Made in Germany

Studies in Popular Music

Edited by Oliver Seibt, Martin Ringsmut and David-Emil Wickström


September 2020 | Routledge

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Introduction

Deutschland – Echt jetzt? German Popular Music’s Complicated Relationship with German Identity

OLIVER SEIBT, MARTIN RINGSMUT, and DAVID-EMIL WICKSTRÖM

Interview: Rocking the Academy? Two Cold-War Careers and the Emergence of Popular Music Studies and Higher Popular Music Education in Germany. An Interview with Peter Wicke and Udo Dahmen

DAVID-EMIL WICKSTRÖM


 

Part I: Historical Spotlights

1. Transnational Networks and Intermedial Interfaces in German Popular Music, 1900-1939

CAROLINE STAHRENBERG

2. Nazis and Quiet Sounds: Popular Music, Simulated Normality, and Cultural Niches in the Terror Regime, 1933-45

JENS GERRIT PAPENBURG

3. Conflicting Identities: The Meaning and Significance of Popular Music in the GDR

MICHAEL RAUHUT

4. ‘Party on the Death Strip’ – Reflections on an Historical Turning Point

SUSANNE BINAS-PREISENDÖRFER


 

Part II: Globally German

5. The Krauts Are Coming: Electronic Music and Rock in the 1970s

ULRICH ADELT

6. German Metal Attack: Power Metal in and from Germany

JAN-PETER HERBST

7. German Longings: A Dialogue on the Promises and Dangers of National Stereotypes

MELANIE SCHILLER and JEROEN DE KLOET


 

Part III: Also “Made in Germany”

8. Peepl rock: Post-Soviet Popular Music in Germany

DAVID-EMIL WICKSTRÖM

9. Made in Almanya: The Birth of Turkish Rap

THOMAS SOLOMO

10. G.I. Blues and German Schlager: The Politics of Popular Music in Germany during the Cold War

BODO MROZEK


 

Part IV: Explicitly German

11. Neue Deutsche Welle: Tactical Affirmation as a Strategy of Subversion

BARBARA HORNBERGER

12. “One Day You Will Wish We’d Only Played Music”: Some Remarks on Recent Developments of Germany’s RechtsRock Scene

THORSTEN HINDRICHS

13. Hallo Blumenau, bom dia Brasil! German Music Beyond Germany

JULIO MENDIÌVIL


 

Part V: Reluctantly German

14. “Meine Lieder sind anders”: Hildegard Knef and the Idea(l) of German Chanson

RENEÌ MICHAELSEN

15. How Munich and Frankfurt Brought (Electronic) Dance Music to the Top of the International Charts with Eurodisco and Eurodance – and Why Germany Was Not Involved

HEIKO WANDLER

16. Japonisme 2.0: German visual-kei Fans, Tokio Hotel, and the Popular Music Genre That Must Not Exist

OLIVER SEIBT


 

Coda

17. The Germaican Connection – German Reggae Abroad

MARTIN RINGSMUT

18. Interview: Standing Up Against Discrimination and Exclusion: An Interview with Kutlu Yurtseven (Microphone Mafia)

MONIKA E. SCHOOP