk GER CD5 [1992] Crosstalk Intercomix Baby Come Back Context can change everything. In 1981, Kraftwerk released what is largely considered the last of their “imperial period” albums. Then, the progress of this most progressive of bands seemed … Continue reading

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Where Kraftwerk Went Wrong… [part 2]

Yesterday we were examining the creative pitfalls that Kraftwerk, their genius notwithstanding, fell into. So far, their snags amounted to clinical digital synthesis/sampling, and overcooking the musical pot with Hütter’s penchant for favoring absolute control over creative play. The latter … Continue reading

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