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Eau Rouge on why story-telling in music is important: Interview

Eau Rouge have been building up momentum for a few years now with a following of fans growing and growing by cooking up a hybrid sound “that’s part indie and part electronica”, placing them alongside bands as Editors and M83 [...]

December 14, 2018 Interviews, Recent posts, Slider

Ripe & Ruin: Make rock music great again

Hamburg three-piece rock act Ripe & Ruin have had a great 2018 with the release of EP “The Eye of the World” that successfully walks the tightrope between infectious alt-rock and a fist full of gravel. They might be lacking an [...]

December 11, 2018 Messed!Up Spotlight, Recent posts, Slider

Three decades of De/Vision: The dark interview

In the beginning of 1994 I was still frustrated that Depeche Mode had “betrayed” their listeners by bringing alternative rock into their electronic soundscape with the release of “Songs of Faith and Devotion”. I never accepted the album until years [...]

December 11, 2018 Interviews, Recent posts, Slider

15 years of solidarity and independence: The story of Audiolith Records

One day in May this year we met up with Audiolith label boss Lars Lewerenz in a park in Hamburg, just to have a chat about nothing in particular but enjoying a beer in the green grass and learn to [...]

December 5, 2018 Interviews, Recent posts, Slider

Teleman: Sci-fi disco for the charts

They’re hardly new on the scene but London four-piece Teleman, formed out of the ashes of indie band Pete and the Pirates, deserve more attention than they’ve got so far. The band’s name derived from seeing an album in a charity [...]

December 4, 2018 Messed!Up Spotlight, Recent posts, Slider

The Soft Moon @Tower Musikclub (Bremen): Review

To get the Messed!Up team to leave their well-known home territory of concert venues in Hamburg, there has to be a good reason for that trip. In this case the reason is called The Soft Moon, catching the attention with [...]

December 3, 2018 Concert Reviews, Recent posts, Slider