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The Was Ist Das? Interesting Movies test

The world is full of list these days and movie list tests. Inspired by a particularly insipid list of supposedly cult movies, we decided it was time to make a more interesting list. We are not claiming it is better … Continue reading

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Update

I don’t know if anyone is still here amidst all the blowing tumbleweed but seemed like as good a place as any to post. The website is now 12 years old. When I moved to Hebden Bridge from Huddersfield I … Continue reading

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Safe As Milk Festival

The people behind Newcaste’s well-loved Tusk Festival are branching out with a full-on holiday camp festival called “Safe As Milk” at Prestatyn Pontins 21-23rd April 2017 in North Wales and it has one hell of a line-up: Shirley Collins, The … Continue reading

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The Cosmic Dead’s debut US tour begins today!

Recent statistics reveal that 80% of the population of Europe have had an insane, psychedelic rock n roll experience from seeing The Cosmic Dead. However, until now, Americans have not had the pleasure (unless they were in Europe). Well, that’s … Continue reading

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New Calexico side-project explores landscape of the SW

In one of those nice, well-timed coincidences, a press release arrived promising “the perfect soundtrack to a drive through the desert Southwest”. It’s an album called “The Western Suite and Siesta Songs” and is the first release by newly formed … Continue reading

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Was Ist Das? has moved

Was Ist Das? was born in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire in the summer of 2005. After a couple of years it went offline, only to be relaunched in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire on its third birthday. Now, after an intransient year … Continue reading

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HCMF 2015 brings AMM to Huddersfield

The 2015 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival is back again this Winter, running November 20th to the 29th. There’s a lot of highlights but of particular interest is the closing concert from AMM, the first appearance together in a decade of … Continue reading

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Exciting New German Festival TROGLOBATEM

A new underground music festival has started up in Stuttgart on Friday 25th & Saturday 26th September at a venue called TAUT (Temporary Artists Utopia Tool). Lots of Was Ist Das? favourites on the bill including Head of Wantastiquet (Paul … Continue reading

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Zola Jesus is back

New Zola Jesus album “Taiga” out October 6th. Here’s the video for the first single

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Britney Spears vs Nurse With Wound?

Well, a massive dose of WTF? here but all in a good cause. “Cultureclash: Japan” is a new fundraiser project which promises “The world’s biggest pop acts remixed by the world’s best avant garde producers”. The exact tracklisting has yet … Continue reading

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