Back To The Phuture: Kraftwerk Special
Sunday 5th Feb, 20:00 on BBC Radio 6 Music
Tuesday 31 January 2012
6 Music Celebrates Kraftwerk, 30 years after The Model reached number 1,
with record label boss Mark Jones exploring the German band's influence
on electronic music.
It is the latest in Mark's occasional series of 6 Mixes, exploring synthesised music past and present. In this special programme, Mark talks in depth to Mute Records boss and Kraftwerk expert, Daniel Miller, about the band's huge impact on electronic music. Daniel also chooses a selection of Kraftwerk tracks, influences and rarities from across the years including tracks by Organisation, The Balanescu Quartet and Afrika Bambaataa.
To showcase the massive impact Kraftwerk have had on current bands, the last part of the show sees London-based synth trio, Factory Floor provide an exclusive guest mix.
"Kraftwerk are truly inspiring and the most influential artist on contemporary pop music" - Daniel Miller
"Krautrock Resonating Artist From Tomorrows World , Ever Respect Kraftwerk" - Mark Jones
BBC 6 Music
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