I sent him a link to the title I was looking for, hoping he could possibly find a good deal on a copy during his next visit home to Deutschland. I particularly liked this tune as it had a much more comfy tone to it as opposed to the opener; both Schneider and Hutter share vocals on this track, and vocal distortion is used to spice things up. Personal computers were beginning to populate houses, as numerical devices, and electronic instruments were more and more common in popular music. The album is still fun to listen to, even though it lacks the funky elements of yesterday, it proves that this band easily still fits in the style it helped invent. Grappling with sensitive cables and other technical gadgets in extreme climates has become a thing of the past. The music would also end up influencing many artists to come, including modern day electronic artists. You're running through the Kafkaian city escaping an invisible threat, like Blade Runner, a few years before! On top of the music, the concert dvd's presentation is crazy awesome laptop opens to reveal a notebook.
I just figured I'd hear more sonic nuances coming from the left and right surrounds during playback, like subtle sound effects coming at you unexpected from all directions, similar to what I experience when listening to 5. The album is opened with the sound of a geiger counter, which subliminally refers to the literal interpretation of the album name. It's supposed to be about pulsars and quasars, but this was not evident upon my several listens of this album - I guess it's because I can't speak German. We do not condone the illegal sharing of music. The album concludes with its title song, which is unfortunately the only average passage of the record. After reading, remove the material and purchase licensed version Our site is dedicated to the new music industry - a surround music! Not much has changed with them since the 1980s.
This is considered its own track, but segues rather flawlessly into the first true song, which is the title track and the lone single to come off the album. You can also get 5. Please try to avoid discussions that pit one format against another. Hint for new users: make liberal use of the search facilities here at QuadraphonicQuad. The album starts off and immediately you can detect the maturity in the music.
So - sound quality, excellent. Tour De France Etape 2 6. Planet Of Visions — 04:46 03. The band's musical creativity is now highly recognised world wide. By polishing their formula on each track and applying delicious melodies on futuristic sonorities, the German delivers here the best electronic pop album of the 70's, fully opening new horizons for numerous artists for the years to come. I do want to hear it.
I will admit that electronic music is not a niche of mine, but this is a fine song. You need to boost the volume up a little for effect. Even their samples sound synthesized. In 1968, the two original members Florian Schneider and Ralf Hutter, two longstanding friends formed. These albums reach the band to the summit of its career.
Just like the album, it performed very well in France as a single, and further pushed the band into prominence. The sound on this album seems a lot more mature and up to date. It took me a long time to appreciate this record, and finally it was pow! You could, in fact, walk into the average techno club or turn on a mainstream radio station the week this was released and hear traces of Kraftwerk in one form or another. One of the most realized melody lines on the album then starts and later spoken processed vocals start and takes turns with the melody line. The panning seems to be confined to the front 3 speakers on this recording. While it ends the album decently, it really isn't that much of a consolation for what is an obviously weak second side. With captivated and very efficient melodies t.
This robotic tune is rather fun and playful at the beginning, but repeats itself without much variations and therefore tends to become a little monotonous. Tour De France Etape 2 — 04:49 06. Tour De France 06:18 08. To salvage this issue, the band is not being outright annoying with these sounds, and we get another moment of quaint cold-war nostalgia with the segue into an intermission followed by two more short tracks which include a spoken word news report on radioactivity as well as a brief scientific interlude to open the second side of the album. With an unrelenting rhythm and a mysterious European sound, people were attracted to the simplicity, yet complexity of the music, the new sound that did not utilize any guitars, only synths, and the repeating themes and vocals only helped to propel the music to popularity. So will the musicians continue to be still pioneering and pertinent in 1981? Treat all members with respect. And they still sing in that flat, German-accented English and French with Speak and Spell electro-voices.
Good quality of recording and good mix to boot. Neon Lights Disc 2: 1. Featuring their coldest titles, the compositions were still ahead of their time for 1981. The result is simply one of the most successful achievement of electronica in history, pioneering for the 70's and highly influential for the decades to come. In fact, because of the spin off genres that came from Kraftwerk like New Wave and Synthpop this may be the record that stuck a knife into the golden age of prog. This album barely falls short of forty minutes, but it feels like an hour at least just based on the sheer repetitive nature of the content. This is the ground-breaking 3-D Kraftwerk Concert brought thrillingly to life, developed using high definition 3-D visuals, with Dolby Atmos surround sound and presented to the technological and audio standards one would associate and indeed come to expect from the pioneering Germans led by founder Ralf Hütter.
. Hope they re-release these so people can get a copy! The original arrangements are often altered slightly, the tracks are tactfully sequenced, and the crowd noise is kept to a minimum either near the close of a track or in recognition of one as it begins , so the release is sort of a glorified greatest-hits collection. It would take Autobahn for these ideas to fully take form, as there are still remnants of the band's Krautrock beginnings, but that has no effect on the quality of this release. Metall Auf Metall — 04:29 05. I remember riding a train in Italy for close to 24 hours, and the soothing sounds of the train on the tracks and watching the full moon illuminate the country side as the train moved along.