MUSIC-PIONEER MANUEL GÖTTSCHING AND MORE ARTISTS AT DIE DIGITALE: Latest run of Düsseldorf’s festival for digital music and art starts November 10

It’s one of the most important albums of the 20th century. A milestone of electronic music,” says Werner Pillig. Electronic music pioneer Manuel Göttsching’s concert, with his rarely performed album “E2-E4”, is one of the highlights of the 2017 run of the die digitale festival. Pillig and collaborator Peter Witt are the creative minds behind Düsseldorfs festival for digital music and art – this year with its second run and presented at various, among them more than 13 off-places in town.

Manuel Göttsching performing in the late 1970s – Photo: KDM 1976 / MG.ART http://www.manuelgoettsching.com

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THE SPRUCE: Planting 2017’s tree of the year

The innitiative goes back to a 1989 idea by forestry official Silvius Wodarz. Announcing a tree of the year is now an annual event in Germany. With the spruce being this year’s winner. A tree that most people may know as their Christmas tree. In terms of cultivation it is one of the few trees that brings a forseeable profit for the owner. And though … Continue reading THE SPRUCE: Planting 2017’s tree of the year