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10. February 2020

Jahresrückblick

2019 - Der große Jahresrückblick

The Beatles are a constant in a turbulent year, the rock scene is stable, prog fans are pampered, and an album polarizes as rarely.

2019 was an eventful year in which global political events clearly divided society: One need only look at the increasingly erratic, autocratic presidency of Donald Trump, who continued to keep the world in check, or the eternal tug-of-war over brexite, which culminated in a new triumph of right-wing populism at the end of the year. But it was precisely this that led to an increased politicization of society. The climate protests, which brought many young people onto the streets, especially in Germany, were both exemplary and symbolic

10. February 2020

Jahresrückblick

2019 - Der große Jahresrückblick

The Beatles are a constant in a turbulent year, the rock scene is stable, prog fans are pampered, and an album polarizes as rarely.

2019 was an eventful year in which global political events clearly divided society: One need only look at the increasingly erratic, autocratic presidency of Donald Trump, who continued to keep the world in check, or the eternal tug-of-war over brexite, which culminated in a new triumph of right-wing populism at the end of the year. But it was precisely this that led to an increased politicization of society. The climate protests, which brought many young people onto the streets, especially in Germany, were both exemplary and symbolic

10. February 2020

Jahresrückblick

2019 - Der große Jahresrückblick

The Beatles are a constant in a turbulent year, the rock scene is stable, prog fans are pampered, and an album polarizes as rarely.

2019 was an eventful year in which global political events clearly divided society: One need only look at the increasingly erratic, autocratic presidency of Donald Trump, who continued to keep the world in check, or the eternal tug-of-war over brexite, which culminated in a new triumph of right-wing populism at the end of the year. But it was precisely this that led to an increased politicization of society. The climate protests, which brought many young people onto the streets, especially in Germany, were both exemplary and symbolic

10. February 2020

Jahresrückblick

2019 - Der große Jahresrückblick

The Beatles are a constant in a turbulent year, the rock scene is stable, prog fans are pampered, and an album polarizes as rarely.

2019 was an eventful year in which global political events clearly divided society: One need only look at the increasingly erratic, autocratic presidency of Donald Trump, who continued to keep the world in check, or the eternal tug-of-war over brexite, which culminated in a new triumph of right-wing populism at the end of the year. But it was precisely this that led to an increased politicization of society. The climate protests, which brought many young people onto the streets, especially in Germany, were both exemplary and symbolic

10. February 2020

Jahresrückblick

2019 - Der große Jahresrückblick

The Beatles are a constant in a turbulent year, the rock scene shows itself to be stable, prog fans are spoiled, and an album polarizes as rarely.

2019 was an eventful year in which global political events clearly divided society: One need only look at the increasingly erratic, autocratic presidency of Donald Trump, who continued to keep the world in check, or the eternal tug-of-war over brexite, which culminated in a new triumph of right-wing populism at the end of the year. But it was precisely this that led to an increased politicization of society. The climate protests, which brought many young people onto the streets, especially in Germany, were both exemplary and symbolic

10. February 2020

Jahresrückblick

2019 - Der große Jahresrückblick

The Beatles are a constant in a turbulent year, the rock scene is stable, prog fans are pampered, and an album polarizes as rarely.

2019 was an eventful year in which global political events clearly divided society: One need only look at the increasingly erratic, autocratic presidency of Donald Trump, who continued to keep the world in check, or the eternal tug-of-war over brexite, which culminated in a new triumph of right-wing populism at the end of the year. But it was precisely this that led to an increased politicization of society. The climate protests, which brought many young people onto the streets, especially in Germany, were both exemplary and symbolic

10. February 2020

The Who , Roger Daltrey , Pete Townshend

THE WHO - „Alt zu werden, ohne alt zu werden – das ist die Lösung!“

THE WHO are just experiencing their third spring at the age of 70. Because their current album "Who" has become a convincing collection of eleven tracks. One is reluctant to attribute the record to "late work" because the protagonists Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend on the record sound more like mid-twenties than mid-seventies

We meet Daltrey (75) and Townshend (74) - one after the other, of course, because love doesn't go that far to face an interview together - in an old-fashioned hotel in central London. Singer and guitarist of The Who are in the best mood. The joy about releasing "Who" 13 years after "Endless Wire" is great

eclipsed: Roger, your colleague Pete Townshend says he wrote the new songs almost to your liking. Is that how you see it?

31. January 2020

Soulsplitter

SOULSPLITTER verpassen dem deutschen Prog einen Frischekick

The musicians from Mannheim, Leipzig, Hamburg and Berlin got to know each other during their studies at the Mannheim Pop Academy. "Soul splinters were our bachelor's project at the time," says drummer and principal composer Fenix Gayed. "But then we realised relatively quickly that we would like to continue with the band after our studies," adds guitarist Simon Kramer in the joint interview. "We all come from different musical backgrounds, and with the founding of the project there was a fusion of these influences. Currently Steven Wilson has inspired us with 'The Raven That Refused To Sing' and Haken's 'The Mountain'. Other notable influences include Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Dream Theater and Snarky Puppy. Earthside with their debut 'A Dream in Static' were also very important, as they encouraged us to work with different guest singers for each song.