Archive for April, 2007

Music: The German Band Blumfeld

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As you might have realized we recently tried to demonstrate the variety of the European Music scene(s) by pointing to some artist from completely different areas and countries.

Today we continue with a (very) brief introduction of the German band Blumfeld that unfortunately is currently performing their good-bye tour after more than 17 years of playing together.

Blumfeld started off in 1990 and with their second album “L´Etat Et Moi” that was published worldwide they even made their way into US charts and success in other countries outside Germany.

It’s good to see that almost all the concerts on their current tour are already sold out and they have to do additional performances in many cities. If you’re interested in learning more about this band have a look at…
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Quote of the day: Arabia

We have been rather lazy to put up new content on this site (sorry for that, but we are preparing for a quite large project in the moment) so now just another short one (much more to come the next weeks):From the prologue of one of the books we are currently reading (Imperial Life in [...]


Quote of the day: Learning from History

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. George Santayana (1863–1952), U.S. philosopher “…Studying history is necessary to avoid repeating past mistakes. This saying comes from the writings of George Santayana, a Spanish-born American author of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries…“


Time: Babelfish explained

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To our readers that prefer English as the sole language of communication we would like to point you to “Hitchhiker’s guide to the Galaxy” and a tool within that movie / book called the “Babelfish”

Actually recent research has shown that it is also available in colors other than yellow…
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Video: Malo, Malo

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One of our most loved Spanish artists, Bebe listen to her songs…

A phrase from the song Malo (link below)…
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Video: Stai bene come stai

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Great song and the music will be enjoyed all around Europe this summer….

For those who don’t speak Italian there’s a link below to some online translation services (creates rather cryptic / funny results but the core can be understood)

We put the lyrics down below so that it is easier to translate…
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