Plattenspieler with Thomas Meinecke and Helene Hegemann

Part of the HAU series “Plattenspieler”


90-180 min

Thomas Meinecke invites various partners to talk about music, their cultural assumptions, their visual preferences and the stories that one can experience along the way. This time he meets Helene Hegemann, author of the bestseller “Axolotl Roadkill“. To great acclaim she recently directed her first opera “Music“.

For the HAU event series “Plattenspieler" Thomas Meinecke invites guests on a regular basis.


Can – She Brings The Rain

Brigitte Fontaine – L’ete L’ete

Alain Kan – Speed My Speed

Skeeter Davis – The End Of The World

The O’Jays – Love Train

The The – Kingdom of Rain

Nolan Porter – If I Could Only Be Sure

Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson – Cherry Red Blues

Lou Reed – The Bells

Soap&Skin – Me And The Devil

101 Strings – Adolf Hitler
Listen to the playlist on youtube (incomplete)



  • Past
    Mon 10.11.2014, 20:00 / HAU2


Hallesches Ufer 34, 10963 Berlin

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