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Kraftwerk: Robopop

Simon Witter, New Musical Express, 1991

In Düsseldorf back in ’68, a clean-cut combo of besuited squares were unaware that they were destined to change the face of dance music forever with their gleaming turbine of electronic sound. On the eve of the first Kraftwerk world tour in ten years, Simon Witter persuades founding member and Bertie Wooster of techno, Ralf Hutter, to break his silence.

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