The German start-up "PLAYTIME One Album" invites people to sit in a theatre listen consciously to old vinyl records with no distractions. The idea even brought a nomination for this year’s Cultural Brands Awards.
After Trump's election, Bono pushed back the release of this album to make it more political. The resulting record does sound like U2 — but they don't seem to know where they're heading.
With the latest software now using artificial intelligence and algorithms to compose and produce music, will song creators be out of a job? Or will music always need a human touch? DW's George Sims reports.
The Japanese tech giant stopped making vinyl records in 1989, with cassettes and compact discs dominating the market at that time. But the format's renaissance has led Sony to return it to the market.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in literature, is cutting all ties with a man facing a series of sexual harassment allegations. The influential person had been closely linked with the institution.
With the successful staging of "Fiddler on the Roof," the Komische Oper celebrates its 70th anniversary. For DW columnist Gero Schliess, the smallest of the three Berlin opera houses is particularly inspiring right now.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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