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Dara
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12/09/03 09:35 AM
Question is...who are the real robots? [re: bowiefanpeter]  

In reply to:

I saw their one song performance on the MTV europe awards, and thought it was one of the highlights of the show. Alot of effort and thought went into the production. It's much better than a shoe-gazing bands that smokes pot and "jams" onstage. KW are unquestionably unique.


Well done - you nailed it exactly. This is the appeal of Kraftwerk live.

I suppose it depends on your view of rock, and particularly how it should be performed. If you think it should endlessly repeat the same visual and attitudinal cliches from now to the year dot in neverending juvenilia, then you should probably go to see any one of the 99% of rock acts out there that pander to you. But if you want something different from a bunch of Sum 41 frat boys jumping around and grimacing, Kraftwerk is one of the few acts that will give you something genuinely different.

Slan libh,

Dara


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*Kraftwerk on tour  DocFederfeld12/07/03 07:57 AM
.*Re: Kraftwerk on tour  bowiefanpeter04/27/04 01:45 AM
.*Re: Kraftwerk on tour  arbee04/26/04 10:38 AM
.*Re: Kraftwerk on tour  bowiefanpeter04/26/04 01:00 PM
.*Kraftwerk in Melbourne  AdamAdministrator04/24/04 10:36 PM
.*Paris first  Emil04/25/04 08:50 AM
.*Re: Paris first  globule204/26/04 11:03 AM
.*Re: Kraftwerk on tour  Claude04/24/04 05:26 PM
.*Re: Kraftwerk on tour  diamondogz7404/26/04 03:33 PM
.*Kraftwerk on top  ArdentDesir04/24/04 09:54 PM
.*Re: Kraftwerk on tour  tonyinsf03/08/04 02:02 PM
.*Re: Kraftwerk on tour  Emil03/08/04 02:09 PM
.*Re: Kraftwerk on tour  Earthling on Fire03/08/04 03:02 PM
.*Re: Kraftwerk on tour  globule204/24/04 02:47 PM
.*Re: Kraftwerk on tour  mwfte12/08/03 09:36 AM
.*Are they travelling by bike?  bowiefanpeter12/08/03 05:22 AM
.*Re: Are they travelling by bike?  ArdentDesir04/24/04 03:16 PM
.*Re: Are they travelling by bike?  Earthling on Fire04/24/04 04:25 PM
.*Re: Are they travelling by bike?  Earthling on Fire12/08/03 11:22 AM
.*technology gods my ass  Emil12/09/03 09:28 AM
.*Re: technology gods my ass  Earthling on Fire12/09/03 12:44 PM
.*Re: Are they travelling by bike?  bowiefanpeter12/09/03 01:42 AM
..Question is...who are the real robots?  Dara12/09/03 09:35 AM
.*Re: Question is...who are the real robots?  Guust12/09/03 10:11 AM
.*Re: Are they travelling by bike?  SysiyoModerator12/08/03 05:31 AM
.*Re: Are they travelling by bike?  diamondogz7412/08/03 06:55 AM
.*Re: Are they travelling by bike?  SysiyoModerator12/09/03 05:42 AM
.*Re: Are they travelling by bike?  diamondogz7412/09/03 03:00 PM
.*Re: Kraftwerk on tour  Earthling on Fire12/08/03 03:43 AM
.*Re: Kraftwerk on tour  sonofsilence12/07/03 12:51 PM
.*Re: Kraftwerk on tour  poorsoul12/07/03 10:28 PM
.*Re: Kraftwerk on tour  soho_beatnik12/09/03 07:33 AM
.*Sounds Delicious  poorsoul12/10/03 00:08 AM
.*Re: Sounds Delicious  bowiefanpeter12/10/03 09:38 AM
.*kling klang breakdown  Emil12/10/03 12:28 PM
.*Re: kling klang breakdown  SysiyoModerator12/10/03 04:17 PM
.*Re: kling klang breakdown  globule212/26/03 05:06 PM
.*Re: kling klang breakdown  bowiefanpeter12/27/03 04:46 AM
.*Re: Kraftwerk on tour  Earthling on Fire12/07/03 12:24 PM
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