Tag: Kraftwerk

Florian Schneider, Kraftwerk co-founder and electronic-music giant, dead at 73

Florian Schneider, Kraftwerk co-founder and electronic-music giant, dead at 73

Florian Schneider, co-founder of the pioneering German act Kraftwerk and a pioneering force who helped shape decades of electronic music, pop and hip-hop, died last month of cancer, his former bandmates confirmed on Wednesday. He was 73. Read more right here.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Feb. 22-28, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Feb. 22-28, 2020

Check out the latest installment right here — this week’s episode covers news about the New Order/Pet Shop Boys tour, a new Bauhaus date, Kraftwerk’s North American tour, Clan of Xymox’s new video and tour, plus a countdown of the top 10 Tears For Fears songs as voted by Strangeways Radio fans.

Kraftwerk bringing 3-D show back to North America for extensive summer tour

Kraftwerk bringing 3-D show back to North America for extensive summer tour

German electronic-music pioneers slash robots Kraftwerk will bring their 3-D show back to North America this summer for an extensive tour, a 27-date trek that will hit both coats, a few dates in Canada and a good number of cities across the United States. Full details right here.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Jan. 13-17, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Jan. 13-17, 2020

Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a new week-in-review video that will recap the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. This week’s episode features news about Depeche Mode, The House of Love, Boomtown Rats and more.

Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk, MC5, NIN among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk, MC5, NIN among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this morning unveiled 16 nominees for its Class of 2020, a field that includes Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk, Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, Pat Benetar, Whitney Houston, The Notorious B.I.G., Judas Priest, Motörhead, the MC5 and more. See the full list right here.

The Cure, Devo, Kraftwerk, Roxy Music and more nominated to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Cure, Devo, Kraftwerk, Roxy Music and more nominated to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Seven years after the band’s first nomination, The Cure has once again been put up for induction into the Rock and Hall of Fame, along with Devo, Kraftwerk, Roxy Music, Janet Jackson, Radiohead, LL Cool J, Rage Against the Machine, Stevie Nicks, MC5 and more. Full details right here.