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Kraftwerk were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in the Early Influences category in 2021.


Kraftwerk are the foundation upon which all synthesizer-based rock & roll and electronic dance music is built.

Kraftwerk's influence can be heard in the synth-pop of Depeche Mode, the electronic-rock integration of U2, the production techniques of Kanye West, and in countless EDM and Dubstep artists. More on

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Click on image for source information. Color images are from the Jeff and Peter J. Rusnak, Jr. Photographs.


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Archival Resources

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RBP Articles

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Influence & Legacy

Kraftwerk were influenced by...

  • The Beach Boys
  • The Velvet Underground
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen

Kraftwerk inspired artists like...

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