Concert: Tocotronic

Concert: Tocotronic

Tocotronic is one of the most famous German bands of the latest twenty years. In 2018 they have released their album number twelve, called Die Unendlichkeit, that means “The infinity”. With this name, the band remembers their youthful years, returning to a sound perfect for a walk through the stars. Meaningful songs about death, love and teenage years, to name a few examples of what you can find in this new album. Their sound goes beyond what they call “indie music”, mixing elements of rock, pop, and electronic. They sing in German,…

Film: The Death of Stallin

Film: The Death of Stallin

A film including Steve Buscemi can’t be disappointing. The actor form part of the The Death of Stalin# casting, a film directed by Armando Iannucci. The film is a satire based on the French graphic novel “La mort de Staline” and show the power struggles after the death of the Soviet and revolutionary Josef Stalin. Described as a “madness movie”, the film depicts grotesque and absurd events that seem unreal, but actually are based on well-researched facts. Ridiculous dialogues and slapstick scenes to talk about dictators, evils and other demons…

Frameless16 – Gamut Inc, Yen Tzu Chang, Axel Stockburger

Frameless16 – Gamut Inc, Yen Tzu Chang, Axel Stockburger

If you want to know what’s going on in terms of experimental electronic music you should go to any of the concerts that Frameless organize. Always at the forefront of music and media art in the digital age, this time, the people of Frameless organize a show with the performances of Gamut Inc., Yen Tzu Chang, and the visuals of Axel Stockburger. The Taiwanese artist Yen Tzu Chang will present “Whose Scalpel” developed for Ars Electronica, an audiovisual performance with an oversized replica of her own heart. The surgeon of…

Exhibition: Blind Faith

Exhibition: Blind Faith

Blind Faith: Between the Visceral and the Cognitive in Contemporary Art is the new exhibition at Haus der Kunst. Connecting the concepts of cognitive and visceral, and playing with ideas like religion, faith, veracity, and opinion, the exhibition shows the works of 25 artists: Ed Atkins, Kader Attia, Olga Balema, Melanie Bonajo, Mariechen Danz, Cécile B. Evans, Andrea Éva Győri, Benedikt Hipp, Nicholas Hlobo, Marguerite Humeau, KAYA (Kerstin Brätsch and Debo Eilers), Hanne Lippard, Wangechi Mutu, Otobong Nkanga, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, Jon Rafman, Mary Reid Kelley, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Raphael Sbrzesny, Jeremy Shaw,…

Film: Jane

Film: Jane

Jane Goodall is probably one of the most, if not the most, known primatologist of the world. She has spent most of her life in the Gombe Stream National Park in Africa studying chimpanzees and their social and emotional interactions. She found out that they interact with each other as well as human beings do, an insists in all of her career, that humans and primates have more things in common apart from genetics. Distributed by National Geographic, Jane is a biographical documentary about her life and her particular way…

Fatboy Slim

Fatboy Slim

How many times have you danced the song Right Here, Right Now? Ok, maybe if you are on your twenties right now, not so many. But if you are on your thirties, for sure this song was part of the soundtrack of your life. Fatboy Slim is the musician, DJ, and producer behind this hit, known also as Norman Cook (his real name). The video made for the song Praise You was a sensation back in the time, and it is still. Eveyrone tried to emulate the coreography shown in the…

Streetfood Friday

Streetfood Friday

Eating is a pleasure. And sometimes, you don’t need a fancy restaurant to relish a good meal. You can taste delicious food just in a food truck. Street food, when it’s done with fondness and indulgence, is the best. Nothing like being with your friends outside on a Friday afternoon enjoying a yummy burger or a tasty plate of Asian food accompanied with a craft beer. At the Hall of Taste, local chefs and gourmets have the opportunity to offer their food and specialties. Also, there are some Dj’s and live music…

Film: I, Tonya

Film: I, Tonya

One of the sensations of the year, I, Tonya, recounts the story of Tonya Harding, one of the best figure skater of all the times. Her career was truncated after being accused of an attack on her rival Nancy Kerrigan before the Winter Olympics. Margot Robbie stars this incredible film about an incredible and complexed person. As Sufjan Stevens says about her: “At the end of the day, Tonya Harding was just an ordinary woman with extraordinary talent and a tireless work ethic who set out to do her very best. She…

Schallplatten & CD Börse – Vinyl record fleamarkt

Schallplatten & CD Börse – Vinyl record fleamarkt

This is the place to be if you are a music lover. About 150.000 LPs and CDs of all music styles from about 1950 to today await you in the Schallplatten & CD Börse at TonHalle. First and Last are the organizers of this regular second-hand record market that is celebrated in Munich and other cities of Germany. They offer top rarities and lots of bargains for little money. The perfect meeting point for collectors who want to find something unique. Maybe you find the perfect album for a party,…

Concert: The Underground Youth + Blue Haze

Concert: The Underground Youth + Blue Haze

The promoters Tapefruit are well known in the city for organizing the best underground concerts. This weekend we can discover new bands like Blue Haze and The Underground Youth thanks to them. The Underground Youth is a post-punk British band based in Berlin that started in 2008 as the bedroom project of Craig Dyer. We can say they belong to the new dark-wave with shoegaze, psychedelic, lo-fi, and obscure but shiny sounds. Their influences are wide, from the music of  The Jesus and Mary Chain or Bob Dylan to the Russian literature,…