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Live Gig Video: Lianne La Havas performs ‘Green & Gold’ at Grünspan in Hamburg

By on Wednesday, 30th September 2015 at 4:00 pm

Presumably to talk up her current North American tour – she played the Royale in Boston last night – Lianne La Havas has revealed this live video from a performance in Germany this past summer. In it, the BBC Sound of 2012 alum (a vision of loveliness in green leopard print) and her band perform ‘Green & Gold’, a pretty chill track from her current album ‘Blood’, at Grünspan in Hamburg. Watch the live performance below.

The singer/songwriter’s second album ‘Blood’ is available now from Warner Brothers. You can catch all of TGTF’s past coverage of Lianne La Havas through this link.



Live Gig Video: Young Rebel Set perform ‘The Lash of the Whip’ on ARD Morgenmagazin German tv programme

By on Tuesday, 1st October 2013 at 4:00 pm

Na klar! I always love an excuse to practise my German. Young Rebel Set were in Germany recently, even stopping in on the ARD Morgenmagazin morning breakfast tv programme. Frontman Matty Chipcase chatted with a female presenter (sorry if you don’t understand German, but they dubbed over his lovely Stockton accent with a German translation) before they started into playing their current single out now, ‘The Lash of the Whip’. Watch the performance below. Toll!

‘Crocodile’, Young Rebel Set’s second album, is out now on Ignition Records.



Live Gig Video: Matty Chipcase and Luke Evans of Young Rebel Set perform acoustic ‘Penny to My Name’ for Cardinal Sessions

By on Tuesday, 23rd July 2013 at 4:00 pm

Stockton band Young Rebel Set appeared at Traumzeit Festival in Germany in June. Singer Matty Chipcase and drummer Luke Evans performed this lovely acoustic version of their song ‘Penny to My Name’ for local music Web site Cardinal Sessions and you can watch the fruits of their labour below. Enjoy.



Live Gig Video: Young Rebel Set perform new song ‘Mountains’ at Germany’s Omas Teich Festival

By on Friday, 1st February 2013 at 4:00 pm

Last July, Stockton’s Young Rebel Set made an appearance at Germany’s Omas Teich Festival, where they previewed this new song, ‘Mountains’, another grand, anthemic number from the band. It’s been a long time coming to YouTube for this performance to arrive, so be sure not to miss watching the performance below.

If you recall, I named their debut album ‘Curse Our Love’ my 3rd best album of 2011. I’ve never seen the band perform, so fingers crossed they will be playing somewhere near me (or while I’m on holiday in England) very soon.



Live Gig Video: Chew Lips perform single ‘Hurricane’ in a Hamburg bike shop at Reeperbahn Festival 2012

By on Thursday, 4th October 2012 at 4:00 pm

Chew Lips – singer Tigs and multi-instrumentalist James Watkins – were in Hamburg last month for the city’s Reeperbahn Festival. While they were over, they filmed this performance of their current single ‘Hurricane’ (Video of the Moment here) in a bike shop. Watch it below. The acoustics in this shop are amazing, showcasing Tigs’ great vocals.

The band will be playing a few dates in November and December; you’ll see them under the video.


Saturday 17th November 2012 – Oxford Academy
Friday 30th November 2012 – Manchester Deaf Institute
Saturday 1st December 2012 – Brighton Green Door Store
Wednesday 5th December 2012 – London Birthdays


Bands to Watch #54: Get Well Soon

By on Saturday, 13th December 2008 at 11:27 am

Get Well SoonMany of the bands that have been featured here on There Goes The Fear have been largely English or American. Therefore our first German band, Get Well Soon, offers something rather different to all the other artists we’ve featured so far.

Konstantin Gropper is the mastermind behind “Get Well Soon”, and recorded and produced his debut album, ‘Rest Now, Weary Head! You Will Get Well Soon‘ in his flat and played most of the instruments including cello, piano and guitar.

Konstantin was raised in the countryside at the very southwest of Germany, his father is a classical music teacher and has had a great influence on Konstantin’s work. He won the prestigious Erich Fried Prize in Germany for setting one of Fried’s poems to music. He moved to Dublin in 2005 before finally settling in Berlin.

The tracks manage to sound like everything you’ve heard before, whilst being completely different – much like the Go! Team’s first album, you simply can’t tell that it’s the brain child and produced by just one person, such is the multi-layered vibrancy of the tracks.

The only downside? From listening to some promo tracks, there’s not that much consistency – all the tracks sound so completely different to each other they sound like they’re all from a different band. This is great, as it’s not easy to pigeon-hole Konstantin, however you wouldn’t be able to immediately recognise a track like you might with, say, Coldplay or Bloc Party.

Download the free MP3, have a listen to the Myspace and fall in love.

MP3: Get Well Soon – Prelude


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