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Published: 2012/02/15

Kraftwerk to Perform Eight Night Residency at MoMA in NYC

Legendary German avant-garde electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk will be the focus of an upcoming live retrospective, titled Kraftwerk–Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8, taking place over eight nights at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art. On each of the nights, the group—which features lone founding member Ralf Hütter—will perform one of their eight conceptual albums in its entirety. The performances will take place in the Museum’s Donald B. and Catherine C. Marron Atrium, and will also feature a selection of original compositions from the Kraftwerk catalogue adapted specifically for the exhibition’s format. The retrospective begins on April 10 with a performance of Kraftwerk’s 1974 classic Autobahn. Check out the full schedule below. Tickets go on sale February 22nd at 12PM ET here..

As previously reported, Kraftwerk will also perform at Miami’s Ultra Music Festival on March 23.

Kraftwerk–Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Schedule

04/10 New York, NY—Museum of Modern Art (Performing Autobahn)
04/11 New York, NY—Museum of Modern Art (Performing Radio-Activity)
04/12 New York, NY—Museum of Modern Art (Performing Trans Europe Express)
04/13 New York, NY—Museum of Modern Art (Performing The Man-Machine)
04/14 New York, NY—Museum of Modern Art (Performing Computer World)
04/15 New York, NY—Museum of Modern Art (Performing Techno Pop)
04/16 New York, NY—Museum of Modern Art (Performing The Mix)
04/17 – New York, NY @ Museum of Modern Art (Performing Tour de France)

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Tommy February 15, 2012, 23:18:07

Autobahn was not Kraftwerk’s 1st album! They had 2 before that.

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