Musikmesse Frankfurt 2014 Report – Part 1

From year to year it gets harder to decide whether or not to go the “Musikmesse” in Frankfurt. There’s just too much stress there. Everything’s much too loud, there’s not really enough time for anything … and it’s expensive: parking fees, eating out, and so on and so on. So it’s amazing that every year I’m again glad to have been there. It’s not so much the instruments, it’s the musicians, it’s the people round about, it’s the special atmosphere of being one freak among many freaks, all afflicted with the same incurable illness. A great feeling …

We’ll begin our 2014 stroll at Synthesizer Magazin (a German magazine). A nice collection of (surprise, surprise!) synths to be seen there … most of them vintage instruments.

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A-100 Workshop with Dieter Doepfer

A workshop with Dieter Doepfer will be held at Musikhaus Hieber Lindberg in Munich on July 13th. The modular system A-100 will be the central topic, Dieter will touch on many modules, explaining their musical function. The German “Keyboards Magazine” will be present and will narrate the workshop. And there’ll be a general discussion to round off the program.


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