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Jimmy Eat World

Jimmy Eat World hits the spot

Jimmy Eat World has turned 20 this year. That fact kind of explained the mixed audience gathered in Muffathalle on August 19th in Munich, from grown-up kids in their 40s to youngsters with t shirts "Jimmy Eat World 2011 Tour". The band was formed in Mesa, Arizona, in 1993, as a classic story between pre-school friends - the present frontman and guitarist Jim Adkins and drummer Zach Lind, who joined in with guitarist Tom Linton and bass player Mitch Porter to shout to the world that no matter what you do, "don't write yourself off yet", because the most important person in the world, that's you.

In a way quite mainstream emo and pop, yet 8...

Musical Emporium; the biggest Vinyl Records Collector

Zero Freitas, 62, over his vinyl records collection at his Sao Paulo warehouse
Zero Freitas, a bus magnate from Sao Paulo, Brazil, could be the individual owner of the biggest vinyl records collection ever. As writer Monte Reel,...

Robin Williams dies at 63

Robin Williams, one of Hollywood's most beloved actors
Robin Williams, the comedian and Academy Award-winning actor, died on Monday at his home in Tiburon, California, north of San Francisco. He was...

Bonobo and the music

Bonobo lights up Tollwood's Musik Arena, photo Andreas Gerrit Müller
Just before the Bonobo concert I was asked the question "how is it going to be... his music is so chilled". I considered this a valid question,...

Pop Art is here to stay

Andy Warhol version of the Campbell´s Soup Can
Over half a century after the first appearance of Pop Art, the movement is still in force like the first day it began. It emerged in the mid-1950 in...

Bleech Me

Bleeching Munich - was it a whitewash?
Being thirty minutes late for a club concert and when entering finding the club still empty, normally isn't quite a good sign. Not if the performing...

Remembering Gabriel García Márquez

Gabriel García Marquez, on his head his best seller: 100 years of solitude
He left this world Thursday 17, April of 2014 wrapped in yellow butterflies, like the ones that preceeds the appearances of Mauricio Babilonia in "One...

Lauren Bacall: Her beauty will never die

Laureen Bacall (1924-2014)
Lauren Baccall died at 89, after suffering a massive stroke on August 12, at her home in Manhattan, New York. She was borned on 16 September 1924, at...

Dating in Munich

Finally, the chance to meet singles in Munich
They say that Munich is the singles capital of Germany, yet the experience of most is that it is actually quite difficult to play the dating game...

Morcheeba in Munich - a swan-like star with a velvet voice

Singer Skye Edwards visiting from another world, photo Simon Bayne
"Do you like my outfit?" Cheering agreement! "What about these shoes? - Ridiculous, aren't they?" Laughter and more cheering - her shoes indeed had...

Mafalda, a 50 years old little girl

Mafalda comic cartoon art by Quino
This year is the 50th anniversary of "Mafalda", the main character of one of the most important comics of Argentina in the world. The author,...

Pussy Riot wants more russians on the Magnitsky List

Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot
Members of the Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot appeared with lawmakers on Capitol Hill, Washington, USA, on Tuesday to ask that new names be...

International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival at Croatia


Varazdin is a city in North Croatia, north of Zagreb, whose centre is near Drava River. It is mainly known for its baroque buildings, music, textile,...

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