Leipzig will be dealt a double-Swiss deal in the shape of indie pop acts Black Sea Dahu and Long Tall Jefferson. Obscure names for two very talented artists, aka Janine Cathrein and Simon Borer, who will be gracing UT Connewitz with sweet handmade music tonight.
“This year’s edition of TransCentury Update will take its audience on a cosmic rollercoaster ride to the blazing edges of the galaxy, back to the darkest depths of Planet Earth again.”
“If you have any problems, you can come to my clinic and I’ll give you some Balkan herbs to cure them.” In other words: music and dance are medicine! Read our backstage story and find out how to win two tickets to attend the next Baikaltrain Disco at UT Connewitz (6 Oct).
A stormy ride in the wild zigzag course from Balkan to Baikal, from Bucharest to Moscow! Next stop: 13 May at UT Connewitz.
Listening to Roosevelt go through their set, drinking up their beats and loops and the atmosphere, I thought of hits I very much enjoy by Daft Punk, The Temper Trap and 2000s Depeche Mode, and also specifically the Alex Adair remix of Jessie Ware’s “Say You Love Me,” which I obsessively listened to for a few days after a dear friend showed it to me.