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Corona Capital 2016 Festival Review: The 10 Best Performances

on November 21, 2016, 3:00pm
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While Lana Del Rey drew a large portion of Corona Capital’s audience to the other end of Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, the chance to see Kraftwerk bring their 3D set to a festival was hard to pass up. Fortunately, Mexico City has not regulated synthesizer music like other countries. The Kraftwerk set was not without its share of hiccups, but after decades behind the boards, the band was well equipped to deal with the technical issues. “The robots need to be reprogrammed,” the band declared with German accents, later brushing off the slow start as “the robots needing time to warm up.” Once Kraftwerk got going, it was a joy to see a huge audience donning 3D glasses and grooving to one of the most influential bands of the electronic genre. And the festival showed them that due respect. Despite losing 10 minutes to tech issues, they were still given their full set time, meaning the event didn’t end til close to 2 am. Fortunately, Monday is a Mexican holiday. How’s that for some solid planning?


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