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Kraftwerk 3-D The Catalogue to be released in multiple formats

After having been hinted at and talked about for years, it seems Kraftwerk are now finally ready to reveal their three-dimensional magnum opus. Kraftwerk The Catalogue 3-D, with live material recorded 2012-2016, will be released by Parlophone in multiple formats, and in English and German versions, late May 2017.



Do we need it? Will we buy it? Is this the end of Kraftwerk in 3D? We will see. Anyway, find all known editions in English listed below (with mention of German language editions, where known).

The 4 disc Blu-ray edition


Four blu-ray discs in a 12"x12" board box with lift-off lid. English language. Comes with a 228 page hardback book.

There will also a German language edition of the Blu-ray box, as indicated by this tweet from Kraftwerk.

Disc 1 contains live versions of the albums Autobahn, Radio-Activity, Trans-Europe Express and The Man-Machine in three separate versions; 5.1, Stereo and Headphone Surround 3D audio.

Disc 2 contains live versions of the albums Computer World, Techno Pop, The Mix and Tour De France Soundtracks in three separate versions; 5.1, Stereo and Headphone Surround 3D audio.

Disc 3 contains the following "bonus content":
  1. Autobahn (Bonus Content)
  2. Kometenmelodie1 (Bonus Content)
  3. Kometenmelodie2 (Bonus Content)
  4. Mitternacht (Bonus Content)
  5. Morgenspaziergang (Bonus Content)
  6. Geiger Counter (Bonus Content)
  7. Radioactivity (Bonus Content)
  8. Radioland (Bonus Content)
  9. Airwaves (Bonus Content)
  10. Intermission (Bonus Content)
  11. News (Bonus Content)
  12. The Voice Of Energy (Bonus Content)
  13. Antenna (Bonus Content)
  14. Radio Stars (Bonus Content)
  15. Uranium (Bonus Content)
  16. Transistor (Bonus Content)
  17. Ohm Sweet Ohm (Bonus Content)
  18. Trans Europe Express (Bonus Content)
  19. Metal On Metal (Bonus Content)
  20. Abzug (Bonus Content)
  21. Franz Schubert (Bonus Content)
  22. Europe Endless (Bonus Content)
  23. The Hall Of Mirrors (Bonus Content)
  24. Showroom Dummies (Bonus Content)
  25. The Man Machine (Bonus Content)
  26. Spacelab (Bonus Content)
  27. The Model (Bonus Content)
  28. Neon Lights (Bonus Content)
  29. The Robots (Bonus Content)
  30. Metropolis (Bonus Content)

Disc 4 also contains "bonus content":

  1. Numbers (Bonus Content)
  2. Computer World (Bonus Content)
  3. It's More Fun To Compute (Bonus Content)
  4. Home Computer (Bonus Content)
  5. Computer Love (Bonus Content)
  6. Pocket Calculator (Bonus Content)
  7. Dentaku (Bonus Content)
  8. Electric Cafe (Bonus Content)
  9. The Telephone Call (Bonus Content)
  10. House Phone (Bonus Content)
  11. Sex Object (Bonus Content)
  12. Boing Boom Tschak (Bonus Content)
  13. Techno Pop (Bonus Content)
  14. Music Non Stop (Bonus Content)
  15. The Robots (Bonus Content)
  16. Computer Love (Bonus Content)
  17. Pocket Calculator (Bonus Content)
  18. Dentaku (Bonus Content)
  19. Autobahn (Bonus Content)
  20. Geiger Counter (Bonus Content)
  21. Trans Europe Express (Bonus Content)
  22. Metal On Metal (Bonus Content)
  23. Abzug (Bonus Content)
  24. Home Computer (Bonus Content)
  25. Boing Boom Tschak (Bonus Content)
  26. Techno Pop (Bonus Content)
  27. Music Non Stop (Bonus Content)
  28. Planet Of Visions (Bonus Content)
  29. Tour De France (Bonus Content)
  30. Prologue (Bonus Content)
  31. Etape 1 (Bonus Content)
  32. Chrono (Bonus Content)
  33. Etape 2 (Bonus Content)
  34. Vitamin (Bonus Content)
  35. Aero Dynamik (Bonus Content)
  36. Elektro Kardiogram (Bonus Content)
  37. La Forme (Bonus Content)
  38. Regeneration (Bonus Content)

The 2 disc Blu-ray & DVD edition



Two disc edition: one DVD and one Blu-Ray disc, both with 5.1 audio. The Blu-ray disc holds a 77 minute 3D video (2D compatible) and 5.1 audio live recording. The contents of the DVD is a bit more unclear, but seems to be a 2D video DVD. Could also be an audio DVD. 

