Articles By: Franziska Finkenstein

We recommend: c/o pop & C’n'B 2010

We recommend: c/o pop & C’n'B 2010

After discussing intellectual property ajar with modern cyberculture in 2009, German c/o pop is now re-focusing on the creative industries from June 23 to 28 in Cologne this year.  With a thematic range... 

Gil Scott-Heron “I’m New Here” (Video)

Gil Scott-Heron “I’m New Here” (Video)

Musician, poet and political littérateur Gil Scott-Heron created a huge record of artistic diversity within a 40-year period of creative word. The reputable representative of the spoken-word scene... 

Sroobius Pip-Bestival-Podcast

Sroobius Pip-Bestival-Podcast

Attenion please! David Peter Meads alias Scroobius Pip of British duo Dan Le Sac Vs Sroobius Pip compiled a nice, little podcast for too-British Bestival (with live-acts like Hot Chip, Flaming Lips, Roxy... 

Christina Aguilera ft. M.I.A. “Elastic Love”

Christina Aguilera ft. M.I.A. “Elastic Love”

It’s only logical that to give birth to a child requires time, rest and of course hard work. The woman becomes focussed on being a mother and on the kid. But not just since (female) artists like... 

Siriusmo “Wow”

Siriusmo “Wow”

Leather gloves, two young girls posing around, party feeling, excess. At Martin Waltz‘ (unofficial) video for Siriusmo‘s ”Wow” (which is however the artist’s first ever... 

Who Knew: Bits And Pieces Of A Major Spectacle

Who Knew: Bits And Pieces Of A Major Spectacle

Current associations with Iceland are pretty easy to guess – Björk, Sigur Rós and world famous glacier volcano Eyjafjallajökull, that’s it. Luckily we can add another item to the string,... 

Jónsi “Time To Pretend (MGMT Cover)”

Jónsi “Time To Pretend (MGMT Cover)”

To many „Time To Pretend“ was the hit of 2009. Played everywhere from bars and clubs to your local barbecue not a few of us are already bored by it. But after all it was „Time To Pretend“,... 

We recommend: Pantha Du Prince

We recommend: Pantha Du Prince

„Music slumbers in all matter; any sound, even silence, is already music. The mission, then, must be to render audible what is unheard and unheard of: black noise, a frequency that is inaudible to man.“... 

We recommend: Owen Pallett live

We recommend: Owen Pallett live

If you think about violinists in the pop business, fantastic Owen Pallett will surely come to your mind or at leasts his last year discarded alter ego Final Fantasy. But the Canadian talent got well... 

Foals “Spanish Sahara”

Foals “Spanish Sahara”

Almost two years after the release of their debut album Antidotes British folks from Oxford’s Foals are entering the spotlight again with the follow-uph Total Life Forever due to be out on May...