German Music

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Learn German with the music of Herbert Grönemeyer!

Learn German with Music: Herbert Grönemeyer

Today, Herbert Grönemeyer is a famous and well-respected German musician whose albums soar to the top of the charts. But his musical career really took off, in part, due to his acting career. In particular, after the release of 1981’s Das Boot. In the film, a young Grönemeyer portrays Lieutenant Werner, a journalist reporting from […]

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Learn German with the music of Max Raabe and Palast Orchester!

Learn German with Music: Max Raabe & Palast Orchester

Looking for something a little different to listen to? Then please allow me to introduce to you Max Raabe and Palast Orchester. maybe the rock, hip hop, or electronic bands previously featured just are not to your taste. Well, how about something a bit more classic? Not classical, per se. What about some music from

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Learn German with the heavy metal music of Rammstein!

Learn German with Music of Rammstein

With a flashy stage show and intentionally provoking lyrics, Rammstein is famous the world over with their hard rock and metal music. The leather-wearing, fire-spitting performances are nearly as notable as their lyrics, which are often dark and violent. Despite that, Rammstein thrill fans with hard-hitting guitar riffs and equally hard-hitting rhythms. So this month,

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Learn German with the music of rockers Lindemann!

Learn German with Music of Rockers Lindemann

Most rock fans will best know Till Lindemann as the leather-wearing, shock-provoking, letter “R” rolling frontman of German metal band Rammstein. But under the guise of Lindemann, Till joins forces with Swedish death metal’s Peter Tägtgren (of the bands Hypocrisy and Pain). With his side project, Till wears leather, provokes for shock effect, and rolls

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Learn German with the music of legendary band Einstürzende Neubauten!

Learn German with the Music of Einstürzende Neubauten

While every month I highlight a different musical act that performs in the German language, I can’t say that I’m always a big fan of each month’s artist. This month is a little different. Einstürzende Neubauten is, without a doubt, the first German band that I ever really discovered and has been my favorite band,

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