Category archives: Music

Jean Criss - BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY

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[caption id="attachment_156201" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Quelle: ramentertainment.com/fergie[/caption] I have always loved Fergie’s song Big Girls Don’t Cry (Personal) and every once in a while when I am brought to tears for personal or emotional reasons, I tend to laugh and think of this beautiful song. The title is catchy and some of the...

Dirty Talk from prison

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It is well known that the rapper Tupac Shakur, who died in 1996 deceased, liked to write about sex and Thug Life in his lyrics. But what was he like in private? The online auction house Goldin Auctions unravels the secret and is auctioning off numerous items from the rapper's...

A special kind of vacation: Duna Jam

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Everyone, that has attended a festival once, knows the feeling of being lost and lonely, buried under masses of attendees and being isolated in ones own little bubble of disorientation and overtaxing. But this has not always to be the case, as can be seen by Duna Jam, a musical...

A day for the records - Record Store Day

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Have you ever had the feeling that today's music industry has become something impersonal and soulless, that only exists for a few big corporations to make a quick buck? If so, you would not be the only one thinking that way. That's why some USA based record store owners came...

Musicals in the Winter

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Musicals are impressive, romantic and playful. They are dramatic, alluring and intoxicating. For many of us, musicals are the crème de la crème of entertainment. Musicals are far more than just a short process; they tell stories which they bring to life. The popular musical theater has more fans than...

Music Genre: Ska Music

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In the 60s, a new genre of jazz and blues, called Ska, was born. The origins of the genre come from the Caribbean island of Jamaica. This was where the effect of rhythmic music in conjunction with wind instruments was discovered. Until today, Ska is still one of the major...

The Nutcracker on Ice

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The Nutcracker originally written by ETA Hoffmann is probably the most famous and popular Christmas story of all time. It's particularly the original ballet adaptation that won the hearts of dance fanatics and Christmas enthusiasts all over the world. The world-famous fairytale now comes to Berlin from December 1st - 12th, 2015, ready...

The World’s Best Clubs: Arma 17

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Moscow has an active and impressive club scene, which has a unique international reputation. Russia’s capital is home to the music scene, including everything from hip hop to techno. There, you can dance like there’s no tomorrow. That is why I want to introduce one of the most important clubs...

Pat Wind - The Comback of German Love Songs

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On September 10th 2015, the German singer & song writer Pat wind finally released the music video to his brand new single called "Solange mein Herz schlägt" (As long as my heart is beating"). The scenes of the video, in which the artist himself is seen with a female actress, complement the loving lyrics perfectly and...

Serge Gainsbourg – of ballads and scandals

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Parisian singer Serge Gainsbourg, who was of Ukrainian origin, was a great musician with a wonderful voice. His biography was paved with scandals through and through, yet he never lost his reputation as a male sex icon who was able to make women weak at the knees simply by looking...

Mountain Man - Folk 'n' Roll

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Andreas Gaibler considers himself something of a folk rock’n’roller, and he's just gifted the world with a brand new album. For his fifth studio album, the highly creative Austrian has invented a fictional character, which he's named the Mountain Man. That’s the name of the album as well as the...

Crazy German folk music

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Internet fans of German folklore know the following video all too well. Just in time for the upcoming Oktoberfest, I’m showing you one of the crazier sides of German folk music - The Fichtels Lied (The Spruce’s Song) by the Woodys. If you don’t speak German, be assured that they're...

Perfume commercials are just stylish music vi...

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Perfume commercials seem to simply drip with style and sophistication, showing us a utopian world where everything is filled with enchantment. I wish I could live in them. I want to break through the screen of my TV, enter this wonderful and fantastic universe and live my life surrounded by...

Beautiful melodies by Erik Satie – the colo...

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Here we go again: colourful leaves, a slowly dissipating heat, mild weather, and drowsy rain. The world turns melancholic, but it’s a beautiful melancholy that expresses itself in the brown, yellow and red nuances that have begun to coat the forests and leaf-lined streets of Europe. Composer Erik Satie, who...

The Call of the Wretched Sea

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You might know of ol' Ahab as the the captain in Herman Neville’s Moby Dick, but it's also the name of a doom-metal band. Ahab's first album, titled The Call Of The Wretched Sea, is a concert album too amazing to describe. The tracks on the album tell a story about a...

Frank Sinatra: The darling of the swing era

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This is the man who leapt from a gently descending helicopter while wearing a suit, holding a drink in his hand and proceeding to launch into his concert performance straightaway. Frank Sinatra knew all about putting on a show, and he did things his own way. He was the very definition of the...

Summertime Music: Lana Del Rey

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One of my all-time favourite summer hits is Lana Del Rey’s Summertime Sadness. Why? It's an unbelievably great reflection of the inner strife people feel during the summer! Summer is one of the most beautiful times of the year, with many people enjoying themselves outdoors during this period - yet...

Music tip: 16 Horsepower – a skillful and m...

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Vocals, guitar, banjo, mandolin, concertina, keyboards, lap steel – David Eugene Edwards Drums – Jean-Yves Tola E-bass, double bass – Pascal Humbert 16 Horsepower was a rock band hailing from Denver that combined several styles together - you could describe them as an alternative or gothic country band. The band merged different elements...

Music Tip: Iron and Wine – Soulful Folk-Roc...

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Iron and Wine  is the recording name of the American Folk-musician Sam Bean. The former professor of film and cinematography has taken the name from a dietary supplement called Beef Iron and Wine, which is consumed by people with iron deficiency. But of course, his music is 1000 times more...

Amenra & Livetattos, oder das beste Konzert, ...

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Die Karten waren schon lange Ausverkauft, doch ich hatte meine. Eine halbe Ewigkeit hatte ich sie schon und sehnlich auf den Tag gewartet sie gegen ein Erlebnis sondergleichen einzutauschen. Zusammen mit guten Freunden und genug Bier bereitete ich mich auf den Abend vor, das Lido welches wir nun ansteuerten gehörte...

Musiktipp: Apocalyptica in der Columbiahalle

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Apocalyptica sind grade auf Tour und steuern in Berlin unter anderem auch die Columbiahalle an. Am 07.04.2015 werden sie uns mit ihren düsteren Klassik-Sinfonien aufsuchen. Bekannt geworden sind die Jungs aus Finnland vor allem durch ihre Neuinterpretationen bekannter Rock und Metalsongs auf Violoncello, so von Slayer, Metallica, Sepultura, Faith No More...

Band Tip: The Great „Antilopen Gang“

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The “Antilopen Gang” is a rap-combo from Dusseldorf. Danger, Dan, Panik Panzer and Kojah are the members. Another member, NMZS, committed suicide in March 2013. The combo was formed from the former Anti-Alles-Aktion in 2009. The four of former nine members started collaborating under a name created by their common interest...

Musiktipp: Soko live in Berlin - Indieballade...

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Das kleine Indietalent Soko kommt den weiten Weg aus Kalifornien um uns den Winter zu versüßen. Im Berliner Postbahnhof am Ostbahnhof. Uns erwartet Indi-Pop mit 80er Jahre Goth und New Wave Einflüssen auf ihren neuen Album: “My dreams dictate my reality“ welches sie uns vorspielen wird. In kleiner Identitätswechsel vom süßen...