Rock music (Music genre)
Rock music is a genre of popular music that emerged in the 1950s and combines elements of rhythm and rlues and country music.
Rock music in Features
Film Report | posted 21.01.2013
Nico
About Documentary »Nico: In Memoriam«
Not a documentary but the the ruins of an attempted documentary. Bernd Gaul’s film »Nico: In Memoriam« is just that. Short concert clips and Warhol material united do not create documentary but a surprise guest at the viewing saves the day. In 1985 Bernd Gaul decided to film a documentary on the Velvet Underground – »Then the most important band of our time«. Loud Reed changed his mind and Nico died. His collection of clips are what is left.
Rock music in Reviews
Music Review | posted 04.10.2019
Nef
Mais Alors !!?... C'Est a L'Envers
»Mais Alors !!?…. C’Est a L’Envers«, the first and only album of the French band Nef, has now been re-issued.
Music Review | posted 03.06.2014
Stephen David Heitkotter
Black Orckid
Fake or original? Now-Again Records is presenting »Black Orckid«, a 1970s demo-record by the musician Stephen David Heitkotter, who succumbed to madness.
Music Review | posted 15.05.2014
Swans
To Be Kind
It’s a record to smash bones with: On »To Be Kind«, Swans pick up the threads where they left them with »The Seer«. The brute force is eating its children. Enjoy your meal.
Music Review | posted 19.03.2014
Carla Bozulich
Boy
Her influence on rock-history has been remarkable in various ways. »Boy« is Carla Bozulich’s latest contribution to keep it that way.
Music Review | posted 14.06.2012
Japandroids
Celebration Rock
The Japandroids make the most direct music possible. »Celebration Rock« has turned out to be the expected doozie-record.
Rock music in News
Music News | posted 19.03.2018
Wooden Shijps
New album: »V«
Wooden Shijps have announced a new album for the 25.5.2018. It’s her first album in five years, her fifth, and it’s called »V«. It promises a promising summer.
Recent Articles
Music News | posted 13.04.2020
Quelle Chris & Chris Keys
Exclusive: »Innocent Country: Season 2«
Actually, 2020 can erase itself – but: Quelle Chris is releasing a new record. Together with producer Chris Keys and a handful of feature guests. Exclusively from us in a limited colour vinyl edition.
Music Review | posted 22.05.2020
Cucina Povera & Haron
Plafond 6
Cucina Povera and Haron share the rills on »Plafond 6«. The dilettantish is sometimes so exaggerated that it hurts.
Music Review | posted 26.05.2020
Hessel Veldman
Eigen Boezem
DIY recordings made in the eighties in the Dutch city of IJmuiden: »Eigen Boezem« exposes music by Hessel Veldman.
Music News | posted 27.04.2020
Flying Lotus
Limited Edtion: »Flamagra Instrumentals«
One year after »Flamagra« Flying Lotus presents the »Flamagra Instrumentals«. It shows that Steven Ellison not only knows how to put the vocalists in the right light, but is first and foremost an outstanding composer.
Music Portrait | posted 14.05.2020
Muriel Grossmann
Abstraction with a sea view
Saxophonist Muriel Grossmann reaches abstraction on the Balearic Islands, rides the waves with hard bop and even amazes billionaires with standards. Who is the secret pioneer of the spiritual revival?