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Zombies, Safi, art noise in Leipzig

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Our glocal live music columnist shares with us the unique adventure she had playing a rioting zombie in a music video for the noise rock band Safi, whose recently released second album, Janus, she calls “as two-faced as the Roman god who served as eponymist.”

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Video: Bands Alabama Shakes, Rhonda, live in Leipzig

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The US band Alabama Shakes made the audience at Leipzig’s Conne Island go wild last Tuesday, preceded by outstanding opening act Rhonda from Hamburg, and I captured some highlights on video for you.

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Independence Day in Leipzig – Let’s murder the season with Two Gallants

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Our glocal music columnist Kapuczino today reviews “We Are Undone,” the 5th studio album of Californian indie band Two Gallants, excited that “tomorrow – Saturday, July the 4th 2015 – they’re entertaining us at Werk 2 in Connewitz. You couldn’t think of a better way than celebrating Independence Day with this amazing combo from San Francisco, about to arrive in Leipzig with their bags full of anti-gentrification anthems and lyrical weltschmerz to mark the occasion.”

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An Early Summer Night’s Eve in Leipzig, Act II (with photo gallery)

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This is the second part of our glocal live music expert’s explorations on an early summer Friday night in Leipzig: an account of her visit to the birthday party of Uni Leipzig’s radio station and review of the concerts there, ending with plenty of tips for what to do on the balmy nights yet to come in Leipzig.

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Alabama Shakes and the German Radio

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LeipGlo’s Kapuczino explores today why German radio can be so uninspiring and repetitive, and why, living in Germany, you may not have heard of the awesome Alabama Shakes. Says our columnist: “Now that rock ‘n’ roll has been reinvented about 5,938,276 times already, this time it experiences a refreshingly down-to-earth and vibrant rendition in the shape of the southern-rooted Alabama Shakes.” They are now fortunately coming to Leipzig, so we get a chance to “meet” them live – June 30 at Conne Island.

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An Early Summer Night’s Eve in Leipzig, Act I

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It’s time to focus on the summer specialities that the local music scene in Leipzig has in store. One of our resident experts Sabine has already checked out the possibilities what to do for those endless nights and why Leipzig crowds are really endearing. If her reports cannot lure you out of your apartment, I don’t know what will. She starts out sharing her experience at a recent Element of Crime concert at Clara Park.

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