The official video to Kernkraft 400

Things went fast in early 2000s. Kernkraft 400 was licensed to labels in different countries. A more straightforward remix of Kernkraft had gained a lot of traction. A video had to be made. The script sounded nice enough so I went along with it. I am still not sure what to think of the result 🙂
MTV/Viva didn’t know how to deal with it because all regular ‘dance music’ videos at the time consisted of a girl driving through the desert in a Ford Mustang and somewhwere along the road the ‘DJ’ would appear trying to hitchhike towards the sunset.
One thing I remember is the makeup artist on set saying to me: “hey I don’t know if you are becoming famous from this or not, but going forward promise me you’ll pluck your unibrow” – promise kept.
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the first original lo-fi video for Kernkraft 400

This is the very first video we made for the original version of the song with a budget of 500 Deutschmarks, cut on ancient software.
It’s a true treasure – unfortunately this is the only copy there is, and it’s not exactly HD. Anyway, you get the idea:

The super important Kernkraft brain was salvaged from a body and had to be transported. The transport gets interrupted by Zombies with machine guns who want to get a hold of this brain. Maybe they want to eat it, maybe they just want to have it. Or they wanted to save it from being used by a corporation for some evil purpose. We will never know. As they fly off into the pixel filled air it is unclear if this is a happy ending or not.

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