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Kraftwerk - The Catalogue 3D (2017) [8CD Box Set] *PROPER*  Music

Posted by v3122 at July 28, 2017
Kraftwerk - The Catalogue 3D (2017) [8CD Box Set] *PROPER*

Kraftwerk - The Catalogue 3D (2017) [8CD Box Set]
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Parlophone Records, 0190295873424 | ~ 1554 or 678 Mb | Scans -> 464 Mb | Book -> 3.44 Gb
Pop, Rock, Electronic, Electro, Krautrock, Industrial Rock

Released to coincide with Kraftwerk's forthcoming June 2017 tour - their first UK dates since the breathtaking shows witnessed at the Tate Modern in 2013 - Atlantic Records is proud to announce the release of Kraftwerk 3-D: The Catalogue on May 26th. This is the ground-breaking 3-D Kraftwerk concert brought thrillingly to life developed using high definition 3-D with Dolby Atmos surround sound and presented to the technological and audio standards one would associate and indeed come to expect from the pioneering Germans led by founder Ralf Hütter…
Kraftwerk - Electric Cafe (1986) [Non-Remastered English Version] Re-Up

Kraftwerk - Electric Cafe (1986) [Non-Remastered English Version]
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 203 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 94 Mb | Scans included | 00:35:38
Experimental Electronic, Techno-pop, Synth-pop | Label: Warner/Elektra | # 9 25525-2/25525-2

The byproduct of a much anticipated, long-delayed, and ultimately scrapped album to have been called Technopop (and to have contained Kraftwerk's great dance single "Tour de France"), 1986's Electric Cafe suffers only slightly from lacking the thematic focus of previous Kraftwerk albums. Ironically, the '80s techno-pop wave had passed by band founders Florian Schneider and Ralf Hutter at this point, but their sly wit ("Boing Boom Tschak," "Telephone," "Sex Object") and melodic inventiveness still stand the test of time. Its segues virtually seamless, Electric Cafe plays like one mega-dance-mix, but with the tasteful restraint that has long been a Kraftwerk hallmark. This is club music for thinking men and women.
Kraftwerk - The Mix (1991) English & German Versions [Non-Remastered] Re-Up

Kraftwerk - The Mix (1991) English Version
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 407 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 162 Mb | Scans included
Experimental Electronic, Techno-pop, Synth-pop | Label: Elektra | # 9 60869-2 | 01:05:15

Kraftwerk - The Mix (1991) German Version
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 396 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 149 Mb | Scans ~ 86 Mb
Label: Electrola, Kling Klang | # CDP 1C 568-7 96650 2 | 01:05:15

The Mix is a 1991 remix album by Kraftwerk. It featured re-recorded versions of a selection of songs which had originally appeared on the albums Autobahn through Electric Cafe. Hutter stated in interviews that he regarded The Mix as a type of live album, as it captured the results of the band's continual digital improvisations in their Kling Klang studio. The band made a return to the stage in 1990, after a nine-year hiatus from touring. Most of the songs featured on their set list from this point to the present time have been heavily rearranged in a similar fashion to what appears on the album.
Kraftwerk: Collection (1974 - 1991) [Vinyl Rip 16/44 & mp3-320]

Kraftwerk: Collection (1974 - 1991)
5 x Vinyl Rip 16/44 | Flac(Image + Cue) > 1261 Mb
MP3 CBR 320Kbps > 507 Mb | Artwork > 710 Mb
Klingklang, Toshiba-EMI, Warner Bros.
Pop, Rock, Electronic, Electro, Krautrock, Industrial Rock

During the mid-'70s, Germany's Kraftwerk established the sonic blueprint followed by an extraordinary number of artists in the decades to come. From the British new romantic movement to hip-hop to techno, the group's self-described "robot pop" – hypnotically minimal, obliquely rhythmic music performed solely via electronic means – resonates in virtually every new development to impact the contemporary pop scene of the late- 20th century, and as pioneers of the electronic music form, their enduring influence cannot be overstated…

Kraftwerk - Expo Remix (2001)  Music

Posted by Designol at Feb. 24, 2017
Kraftwerk - Expo Remix (2001)

Kraftwerk - Expo Remix (2001)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 295 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 129 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Electronic | Label: Astralwerks | # ASW 38768, 7243 8 38768 2 2 | Time: 00:52:56

After finally releasing a new track, commissioned by Expo 2000 in Hanover, Germany, Kraftwerk proceeded to open it up to a whole new set of remixers. Featuring four remixes by Detroit's influential Underground Resistance, one from British electronic musicians Orbital, one from seminal DJ/producer François Kevorkian, and several from Kraftwerk themselves, this ten-track CD shows what Kraftwerk can sound like in the modern world. Considering that Kraftwerk is often quoted as a major influence on Detroit techno, its unsurprising that the remixes by the Underground Resistance far surpass either of the other two mixes. Revamping the songs in a "Kraftwerk living in Detroit" sort of way, UR pay homage to one of the forefathers of their art. Fortunately, none of the mixes mimics another, a relatively difficult feat when working with material as sparse as a Kraftwerk song. All of the remixes are worthwhile additions to the vast canon of Kraftwerk material.

