Charlie Bertsch / 27 Jan 2021

The Impossibility of Being Original

The Buzzcocks’ Complete UA Singles 1977-1980

Next to the Sex Pistols and the Clash, the Buzzcocks were probably the most important British punk band. And, although they never attained the international notoriety of those other groups, they were in many ways the most influential of all.(...)

Joel Schalit / 17 Jun 2020

George Floyd in Germany

The America Problem

All of the signs were in English. For most Berliners, the language is so common, they take it for granted. Especially for a city in which a quarter of the population is international.(...)
Charlie Bertsch / 01 Apr 2020

Rock Against Corona

Die Ärzte Hearts Merkel

After days of reading one depressing news story after another about the pandemic that has turned our world upside down, I was desperate for anything that would brighten my spirits. (...)

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