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Amanda Palmer’s deep ode to womanhood in Leipzig

in Music/Philosophies/Reviews/Stage

“Amanda Palmer’s Leipzig performance felt as if she was talking with you… as a close friend [not] just about her life, but women’s lives in general, channeled into the context of the highly charged and confusing sociopolitical climate we live in today.”

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Amanda Palmer: a chat ahead of her Leipzig concert

in Concerts/Music/Philosophies
Amanda Palmer
“Amanda Fucking Palmer.” Photo credit: Allan Amato

“It’s such a refreshing, no-bullshit and non-corporate way of working: to have a trusting audience who supports you unconditionally… I wish only more women and artists outside the commercial system could learn to harness the same power.” – Amanda Palmer

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Gordon Raphael: rocking in the Noisy Chair

in Music/What's on
Gordon Raphael © Ruby James
Gordon Raphael © Ruby James

“Despite a career recording and producing household-name acts like The Strokes and Regina Spektor, ‘Sleep on the Radio’ is Gordon Raphael’s first full-length album, the first one with his songs and his name on the front cover.” (Interview & album review by Adam Carrington) Check out Gordon Raphael & the Half Full Flashes @ Leipzig’s Ilses Erika, Thu 10 May.

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A voice in the ‘keller: Leipzig & Oi!

in Concerts/Leipzig tips/Music/My Leipzig
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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