Henning Schmitz – Global Mind Prints

Henning Schmitz

Global Mind Prints

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In attesa di un nuovo album dei Kraftwerk

“Global Mind Prints” è l’album di debutto di Henning Schmitz su Magnetic Records: genere ambient-elettronica con qualche puntatina nella lounge music.

Dal 1978 Henning Schmitz è stato sound engineer delKling Klang Studio di Dusseldorf (e non solo), e dal 1991 membro ufficiale dei Kraftwerk in sostituzione del dimissionario Karl Bartos.

Henning Schmitz of the German band Kraftwerk performs during a concert at the Neue Nationalgalerie (New National Gallery) museum in Berlin on January 6, 2015. With the concert, the electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk kicked off eight nights of concerts with a multimedia performance of their classic album "Autobahn". Kraftwerk, founded in 1968 and once called "the Beatles of electronic dance music", is credited with paving the way for acts ranging from Depeche Mode, New Order, Human League, and techno's DJ stars to Coldplay and Daft Punk. AFP PHOTO / JOHN MACDOUGALL +++ RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS (Photo credit should read JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Henning Schmitz of the German band Kraftwerk performs during a concert at the Neue Nationalgalerie (New National Gallery) museum in Berlin on January 6, 2015. With the concert, the electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk kicked off eight nights of concerts with a multimedia performance of their classic album “Autobahn”. Kraftwerk, founded in 1968 and once called “the Beatles of electronic dance music”, is credited with paving the way for acts ranging from Depeche Mode, New Order, Human League, and techno’s DJ stars to Coldplay and Daft Punk. AFP PHOTO / JOHN MACDOUGALL +++ RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS (Photo credit should read JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

 

 

 

Henning Schmitz, born December 26, 1953 in Germany, is a member of the electronic/experimental pop band Kraftwerk.

Background

Henning Schmitz studied at the Musikhochschule Rheinland and the Fachhochschule Düsseldorf, and in 1980 he received his Diplom-Ingenieur qualification in sound and image technology. From 1978 he began working with Kraftwerk as a sound engineer, was first credited on the sleeve of the 1986 album Electric Café and later replaced short term member Fernando Abrantes in concerts from 1991 onwards. He has also created various pieces of music and sound effects for radio programmes produced by WDR since the mid-1980s, currently also works as a freelance lecturer at the Robert-Schumann-Institut and in addition undertakes occasional sound production work on other artists’ projects.

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