Gunter Gabriel

German country singer Gunter Gabriel has passed

Gunter Gabriel can be found on Spotify. by  A. Michael Uhlmann   German country & trucker songs singer Gunter Gabriel is dead. He died from complications falling down stairs, a day before his 75th birthday. According to German tabloid “Berliner Kurier” Gabriel fell on the eve of his birthday in a hotel in Herburg after celebrating…

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Andrea Schroeder Void

Andrea Schroeder Void out now Glitterhouse Records. by Walter Price   There has and always will be something timeless and cinematic about Germany’s late-night voiced Andrea Schroeder. Something Rita Hayworth or Marlene Dietrich filtered through thoughts of Tom Waits. The shadowy elegance that is Schroeder has returned after her remarkable 2014 Where The Wild Oceans End with a new album Void and the artist…

In Case Of

LIVE: In Case Of Strike Again

  by Walter Price   The In Case Of (Steve, Flo, Marcel & Daniel) were back in town and they hit the open air Classic Open Leipzig stage in the city center for an afternoon set that found the band better than ever. Which is nice due to the mixed bag of people in the…

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Leipzig Sounds

by Walter Price   I often refer to Leipzig, Germany as the Austin, TX of Germany. There are several reasons, thoughts including the food culture (beer & meat), people let people be the people they are, outdoor activity is a way of life with all the parks, hiking and so much water and the variety…

Livy Pear In The Park

by Walter Price   The things about Livy Pear that motivate interest are the things that have made unique artists thrive on the fringe side of pop music. A charming standalone voice resting some place between Nanna Hilmarsdóttir and Bec Sandridge .  A subtle but strong vocal style that fully support the truths of Olivia Gruschczyk…

German rock

The Roaring 420s Blue Jay

by Walter Price   Germany’s The Roaring 420’s  have a new clip out as they ready a new release, A follow up to the tripped out psych offering ‘What is Psych’, that found the retro laid-back outfit on a substantial tour with The Blank Tapes last year. The DECAP Production clip for “Blue Jay” is…

Jody Cooper

SongStrassen: Jody Cooper

The GTC walks the streets of the world to find the best of the street performers… by Walter Price   Jody Cooper is a singer/songwriter I literally just happen to meet wallking the streets of Leipzig. Based in Germany this UK musician has a powerful vocal style and lyrics that could call most genres home. As…

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In Case Of Tell Me Now

by Walter Price   Germany’s In Case Of which I wrote about recently had the foresight in knowing their second to last track on the night  ”Tell Me Now” with Dynamum’s Julia Reichenbach would be a smash crowd pleaser and had the thing immortalized in a nice live video. Plugged into the soundboard and all. I love…

Sebastian Nehen

Silent Kid Secrets

You did everything you could but it didn’t work out… by Walter Price   Berlin based singer-songwriter Sebastian Nehen AKA Silent Kid is back and this time he has a brand new track “Secrets” (Breakup Records) moving from his last EP of shelved gems into territories kept alive by such artists Mark Oliver Everett’s Eels,…

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In Case Of

by Walter Price   You never know what you’ll get when you see a band that has only performed live a handful of times. The other night I got to see the start of something terrific manifesting in the German rock landscape. A new-ish band without a label, recording or even a proper website (the…

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3 Reasons Why Golden Kanine

by Walter Price   Swedish-German sounds expansive folk indie rockers Golden Kanine have all the elements to please the cerebral minded music connoisseur. Their ever broadening transformation keeps this band intriguing to say the least. With a handful of stellar releases Scissors & Happiness, Oh Woe! And the underrated We Were Wrong, Right? (Glitterhouse Records)…

Andrea Schroeder

Andrea Schroeder – ‘Until The End’

The lyrics always give room for own interpretations, I never want to explain to much. So the listener can find her/his very own meaning and story in it. Poems shall get a live on their own, far away from the writer. It is always fascinating how everyone is interpreting the song according to their emotional…