Louisa loves listening to all types of music, from classical and hip hop, to rock and jazz. But unlike many other music lovers, the 28-year-old from Hamburg is deaf.
Beethoven proved deafness is no obstacle to enjoying music. Now 200 years later bands are enabling the hearing-impaired to get the live concert experience with the aid of sign language interpreters. And they really rock. (03.01.2014)
In DW's special four-part series, guest columnist Jan Kage - a true Berlin insider - shares his take on Berlin's legendary music and arts scene. First up: A chance encounter with one of Berlin biggest future stars. (15.11.2013)
Germany's new rappers are the clean-cut boys next door. But are they really rappers? Who cares! They're selling plenty of tickets and merchandise, and even sharing the stage with their gangsta buddies. (27.08.2013)
On Pulse, we find out how a deaf music fan experiences sound, and meet a songwriter who's come to Berlin in search of inspiration. We also hear about a graffiti project that's helping teens channel their inner artist.
Contemporary critics called him the "Don Quixote of music." At the Ruhr Triennale in Bochum, "Delusion of the Fury" by the idiosyncratic American composer Harry Partch was staged in Europe for the first time.
Every Tuesday afternoon a special kind of music lesson is offered at the Rock and Pop School in central Kiel.
It goes without saying that sex and alcohol can be the cause of a great time. But all too often these powerful forces get the better of us. This week on Pulse we travel to Ireland, Scotland, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic to look at the good, the bad and the ugly sides of the world's favorite vices.
What's it like to work, study and play in a field that's dominated by the opposite sex? This week on Pulse, we bring you gender-bending stories from a soccer pitch, a computer lab and behind the velvet curtain - and get a taste of experimental jazz from Berlin.
On Pulse this week we buckle up to find out what it really takes to get a German driving license. While most cars have navigation systems nowadays, a young man in Seattle shows us just how powerful maps can be. And: Which way to the mountain? DW's Olympic reporter gives us the inside scoop on gold and melted snow in Sochi.
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