Early Kraftwerk Footage Emerges Online


As Kraftwerk continues their 3-D tour with stops in Chicago, Toronto, New York, Montreal and D.C. over the coming week, evidence of their noisier, gnarlier early days has emerged via Rockpalast’s concert archive. Available in the player above, the Soest set is more concerned with making disjointed and jagged waves of sound—Krautrock at its most experimental, really—than anything remotely associated with electro. The looks on everyone’s faces: priceless.