Playlists

Schmutz Playlists | October 2019

We're officially back in full swing for concert season and there is an obnoxious amount of good music to check out. The heavy playlist, in particular, is a real doozy, featuring some of the heavy-hitters to be found at Berlin Deathfest and Vendetta Fest. Have a listen...

Schmutz Playlists | September 2019

Personally, we're a bit relieved that summer is on the way out and we can finally resume non-sweaty business as usual. The month ahead has plenty of artists to get stoked about, and the playlist kicks off with some of our favorites in post-punk and garage. Have a...

Schmutz Playlists | August 2019

August is usually one of the quietest months of the year for touring artists, but fret not – we've still got plenty of good artists for you. Many of these gems can be found at the various festivals taking place over the coming weeks, all of which you can hear about on...

A L’ARME! FESTIVAL 2019 Playlist

Every year, A L’ARME FESTIVAL prides itself on building lineups of adventurous artists from across the genre spectrum that you may not be familiar with unless you’re a complete dweeb. Heck, we even fancy ourselves as dweebs, yet we're still pressed to do our research....

Schmutz Playlists | July 2019

The stereotype is that most bands give up conventional touring for the summer in favor of the festival circuit. While this may be true of some of the larger headliners, there are still more good indie artists coming through Berlin than one could shake a stick at. If...

Schmutz Playlists | June 2019

Summer is nearly upon us, so we don't expect you to spend your time inside reading a website to find out what to do. Lucky for you, we made these handy playlists to get you in the know about who's playing in Berlin this month. Enjoy....

Schmutz Playlists | May 2019

As you drag your heels through the workday post-May 1st festivities, nurse your wounds with these lovely playlists we've put together for you. Fret not, there's lots to look forward to in the month...

Schmutz Playlists | April 2019

April April, der macht was er will. We think you should also do what you want, assuming that entails going to a bunch of great shows this month. Have a listen and decide where you need to be. You can also get a personal rundown from us on this month's KCRW Omnified...

Schmutz Playlists | March 2019

The sun is starting to rear its beautiful head and that means more and more bands will be on the road. Don't be a couch potato, check out these bands coming through this month....

Schmutz Playlists | February 2019

Despite being the shortest month of the year, there is still plenty of good talent to get you out of the house. Have a listen and get pumped for the shows to come....

Schmutz Playlists | December 2018

These are the last playlists of 2018 and you know what?.. we really pulled out all the stops. 2018 was a big year for Schmutz and we thought we'd leave you with some big playlists. Thanks for hanging with us for another 365 and we'll see y'all in 2019....