News Kraftwerk To Play Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

The iconic electronic pioneers will play eight albums in full.

Kraftwerk have announced that they are to play London's Tate Modern Turbine Hall in February 2013, taking up an eight night residency.

The iconic electro band, who have influenced everyone from New Order, to Bjork, to Coldplay, will play the following albums in full during their 'KRAFTWERK - THE CATALOGUE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8' residency:

Autobahn (1974)
Radio-Activity (1975)
Trans Europe Express (1977)
The Man-Machine (1978)
Computer World (1981)
Techno Pop (1986)
The Mix (1991)
Tour de France (2003)

Playing their first London dates since 2004, Kraftwerk will also combine sound and images, new improvisations, 3D projections and animation. Chris Dercon, the Director at the Tate Modern said; 'As a former power station, Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall is an ideal venue for Kraftwerk’s explorations of technology, energy and rhythm. Bringing together music, video and performance, these events will be true gesamtkunstwerk – a total work of art.”

Tickets are £60 and go on sale to the public on Wednesday 12 December at 07:30am, from the Tate website.

The full dates are:

06 Autobahn
07 Radio-Activity
08 Trans Europe Express
09 The Man-Machine
11 Computer World
12 Techno Pop
13 The Mix
14 Tour de France

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