Robots: Ralf Hutter, Henning Schmitz, Fritz Hilpert, and Stefan Pfaffe of the band Kraftwerk perform during the Kraftwerk — Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 at The Museum of Modern Art on April 10, 2012 in New York City. Mike Coppola/Getty Images hide caption

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Ralf Hutter (left) and the other members of Kraftwerk in performance at the Museum of Modern Art in New York on Tuesday. Peter Boettcher/Courtesy of MoMA hide caption

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Kraftwerk In New York: Decades Of Influence On Display
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The Vocoder: From Speech-Scrambling To Robot Rock
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