I have to take a moment to talk about this significant loss to the music world today. Florian Schneider of the legendary Kraftwerk has passed away due to cancer. Maybe some of you don’t know who Kraftwerk is? They are among the creators and pioneers of electronic music. Going back to the early 70’s, Kraftwerk invented and modified all sorts of electronics to create music that in itself was purely electronic, something rather unusual at the time. The musicscape, the sound designs, the engineering and so much more influenced almost all the music we know today. Chances are at least one group or band you like credits Kraftwerk as an influence, just do a quick search for bands influenced by Kraftwerk and see what I mean. Bowie, Depeche Mode, the birth of electro and hiphop, just on and on they've been a part of it all in some way.
This has been quite the effort so far.