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Old 07-11-2017, 09:18 PM
 
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In the past couple days I watched a Neil young documentary and a Dr Dre documentary I was surprised to see both were influenced by kraftwerk. Dr. Dre more than Neil young.

I am almost forty and I am surprised I have not heard of kraftwerk until now.
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Old 07-11-2017, 09:24 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque, NM
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Here's some Kraftwerk for you that a lot of people who have heard of Kraftwerk have probably never heard:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWKfo3LDI1Q
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Old 07-11-2017, 09:41 PM
 
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Cool, I think that's one neal young probably liked. If that is older kraftwerk.
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Old 07-12-2017, 08:34 PM
 
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Kraftwerk goes back a long way, i remember their hit song Autobahn.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gChOifUJZMc
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Old 07-13-2017, 05:06 PM
 
Location: So Ca
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Brings back memories of the early 1980s.
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Old 07-13-2017, 05:32 PM
 
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It's not hard to think that Neil Young's fine electronics-heavy album Trans (1982) was influenced by Kraftwerk, especially the songs "Computer Age" and "Sample and Hold."

In the '80s, I listened to Kraftwerk a bunch, but mainly Autobahn, Radio-Aktivitat and (their best album, and the only one I still like) The Man-Machine, with the hit "The Robots."
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Old 07-14-2017, 11:15 PM
 
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the 3 stables of current pop music, that had the most influence , would be kraftwerk , james browns "drum breaks", and the 808 drum machine.
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Old 07-15-2017, 07:25 PM
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Location: Type 0.7 Kardashev
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Kraftwerk goes back a long way, i remember their hit song Autobahn.
Which inspired, of course, the fictional krautrock band in The Big Lebowski called 'Autobahn'.



[That's Flea there on the right]
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Old 07-15-2017, 07:56 PM
 
Location: San Gabriel Valley
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I daresay, Kraftwerk ultimately has influenced more musicians than the Beatles. Right up there with the Velvet Underground.
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Old 07-16-2017, 06:28 PM
 
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I literally listen to 'Boing Boom Tschack/Musique Nonstop' daily.
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