Articles tagged germany

‘The Temptation of Despair’ Is a Marvelous New Work on World War II-Era Germany

Werner Sollors' memories formed the basis for this book, but his research caused him to re-evaluate and re-imagine what he thought he knew about the time and the era.

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22 Aug 2013 // 11:04 PM

Moderat: II

Germany’s reigning electronic kings Modeselektor and Apparat unite yet again for II, a collection of danceable yet curiously melancholy tracks. Amidst the moody fray, however, are some would-be pop hits that show just how far these guys have come along.

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A Little Shire Within Themselves: ‘We Are Modeselektor’

Far from a basic VH1 “behind-the-scenes look”, We Are Modeselektor gives a human face to the cool digital glitches of Modeselektor’s sound.

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Motor City Drum Ensemble: DJ Kicks

Hailing from Germany's Motor City, Danilo Plessow impresses more with his expansive record collection than his ability to create an ear-catching, purposeful mix.

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14 Jun 2011 // 8:00 AM

Guano Apes - “Sunday Lover” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Germany’s Guano Apes have reunited and released their first new music since 2003. Bel Air opened at #1 on the German album charts and reaches North America on 21 June.

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24 May 2011 // 9:59 PM

Telebossa: Telebossa

Bussmann surrounds Mello's soft voice with the sound of corks popping, and then circles around him in an avant-garde, repetitive way with the cello.

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The Thermals Rock Dresden and Chat with PopMatters

Would you believe they were "Greatest Grandpa of the Month"?" The Thermals rock and talk to PopMatters on their European tour.

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20 Jul 2010 // 10:00 PM

Ellen Allien: Dust

The techno-queen of Berlin returns with a record that showcases her penchant for pop.

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The German Issue: Still Straddling the Berlin Wall

The German Issue provides us with a time capsule from a very different era, but so much of its content remains pertinent.

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Modeselektor: Body Language Vol.8

Thom Yorke's favorite German DJ duo takes us on a tour through 2009's best dubstep-influenced hits and a few other loose ends.

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Like a Stuntman: Original Bedouin Culture

By varying their gait and direction, Germany's Like a Stuntman have created a patient, entertaining, and ultimately distinctive album.

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19 Jun 2008 // 10:59 PM

Fall of Serenity: The Crossfire

German death metal band weathers lineup changes and returns sounding the same.

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WASHINGTON—French fries are back in, the chill is gone from U.S.-German relations, and jokes about the French have disappeared from conservative talk

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9 Apr 2007 // 7:07 AM

BERLIN - Early last month, a German judge provoked an outcry by citing the Koran as grounds for denying a divorce to a German Muslim

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Speak of the Blue Devil: The Moody Grooves of Andy Kayes

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"Andy Kayes' latest album of mercurial hip-hop finds the rapper putting the boom back in boom bap, one beat at a time.

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