While tracking Kraftwerk’s influence in modern music is relatively easy, discovering the band’s influences is a little complicated although they did claim to be inspired by James Brown, The Beach Boys, and Karlheinz Stockhausen.

A few of their contemporary acts were similarly innovative with their brand of futuristic music, such as Jean-Michel Jarre, Tangerine Dream, Brian Eno, Yes, Faust, and Can, are represented here.

Read more: Album of the Month – Kraftwerk ‘Trans-Europe Express’
Listen: Kraftwerk ‘Trans-Europe Express’ Legacy Playlist

Check out our legacy playlist for Trans-Europe Express here.