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Steve Francis in conversation

Readings Carlton — Woiworung Country, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, Victoria, 3053

We are thrilled to have author of _Kraftwerk’s Computer World chatting with our own music man Nico Callaghan.

This book explores Kraftwerk’s revolutionary sonic template, their conceptual and artistic preoccupations and lyrical obsessions to provide new insights into one of the greatest records ever made. Computer World transformed the way pop music was composed, played, packaged and released and, in the process, helped create entire new genres of music including hip-hop, techno, trance, electro, industrial and synth-pop. They influenced the influencers. Upon its release on 10 May 1981, the record was a revelation. It was unlike anything created for mainstream consumers of music at that time, an electronic suite of assured and industrious propulsive forward movement. Kraftwerk set off a sonic detonation that is still being felt today.

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Kraftwerk's Computer World

Kraftwerk’s Computer World

Steve Tupai Francis (Independent Scholar, Australia)

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