Tagged: Deutschland

Viva la Vida

I used to rule the world Seas would rise when I gave the word Now in the morning I sleep alone Sweep the streets I used to own I used to roll the dice...

Playmobil’s Ghostbusters sets

Back in June, it was revealed that for the first time ever, Playmobil planned to branch out from its normal historical and generic toys with sets featuring characters and vehicles from popular movies, starting...

Kraftwerk and the electronic revolution

As innovative as they are influential, Kraftwerk‘s contribution to the development of electronic music since their formation in 1970 remains unsurpassed. Having inspired everyone from Bowie to Coldplay, Siouxsie to Radiohead, this bizarre collective...

The story of Chicago House music

Your browser does not support iframes. TV One’s docuseries takes an ambitious approach to telling the larger story of this unheralded black musical genre from the South Side of Chicago and the man who...

Kölner Dom

Today, 20 years ago, the Cologne Cathedral was included in the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. Begun in 1248, the building of this Gothic masterpiece took place in several stages and was not...

NRW bei nacht

Wer nachts im Landeanflug über Nordrhein-Westfalen fliegt, kennt diesen faszinierenden Ausblick: Über manchen Regionen schimmern nur vereinzelte Inseln in der Dunkelheit, andernorts erscheint die Landschaft als ein einziges Lichtermeer. Städte und Industrieanlagen strahlen in...

Berlin, July 1945 in color

The final chapter in the destruction of Hitler’s Third Reich began on April 16, 1945 when Stalin unleashed the brutal power of 20 armies, 6,300 tanks and 8,500 aircraft with the objective of crushing...

Jägermeister, Wolfenbüttel

Jägermeister was invented in the year 1934, but we must go back as far as 1870 in order to get the full vibrant story behind this unique flavoured liqueur. The company’s founder Wilhelm Mast moved to...

0

Kraftwerk’s first concert

Dimitri Hegemann is the founder and operator of Berlin’s legendary techno club Tresor. Here he remembers Kraftwerk’s first concert, which he attended in 1970: When a friend recently sent me a YouTube link to...