Berlin may be universally known as the clubbing and electronic music epicentre of the world but it was another German city that arguably gave birth to it several decades earlier. That city, sat equidistant between Cologne and Dortmund, is Dusseldorf.
The musician and writer Rudi Esch has just released the English language version of Electri_City: The Dusseldorf School of Electronic Music. The book paints the city of Dusseldorf—home to Kraftwerk, Neu!, La Dusseldorf, DAF and many more—as a mecca for electronic music in the same way Memphis is for rock and roll. Read More via Filtr8.