In this series, we will delve into all sorts of music genres - presenting German artists and bands performing everything from electronic and dance, to hip hop, rap, reggae and dancehall, rock, pop and indie rock.
It's been ten years since Mannheim's Pop Academy was founded. While it has yet to churn out any world-famous artists, it's been the starting point for many careers in the German music industry. (21.10.2013)
From kid in the provinces to rocker, activist and eccentric: Udo Lindenberg wears many hats. Or actually, only one. The granddaddy of German-language rock shows no signs of stopping. (12.09.2013)
As lead singer of the dance band Cascada, Natalie Horler has sold millions of CDs. The attractive Bonn singer comes from a musical family. Her father, David, says: "The band has the will to succeed!" (29.08.2013)
You could call them the most German of German bands. Kraftwerk's innovative approach to music has allowed their sound to branch throughout many genres and trends that came after the band's first releases in the 1970s. (20.08.2013)
Rammstein's world tour just came to an end at Wacken. There's media hype and a dash of mysticism wherever Germany's most successful metal band goes. But the band's personal assistant wants none of it. (09.08.2013)
The three musicians in Sizarr came together as an inexperienced student band in 2009. These days, the trio is all over German summer festival line-ups. They were a hit with their show at c/o pop. (02.08.2013)
As the front man of Einstürzende Neubauten and co-founder of renowned indie band Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Blixa Bargeld is among the major icons of Germany's underground music scene. (30.07.2013)
Berlin band Culcha Candela is a musical melting pot - blending reggae, dancehall, and hip-hop with lyrics in English, German, Spanish, and Patois. Deutsche Welle spoke with band singer Johnny Strange. (19.07.2013)
These days, it's no surprise for German-language pop songs to top Germany's charts. But it wasn't until the beginning of the 1980s - with the Neue Deutsche Welle - that the language really began to gain its pop footing. (14.07.2013)
Hip-hop has morphed from a creation in New York’s subculture of underprivileged youth into a global movement. In Germany, it has a long tradition of addressing problems drawn from immigrant youth culture. (05.07.2013)
A special edition of PopXport on the most influential German band ever: Kraftwerk. We outline the history of these pioneers of electronic music, show clips from legendary performances, and talk with former band members.
On this week’s show: Gurr – indie pop hopefuls from Berlin. Elif – German-Turkish pop musician with a new album. Johannes Oerding – the singer-songwriter is on tour. Also: music from Bushido, Toksï and The Other Ones.
This time: the return of electropop duo 2Raumwohnung, the latest feats by indie rockets Kraftklub, and an interview with German-Ghanian reggae charmer Frank Dellé.
From Thomas Mann's controversial novel to a satirical book about Adolf Hitler: DW's Kino team picked its seven favorite film adaptations of German works of literature.
Considered the most prestigious award in French literature, the prize results in lucrative sale profits. Vuillard's book "L'Ordre du jour" looks at the hidden steps that gave rise to the Nazi invasion of Austria in 1938.
EinsHoch6 mash up rap and classical music. Since 2013, DW has been producing a video diary of the Munich band – to help Americans learn German. We caught up with EinsHoch6 on their current US tour.
To mark Rodin's centennial anniversary in France, two exhibitions in Paris featured the sculptor's work, highlighting his impact on contemporary artists.
Thousands of social media users have been breaking the silence around the culture of sexual abuse, with international versions of the #MeToo hashtag going one step further. Here are some of the celebrities who reacted.
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