VA - Musique Non Stop: A Tribute To Kraftwerk (1998)  Music

Posted by Designol at Feb. 17, 2017
VA - Musique Non Stop: A Tribute To Kraftwerk (1998)

VA - Musique Non Stop: A Tribute To Kraftwerk (1998)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 359 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 142 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 101 Mb
Experimental Electronic, Synthpop, Alternative | Toshiba-EMI | # TOCT-10455 | 00:59:08

Japanese release featuring modern eclectic Japanese acts covering the finest that German electronic Pioneers Kraftwerk ever created. Includes Buffalo Daughter doing the legendary 'Autobahn', plus interpretations of 'It's More FunTo Compute' and 'Showroom Dummies'.
Kraftwerk - Minimum-Maximum (2005) 2CDs, Japanese Edition [Re-Up]

Kraftwerk - Minimum-Maximum (2005) 2CDs, Japanese Edition
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 860 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 314 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Experimental Electronic | Label: Toshiba EMI Ltd. | # TOCP 66425-26 | Time: 02:00:48

Minimum-Maximum is the first official live album release by Kraftwerk, released in June 2005, almost 35 years after the group gave their first live performance. It features two CDs and tracks recorded on their world tour during 2004, including concerts in Warsaw, Moscow, Berlin, London, Budapest, Tallinn, Riga, Tokyo and San Francisco. Minimum-Maximum was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album in 2006.
Kraftwerk - Kraftwerk 2 (1972) Unofficial CD Release, 1994 [Repost, New Rip]

Kraftwerk - Kraftwerk 2 (1972) [Unofficial CD Release, 1994]
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 209 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 120 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Krautrock, Experimental Rock, Experimental Electronic | Label: Germanofon | # 941002 | 00:41:32

Like its predecessor (similarly designed right down to the traffic cone cover, though green instead of red), Kraftwerk 2 has never been properly re-released, giving it the same lost-classic aura as the first album, or at least lost, period. Thankfully, bootleg reissues in 1993 restored it to wider public listening; even more so than Kraftwerk 1, its lack of official reappearance is a mystery, in that the band is clearly well on its way to the later Kraftwerk sound of fame. Stripped down to the Hütter/Schneider duo for this release, and again working with Conrad Plank as coproducer and engineer (this album alone demonstrates his ability to create performances combining technological precision and warmth), Kraftwerk here start exploring the possibilities of keyboards and electronic percussion in detail. Given that the band's drummers were gone, such a shift was already in the wind, but it's the enthusiastic grappling with drum machines and their possibilities that makes Kraftwerk 2 noteworthy.
Kraftwerk - Kraftwerk (1970) [Unofficial CD Release, 1994] Repost

Kraftwerk - Kraftwerk (1970) [Unofficial CD Release, 1994]
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 230 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 109 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Krautrock, Experimental Rock, Psychedelic, Avant-Garde | Label: Germanofon | # 941001 | 00:39:35

What might have been simply seen as an agreeable enough debut album has since become something of a notorious legend because Kraftwerk, or more accurately the core Hütter/Schneider duo at the heart of the band, simply refuses to acknowledge its existence any more. What's clearly missing from Kraftwerk is the predominance of clipped keyboard melodies that later versions of the band would make their own. Instead, Kraftwerk is an exploratory art rock album with psych roots first and foremost, with Conny Plank's brilliant co-production and engineering skills as important as the band performances. Still, Hütter and Schneider play organ and "electric percussion" – Hütter's work on the former can especially be appreciated with the extended opening drone moan of the all-over-the-place "Stratovarius" combined with Schneider's eerie violin work. But it's a different kind of combination and exploration, with the key pop sugar (and vocal work) of later years absent in favor of sudden jump cuts of musique concrète noise and circular jamming as prone to sprawl as it is to tight focus.
Kraftwerk - Der Katalog (2009) 8CD Digital Remastered Box Set [Re-Up]

Kraftwerk - Der Katalog (2009) 8CD Digital Remastered Box Set
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 2 Gb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 900 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Electronic, Synth-Pop, Kraut Rock | Label: Kling Klang/EMI | # KLANGBOX 002DE | Time: 05:51:35

The Catalogue (German language edition: Der Katalog) is a boxed set comprising eight albums by Kraftwerk that were released from 1974 to 2003. All albums are digitally remastered, with most of the cover art redesigned.