Music

DJs

DJs – The Art of Spinning Records

Focusing on four outstanding DJs, this segment explores the current development and diversity of the disc jockey scene in Germany. (2007)More ...
Young German Jazz

Young German Jazz

The current German jazz scene is livelier and more multi-faceted than ever before. Four of the most interesting musicians in the scene are the trombonist Nils Wogram, the percussionist Jochen Rückert, the pianist Florian Ross, and the guitarist Frank Möbus. (2006)More ...
How German may one sing?

How German may one sing?

German-language pop music has never been more popular. A young generation of musicians has begun to approach its own country and language with much less self-consciousness than earlier generations. (2006)More ...
Her dream job: conductor

Her dream job: conductor

In this segment, three female conductors talk about their work: Simon Young, the General Manager and Music Director of the Hamburg State Opera as well as Music Director of the Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra; Catherine Rückwardt, the General Director of Music at the City Theatre of Mainz; and Shi-Yeon Sung, a student of conducting at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music in Berlin. (2006)More ...
Mr. Avantgarde Adrian Nabi

Mr. Avantgarde Adrian Nabi

Adrian Nabi has been involved with hip-hop culture for about 20 years. On a walk through the Berlin district of Kreuzberg, Nabi presents the work of several street artists such as Influenza, Brad Downey and Darius Jones. He also introduces us to his magazine ‘Backjumps’ as well as the project ‘Backjumps: The Live Issue’. (2004)More ...
Germany’s first Pop Music Academy

Germany’s first Pop Music Academy

The Mannheim Pop Academy was opened in autumn 2004. It is the first institution of this kind in Germany. The six term study leads to a "Bachelor of Arts" degree. (2004)More ...
Hot Schrott

Hot Schrott

The report "Hot Schrott" introduces an unusual music band. Its members are made up of young people from socially challenged families. "Hot Schrott" is an initiative of the Hamburg Citizens Foundation and is intended to prevent the young people from sinking down into violence or the drug scene. (2004)More ...
Lampenfieber – the band that’s a bit different

Lampenfieber – the band that’s a bit different

The band Lampenfieber (Stagefright) was founded in 1999 with the residents of the Johannes Busch House – a home for people who are mentally handicapped. (2003)More ...

Electronic Music from Germany

Current trends and the most important developments over the past few years