A look back into the Nineties, to Berlin. In the then editorial offices of the techno mag Frontpage publisher Jürgen Lahrmann and Klaus Schulze are standing at the window. On the street down below a huge crowd is moving along, dancing to booming beats – the Love Parade. “Look, Klaus”, Lahrmann grins, “what you’ve caused!” Since that time Schulze is considered as “godfather of techno” and younger generations are discovering (more…)
In the night of July 23 to July 24, 1977, the very first of the famous Rockpalast nights being broadcast throughout Europe (another premiere!) took place at the Essen Grugahalle. The first guests on this memorable day evening were Rory Gallagher, Little Feat, and Roger McGuinn’s Thunderbyrd. Many others followed. Forty years – and what a crazy and great time it was! (more…)
“Blood, sweat and tears, but our album is finally done.”
– Wucan, July 2017
With the release of their debut album in autumn 2015, WUCAN from Dresden crossed the magic threshold between an insider’s tip to a celebrated newcomer. “Sow The Wind” is an energetic heavy rock statement which despite all its directness is not above kraut rock extravaganza. Afterward, they went on tour. (more…)
In Mannheim, GEFF HARRISON had found his musical home in the early 70ties with the band Twenty Sixty Six & Then. His next stop was with their Mannheim competitors KIN PING MEH which Geff also left in 1976 in pursuit of a solo career.
He stayed true to the Nova label where he released his first solo album titled “Salford” paying homage to his hometown (more…)
In early May, the American web magazine “Blues Blast” nominated our release of the Champion Jack Dupree Rockpalast as one of the best “Historical Or Vintage Recording” of the year. To belong to the circle of nominees is already an honor because, because with its 36.000 subscribers in all 50 states and in more than 90 countrys “Blues Blast” is the world’s biggest (more…)