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Kraftwerk: review

Manchester Velodrome
02 July 2009

Kraftwerk

Kraftwerk opened the Manchester International Festival with a 'truly astonishing' show at the Velodrome, according to reviewer Meera Sengupta.

The German pioneers of electro pop played classic tracks such as Autobahn, The Model and Computerworld in front of a 3D graphics display.

And four members of the British Olympic cycling team even appeared cycling round the track during Kraftwerk's rendition of Tour de France.

Meera Sengupta, a Manchester DJ, reviewed the show for BBC Radio Manchester.

"There are not many concerts that I can say I'll take to my grave. But this will stay with me for the rest of my life."

Listen to Meera's full review on BBC Radio Manchester by clicking on the player.




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