After the second world war when the Iron Curtain “descended across the continent” soon followed by the chilly mystery of the Cold War. It would be 40 years until that wall came down, and to this day, much of life on the Other Side has remained just as enigmatic. In fact, the Wende Museum is a one-of-a-kind […]


A relic of the recent Desert Hearts Festival and record label comes the legendary DJ T’s Sunday Sunrise mixtape. One of the men behind the foundational Berlin label Get Physical, what you can expect from DJ T is pretty much beautifully crafted techno, the type of music you might want to hear if maybe you found yourself in […]


When the wall came down in 1989, an era of both lawlessness and creativity surged in East Germany. Due to a sudden influx of cheap, cheap real estate — and the artists that rushed in to take advantage of the low rents — the city of Berlin became a cauldron of artistic expression. It truly […]


29 Jul
The second album from Berlin's Modeselektor & Apparat

We’ve sung the praises of Moderat before, and posted their brilliant video for “Bad Kingdom” that came out last month. The first single off their upcoming II album, “Bad Kingdom” hinted at a very solid sophomore effort from the Berlin natives. Well now that album, II, can be heard in its entirety over at NPR. […]


You need only catch a couple lines from Thunderbird Gerard‘s debut EP T.R.O.U.B.L.E. (which we posted HERE, as well as below) to get a sense of the Brooklyn-via-London-via-Berlin emcee’s sensibilities. Hailing back from an era where rappers actually communicated, it’s not surprising Gerard has such a cosmopolitan pedigree. The debut EP is in fact allegorical, […]


7 May
New York-via-London-via-Berlin producer drops lyrical debut

I guess when you get some classic hip-hop dropped on you in a day, you should balance it off with some brand new school shit to keep the palate fresh. Here’s Thunderbird Gerard‘s T.R.O.U.B.L.E. EP made available for free download. New on the world stage, Gerard has distinguished himself via his lyrical flows and EDM-leaning […]


22 Apr
Gestalten's study of forerunning food revolutionaries

A Delicious Life: New Food Entrepreneurs published this month by Berlin based content developers and executive taste makers Gestalten introduces especially passionate forerunning food revolutionaries. Lead by a regimen of sunlight and Dada, A Delicious Life works closely with the movement’s protagonists to provide sources and inspiration for the movement’s growth. Featured over 240 24×26 fullscreen color […]


17 Jan
A quick Q&A with the multi-dimensional Berlin EDM duo

Tassilo Ippenberger and Thomas Benedix met at Berlin’s SAE, where their studies in the production and manipulation of sound aided them in actualizing their overarching ominous and murky sonic aesthetic. Soon they identified themselves as Pan-Pot, and while organizing parties booked rising DJ Anja Schneider for an infamously ill-fated party in 2005. While the event […]

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