Almost 30 years of Techno – and even this year the historical processing of club culture seems to have swamped the scene totally. In 2018, however, the Techno community also inspired people to take to the streets for political protest and took a clear committed stance on tolerance and more awareness of the spirit of the times. Nevertheless, having to say goodbye to some old acquaintances was painful.
An exceptional French horn player born with no arms: this unusual sounding, real-life example demonstrates just how powerful inclusion in the arts can be. Accessible arts centres and inclusive art classes also have important roles to play.
It has been a year of upheavals – the digitization of the music industry continued to take its course, while “Intro” and “Spex” magazines phased out their print edition and the Echo Award was cancelled. Political conflicts continue to escalate. The only thing to do – stay cool!
Although jazz is constantly renewing itself and expanding its horizons, it seems to have taken a breather in Germany last year. To consolidate for a while after all the high-octane developments in recent years? So as to really pull out all the stops soon?
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