Watch a beautiful video about vocoder history from The New Yorker

It’s time for a throwback – this video was produced in 2014. But don’t miss out on a serious vocoder love fest full of history and celebrity interviews. And just wait, because the vocoder may be about to make an AI-fueled comeback.

Kraftwerk played live with an astronaut on the ISS – here’s how

Summer festivals? No, the most epic onstage moment for this summer has to be Kraftwerk jamming live with the International Space Station – and an iPad as the first electronic musical instrument in space.

Peter Kirn - July 23, 2018

Dieter Doepfer made the Nintendo Power Glove work for Kraftwerk

German YouTuber “studentsmusic” has come across the Nintendo Power Glove mod used by none other than Eurorack originator Dieter Doepfer. And he had a hell of a client – Kraftwerk. Now, whether you have any desire whatsoever to don some gloves and wave your hands around, the peculiar category of music glove has a long […]

Peter Kirn - February 28, 2017

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