Lars Goellnitz of oct about the new set of songs direct message by oct, about finding his own voice and about creative ideas

“I’m not in the position to release albums” The song itself had its premiere on oct Radio, one of oct’s latest projects and ideas. It’s not a radio station in its classic dimensions. It’s a stream of songs and words, curated and hosted by Lars Goellnitz of oct – available on YouTube, Spotify and Twitter. And not just with songs by oct. “New artists can … Continue reading Lars Goellnitz of oct about the new set of songs direct message by oct, about finding his own voice and about creative ideas

Big Pumpkins from an urban Garden: Johannes Offermann cultivates record-breaking Vegetable

His latest big pumpkin comes in at 337,5 kilogramms. Too heavy to be lifted without a chain block. In Johannes Offermann’s garden in the city of Cologne everything is a little taller, bigger or heavier. From tomatoes, to kohlrabies, to chili. All that requires a lot of time (constantly checking the needs of the plants), water (sometimes more than 300 liters) and less fertilizer. Too … Continue reading Big Pumpkins from an urban Garden: Johannes Offermann cultivates record-breaking Vegetable

The growing popularity of a local soccer-team for players with handicaps

One of the videos went viral. Around 25 Million people watched the young soccer player scoring and then celebrating. With likes and response from famous players like Lukas Podolski oder Franck Ribery. Here’s the story behind the clip. It was taken in a Cologne suburb where a soccer tournament for players with handicap took place. With local club FC Germania Zündorf hosting. The club has … Continue reading The growing popularity of a local soccer-team for players with handicaps