Holger Christoph

Playlist Curator
Songpickr

Songpickr is a 40 year old Tastemaker from Berlin Germany who's "Best Songs of the Year" list has reached almost 140.000 followers and has been praised by industry veteran and influencial music bloggger Bob Lefsetz for his playlisting skills in March 2015.

His selections are curated with love and he is mostly trying to find warm, vintage or better timeless songs in today's Indie Rock, Americana and Folk music scene. Many artists and labels have shared his playlists via their social media channels.

He has been responsible for surfacing artists such as Sturgill Simpson, Rayland Baxter, Nathaniel Rateliff, Andy Frasco and William Wild and is constantly ahead of the curve in terms of discovering music that will resonate with the Americana audience.

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