Tagged: Deutschland

1936 Olympics

Nazi Germany used the 1936 Olympic Games for propaganda purposes. The Nazis promoted an image of a new, strong, and united Germany while masking the regime’s targeting of Jews and Roma (Gypsies) as well...

We Call It Techno!

With techno now stronger than ever, the German scene is revered among the world’s most powerful and influential. It’s an ideal time to look back upon its cultural roots – in Berlin, Frankfurt, Cologne,...

Listen: Kölsch @ Circoloco DC10 (Oct. 2)

Circoloco is about as DC10 as DC10 gets. From humble beginnings in 1999, the Monday party (which still holds down the same weekly slot) has become a rite of passage for anyone who likes clubbing in its...

Feuerzangenbowle recipe

Germany’s most spectacular holiday drink of red wine, juice and spices, prepared in a fireproof bowl.  Servings: 10-12 Ingredients  organic oranges  organic lemons  bottles dry red wine 1 cinnamon stick 5 cloves 1 pinch ginger ground 1 sugar cone  cups brown...

Speicher 100

Succeeding a recent run of much-acclaimed outings by stand-out artists such as Laurent Garnier (KOM EX 95), Kölsch (KOM EX 97 & 93) or Christian Nielsen & Locked Groove (KOM EX 96), our SPEICHER...

Club scene in 1997 Ostberlin

Berlin may still be a round-the-clock party city, but it’s current iteration has nothing on what it was like in the ’90s. Or that’s the impression we get after watching this video that spotlights...

Oktoberfest’s “Devil’s Wheel”

The Devil’s Wheel (Teufelsrad) is a fun Oktoberfest attraction where you watch daring and talented volunteers try to stay on a spinning platform for as long as possible. Some people manage to do it...

GAS live at Summer Bummer Festival 2017

In the middle of the 1990s, Wolfgang Voigt, better known under a great many pseudonyms such as MIKE INK, STUDIO1 or GRUNGERMAN, and the driving force behind the rise of Cologne Minimal Techno, had...

Nazis on drugs

For his book “Der Totale Rausch” (The Total Rush), published in 2015, the German writer Norman Ohler spent years studying German and U.S. records, including an extensive collection of notes kept by Theodor Morell, the...

Enigma machine

Like all the best cryptography, the Enigma machine is simple to describe, but infuriating to break. Straddling the border between mechanical and electrical, Enigma looked from the outside like an oversize typewriter. Enter the...