may 2018 *** ben lauber was involved as a drummer and sound editor in ralf schmerberg’s upcoming movie “Indarella”. more info: ralfschmerberg.de
7 march – 11 march 2018 *** The theater piece “Nur Utopien Sind Noch Realistisch!” of analogtheater will be performed a second time. Five days in a row from 7th till 11th of march at studiobuehne in cologne. Update: all shows are sold out. More info: analogtheater.de/wir/nur-utopien-sind-noch-realistisch/ studiobuehnekoeln.de/
7 february 2018 *** The new album of olli schulz “Scheiss Leben, Gut Erzaehlt” was just released. It was meant to be a mix-tape with a small production and for listening in a car. Eventually it’s not released on tape, but on vinyl, cd and via download, though. And the band is going on tour
13 – 14 december 2017 *** The installative performance piece Ok, Panik! appears the first time in cologne. This time as a monologue version performed by martin claussen together with music of christoph “maecki” hamann & ben lauber at fwt-koeln.
5 december 2017 *** The theater piece Nur Utopien Sind Noch Realistisch! was awarded with the koelner theaterpreis (cologne theater award) 2017 by sk stiftung kultur.
12 november 2017 *** The theater piece Nur Utopien Sind Noch Realistisch! was nominated for koelner theaterpreis (cologne theater award) 2017 by sk stiftung kultur.
1 november – 7 november 2017 *** There is a new opportunity for all the people who haven’t managed to visit the sold out tour with José gonzalez & the string theory in the last spring. Warm music for the cold days. 01 november – berlin funkhaus (de) new date added 02 november – berlin
15 october 2017 *** a late night group therapy – how web chews war at vierte welt, berlin Two recently discussed questions: How is digitization changing our world? Is everything doomed anyways? These big questions and especially the accompanied feelings expose the hard facts: the common discussion formats are no longer helpful! Schudini the sensitive
5 october 2017 *** Eterna, the most recent track of t.raumschmiere on youtube, taken from the album “pop ambient 2018”, which will be released in november 2017 on kompakt. www.raumschmiere.com www.kompakt.fm Eterna by t.raumschmiere music: marco haas, ben lauber video: kero
6 september – 10 september 2017 *** The analogtheater ensemble performs the piece “Nur Utopien sind noch realistisch!” for the first time. It will be premiered at september 6th and shown till september 10th at studiobuehne koeln. The title of the piece is borrowed from the german philosopher oskar negt, about the development of utopian