Our friends at the Green Music Initiative in Germany have had a busy summer and sent us an update of what they have been up to – and some future plans – and we thought we could share this with you.
First of all GMI hosted a special dinner a the Melt! Festival and you can see two short videos about a greener Melt! and the green Melt! dinner here http://www.greenmusicinitiative.de/2011/08/klimaschutz-auf-dem-melt-festival/ and here http://www.greenmusicinitiative.de/2011/07/highlightfilm-green-melt-dinner-2011/
GMI have also been interviewing artists at festivals which as they say can “can lead to funny answers (Even more when you ask about Climate Change…)” and you can catch up with Harry McVeigh (White Lies) | JD Samson (Men, Le Tigre) | Monarchy | Nicolas Jaar | Architecture in Helsinki | FM Belfast | Gary Barber (Is Tropical) | Junip (José González) | Retro Stefson | Everything Everything | Little Dragon | Miss Kittin | We Have Band | Âme | Bodi Bill | King Kong Kicks | M.A.N.D.Y. | Alec Empire | Apparat Band | Housemeister | Kiki here http://www.greenmusicinitiative.de/2011/08/melt-artist-interviews-2011/
Don’t forget the Berlin Music Week: From September 7th to 11th Berlin Music Week will take place again with Popkomm Business Fair, Alltogether Now conference, Berlin Festival, XBerg Club, What’s Up Mitte, Kulturbrauerei, New Music Awards and many more events to move and groove lovely Berlin – and GMI are an official partner for the Berkin Music Week http://www.berlin-music-week.de/en/home
And finally GMI will be involved again with Green Events Europe which will take place in Bonn on November 2nd and 3rd 2011 hosted by our friends from the RhineKultur festival. And A Greener Festival will be there too! More at http://www.green-events-germany.eu/ (German) and http://www.green-events-germany.eu/index.php?&L=1 (English)