Kraftwerk – Minimum Maximum

Before the Internet, before laptop computers and cell phones, before DVDs and wireless technology there were the futurists, Kraftwerk. This was a time for true invention. No redo of retro. No flashback with a new skin. Ralf Hutter, Florian Schneider, Fritz Hilpert and Henning Schmitz were the Alexander Bell to Can’s Thomas Jefferson, but on […]

Survival of the Fittest at Coachella – May 1-2, 2004 – Empire Polo Field, Indio, CA

Pixies stage

Thursday morning I wake up in LA and realize the insanity of my predicament. Did I really just put ninety bucks on my credit card and commit to spending two days, outdoors, in the desert, with masses of sweaty bodies in a field of grass? My destination is Indio, CA. at the Empire Polo Field […]