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Liv Toerkell

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Turning Traumatic Events Into Music: Tobias Preisig and Lukasz Polowcyk Reflect on Seeing 9/11 Up Close

Today is the eleventh of September – a date engrained in most of the people’s memories. 9/11 lies almost twenty years in the past now, yet many remain scarred by the horrific incident that shook the very foundations of New York City. A city crumbling to pieces right in front of your eyes is a sight you won’t forget for the rest of your life. The musicians Tobias Preisig and Lukasz Polowczyk both witnessed the Twin Towers collapse – an experience that reflects into the music of the new project Aint About Me.
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Late Night Talks: Novaa On Vulnerability And The Human Experience

The middle of the night is a mystical time. It is somehow not really yesterday, not today anymore, and not tomorrow yet. In this vacuum, the way we view the world often changes to a more somber philosophical look on things. In this fourth edition of Late Night Talks, the Berlin-based singer and songwriter Novaa met up with Editor Liv Toerkell on a late summer evening.
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Listen AHEAD Playlist Update: Sofia Portanet

Have you met the buzzing new queen of German wave pop already? Well, it's about time to follow the "Wanderratte" on her unstoppable journey in our newcomer playlist, along with freshly released tracks by exciting new artists like Girl Friday, Joesef, Aime Simone, Brijean, LMNL and more.
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Traveling Through Music: Khruangbin On Working With Words And Language

Three musicians, a barn, and a whole lot of cows - what do you get? Well, you are probably familiar with the outcome already. Those three are the elements that made the last Khruangbin records happen, so why mix up a recipe for success? The band’s record 'Mordechai' was written in the band’s usual writing spot in the countryside. It's the first time that one of their record features more vocals than instrumental tracks, so needless to say our author Liv had to phone up the Texan group.
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