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Legendary Colin Hay plays Parkbühne

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Colin Hay, photo by Carlos Rafael Pompeu. All images courtesy of Republic Media.

“Do you come from the land down under?” Loudine Heunis got to chat a little with singer-songwriter Colin Hay from the band Men at Work, which came to international prominence in the 80s, ahead of his concert in Leipzig this Saturday.

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Defying boundaries between gig and club

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"Off the Grid" - 9 Nov 2018, Leipzig

“The gig and club scenes are two separate worlds that rarely collide, and yet they create the same orgiastic escape designed to satisfy the very core of the human condition: the deep desire to express, unite and belong.” Get to know the new club mjut at Leipzig East during “Off the Grid,” 9 Nov.

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Following yonder star: She Owl

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Jolanda Moletta and Demian Endian, She Owl. (Photo: Giorgio Violino)
Jolanda Moletta and Demian Endian, She Owl. (Photo: Giorgio Violino)

“I pause now, and rewind ‘Glass’ several times to breathe in old memories that taste and smell like gold Marlboros. Flash cards of faces and streets are part submerged in the reverb of this music. I feel so much gratitude swelling through my heart.”

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Michael Chu: Never give up on love

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Michael Chu. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Michael Chu. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

When Michael found himself in the elevator with the right guy at Oper Leipzig, he thought he’d take a shot and told him he had written a song cycle. As he continued his pitch, it took a while for him to realize the answer had been “yes.”

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A voice in the ‘keller: Leipzig & Oi!

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What do Oi! and punk music mean to Leipzigers? Our music writer shares his experience and insights attending a festival this month. (Photo: public domain)
What do Oi! and punk music mean to Leipzigers? Our music writer shares his experience and insights attending a festival this month. (Photo: public domain)

“Any genre of music named after a one-syllable grunt is not trying to be clever. The objective of Oi! is purely visceral, to be a soundtrack to a pressure release.”

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Following yonder star: Owl-Eye-Ring

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Owl-Eye-Ring. Credit: Joshua Reel
Owl-Eye-Ring. Credit: Joshua Reel

“The rocker without a band. The cellist in search of fun. The vocalist with all the stage. The sideman without a spotlight. Touring together to show their other sides.” Owl-Eye-Ring at Noch Besser Leben, 1 March. Read the interview and insights by Adam Carrington.

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