German Electronic Music 1980s: A Synth-Powered Nostalgic Trip

The 80s are remembered as a vibrant and inspiring era, and one of the most significant cultural contributions during that time was the rise of electronic music. Drawing influences from Detroit, Chicago, and Frankfurt, this new music genre quickly gained momentum and evolved into a distinctive techno sound.  Amidst the changes in the political landscape,…

David Bowie in Berlin: Exploring the Icon’s Impact on the City

Between 1976 and 1979, Bowie lived in the city, a period known fondly as ‘the Berlin years’, where the city played a significant role in his career, inspiring his work and impacting him personally in a magical way. In late 2018 I ventured through the streets of Schöneberg, and I stumbled upon Hauptstraße 155, the…