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Avil 26 Nov 2000 18:26

Alphaville and Kraftwerk...They are both from the same country, but oh so different.
KW is just so...electric...It just screams computerized around them...

I´m your best friend-the dream

poul e 16 Dec 2000 06:39

Yeah they are very electric, and a little too much in my opinion. But they have influenced a lot of other bands (Depeche Mode, Human League, OMD etc). I like these bands better than Kraftwerk, but they have made a couple of songs that I like, the best being "The Model".

Avil 16 Dec 2000 18:09

The model is the only song KW´ve done with that much vocals. Allt the others are just Piiip piiip..You know...*hehe*

*I´m your best friend-the dream*

Trent 22 Dec 2000 06:10

I got a Kraftwerk cd not too long ago, only for the mere fact Mr. Gold had spoken about them before, I liked it, but not something I want to listen to over and over again like Alphaville, I could listen to Alphaville 24/7 and never tire, About the 3rd time hearing Pocket Calculator I was ready to toss the Kraftwerk out the window!!!

Avil 22 Dec 2000 11:56

I think that KW is something you can listen to a couple of times. Then it gets boring, and the salvation then is AV...*hihi*
Pocket calculater is not a very good song if you want to get a first impression of KW...
I would prefer Radio Activity.

*I´m your best friend-the dream*

rolandk 04 Jan 2001 07:50

I guess you need to see Kraftwerk in the context of the time, when they released their LPs. They started to make electronic music in the late 60s/early 70s and they were one of the first, to do so. This was really a revolution for the music business! They build their own synthesizers and made a lot of experiments with sounds.
The first of their records were made with almost no money and just with the support of an engineer in a music studio.

I´m sure, that today´s music would sound different without Kraftwerk.

SPAWN 09 Jan 2001 21:58

Without Germanys Synth bands like Kraftwerk and Tangerine Dream, the music world wouldn't be as we see it today! <img src=icon_smile_wink.gif border=0 align=middle>

Avil 10 Jan 2001 18:56

I haven´t heard tangerine dreams...Are they like KW?

*I´m your best friend-the dream*

Avihai 10 Jan 2001 21:29

Yep, They are the pioneers !
and she's a model ...

Avil 11 Jan 2001 14:42

Gonna check it on then...

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