Archive for the ‘Music’ Category
Midsummer weekend is over. Celebrating the longest day of the year, the shortest night, light in the sky until the sun rises again. Midsummer is also a celebration of fertility, which is hard to miss considering the shape of the midsummer tree. Read the rest of this entry »
The music industry has been facing serious problems for a couple of years now. No one wants to buy CDs when all music can be found on the internet. How big, powerful and how desperate this industry is a became obvious in the recent court case around Pirate Bay.
I am therefore happy to announce that at least the Germans have found a way out of this crisis. Read the rest of this entry »
Sunny 15 degrees in Paris this morning!
Mama Shelter can only be recommended to those coming from countries with a rich breakfast culture. Lots of fruit, cheese, juices and even sourdough bread. Love it.
In France and Italy, days often kick off with a compelling mixture of sugar and wheat – which reliably makes me feel like a piece of wobbly pizza dough.
I had dinner with a bunch of Swedes (and one Finn) today. The conversation surfed our fantastic Russian quality manager, unisex saunas in Bremen and how five friends almost sank their boat just to celebrate the occasion with mashed potatoes and a bottle of champagne on a steamboat. The last part of the evening required some audio research: Swedish weddings. Read the rest of this entry »
Everyone knows ABBA. We remember Roxette. Quite a few know that The Hives, Mando Diao and Backyard Babies are from Sweden. Or Agnes (releeeease me). And Robyn of course! There are many more incredibly talented musicians here and I am amazed by the amount of tunes this nation sends out in the aether. (It’s in the genes. Or is it? This is one of my 3-6 biggest questionmarks).
There are some great men and women outside the limelight who reliably supply the western worlds radio stations with ear candy. Read the rest of this entry »