Did you know that before their transformation into technobots Kraftwerk made mind-blowing, superheavy Krautjazz? I didn’t either, until electro-noise artist and uberhelpful Reckless Records employee Jim Magas recommended the blog of Blastitude webzine publisher Larry Dolman on Twitter. Back in March Dolman posted a Weird Band Alert with a video of an early version of the group performing on German TV to a room of extremely cool-looking German hipsters.

Flute madness after the jump.