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Learn German with the music of Sportfreunde Stiller!

Learn German with Music of Sportfreunde Stiller

Sportfreunde Stiller will always have a special place in my heart. During my first visit to Germany in 2009, their version of Udo Jürgens’ “Ich war noch niemals in New York” was everywhere we turned in Berlin. Everywhere. The track was in constant circulation. At the time, the band had only recently released an MTV …

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Learn German with the music of Austrian pop rocker Falco!

Learn German with Rock Music of Falco

Although pop singer Falco died more than two decades ago, his legacy lives on in today’s Austrian pop music scene. Bands like Wanda and Bilderbuch capture the late musician’s confident swagger, not to mention they serve up incredibly memorable tunes sung in a mix of the Austrian-German dialect. Many will know Falco for the worldwide …

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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 music of Austrian rocker Der Nino aus Wien!

Learn German with the Music of Der Nino aus Wien

In recent years, Austrian rockers have become all the rage outside of their native country. But long before the likes of Bilderbuch, Wanda or Voodoo Jürgens, der Nino aus Wien was making quite the impact with his German music with a touch of his Viennese dialect (Wienerlied). With his knack for carefully crafting songs and …

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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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