The enchantingly sunny sounds of Germanic folk are undeniable once they hit your ears. Bright, joyful and melodic these songs of the old country are remarkably dissimilar to many other types of music. Modernised songs have a much different structure and rely heavily on the sounds of the instruments compared to the solid vocals heard […]
Fanfare music has some very notable components that make it stick out from other genres. Along with a large outfit of musicians and a pounding drum beat one of the most recognisable parts of fanfare is the trumpets. Though these blaring brass horns can be used for more solemn occasions in a fanfare they signify […]
Germany’s Past Masters Of Dance If asked to recall some German dance bands, you may find you struggle when it comes to listing just a few.
Born in Frankfurt in 1957, Hans Florian Zimmer escaped into music just as his mother had escaped the horrors of the second world war.
Out of all the genres of modern music, Germans have always had a particular grasp of electronics. When the ability to create new sounds with electronic synthesizers came onto the modern market it seems as if the government was handing them out to musicians everywhere because the surge of electronic sounds that poured out of […]
Though you may be more familiar with the country yodels of rural Germany or the dark pounding industrial of Germany’s successful rock bands, there is of course middle ground. Hip hop is not commonly associated with the country and yet there are various well established artists who make music in this genre, despite the rest […]