Following our collaboration with the Science Museum London on a live version of Brian Eno’s Apollo album, Icebreaker are turning their focus on another contemporary icon – Kraftwerk.
After performances at the Science Museum (see the Guardian review), Liverpool, Manchester, birmingham and Nottingham, the next performances are at Dublin NCH (8th March) and Cambridge Corn Exchange (2nd May).
Supported by Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts, the Goethe Institut and Edge Hill University
Produced by 3rd Ear
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Kraftwerk: the early music presented by James Poke In the context Icebreaker's forthcoming Kraftwerk Uncovered show, this month's Radio Icebreaker explores the early work of Kraftwerk, from their roots in the German experimental scene of the late '60's and early '70's, music which is rarely heard and has never been released on CD, demonstrating what an exciting and ground-braking band they were in the years before they achieved commercial success with Autobahn.
The show also features tasters of the live show, with demo versions of Heimcomputer and Morgenspaziergang.
Engaged in an exploration between recorded electronic and live acoustic
sound, Icebreaker and renowned pedal steel guitarist BJ Cole present
their "moving and sublime" performance of Apollo in a definitive and