Singing in falsetto: the life of a Dutch opera singer in Hamburg

Singing like the sweet-voiced castrates of the olden days: for Joël Vuik, a budding Dutch opera singer in Hamburg, it’s his calling. A classically trained countertenor with a tall physique and eye-catching red hair, it’s not hard to imagine why Joël’s star is rising fast. Meeting over a coffee at the Hochschule für Musik und…

The life of a vogue dancer in Hamburg

I meet Dominik Lamovski (22) an hour before the start of The Britney Kiki Function—Hamburg’s first voguing event at the HipHop Academy Hamburg. Rocking a blonde wig, white tank top, white skirt, a set of enviable eyelashes and glitter all over, Dominik a.k.a. Dom Twinkle looks nothing short of fabulous.

Running away from home: a chat with Nico Homolla

Nico Homolla (26) quit his job to travel around Indonesia and discover what it’s like to be alone. Now, he works as a host at Sturmfreie Bude, and sometimes helps his friends organize techno raves.

Gängeviertel is a place for free art, free music and free people

Maxim Pfund, a.k.a. DJ LaVruss From Pavlodar, Kazakhstan 6 years in Hamburg DJ & Web developer You’re a DJ! What can we hear when you’re behind the turntables? I’ve been DJing for about three years now. I usually play a mix of tech house, deep melodic house and techno. But I’m very flexible – I’ll…

I sneak out at night to make people dance!

  Carolin Seng Fulda, Germany 8,5 years in Hamburg Graphic Designer and Deejane facebook.com/deejaneabecassis/ OMG what is that pink stuff you are eating? Well, this is definitely nothing to eat, but a nice reminiscence of my childhood. It is a toy called Slimy, which can be pulled apart in weird forms. My mother bought it…