Monday, March 25 2013
The '80s post-punk act's first album in 22 years reveals a talent for dark, mournful balladry -- and a bitter fascination with America.
Tuesday, September 20 2011
With 71 tracks across six discs, this compilation seeks to summarize Berlin's diverse post-70s music scene -- but its priorities are perhaps misplaced.
Wednesday, March 16 2011
Guitar/electronic expressions from many Berlin walls by a radical pioneer.
Tuesday, August 17 2010
Ellen Allien, the longtime German electronica producer who has spent much of her career DJing to packed clubs in Berlin and around the world, talks to PopMatters about her latest album, crazy politicians and the status quo of dance music today.
Tuesday, July 20 2010
The techno-queen of Berlin returns with a record that showcases her penchant for pop.
Thursday, January 28 2010
A melding of serious drama, sarcastic humor, and brash power pop attitude, this marks a watershed moment in the life of a musical adventurer who has yet to bask in the spotlight.
Tuesday, January 20 2009
“I never met a hero I didn’t like. But then, I never met a hero. But then, maybe I wasn’t looking for one.” -- Lester Bands on Lou Reed.
Sunday, December 16 2007
Chica and the Folder is a kind of new wave electronic boniness warmed over and fleshed out with the kidneys and blood of South America.