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Kraftwerk 1



Released 1970
Format Lp Vinyl
Type / Gatefold Cover
Added on Sunday, 27 September 2015
Genre Electronic
Number of discs 1
Edition date 1970
Country Germany
Label Philips
Catalog Number 6305 058


Companies etc

  • Lacquer Cut At – Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft Pressing Plant
  • Pressed By – Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft Pressing Plant


  • Composed By – Florian Schneider-Esleben*, Ralf Hütter
  • Cover – Ralf Hütter
  • Drums – Andreas Hohmann (tracks: A1, A2), Klaus Dinger (tracks: B2)
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Klaus Löhmer
  • Flute, Violin, Percussion [Electric] – Florian Schneider-Esleben*
  • Organ, Synthesizer [Tubon] – Ralf Hütter
  • Photography By – Bernhard + Hilla Becher*
  • Producer – Kraftwerk
  • Producer, Engineer – Conrad Plank*


Recorded & remixed July-September 1970. Released late autumn 1970.
Made in Germany
Authentic copies have the cone printed with neon orange ink on smooth (but unlaminated) white cardboard.
Original pressing with silver-on-blue paper labels.
Inner side of the gatefold sleeve has a main photograph by concept artist-photographers Bernd + Hilla Becher, famous for their series of multiple images of industrial architecture.
The smaller photos of the musicians were taken at the Essen "Grugahalle" Pop & Blues Festival (2 May 1970) when Hütter & Schneider-Esleben were performing in proto-Kraftwerk band Organisation.
The runout area always shows the matrix number, 10 AA 6305058 [1Y/2Y] 320 in one string. In addition, a single letter or number/letter combination is stamped "lying down" into the runout area, detached from the matrix.
The "AA" in the runout matrix stands for "high volume".
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