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RIP Florian Schneider: A Kraftwerk Baker's Dozen Special
The Quietus , May 7th, 2020 08:57

Following sad news that Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider has died, we present a specially compiled Baker's Dozen of artists including Michael Rother, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Marie Davidson and Mark Lanegan on their favourite music by the kosmische musik masters

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Marie Davidson on Computer World
I chose Computer World because I had to choose one album but it could have been any Kraftwerk album, from Ralf Und Florian to Electric Café. I love all of them and they’re all obviously very influential to me. I thought I didn’t like Tour de France when I was younger because I was like ‘this is cheesy’, but I came back to it maybe a year or two ago, and actually thought it was pretty good. They’re always so ahead of other people. Kraftwerk for me were like magic. I never thought I could make music like that, discovering it all was surreal.


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