This book’s roots goes back to when Oliver Seibt and I still were on the IASPM D-A-CH-board in 2014. Oli had been contacted by the series editors about a book project within the “Routledge Global Popular Music Series”. Two other edited books on German popular music had just been published and after we studied them…Continue reading Book “Made in Germany – Studies in Popular Music” published
Continuing the mailbox picture series this mailbox was spotted in Dresden. Taken with my D700 and Nikon 50mm 1.8. Here are some more pictures from Dresden: Dresden
Walking through Berlin we passed my former apartment and the street leading to it. Taken with my D700 and Nikon 50mm 1.8. Here are some more pics from the trip:
While in Berlin last week Greenpeace was protesting against Russia’s handling of the Greenpeace activists. Part of the protest was this Greenpeace boat moored to the Spree. Taken with my Canon S95.
During the Popakademie’s summer camp the band “Hot Chick Banged” released their first CD. Here are some pictures from the event:
I spent a long weekend in Berlin in July only with my Canon S95 and was lucky with the weather:
In June we went on a short excursion to Worms, a small town not far from Mannheim. Besides walking through the city we saw the synagogue with one of the oldest existing mikveh in Germany, the Jewish cemetery and the medieval Cathedral of St Peter:
After the fall of the Soviet Union Germany emerged as one of the primary countries of Post-Soviet migration – with at least 2.6 Million Russian speaking migrants living in Germany at the moment (conservatively estimated). Putting this into perspective, there were 6 751 002 registered foreign citizens residing in Germany 2006 – about 8,2% of…Continue reading Who are “die Russen” currently living in Germany?