Archive for the 'new wave' Category

Stereo Total – Holiday Inn

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Stereo Total is a French-German duo made up of  Françoise Cactus and Brezel Göring. The group has been active since 1993.

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Ideal – Berlin

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Ideal was a German NDW (Neue Deutsche Welle) band. The band was active in the music scene since 1980-1983.

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Nena – 99 Luftballoons

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Nena is the stage name of Gabriele Susanne Kerner, a German singer and actress born on March 24, 1960. She is remembered for her hit 99 Luftballoons. Enjoy the video below.

Alphaville – Big In Japan

Monday, July 7th, 2008

Alphaville is a German synthpop group which gained popularity in the 1980s. The founding members were Marian Gold (real name Hartwig Schierbaum, born May 26, 1954 in Herford), Bernhard Lloyd (real name Bernhard Gößling, born June 6, 1960 in Enger, North Rhine-Westphalia), and Frank Mertens (real name Frank Sorgatz, born October 26, 1961 in Enger, North Rhine-Westphalia). The band was at first named Forever Young before changing to Alphaville. They are best known for their two biggest hits, Big in Japan and Forever Young.

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