Kraftwerk ‎– Radio-Activity (New Vinyl) (Limited Edition) (Translucent Yellow Vinyl)

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New sealed copy. Remastered limited edition reissue on 180 gram translucent yellow vinyl.

Radio-Activity (German title: Radio-Aktivität) is the fifth studio album by German electronic band Kraftwerk, released in October 1975. The band's first entirely electronic album, it is a concept album organized around the themes of radioactive decay and radio communication.

Radio-Activity was released to mixed reviews, with Rolling Stone criticizing the album: "... no cut on the album comes near the melodic/harmonic sense that pervaded Autobahn or the creative use of electronics on the much earlier album Ralf and Florian".

In a retrospective review, Jason Ankeny from AllMusic called the album "a pivotal record in the group's continuing development" and stated that it "marked Kraftwerk's return to more obtuse territory, extensively utilizing static, oscillators, and even Cage-like moments of silence". Chris Power from Drowned in Sound praised it for the experimental feeling in 2009: "A bridge between electronic experimentalism and the powerful, groundbreaking unification of avant-garde form and catchy, commercial function that was just around the corner, Radio-Activity is the sound of Kraftwerk finding their way in a strange new landscape that they were in the very process of creating".

TRACKLIST:

A1 Geiger Counter

A2 Radioactivity

A3 Radioland

A4 Airwaves

A5 Intermission

A6 News

B1 The Voice Of Energy

B2 Antenna

B3 Radio Stars

B4 Uranium

B5 Transistor

B6 Ohm Sweet Ohm