Self styled as “an exploration of cultural globalization”, Cologne’s upcoming Digging the Global South event will platform various artists from Africa and the African diaspora from 2-5 November 2017. Located at the West German city’s Stadtgarten, the event is set to join the likes of Afropunk festival as a space for the discussion and contemplation […]Read full article
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Few places in Germany have exerted as much influence on modern music as Düsseldorf. From Kraftwerk and Neu! to Die Krupps and D.A.F., the city has spawned several bands who have pushed the envelope, especially when it comes to electronic music. It’s fitting then, that Düsseldorf is where the two musicians who make up Grandbrothers […]Read full article
The third biggest music market after Japan and US as of 2015, Germany is now the centre of music in Europe, both in terms of touring and sales. It’s also one of the toughest on digital piracy, with GEMA – the German royalty collection society for performance rights – regularly blocking tracks uploaded to YouTube on […]Read full article
Germany has a long hip-hop tradition and has produced countless artists and producers who are keeping the levels high in terms of quality and creativity. In our Germany playlist we cover the classic ’90s sound with tracks by TESK, AzudemSK, FloFilz and Kabuki. The explosion of trap music in the US and worldwide has also influenced German artists such as Skypierr and SugaBoy, who show us that they have nothing to envy from their US counterparts.
With its famously cool people and it’s even more famously cool nightclubs, Berlin has asserted itself as an epicentre of electronic music. DJs from around the world dream about playing the clubs and festivals in the German capital, while music listeners travel from far and wide to try to slip past the notoriously selective bouncers. …
London-born artist Sasha Perera may currently be based in Berlin but, as her stage name Perera Elsewhere suggests, her music seems to come from another realm. Having premiered a track by her recent collaborators Gebrüder Teichmann yesterday, today we celebrate the sultry, otherworldly sound of Perera Elsewhere’s ‘Happened’, taken from her recent album All Of […]
Self styled as “an exploration of cultural globalization”, Cologne’s upcoming Digging the Global South event will platform various artists from Africa and the African diaspora from 2-5 November 2017. Located at the West German city’s Stadtgarten, the event is set …