Tag Archives: Klaus Dinger

Neu! – Neu! 2

This is one of my favourite album covers of all time. Which might seem strange at first but there is something audacious about it, a punk take on pop art that revels in its simplicity and minimalism. It was the … Continue reading

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Kraftwerk

The first three Kraftwerk albums have never been reissued and never remastered for CD (at least officially). Because of this, they feel like a secret history of the band, a very different Kraftwerk to the band that cut those classic … Continue reading

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La Düsseldorf – Viva

There’s nothing quite like the wild, demented glam stomp of La Düsseldorf and “Viva” is possibly the maximum distillation of this crazed party music. There is something so euphoric and uplifting about it. It’s nothing short of dance around your … Continue reading

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Neu! – self titled debut

There have been some oddly matched musical pairings in the history of rock but surely Neu! must rank highly among them. You have the laid-back, easy going guitar player Michael Rother paired with the frentic, wild, motor mouth drummer Klaus … Continue reading

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Kraftwerk – K4 [aka Radio Bremen aka Heavy Metal Kids]

When the first Kraftwerk album came out, the line-up was long-time stalwarts Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider joined by drummer Klaus Dinger. Dinger had played drums on side B of the album, replacing Andreas Hohmann who had drummed on side A. … Continue reading

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Neu! – Neu! 75

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