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Lingua Ignota & HIDE at Urban Spree | Photo Recap

Like the sudden evening chill that has heralded the changing of the seasons, Lingua Ignota descended upon Urban Spree last night to remind the sold-out crowd that not all good things can last. The core of her art exposes the common thread between seemingly...

Sunday Edition | September 29th, 2019

In Germany, Sunday is a government and culturally mandated day of rest. Regardless of what errands you may have, Sonntag Ruhezeiten says you need to keep it chill. With only a nagging hangover or the week ahead to ponder, we thought you might appreciate some music...

Múm at Zeiss-Großplanetarium | Photo Recap

On September 26th, 2019, celestial beings of Icelandic lore beckoned Berlin with their Siren song. Múm chose Zeiss-Großplanetarium as the venue for the two-day revisiting of their debut LP, Yesterday was Dramatic – Today is OK. The magical evening was...

Pop-Kultur 2019 Recap

Back for its fifth year, Pop-Kultur Festival recently took over the historical Kulturbrauerei for three days of music, film and commissioned performances. This year’s line-up was populated with old favorites and newcomers alike, in addition to several site-specific...

Torstrassen Fest 2019

  The music festival pushes into its ninth year as the surrounding neighborhood continues to change My first thoughts when I imagine wandering through present-day Mitte? I see moms decked out in designer brands with tiny dogs, holding bright green elixirs. Beyond the...

Sunday Edition | September 1st, 2019

In Germany, Sunday is a government and culturally mandated day of rest. Regardless of what errands you may have, Sonntag Ruhezeiten says you need to keep it chill. With only a nagging hangover or the week ahead to ponder, we thought you might appreciate some music...

Balagan | Impression Sessions

As some of our favorite hometown heroes, Balagan has been on our list for a long time. After making us really work for it, the gang finally came by the studio late one Sunday evening to test the patience of our neighbors and to make us feel things. Still riding the...

Sunday Edition | August 18th, 2019

In Germany, Sunday is a government and culturally mandated day of rest. Regardless of what errands you may have, Sonntag Ruhezeiten says you need to keep it chill. With only a nagging hangover or the week ahead to ponder, we thought you might appreciate some music...

New & Notable XXXVI

Attempting to stay abreast on new music can be downright exhausting, which is why we started New & Notable. N&N is where we aggregate our latest finds from across the globe and musical spectrum, all so you can catch what's good at a glance. We're wrapping up the month...

Sunday Edition | August 4th, 2019

In Germany, Sunday is a government and culturally mandated day of rest. Regardless of what errands you may have, Sonntag Ruhezeiten says you need to keep it chill. With only a nagging hangover or the week ahead to ponder, we thought you might appreciate some music...