Richard Thompson Band – Double fun: Live at Rockpalast Hamburg and Cannes
With our new Rockpalast release we dive deeper into the realm of folk rock: RICHARD THOMPSON, top-class guitarist and songwriter extraordinaire, awarded and honored many times, defined the English version of the term folk rock with FAIRPORT CONVENTION before he went on a solo path. Quite a few of his songs like “Down Where The Drunkards Roll” or “1952 Vincent Black Lightning” are regarded as (more…)
50 years of VANILLA FUDGE – “Live at Sweden Rock 2016″
1967 – 2017: VANILLA FUDGE celebrate their 50th anniversary in style – with another musical rock monument: the album „Live At Sweden Rock 2016“ (to be released November 3, 2017).
What began in April 1967 in the Ultrasonic Studios in Hempstead/ N.Y., does still possess the same charisma a good 50 years later in the rather quiet Swedish town of Norje near Sölvesborg (more…)
Patricia Vonne – Best Animation award for “Huerta de San Vicente”
Patricia Vonne is a real multi-talent. She writes songs, sings, dances, acts and draws – and that in such a great way that she has already won several prizes. Recently, at the International Film Festival Madrid, her music video “Huerta de San Vicente” won the Best Animation award. That is the second time for this song! In 2009 the song featured on Vonne’s (more…)
New SQUINTALOO Video – Peg Leg Copperjaws
You are a prisoner of the feared pirate Captain Peg Leg Copperjaws! May OMA be gentle to your soul!
The new video from Squintaloos “Über Bord!” is out now.
Squintaloo had the following to (more…)
Klaus Schulze: The electronic music legend celebrates his 70th birthday
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…)
Happy Birthday Rockpalast – 40 years WDR Rockpalast nights
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…)