A year before the two german countries reunited , the band Herbst (autumn) asked on a gig for minute of silence for the victims of the massacre of Tiananmen Square in Beijing . After this gig they been banned for further live performances . With a trick , the band steals the tape with the soundtrack and smuggle it to West Berlin. The track “Backschischrepublik” becomes in 1990 a hit in west germany .(Tourists give a baksheesh (tip) in Islamic countries in general for services or favors.
Kontra K, born in 1987, is a German rapper from Berlin. Listen to his cool track “Traumfrau”:
The German group Pupkulies & Rebecca, formed in 2006, is the electronica and house music group of Rebecca Blaul (vocals), Sepp Singwald (keyboard) and Janosch Blaul (production). Listen to their great song “Juvinal”:
AnnenMayKantereit is a german pop music group from Cologne. Listen to their nice song “Wohin Du Gehst”:
Also listen to this great relaxed remix by Moglebaum:
Ewian is a german post-rock band from Landau. They released their great song “The Last Poem” two days ago.
The german band fon from Leipzig released their first single “YMMB” this week. The fon band are Katharina Helmke, Tim Vollmann and Richiee Syhre. Their single debut is really very interesting, considering great, dreamy deep voices, exploding more and more in the end.
Dunkelbunt, born as Ulf Lindemann in 1979 in Hamburg is a german producer, musician and DJ, who’s now living in Vienna, Austria. Have a listen to his amazing song “The Stojka Empire” featuring Harry Stojka: