The Live Series: Songs Under Cover

On 14 February, 2020 a new Bruce Springsteen archival live compilation was released via streaming services. It is the sixth installment in a series of themed live playlists from Springsteen (“the Live Series”). This new playlist gathers 15 interesting covers that Springsteen has played with The E Street Band over the years. The Live Series: … Continue reading The Live Series: Songs Under Cover

Where the Bands Are (Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls + Dropkick Murphys, 4 February 2020)

“Who would have thought that after all, something as simple as rock 'n' roll would save us all.” Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls + Dropkick Murphys, 4 February 2020, Kajskjul 105, Gothenburg. Right from the top, the event’s “special guests” (and one of the main reasons I bought myself a ticket), Frank Turner and … Continue reading Where the Bands Are (Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls + Dropkick Murphys, 4 February 2020)

57 Channels (and nothin’ on): Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band

Göteborg Film Festival is the largest film festival in the Nordic countries. Films are presented during a ten-day festival (in 2020 from 23 January to 3 February), creating a great banquet serving audiences nearly 450 films from some 80 countries. Although I’m born and raised in Göteborg and the film festival is almost as old … Continue reading 57 Channels (and nothin’ on): Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band

Where the Bands Are [Bosstime, 27 December, 2019] (auf Deutsch)

Coverbands sind eigentlich nicht mein Ding, und vor allem nicht Bruce Springsteen-Coverbands. Trotzdem bin ich am 27. Dezember 2019 in Siegburg gewesen, um die Bruce Springsteen Cover Band Bosstime anzugucken. Ich bin diese Woche in Köln zu Besuch und hatte dadurch die Gelegenheit die Band live zu sehen. Dass Bosstime zur Zeit einer der gefragtesten … Continue reading Where the Bands Are [Bosstime, 27 December, 2019] (auf Deutsch)

Western Stars [film] (auf Deutsch)

Der Konzertfilm Western Stars wurde bereits im Oktober uraufgeführt. Gestern (4 Dezember) war's endlich so weit für mich den Film anzusehen. Wie die meisten von ihnen schon wissen, ist der Film eine filmische Fassung von Bruce Springsteens neuestem Album mit demselben Namen. Es ist eine künstleriche Erweiterung Springsteens Auftritts, der im April in seinem riesiegen … Continue reading Western Stars [film] (auf Deutsch)

57 Channels (and nothin’ on) Clarence Clemons: Who Do I Think I Am

Clarence Clemons: Who Do I Think I Am paints a portrait of an artist of many facets. It presents a side of Clemons not many saw or knew. It's an intimate description of a man who searched for enlightenment and meaning. "Believe it or not, there was life before Bruce" This biography starts, as it … Continue reading 57 Channels (and nothin’ on) Clarence Clemons: Who Do I Think I Am