Re: techno music/kraftwerk

Kathryn Aegis (
Tue, 10 Dec 1996 01:57:12 +0000

J de Lyser:

>Well i guess you agree that if not anti-technology, they were at least not
>promoting it wholeheartedly either, whereas some of todays producers are far
>more positive about promoting technology, viewing it as a tool to solve
>problems for the future, rather than create problems.

No, this is not what I am saying. Kraftwerk's music, taken as a
whole, has a sort of childlike wonder about the new developing
technologies. But expecting them or any artist to be completly messianic
about technology in order to be considered transhumanist imposes
unreasonable constraints upon the exploration of these topics. I
would resist that sort of criteria in my own work.

Kathryn Aegis