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Design Museum’s From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers show to finally open

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Design Museum's From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers show to finally open

Chemical Brothers visuals (photo: Luke Dyson). Article by Giacomo Lee.

Find out new ticket and safety details below for the exhibition, which had been previously delayed due to the pandemic.

The look of dance music may have started for some in the masks of Deadmau5 or the helmets and pyramids of Daft Punk, but a new show at London’s Design Museum reminds us that the relationship between visual opulence and electronic sound has been a long one.

Originally meant to open April Fool’s Day, Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers is the museum’s first music-themed exhibition, encompassing not just classic sleeves but also the light beam sights of Jean-Michel Jarre’s laser harp and the more extreme end of Aphex Twin’s videography. Having been postponed due to the ongoing pandemic, the show will now finally launch this July 31st 2020, with the museum ‘partially’ reopening the same day. Since that original launch date a lot has happened, most notable the tragic death of Kraftwerk member Florian Schneider, who passed away in May this year. Hopefully the new show will pay some sort of tribute to the electronic legend. […]

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