Quarter Life Crisis

The world according to Sven-S. Porst

« Police vs. FootballMainUrlaub in Polen Live »

Kleingeldprinzessin Live

208 words on ,

Dota - a.k.a Die Kleingeldprinzessin - und die Stadtpiraten played at Musa today. I wasn’t overly familiar with their music but it sounded nice and with a flatmate liking it and a friend of a friend being a crazy hard-core fan it seemed worth trying out (particularly as nothing else is happing in this town anyway, well apparently there was a Canadian transgender singer-songwriter in town the same day, but I’ll just have to brush over that).

Dota on stage

Anyway, going to the gig was totally worth it after we survived the doped up hip-hopish support band whose movements looked like they escaped from the Augsburger Puppenkiste. (There are chances that I’ll get used to electronic music or even jazz as I age, but I doubt anything even remotely hip-hop will ever make the cut.)

guitarist playing plastic flute piano

Dota und die Stadtpiraten played a nice and long set - surprisingly with an interval - full of charming and slightly depressive songs. Dota’s voice reminded me slightly of Wir Sind Helden but the music was totally in Element of Crime territory, though probably not as laconic in places. From modern-time romanticism with a hint of irony (Containerhafen) to whole hearted pessimism (Der kleine Beobachter) most dark shades of grey are covered in the songs.

Dota and band on stage

May 14, 2009, 1:00

Tagged as Dota und die Stadtpiraten, german music, göttingen, Kleingeldprinzessin, live, musa, music.

Add your comment

« Police vs. FootballMainUrlaub in Polen Live »

Comments on

Photos

Categories

Me

This page

Out & About

pinboard Links

♪♬♪

Received data seems to be invalid. The wanted file does probably not exist or the guys at last.fm changed something.

People

Ego-Linking