Dieter Overath founded the non-profit organization TransFair in 1992. The organization supports fair trade with developing counties and awards the Fair Trade seal in Germany. The organization's founder says Germany is still a developing country when it comes to fair trade. On Talking Germany, Dieter Overath talks about his ideas on how to get Germans to abandon their "greed is good" mentalility.
German musicians in Texas: 22 German acts played their fingers off at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin. We were there. Plus: we meet the Woods of Birnam, a band that combines music and acting. Also on hand: dance high-flyer Zedd, rappers Die Fantastischen Vier, indie electro trio B.O.X.E.R and pop rockers Reamonn.
Sarah visits the famous Teldex recording studio in Berlin where all kinds of music is recorded - from pop to classical. She also talks to two world class recording engineers, Friedemann Englebrecht and René Möller, about how music is recorded and what the challenges are today in our digital world. And... she shows us one of the favourite ways the musicians like to relax during a recording session!