Berlin Festival

The LGBTQ film award is entering its fourth-decade! With screenings of famous Teddy-winners like Dunye’s Watermelon Woman and Julien’s Looking for Langston the Teddy30 retrospective celebrates on Feb 19 during the Berlin International Film Fest. more

Feb 11, 2016 4:00 PM Film

Fritz Kalkrenner fans

Photo by Tania Castellví

Was Björk's Tesla coil the only really electrifying part of this year's festival? more

Sep 8, 2013 1:00 AM Opinion

The Rio Club Experience Video Book, on view at Berlin Festival's Art Village is the nucleus of the Berlin-based music festival, showing the origins of of a party-people movement that marked itself a decade ago. more

Sep 7, 2013 10:07 PM Opinion

Walter rings in day two with an exploration of sun and whether the British brought it or not. He hopes the rest of England isn't angry, as what he understands is that they don't really have much of it. But they do have plenty of pop music. more

Sep 7, 2013 6:00 PM Opinion

Miss Kittin (live)

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The first night at Club Xberg kicks off with a Boys Noize records special; a DJ set from The Prodigy's own Maxim; a mind-controlling 'Kittin', and a grotto full of lollipop-sucking, smooching couples. more

Sep 7, 2013 11:00 AM Opinion

Walter got in late... overwhelmed with a sense of blurry perfection from the last band. As well as the press lounge closing its crusty doors. But the totality of pop was satisfying if not all that eventful. more

Sep 7, 2013 1:00 AM Opinion

Bosnian Rainbows

Photo by Tania Castellvi

As Friday wears on, we cope with bad sound, diagnose Bosnian Rainbows' frontwoman and encounter a Mad Man in singer-songwriter form. more

Sep 6, 2013 10:00 PM Opinion

Capital Cities

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The Old Folks may have found a home at Berlin Festival, but it's the Young Whippersnappers who are climbing the charts. more

Sep 6, 2013 7:35 PM Opinion

The Berlin Festival kicked off officially four hours ago, but the crowd has yet to show that Berlin's biggest indie fest is indeed that. The biggies start at 7pm but until then take a look at the festival has on offer for the masses yet to come. more

Sep 6, 2013 6:42 PM

INTERVIEW. Post-punk revivalists-of-the-moment Savages only fully came together in 2011, but their musical baby has quickly developed teeth. Catch them at this year's Berlin Festival on Sat, Sep 7, 18:30 at the Pitchfork Stage. more

Sep 3, 2013 10:30 AM Concerts & Parties 1 Comments

Berlin Festival 2012

Photo by Tania Castellví

The Tempelhof music behemoth returned Sep 7-8 and, of course, we were there to cover the action. Check out Tania Castellví's photo reportage of the music, the mania and the "models". more

Sep 13, 2012 11:02 AM

Exberliner gives you peek at the hottest looks at the Berlin Festival 2011. From wild to excited, there was plenty to look at this year. Photos by Anna Achon more

Sep 12, 2011 3:11 PM

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Pieter M. van Hattem

Sep 9, 2011 9:00 AM Concerts & Parties

Interview: Alec Ounsworth. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah’s frontman discusses their surprise comeback, ecstasy use and the slot in the open air at this year’s Berlin Festival. They hit the stage Sep 9 at 8pm. more

Sep 8, 2011 9:00 AM Concerts & Parties

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