Apart from a couple of Coachella appearances and a 2005 concert at the Greek Theatre, Kraftwerk haven't played much in Southern California during the past decade. That's about to change in a dramatic fashion over the course of four action-packed nights at Disney Hall. Aptly calling this series of 3-D shows “The Catalogue,” the longtime German electronic wizards will perform their most popular works, playing two full-length albums at separate sets each night, starting tonight with Autobahn and Radio-Activity. It should go without saying that Ralf Hütter and gang have been a massive influence on electronic music, synth-pop, post-punk and hip-hop with their coolly arty synth textures, robotic vocals and fondness for multimedia spectacle. The major drawback is that Hütter is Kraftwerk's only remaining founding member, following the departure of Florian Schneider in 2008. Also Wednesday-Friday, March 19-21.
March 18-21, 7:30 & 10:30 p.m., 2014
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