Kraftwerk’s Homemade Instrument

Excerpt from Patent USD0244717 issued to Florian Schneider and Ralf Hütter of Kraftwerk for an electronic percussion instrument. A set of metal pads are struck with metal drum sticks. The contact made between the two creates a circuit, in turn triggering an electronic sample.


As used in performance:

Kraftwerk Drum Instrument


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s