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tv   Pop Xport - Bands Trends and Events - the Best Music from Germany  Deutsche Welle  March 4, 2018 3:30am-4:01am CET

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every journey begins with the first step and every language but the first word. is in germany to learn german why not learn this simple online. free. learning course because german. hello and a very warm welcome to pop export to your guide to the german music scene my name is marcus shorts and i will shed some light on the following artist's. clothes hitting the club states in. germany caucus uganda.
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and new comers for your life in berlin. we're going to start the show with a rep of who is one of germany's biggest music stars despite the fact that we've never seen his face crow doesn't care about stardom and all the hype surrounding his person and that's probably one of the reasons why he chose to play concerts at small clubs on this tour rather than huge arenas we met up with him at his recent gig in berlin. berlin club might be. keeping it real with his new true tour he wants to go back to his roots after all. i didn't want to lose my bearings i wanted to go back to basics this feeling of clubs
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again cigarettes on the floor i wear. it a bit i want to revive the nice feeling of the old days so that's why i'm going back to smaller venues ok so some fans are prepared to wait for hours even to below freezing temperatures. we've got a ticket. so that we can be at the front. it's warm and cozy and. doesn't mind the fans getting right up close to him but when it comes to his music he wants to be free. never only done rap or pop or rock i've always been three i don't want to be pigeonholed anywhere. when he posted a clip from his song easy. to
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fame immediately. but. he coined the phrase for his mixture of. and made his debut. that's now sold over five hundred thousand copies the trains media designer all. hides his face he wants to remain anonymous on stage but also when he removes his panda mask. i like them to ask and i like that i always look good in it and yet i wouldn't want to perform or appear in public without it. the discussion is wired whatever. those motto is take it easy it seems to have worked for him he's received countless
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awards including the echo and is now a huge star. and his recipe for success is pretty simple no time himself in knots for fame. knows the time got nothing to do other than philosophize about life about things and ideas i just scribble thing. i don't need to put bricks on top of each other punch holes and staple things together. i can just spend the whole day looking into space and thinking about the northern gaza times my job of course when nothing is wonderful. but it might become a bit more stressful for crowded later on in the year in the summer he will be playing festivals and to stay true to our big concert halls in november. we found the female equivalent of kraut folks no one knows who the rep you had the
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fox is but we do know that on to folks is one of the pops up and coming stars is more on our new release. on. the women's forum the german rap scene. from flensburg in northern germany has been making music for more than four years her debut album story comes out at the end. march. to. keep. that. oh the. latest single. has biblical overtones to her second album source it's due to be released at the end of april.
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when in lagos and playing an astronaut in one of his music videos he performs in the u.s. australia and across asia in the fall he's going on tour in germany his debut album choices will be released in early may. a little detour to south america surely to wrestlers by the main role in milky chance's new video these indigenous women from bolivia peru and chile don
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traditional dress in the wrestling everyday. lives. one song we have surely been hearing plenty over the next few months is let me walk alone by me show to the twenty seven year old will be representing germany at this year's you're a vision song contest in lisbon and may but what are his chances of actually winning have a listen and decide for yourself. with whom seem.
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to mrs. johnson. to leave. you. chips.
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just like michelle you showed to our next artist also shot to fame practically overnight the german singers up lena hale known as dina is a superstar in uganda she has no qualms playing a front of fifty thousand people at festivals here's the unusual story of an exceptional artist. this is the music video of the song conclude the case. afropop to new song in
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luganda one of uganda's national languages. rational about this isn't the singer is not a native speaker of the ganga sabrina her ass known as dino is a twenty four year old german woman who's written a book for self as a pop star in the east african country of uganda what does that actually money. i don't really know so i don't have a definition. but my songs are on the radio and t.v. people recognize me in the streets and i've already met all the successful people and have sung on big shows. of course the trolls. all those you know spends most of her time in uganda these days we meet her in berlin where she's just graduated in social work she's also written a book about her unusual career to leave our service meineke was very important to
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me to tell my story myself and it really is very autobiographical fights i told it's about what's happened since twenty twelve but i also wanted to give a more modern and hopefully more realistic view of an african country i was at the conscious level since i experienced many things in uganda that many people in germany can't even imagine forgotten fausto coppi in twenty twelve's of rené has spent a year doing voluntary service in rwanda the neighboring country of uganda. later she travelled around east africa and particularly like the ugandan capital kampala and that's where it started she was at a bar where they played live music and she began to sing a music producer happened to be in the audience going on the markets and he just asked almost jokingly whether we should record something i said yes and we went to his studio and wrote a song in luganda and off we recorded it made a video and posted it online the big media organizations were already winning the
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next day and then it all went really fast clouding i. was her first song became a hit in twenty fifteen. means bring him to me and to ground zero for a european singer singing are now frickin language could also be a source of criticism. stuff to lots of gods and i first i think that people understood really fast that i wasn't just doing this for fun. it's not like i just turned up and started making music like them and. they understand that i'm doing it seriously that i live here and want to live here that i understand what i'm doing and that i've got some background in all it's called that's why i don't think i've ever experienced any hostility i've been received very positively was it even found
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. cannot live off the proceeds of her music she's hoping to expand her fan base in africa and her talent for learning languages helps a lot. about. their few more languages coming in twenty eighteen i'm going to release a song that's with healing i was recently nominated for two wards in uganda and i'm really excited about that the ceremony is in march and i hope there will be lots of concert. i've also been invited to a few festivals in germany which is nice and there's a lot happening and i'm looking forward to the state of in five different and one. that we can look forward to doing as new video which is currently in the making the .
