Author Archives: Johannes Ripken

Feb 27

Definition of Music Genres – Purposes, Difficulties and Confusion

If you listen to Dance music, you are not just listening to Dance music, but you often need to refine, which genres (Dance, House, Techno, Trance, Breaks, Hardcore…) and subgenres (e.g. within Trance: Uplifting Trance, Progressive Trance, Vocal Trance, Psy-Trance, … Read More

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Feb 21

(German only) Loveparade Dokumentation: “An einem Tag… Todesfalle”

Kürzlich war das Thema der Loveparade Katastrophe wieder in den Medien aufgrund der Abwahl des Duisburger Oberbürgermeisters Adolf Sauerland. Im Juli 2011 hatte das ZDF eine Dokumentation ausgestrahlt, die die Tragödie, meiner Meinung nach, sehr gut aufarbeitet. Damals starben 21 … Read More

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Dec 14

Music documentary: David Guetta – Nothing but the Beat

Over the last years, David Guetta definitely put himself in the spotlight of the electronic music scene, in particular the House music scene. Number 1 hits, successful albums, worldwide headliner bookings, awards. This year, that resulted in the top ranking … Read More

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