Category Archives: Germany

“Hands off the Rigaer!”

SUCHE & PHUNKone// 365ÈRS for Antifa worldwide
Music: Independenzia – Le Chaine (feat. Mal élevé)

 

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True To The Skinhead Cult: The Argument About Oi-Band Stomper 98

Sebi and his friends are constantly in trouble. They always have to explain themselves. “I’m really fed up with waffling,” he rants, “but if there’s a brawl with Nazis, I’m in the front row.” (Quotes from an interview in German newspaper “taz” http://www.taz.de/!33174/ ). Sebi plays in Skinhead-Band Stomper 98, who are often named as a fine example of cultural Greyzone. To blame is the internet, German newspaper “taz” believes, because there was a snapshot floating around the internet showing Sebi together with a Neonazi, posing for the camera. Indeed there’s more facts on and photographs of Stomper 98 that are worth being scrutinized. Continue reading

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Greyzone in Germany: The Cult Of Randomness

Once more the Greyzone will be the number one topic of this summer’s festivals, especially with those who won’t attend them anyway – because they don’t feel like partying with those that partied with Nazis the weekend before and only came to enjoy songs with pub level debate lyrics in a subcultural setting. So why do Greyzones get more and more accepted in “alternative” surroundings? This question inevitably leads us to the topics alternative/subcultural business, aesthetic criticism, men’s worlds, skinhead cult and to the search of meaning behind political labels. Continue reading

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