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Besides news kretchzmar.com will keep adding new clips and features. If you would like to be informed please write a short note to: torsten@kretchzmar.com.

For the latest information on Gigs and other NEWs check the top left corner of Torsten Kretchzmar's Home Page!

September 27th, 2006 Annie's Social Club, 9pm
Alcoholocaust presents S.F. Tenants Union Benefit Show
Thee Merry Widows,
The Nads,
Torsten Kretchzmar,
$5-20 sliding scale

August 19th, 2006
short film festival features Dunkelheit!!

Presented by hostess Peaches Christ and Vinsantos choose once again Torsten to be part of the show.
Get more info here!

July 31st, 2006
Torsten will appear LIVE to perform "Dunkelheit".

Since Entschlossenheit is now on atomfilms.com Torsten tries to keep a low profile in public, mixing in with the normal crowd. In a statement Torsten said: "I love my fans but I just want to lead a normal life."

Mai 30th, 2006
Torsten's Entschlossenheit video is now featured on famous atomfilms.com in the music section. What an EXPOSURE!

Enter the TKIVVC (Torsten Kretchzmar Imposter Video Version Contest), and create and submit your version of "Entschlossenheit"!

March, 30th - April 2nd
The Faux Film Festival in Portland, Oregon shows TK's video clip and the Making of. TK ensures that despite being selected for a faux film festival his music and his story is very much real!
Click here for more info.

January, 30th
microcinema shows Entschlossenheit video clip at 111 Minna St. Click here for more info

February 17th, 2006
Guest Performs at the LAB

The LAB is planning a super fun party with their favorite local musicians, spoken word artists, and comedians including German electro pop star Torsten Kretchzmar,...

December 10th, 2005
Torsten Fills In in Vegas

The huge success of Torsten's live show drew the attention of some big producers in the show biz. Torsten will fill in for Roy and joins Siegfried for a special presentation of the famous white tiger magic show. Details are currently negotiated but a producer who wants to remain anonymous told kretchzmar.com that Torsten was the right one for the job because of his German charisma and his black hair. "We're excited to have him on board and are certain that the tigers will love him."

December 8th, 2005
First Advertisement Contract Signed

Torsten's steep rise as a new pop star put the industry in a rush to secure the artist for their product line. Having a fast growing fan base all over the world the NIPPON-NIP corporation will roll out their Bacon Flavored Cuttlefish Crisps with a picture of Torsten on each package. He made no comment on the amount of money involved.

November 18th, 2005
Torsten guest performs at the ATA with a short encore presentation of "Entschlossenheit"

The staff picked their favorites for the Fundraiser event - thanks ATA for choosing TK and TC. Show starts at 8pm.

November, 2005
TK's clips will be shown at the Miami Short Film Festival on Monday Nov. 21st.

Oktober 22nd, 2005
Video Clip "Entschlossenheit" shown at the
Alameda International Film Festival.

This will be happening at the Speisekammer, a German restaurant starting 8.30pm. Torsten Kretchzmar will be arriving at 8.35pm with his German mother. Therefore please be discreet when asking for autographs!

September 10th, 2005
Torsten gives the green light to Apple.

Torsten Kretchzmar agreed to allow his song "Entschlossenheit" to be downloaded through the iTunes Music Store. "I personally sent an email to Steve Jobs to give him the good news about my decision, but he didn't have time to respond so far." Torsten said in an interview with Ben Holder.

September 30th, 2005
LIVE at the ATA:
An Evening with Torsten Kretchzmar
and Moped.

Well it is only his one song "Entschlossenheit" Torsten has at the moment, but still he manages to stretch it into a whole live show. So don't miss the fantastic live version of "Dunkelheit" and "Feuchtigkeit".
The evening will be completed by the multimedia trio Moped, presenting live instrumentation and laptop-generated soundscapes complimented with the oddball visuals of video wizard Cripes!

September 7th, 2005
Torsten opens up the live Wednesday at Madrone

Madrone the art lounge on 500 Divisadero @ Fell will begin its live music Wednesday with Torsten's "Entschlossenheit" followed by Moped.

August 20th, 2005
Torsten is part of the
short film festival!!

"Entschlossenheit" is part of the film festival's line up at this special Midnight Mass event hosted by Peaches Christ.
Torsten is very excited to be a chosen one and wants to thank Peaches and Vinsantos with the words: "Das ist Großartig!! Ich bin überwältigt."

June 18th, 2005

Watch a clip of Torsten's music video "Entschlossenheit" followed by a little sample of "Dunkelheit". Both videos are available on his DVD/CD that also includes Torsten at Poetry Mission and a Documentary about Torsten as the artist.

Click here to watch it in QuickTime

June 15th, 2005
Torsten Kretchzmar's DVD/CD "Entschlossenheit" can be purchased from these online shops

Marc Deon who produced the Remix "Dunkelheit" kindly added Torsten's DVD/CD to his shop at www.marcdeon.com.
Go shopping
for Torsten's DVD/CD at:

June 10th, 2005
Performance at the Lab

Torsten will perform on Friday June 10th at the Mission Creek Music and Arts Festival. The location is The LAB on 2948 16th Street in the Mission district of San Francisco.

In addition to his live performance of "Entschlossenheit" he will premier the live performance of "Dunkelheit"! So don't miss it!

March 20th, 2005
CD/DVD Release Party

On this sunday evening 70 people witnessed the release party of Torsten Kretchzmar's CD/DVD at the DNA Lounge in San Francisco. You were an absolute great audience! Despite Torsten's readiness to become a star he was so surprised by the numerous demands to give autographs that in some cases he forgot how to spell his last name correctly.

Watch the live performance of "Entschlossenheit" supported by his great dancer