DVD tracklist:

  1. Autobahn (5.1 mix)
  2. Geiger Counter (5.1 mix)
  3. Radioactivity (5.1 mix)
  4. Trans Europe Express (5.1 mix)
  5. Metal On Metal (5.1 mix)
  6. Abzug (5.1 mix)
  7. The Man Machine (5.1 mix)
  8. Numbers (5.1 mix)
  9. Computer World (5.1 mix)
  10. Boing Boom Tschak (5.1 mix)
  11. Techno Pop (5.1 mix)
  12. Music Non Stop (5.1 mix)
  13. The Robots (5.1 mix)
  14. Tour De France (5.1 mix)
  15. Prologue (5.1 mix)
  16. Etape 1 (5.1 mix)
  17. Chrono (5.1 mix)
  18. Etape 2 (5.1 mix)
Blu-ray tracklist:

  1. Autobahn (5.1 mix)
  2. Geiger Counter (5.1 mix)
  3. Radioactivity (5.1 mix)
  4. Trans Europe Express (5.1 mix)
  5. Metal On Metal (5.1 mix)
  6. Abzug (5.1 mix)
  7. The Man Machine (5.1 mix)
  8. Numbers (5.1 mix)
  9. Computer World (5.1 mix)
  10. Boing Boom Tschak (5.1 mix)
  11. Techno Pop (5.1 mix)
  12. Music Non Stop (5.1 mix)
  13. The Robots (5.1 mix)
  14. Tour De France (5.1 mix)
  15. Prologue (5.1 mix)
  16. Etape 1 (5.1 mix)
  17. Chrono (5.1 mix)
  18. Etape 2 (5.1 mix)

The 8 Album, 9 record Vinyl Box Set



The full Catalogue vinyl experience, with the 12345678 series of albums. 9 pieces of heavyweight vinyl in a board slipcase. Album no. 7, The Mix, is a double album, and is recorded in "headphone surround 3D" quality. 

Records included: 
  1. Autobahn
  2. Radio-Activity
  3. Trans-Europe Express
  4. The Man-Machine
  5. Computer World
  6. Techno Pop
  7. The Mix (1st record, Headphone Surround 3D audio)
  8. The Mix (2nd record, Headphone Surround 3D audio)
  9. Tour De France 

The 8 CD Box Set


Similar to the vinyl box above, but with the material on 8 CDs. Comes in a board box with lift-off lid, and with a 16 page booklet. As with the vinyl box edition, The Mix is provided in Headphone Surround 3D audio. 

CDs in the box set: 
  1. Autobahn
  2. Radio-Activity
  3. Trans-Europe Express
  4. The Man-Machine
  5. Computer World
  6. Techno Pop
  7. The Mix (Headphone Surround 3D audio)
  8. Tour De France 

Double Vinyl Album Edition:



The double vinyl album edition contains the same 77 minute abridged version of the 12345678 series as the Blu-Ray & DVD edition above. 

Record 1:
  1. Autobahn (3-D)
  2. Geiger Counter (3-D)
  3. Radioactivity (3-D)
Record 2:
  1. Trans Europe Express (3-D)
  2. Metal On Metal (3-D)
  3. Abzug (3-D)
  4. The Man Machine (3-D)
Record 3:
  1. Numbers (3-D)
  2. Computer World (3-D)
  3. Boing Boom Tschak (3-D)
  4. Techno Pop (3-D)
  5. Music Non Stop (3-D)
Record 4: 
  1. The Robots (3-D)
  2. Tour De France (Live)
  3. Prologue (3-D)
  4. Etape 1 (3-D)
  5. Chrono (3-D)
  6. Etape 2 (3-D)

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