Red Bull Music Academy applications are currently open for its 20 anniversary in Berlin from now til September 4th. The Red Bull Music Academy is the world-traveling series of concerts, club nights, exhibitions, talks and workshops centred around the Academy where musicians, producers and DJs go to learn from some of the best and brightest… Read more »

Posted on July 11th, 2017

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Berlin composer Johannes Motschmann has an album Electric Fields out tomorrow on Neue Meister worldwide. Joined by multipercussionist David Panzl and tonmeister Boris Bolles, Motschmann’s electro-acoustic brings classical and synthesizer electronics together on an album that is inspired by the city he lives in, the place where his work is also played by orchestras on… Read more »

Posted on August 18th, 2016

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Radiohead are headlining Lollapalooza Berlin, a European strand of the well-known US festival happening in the German city on September 10th and 11th this year, according to a recent tweet from the band. The play the Sunday night at Treptower Park. Tickets for one day are €79+ and €139+ for a two-day pass. Other names… Read more »

Posted on February 15th, 2016

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Brame and Hamo are two young Sligo guys now living in the electronic music hub of Berlin who make house music with a funk edge drawing influences from hip-hop. Splendor & Squalour 001 is the the new release from the pair on their label that features a collaboration between them and a track from each… Read more »

Posted on January 28th, 2015

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You may remember Kool Thing from supporting Austra in Dublin earlier this year. The Berlin-based duo have come correct with a new tune. ‘The Sign’ is has a slow burning first third utilising a simple guitar melody before it really gets going when the beats and vocals hit in with synths.

Posted on November 20th, 2011

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If you’re not festival-bound, hate camping but would still like a taste of a festival before the year is out, you could always skip over to Berlin for the 9th and 10th of September for Berlin Music Festival, with the added bonus of being in one of the best cities in Europe while all of… Read more »

Posted on August 2nd, 2011

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Berlin’s Holy Other have been impressing with their brand of ambient brooding electronica. Their debut 7″ is out now through Transparent blog. Listen and download ‘Yr Love’: Holy Other – Yr Love ‘We Over’ is the equally good B-side.

Posted on October 4th, 2010

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Positioning itself as a similar city festival experience as Primavera Sound in Barcelona except at the opposite end of the Summer, Berlin Music Festival took place up in Tempelhof, a former city airport superceded by Schönefeld and now, cleverly utilised as a public park and convention centre. Taking place over Friday and Saturday last weekend,… Read more »

Posted on September 21st, 2010

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