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Here come the robots: It's still fun to compute with Kraftwerk in its Hollywood Bowl debut

Here come the robots: It's still fun to compute with Kraftwerk in its Hollywood Bowl debut

Long before computers did in fact conquer the world, the influential German electronic group Kraftwerk calculated that probability, contemplating the changes to come by harnessing the latest musical gear and technology to create enduring work that soundtracked the birth of the Digital Age. 

On Sunday night, the quartet made its Hollywood Bowl debut by offering an overview of its career, including the metronomic 1974 classic “Autobahn,” the menacing antinuke song “Radio-Activity,” the genre-defining electro classic “Trans-Europe Express,” the important synthesizer pop gems from the...

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