Lars Change (1 von 1)

Hi guys, I took some time to digest and reflect. There was a lot of time, because I lost 50+ shows this year already. That's not only a lot of money not earned but first and foremost it's us not being "part of the society" anymore. At least it feels that way. Ok, I exaggerated a bit but I feel less being part of the society. As a musician or artist in general you struggle

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Ben Krause  (1 von 1)

I was in the middle of enjoying a radio&tv acoustic promo tour with the young and talented Ben Dolic who is this year's Eurovision Song Contest Candidate. Many shows ahead. Then suddenly everybody got really scared with this corona thing and now most shows are cancelled already. I feel this is a huge impact of fear and I am curious how we will handle this. For now, I'm happy to be able to return to

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Sometimes things go different than you planned. Suddenly, you see yourself making music with one of your childhood heroes, Thomas D of the (first!) german hiphop supergroup Die Fantastischen Vier. And this goes back to my great Instrumental Band The KBCS. You can listen to a Song here: The KBCS - Missing Track on Spotify ...We're currently in the studio producing an album. You'll surely be able to listen to it

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2019 started really colourful for me - I had some quiet time in between the years and then jumped right into music: arranging Elifs new live show where I am MD and guitarist and on the other hand playing sessions, finishing productions (Cologne, The Girl and the Ghost, Malia, The KBCS) and mixing them whilst playing a jazz tour with Stephanie Lottermoser. Oh, and Flo Mega is going on tour - we start playing gigs

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The summer ended with a very colourful range of gigs. I enjoyed switching between playing huge crowds of up to 80.000 (yeah, thats five digits...wow!) with Revolverheld where I sat in for Niels and great Jazz Venues like the Atrane Summer Week in Berlin with Stephanie Lottermoser. Then there were Festivals with Yvonne Catterfeld, Flo Mega and Berge. Looking forward to tea and candlelight in this nice sunny autumn right now. The semester also just

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This year, I'm lucky to be creative a lot. We are writing and producing the upcoming Malia record together with Nis Kötting (and - obviously - Malia :) - a BLUES record. How great is that then? We're almost done writing it and look forward to catching it on tape this fall. Yeee-ha! Also, The Girl And The Ghost asked me to work on their EP - awesome music - and even a dog is

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It's good to be back on stage with the fabulous singer, entertainer and funkmaster Flo Mega. Sometimes, life has its own way of telling stories. I got a call to join the recording of his debut EP "pay me right" with the Ruffcats eleven or twelve years ago in the Phlexton Studios in Berlin. I just heard that he was a great singer doing funky stuff - of course, I was in! After the band

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My year 2017 ended with two inspiring sessions: the funk jam initiated by Cosmo Klein and joined by my dear colleagues Alex Grube, Benny Greb and Julius Trautvetter and mixing sessions with the great Swen Meyer for my upcoming album. Yes, you heard right – there is something beautiful and peaceful coming your way. More revelations are about to be heard and seen in the next months. I'm very looking forward to sharing this gem.

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It is quite a risky thing to basically put seven people in a room with one song and see what version they come up with together. At least, if you do this live on camera and there is limited time and no backup plan, no safety but to trust in everybody's intuition, taste and the whole group's dynamics. As a session player, I very well know this from any studio gig I play, but to

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After playing gigs with Elif and Kiddo Kat earlier this year, the request came to play guitar with Yvonne Catterfeld. We had a great tour in march playing shows in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It was a terrific band and crew and I was happy to learn that Yvonne is an amazingly caring and unselfish person looking after everybody and heartily interested in others. Never complaining, never criticizing anything in all the weeks we spent

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