The Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame has lastly acknowledged Kraftwerk for his or her innovating and pioneering artwork.
Bandmates Karl Bartos, Wolfgang Flür, Ralf Hütter, and Florian Schneider, who handed away final 12 months, have all been inducted for his or her avant-garde strategy to digital dance music. Their affect stretches far past any type or style, nonetheless, which is why they’ve particularly earned the Early Affect Award in 2021.
The Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame shares: “Kraftwerk are the muse upon which all synthesizer-based rock and digital dance music is constructed.”
“The band’s affect might be heard within the synth-pop of Depeche Mode, the electronic-rock integration of U2, the manufacturing methods of Kanye West, and in numerous EDM and dubstep artists.”
Previous to their induction, Kraftwerk had been denied RRHOF standing six occasions over.
Different 2021 inductees embrace the Foo Fighters, Tina Turner, Jay-Z, The Go-Go’s, Carole King, Todd Rundgren, LL Cool J and extra.
See the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame announcement here.
Discover Kraftwerk’s discography here.