Kraftwerk: Celebrating 50 Years of Innovation 

Source: Festicket Magazine.

The Guardian called them “the world’s most influential band”. NME said that The Beatles and Kraftwerk are “the two most important bands in music history”. BBC called them “one of the most influential bands ever”. I could go on.

Since their formation very nearly half a century ago – as the 1960s made way for the 1970s – the number of artists, composers, bands, and performers that have seen their art shaped by the enigmatic German four-piece is immeasurable.

While lineups have changed and media limelight has been shunned, the last 50 years has seen Kraftwerk continue to evolve, innovate and excite. Here are just a handful of the milestones and moments from the lifespan of these iconic robots.