Laura Lee & The Jettes bring millennial grunge to Berlin's Hansa Studios : World Cafe : World Cafe Words and Music Podcast First finding success with her band Gurr, World Cafe's Sense of Place: Berlin series explores Laura Lee's new solo project.

Laura Lee & The Jettes bring millennial grunge to Berlin's Hansa Studios

Laura Lee and the Jettes on World Cafe

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Set List

  • "Caterpillar"
  • "Daylight"
  • "Wasteland"
  • "Craigslist Boy"

U2, David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Depeche Mode, REM — all of those artists famously recorded at Berlin's Hansa Recording Studios. And for our Sense of Place: Berlin series, we added a few more bands to that list.

In this session, recorded at Hansa, you'll hear a band called Laura Lee & The Jettes. Laura Lee has been a fixture in the Berlin music scene for several years now, first finding success with her band Gurr, and now branching out with her new solo project. Even though she grew up in a small town outside of Berlin, you may be familiar with her influences. We'll dig into those during our conversation, and you'll hear her brand of millennial grunge as she performs songs off her debut album, Wasteland, that came out last year.

Episode Playlist