This dude is trying to contact aliens by playing Kraftwerk

This universe is just too big for us to be completely alone. But how can we let any extraterrestrial life know that we’re up for a chat?

John Shepherd lives in rural Michigan. He’s determined send signals Out There in hopes of striking up some kid of conversation. And forget waiting for them to pick up ancient TV broadcasts or to send a note through the 21-centimetre hydrogen line. Mr. Shepherd believes that a little Kraftwerk will get their attention.

This is the subject of John Was Trying to Contact Aliens, one of the many things you’ll now find on Netflix.

Read more on John here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “This dude is trying to contact aliens by playing Kraftwerk

  • July 4, 2021 at 3:02 pm

    This person obviously had a massive disposable income.


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