If you want to be ahead of the crowd, you can go and check out Die DAMĂ„N before they become the next big thing. Because they could. Their sound, with Slavic, classical, Burlesque and rock influences, could very well catch on in artistically open-minded Leipzig.
TheÂ life storyÂ ofÂ Naomi Susan IsaacsÂ sounds a bit like a music biopic, except she has done lots of other things besides singing and playing music throughout her life, and didn’t end up in Motown. Naomi was born in post-World War II London, the daughter of a pianist and ballet dancer with strict rules about musical consumption (classical…
“The weird thing about voicing an advert is that at the point you think you sound ridiculous, you are actually about right. What you hear in your head sounds so over the top, but when dropped into the mix of images and music, it just fits. Voice artists live in a world of make believe and yet must believe in it with absolute honesty.”
The Leipzig Book Fair is taking place 12-15 March at the Leipziger Messe: “The Leipzig book fair and its reading festival ‘Leipzig reads’ are the spring events of the book and media sector. Authors, readers and publishing companies meet to collect information, to engage in exchange and discover what is new.”
The music of this Congolese singer-songwriter turned out to be deeply relatable to me: musically, it reminded me of the instantly-cheerfulness-inducing Caribbean rhythms I had grown up around in Miami (I am thankful for transnational transfers); sentimentally, one of his songs, especially, gave a close description of a romantic situation I thought I was living with someone at the time.
“The Cyans is an independent international power trio from Leipzig/Germany that plays original music apparently closest to alternative rock, based on songs written by Zomb Menon. The band plays concerts regularly in the Leipzig area.”