Ten German Love Songs

Songs can help language learners master a new language. But what about the language of love? These ten songs should help you with both. Which song is your favorite? Is there a German love song we should have included on the list? Tell us in the comments! Liebe by Sido Für immer Immer by Fettes [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:43+00:00 March 12th, 2015|General, Music|3 Comments

Music in Germany: Antifolk in Frankfurt

Phoebe Kreutz. Photo (cc) flickr user GeertBoog It was John Darnielle's dirty, fizzley, basement-boom-box recordings that first trained me to turn a deaf ear to scrappy guitar and to love music that did little more than tell a damn fine story. The Mountain Goats' early recordings are the music that macheted the way [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:17:21+00:00 November 9th, 2012|Click Clack Gorilla, Frankfurt am Main, General, Music|1 Comment

Think festivals, think Germany!

After last week’s post about how Germany as a country is unexpectedly well-versed when it comes to BBQing, here’s another post about a thing that Germans are great at, but that isn’t really associated with them – yet. And that thing is: festivals. Now, when people hear the word festival, they tend to [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:17:32+00:00 August 18th, 2010|General, German Culture, Hamburg, Living in Germany, Lost in Deutschland, Music|Comments Off on Think festivals, think Germany!

Echo Award Show Diary

Two weeks ago, a friend asked me if I wanted to work at this year’s Echo award show. The Echo is the most important German music award, and this year’s artist line-up was impressive: Rihanna, Depeche Mode, Gossip, and the list goes on. In charge of the backstage area, I coordinated when the [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:17:40+00:00 March 6th, 2010|Berlin, General, Music|1 Comment