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what's a story next we're on to something weird and wonderful previously known as the bass player of his new wave band book team will blink has gone solo he takes us on a trip down memory lane to the eighty's. that's. the big.
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that was something else wasn't it so what else is happening on the double music scene it's next up on the news. germany says shaking up the united states is video. has cost plenty of excitement that's because it's featured on the you tube channel. it's already had over ten million views but the depiction of sex violence and drugs has controversy. users a flooded you tube video showing their reactions to just
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a song is the first single from his new album which will be released on may twenty fifth. is going to south by southwest german funding agency and it's. taking her in twenty three other acts to the world's biggest showcase festival every year german newcomers get the chance to perform in austin texas. lou and psychedelic rock band black berries out of will be there too when the festival starts march. will be interrupting her tour with the rapper to make an appearance at the festival as well. but then she'll be coming back to europe to continue her current tour. on next band has just wrapped up a visit to
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a fault played thirteen concerts all over germany and switzerland then nearly all of them were sold out we joined the trio for the berlin gig they had definitely a bands to keep an eye out for. sure to go. to shows. in our full and loud rocking berlin and the three musicians are happy they're just doing what they have to do. shout into them like with everything we've got trying to unite a very loud beautiful melodies with very hard music as a detective the lyrics come from very deep down and goes straight to the core for us to be speaking of we consciously broach difficult and unpleasant subjects that make us angry so all fools and you don't have such a vent to be go play tennis or something tennis mean this was what.
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the lyrics are often about inner conflicts but they also talk about politics such as the rise of the far right in germany the band wants to be active and their fans appreciate that. i've been a fan from the start that we came all the way from switzerland they're amazing on stage from that side it's simply fun. before the concert they explore the german capital the bands from often is made up of singer chris tell bass player david frings and drummer frank shall pounce they wrote the first song of their first album when they first played together in twenty twelve the band's name came to them . quickly to discover but as for what its words there was during our first
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rehearsal we had a feeling that the music sounded like a few art big and powerful and forceful but also beautiful somehow. we jokingly made a word association and said it sounds like you're. asking fault. even though it sounds like it was all simple the band had to work hard for their success at the beginning they once played to an audience of five. or six since released three albums in six years and played a lot of gigs earning the respect of critics and fans alike.
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and they will continue singing in german even though this means they might never be huge internationally but writing in english is not an option. this is going on this is exactly the form of expression that we need much more direct and raw to write in german. i final sound check in the late afternoon at the lido there are still five more hours till the show. the three can't get live off their music but they're glad to have found their vocation. and we enjoy every little bit of it is a side business like a big canvas that you can paint every bit of you can really let off steam it's creative it's really great to be able to do something like this when i was. their passion is definitely contagious the band is going on tour in switzerland in april
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and there are a lot of festivals planned for the summer here's on the up and up. to. the wow we continue without instruments and amps now slovakian archipelago vocal group for you performs the song of a female singer from germany and their own unique way you know how this works just let us know originally sang the song and enter your answer to get the chance of winning a number of great albums here we go. to . i've got kids.
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a few still has a cd by the next euro dance act hidden at home somewhere mr president coco jumbo has just turned twenty two back then it even hit the u.s. charts to celebrate the song's anniversary we have the video for you enjoy that's all for today have a great week bye bye and as the ego and i go and build. at
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