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Karl Bartos: “Kraftwerk has turned into the dehumanization of music”

When a teenager, Karl Bartos, told his parents that he wanted to devote his life to music, his father was so furious that he tore his son’s acoustic guitar to pieces. After hearing the Beatles at 12, something stirred inside him – “I wanted to feel how they sounded”, he says – and so he …

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Atlanta's canceled Music Midtown festival puts lax gun laws to the test

Atlanta’s canceled Music Midtown festival puts lax gun laws to the test

Comment this story Comment As gun control legislation stagnates at the federal level, the evolution of the music festival circuit has underscored the impact of state laws: Atlanta’s Music Midtown festival, originally scheduled for next month, was canceled Monday due to a Georgia court ruling that prevented organizers from banning firearms from the festival grounds. …

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