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5/6/20-Kraftwerk founder dies

(CNN) Florian Schneider, the co-founder of the German electronic band Kraftwerk, has died of cancer at age 73. "Kraftwerk co-founder and electro pioneer Ralf Hütter has sent us the very sad news that his friend and companion over many decades Florian Schneider has passed away from a short cancer disease just a few days after his 73rd birthday," the band said in a statement provided to CNN by publicist Alexandra […]

todayMay 6, 2020


3/13/15-Kraftwerk lawsuit

Kraftwerk have taken legal action against a tech form using its band name. The band is famous for monster international hits such as "Autobahn" and "Trans Europe Express." You're on the road and need to use your phone, tablet or camera but it's out of power. No problem. Just pull out your kraftwerk fuel cell and you are good to go. Well, maybe not quite yet, at least if Ralf […]

todayMarch 13, 2015


12/16/13-Lifetime Achievement Grammy

The Recording Academy has announced their list of special merit awards for 2014. The artists, executives and technicians will be honoured at a special invitation-only ceremony on Saturday, January 25 and will be formerly recognized the next night during the Grammy Awards ceremony. It's hard to believe, but the Beatles have never been recognized by the Academy with its Lifetime Achievement Award. They are included on this year's list of […]

todayDecember 16, 2013