A-ha’s “Take on Me” without Synthesizers (but a full-blown orchestra)

What’s the first thing coming to your mind thinking about the 80s? Alf? Pogo-Balls? Or even Pac-Man? The first thing coming to my mind are great songs and an excessive use of synthesizers. But in the following video the Brooklyn Duo and Ensemble Connect are teaching us that synthesizers are not a must. Turn up the … More A-ha’s “Take on Me” without Synthesizers (but a full-blown orchestra)

One of my favourite songs …

… just a song? No, even better – A musical phenomenon: let me introduce the one and only Parov Stelar, Austrian DJ and producer, the pioneer of Electro Swing!  Listen to his sophisticated music mix of jazz, swing and electro rhythms:   Parov Stelar – Booty Swing (2012) Featured Image: Illustration by Dodó    

The 10 best US National Anthem performances of all time

“The Star-Spangled Banner” is the official the national anthem of the United States of America. The lyrics come from “Defence of Fort M’Henry” a poem written on September 14, 1814, by the 35-year-old lawyer Francis Scott Key. He was inspired by the glorious American flag, the Star-Spangled Banner, flying triumphantly above the fort during the … More The 10 best US National Anthem performances of all time

Fight for women’s rights and share this song by Lesley Gore!

At the beginning the lovely Lesley Gore sings: “You don’t own me, I’m not just one of your many toys You don’t own me, don’t say I can’t go with other boys” and with a strong clear message at the end “I’m free and I love to be free, To live my life the way … More Fight for women’s rights and share this song by Lesley Gore!

The best George Michael songs of all time except Last Christmas

“George Michael is dead, long live George Michael” should sound the ultimate positive attitude of today. To keep his heritage alive, you should to listen to his best songs now : 1. FREEDOM Source: https://www.youtube.com/user/georgemichaelVEVO/about 2. KILLER (PAPA WAS A ROLLING STONE) Source: https://www.youtube.com/user/ClanWannec/about 3. FAITH Source: https://www.youtube.com/user/georgemichaelVEVO/about 4. DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME Source: https://www.youtube.com/user/LiveAid1/about … More The best George Michael songs of all time except Last Christmas

The 10 best German Christmas songs of all time on Youtube

Maybe you are from Germany, you have relatives from Germany or you like the German culture, than you are going to love these wonderful German Christmas songs on Youtube: 1. STILLE NACHT 2. O TANNENBAUM 3. O DU FRÖHLICHE, O DU SELIGE 4. LEISE RIESELT DER SCHNEE 5. ES IST EIN ROS’ ENTSPRUNGEN 6. KLING … More The 10 best German Christmas songs of all time on Youtube