All posts tagged: germany

Gurr ‘Ode to Oatmeal’ Video

We are lovers of oatmeal just as much as anyone else, however Berlin-based duo Gurr have taken it to the next level with their video ‘Ode to Oatmeal’. Directed by Luis Krummenacher, the ladies perform the song whilst relishing in the fact that oatmeal is basically falling down on them like rain. Of course the next reasonable thing to do would be to take a bath in a tub of milk, which is exactly what happens. Now in regards to the monkey puppet that pops up in the video, we can’ quite comment Read more […]

Stream Leslie Clio’s High-Spirited Single ‘And I’m Leaving’

Berlin-based singer Leslie Clio will release her forthcoming album ‘PURPLE’ on May 19. Having previously dropped the track ‘Darkness Is a Filler’ which was the first track taken from the LP, Clio now hits the world with the upbeat second offering entitled ‘And I’m Leaving’. Packed with a heap of soul whilst stirring in a healthy mixture of swinging pop production, the catchy tune will make you want to throw up your hands to all bad happenings in the past and begin to live life to the fullest. Stream the song down below.

NELA Interview

Modern techno music as we know it may have been pioneered by The Belleville Three in Detroit, however the foundation that Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson and Derrick May helped to build eventually spread around the world inspiring young producers in Germany, the UK and more, eventually reaching as far as Tel Aviv. Whilst Israel may not be the first country one may think of in terms of the genre, there are DJs and producers creating the music and adding their identity, spreading the sound to international territory. One of those producers are NELA. The Israeli-born artist is fostering a rich and astounding sound bursting with musicality. Already a fixture as a performer in her native Tel Aviv, the now Berlin-based act is establishing herself as a force in the electronic scene pumping out top-notch records and rocking the dance floor as a DJ.

ColoRising Interview with NELA

Modern techno music as we know it may have been pioneered by The Belleville Three in Detroit, however the foundation that Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson and Derrick May helped to build eventually spread around the world inspiring young producers in Germany, the UK and more, eventually reaching as far as Tel Aviv. Whilst Israel may not be the first country one may think of in terms of the genre, there are DJs and producers creating the music and adding their identity, spreading the sound to international territory. One of those producers are Nela. The Israeli-born artist is fostering a rich and astounding sound bursting with musicality. Already a fixture as a performer in her native Tel Aviv, the now Berlin-based act is establishing herself as a force in the electronic scene pumping out top-notch records and rocking the dance floor as a DJ.

Lea Porcelain Announce Debut LP ‘HYMNS TO THE NIGHT’

Berlin duo Lea Porcelain cannot do any wrong in our eyes at the moment. Releasing some of the post potent post-punk tracks over the past year, the pair will finally drop their debut album ‘HYMNS TO THE NIGHT’ on June 16th. The announcement follows Lea Porcelain’s Bruce Springsteen cover ‘Streets of Philadelphia’, in which a video was recently posted. Recorded in Berlin’s FUNKHAUS, the process was spread throughout a two year period.

Graciela María ‘Arab Prince’ Video

Berlin-based singer Graciela María will release her 3rd solo album ‘Love Letters To Strangers’ on March 31st. With the artist a perfect representation of all things organically beautiful, María’s latest video is an absolutely gorgeous and passionate display of touch between bodies and Berlin’s landscape. Combine the lush musical backings with sultry visuals and you’ll find it extremely hard not to fall head over heels for Graciela María. The video is directed by Miren Oller.

Sarah P. ‘Who Am I’ Video

We can always count on Sarah P. to deliver music that pushes the boundaries of art as well, not to mention is ripe with thought-provoking substance. Questioning the idea of roots and identity, the Berlin-based singer unveils her video for the single ‘Who Am I’. Directed by Oirot Bunto and filmed at the 250 year old Teatro Rossi Aperto in Pisa, the imagery features a girl who roams around whilst ghostly dancers fill the theatre, eventually surrounding her and pulling her in as one of them. Touching Read more […]

Lea Porcelain ‘Streets of Philadelphia’ Video

German post-punk duo Lea Porcelain recently shared a cover of the classic Bruce Springsteen song ‘Streets of Philadelphia’. Now the pair have unveiled the video for the tune which finds them driving around in a topless hot rod. Whilst the video isn’t exactly filmed in Philadelphia, yet rather Arizona, their version is so good that we can definitely let the location slide. Ironically, the hazy Arizona desert seems to fit the mood. The video is directed by Micki Rosi Richter along with Lea Porcelain. Read more […]

Listen to KOY’s Addicting Single ‘Heat’

Artistry oozes from the pores of St. Petersburg-born, Germany-raised Victoria Trunova. Having previously released blissful music with her project Hanna & Kerttu, her new work under the name KOY is a dreamy hybrid of sounds that is organically refreshing and ethereal. Presenting her new release entitled ‘Heat’, the Matias Tellez-produced tune is a lovely ride of dream pop, atmospheric electronica, club and even a splash of new wave. Factor in KOY’s angelic vocals and what you have is an absolutely brilliant first offering from the singer and musician. If this is a taste of what’s to come then we can hardly wait for her next delivery. ‘Heat’ is out now. Check it out.

Lea Porcelain Cover Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Streets of Philadelphia’

There is no question in anyone’s mind that Bruce Springsteen is a sheer legend. With numerous awards to his name including one for his song ‘Streets of Philadelphia’, we have to admit that German duo Lea Porcelain’s remake of the classic track is quite amazing. Giving it a dark and haunting post-punk feel, the song was originally recorded for friends and family as a Christmas present. That’s a gift that we all are enjoying. In regards to the cover, Lea Porcelain wrote: “During the last Read more […]