https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dulzald

German music?

Anyone could recommend me a good german band/singer? I like rock, indie and medieval. Danke. :)

March 12, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mr_Eyl

As you're a rock fan, I recommend Rammstein, Oomph! and Megaherz.

March 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Der-Michael

I can vouch for both, Rammstein and Oomph! (I've yet to listen to Megaherz.)

It's worth learning all the lyrics, as these two bands tend to have some very strange songs (Rammstein moreso than Oomph!.). Rammstein also implements a lot of wordplay in their songs. A great way to improve German is translating your favourite song lyrics.

March 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Djenthallman

I'd also add We Butter The Bread With Butter, their album "Der Tag an dem die Welt unterging" is amazing (but it's pretty heavy)

March 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dulzald

I loved Oomph! and We Butter The Bread With Butter.

March 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NoahJaeCab

yeah

March 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lorel90

Medieval: Faun Band: Toten Hosen

March 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dulzald

Ich liebe Faun! I started listening to them a couple days ago. Also thank you sooo much, I loved Die Toten Hosen!

March 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Klastiron

Meine Lieblingsband ist Eisbrecher. Ich mag auch Rammstein und "Subway to Sally".

March 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/christian

Whenever someone asks for music recommendations you get the idea that German music just stopped in the 80s or 90s. How about something off of this century ;)

March 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Der-Michael

Hey, who doesn't love "99 Luftballons" and "Rock me Amadeus"? (Though Falco was Austrian)

And is there any aspiring German learner who doesn't know "Du Hast"? Is that even possible? ;)

March 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pont

And is there any aspiring German learner who doesn't know "Du Hast"? Is that even possible? ;)

Isn't that rather the point? By now, Rammstein are probably familiar to desert-dwelling hermits, uncontacted South American jungle tribes, and small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri, so we can assume that recommending their music to aspiring German learners is a little superfluous :).

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March 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Der-Michael

It's exactly the point. Christian's comment is totally accurate. Rammstein (namely their song "Du hast") and 99 Luftballons are arguably the most well-known German songs in non-German-speaking countries. So it's not surprising their name keeps coming up over and over and over again. From my experience, the more popular something is, the more likely and frequently it will be discussed.

Is it somewhat redundant to mention Rammstein? Sure it is. But then again, everyone had to learn about them from somewhere right?

I've heard people claim they're learning German because of Rammstein... Now that's dedication to a band if you ask me.

It would definitely be nice to have some more modern, not so often mentioned recommendations.

March 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CalliopeSoul

Ich liebe 99 Luftballons, aber Nena singt mehr Musik! :) I used to only know 99 Luftballoons but later discovered more of Nena's music on YouTube and I like other songs of hers, though I'm American and I think she's likely more popular in Germany than the US.

March 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Der-Michael

Natürlich gibt es mehr von Nena als nur 99 Luftballons! :) But 99 Luftballons was a hit even in America! So much so that she made an English version of the song, however, it never became as popular as the original.

March 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jersebas

If you ignore the parts about movies & books this post has lots of helpful comments: Truly interested in quality german music, films and books

March 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/StefanG123

Tracy Ate A Bug! Great Post Hardcore German band!

March 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CalliopeSoul

fun name there lol.

March 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheDanielBerry

Ich würde Annenmaykantereit empfehlen. Auch, Milky Chance ist eine Deutsche Gruppe. Beide sind fantastiche Bande.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tERRFWuYG48 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FiY2wMlHV9Y

March 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vc120

http://radio.garden

March 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BokinhaLP

Irie Révoltés - ALLEZ , gut!!!!

March 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sue741691

If you like synthpop: "And one", "Wolfsheim"

March 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ichbinelefante

My German teacher recommended these songs to me: Perfekte Welle by Juli (personal favorite because I love indie music!) Tage wie diese by Die Toten Hosen Ich war hier by Alin Coen Band

Genießen!

March 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/morgothh

Bestimmt rammstein

March 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NatHasFallen

If you like alternative rock, Tokio Hotel's earlier stuff was in German. If your into heavier stuff Rammstein and Oomph! are really good too.

March 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nguyenan2204

Nena

March 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kaia678977

Considering how many times I had to listen to and/or sing this one as a kid, I think you should start here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGOx4oG3Q3g

March 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Moritz238646

Die Ärzte Bonaparte Kettcar Sportfreunde Stiller Tocotronic Die Toten Hosen Beatsteaks Irie Revoltes Kraftklub Clueso Budzillus Mr Hurley und die Pulveraffen

March 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Michaelsgeorg

Einsürzende neubaten

March 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zanetten

Saltatio Mortis Folkrock band

March 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PastelScreams

Tokio Hotel's pretty good c: their older stuff (from around 2004 - 2010) should fit the bill pretty well, although recently (about 2014 - present) they've turned into pretty much an entirely different band with lots of synth and only English versions of their songs.

March 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PastelScreams

and of course there's Nena

March 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sunadashi

Medieval (folk) rock...........check out Schandmaul https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-2EH8DXkgI (with lyrics) and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR7kBBptT1Q

March 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/__Incognito_

John Lennon

March 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mafi5505

Try "AnnenMayKantereit", very popular artists in germany right now. If you understand them, you are actually doing pretty well in german :) Also "Bilderbuch", well they are austrian, but their language stays the same ;D

March 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/checkmate5

you should start with this one! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkMe2X2S5Sg

March 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/siscojjs2929

Alligatoah!

March 15, 2017

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