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    Early Influences

Kraftwerk established the blueprint for modern electronic music – without them it simply would not exist.

Hall of Fame Essay


Rob Bowman

Kraftwerk, alongside the Beatles, are one of the two most influential bands in the history of postwar popular music. That is a big claim to make, but the facts back it up. In the mid-seventies, Kraftwerk single-handedly introduced the idea of purely electronic music into the pop landscape.

Cover of the 2021 Induction Program Book
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