In the internet age, users can now interact with music videos. Musical heavyweights like Bob Dylan are keen to take advantage of this new technology, and it’s proving a hit with fans.
Die Toten Hosen petition the government demanding a more humane refugee policy.
The 1Live Krone awards is an influential German music event but lacks real surprises.
Concert Hour features live recordings of the world's music stars performing in Germany's palaces, churches and concert halls, conveying the full immediacy and festivity of these renowned musical events.
Even at the age of 80, Polish composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki travels the world and writes new compositions. He spoke with DW about what's still ahead in his artistic career.
Germany's most successful rock band joins the ranks of artists to record a gig for the classic MTV Unplugged series. For their live set, Scorpions came up with a totally new concept.
Pianist Valentina Lisitsa's success story is unusual in the world of classical music; her online videos featuring works by Chopin, Liszt and Rachmaninov have attracted clicks in the millions. DW examines the phenomenon.
The South African band GoodLuck took its studio into the desert to record a new album.
Composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky may have died in November 1893, but 120 years later, Russia's genius is still at the center of a heated debate: his homosexuality just doesn't fit it with national ideology.
From rock and pop to world and classical: Each week, we look back at an important event from the world of music. Below you'll find the current as well as recent editions of Music This Week.
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Young acts get some high-level training through the German Music Council's band coaching program.
Churches throughout Germany have an expensive problem: mold in the pipes of their organs. Experts are trying to work out why the classic instruments seem to be particularly hard hit in eastern Germany.
C3S aims to position itself as an alternative to GEMA. But can they really make a difference?
Germany's new coalition government says an upcoming anniversary deserves special attention.
There's a wealth of powerful music apps for mobile devices - which make the most of the technology?
The Berlin's Philharmonic's tent-like appearance has made it a favorite venue for musicians and listeners alike. This year, Hans Scharoun's world-famous concert hall celebrates its 50th birthday.
Some song lyrics you just never forget - whether it's pop, rock, rap or blues. Behind some of the best-loves lined are some compelling stories about the musicians who wrote them.
DW presents a multimedia feature on the 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner's birth.
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