The Recommended - February 2022

The Recommended is a monthly selection of recommendations from the Rotholz team to watch, to read, and to listen. Curated at the end of each month by a member of the Rotholz team The Recommended is designed to delight your senses. So we invite you to dive in and enjoy this month's picks.



To Watch:
Licorice Pizza

In his latest movie, Paul Thomas Anderson returns to the San Fernando Valley for a shaggy 1970s romp about a self-important teenage boy and a memorable woman. A casual coming-of-age film that is both a hilarious love story and a profound portrait of a time in transition. In the end, you don't want to leave this world of intense cinematic art, but we don't want to give too much away. Check it out for yourself.



To Listen:
Benny Sings - Music

Benny Sings is a songwriter, producer and artist from Amsterdam. He has released 8 studio albums and his latest album "Music" was released in April 2021. In a time when music is needed more than ever, he delivers. In the album's title track, he sings, "Music, help me through this, whenever I'm on the floor". In the song, he explains that it's pretty easy in today's world to get overstimulated. That's why he wants to give light, air and energy with his album. Relaxed beats and great lyrics make his album unique and therefore it should not be missing in your timeline!



To Read:
Joachim B. Schmidt - Kalmann

Joachim B. Schmidt presents a wonderful, enigmatic and humorous novel. The book is about the self-appointed sheriff of Raufarhöfn, who seems to have everything under control. But in Kalmann's mind the wheels sometimes run backwards; one winter he discovers a pool of blood in the snow. After the incident, events overtake him. With his naive wisdom and the courage of a pure heart, he turns everything around. The book offers a range of genres, such as thriller, tragicomedy and picaresque novel, so it should definitely not be missing in your book collection.