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INTERVIEW! Genre-bending composer and pianist Nils Frahm on how his new studio at the Funkhaus inspired his latest album All Melody, out Jan 26. He rocks the the Funkhaus for four sold-out shows in the lead up Jan 22-25. more

Jan 18, 2018 11:30 AM Concerts & Parties

Bassy, Babette, Sowieso, Privatclub... Our blogger doesn't want to be alarmist, but the latest club closure news doesn't bode well for the new year. more

Jan 17, 2018 2:30 PM Opinion 11 Comments

Two years after the Starman’s return to the celestial plane, Berlin hasn’t stopped commemorating its favourite adopted son. Let's Dance starting with a tribute Sun, Jan 6 at Lido. more

Jan 4, 2018 11:00 AM Concerts & Parties

Don’t call it a comeback: for these Berliners, old-school formats like vinyl, film and tape never went away in the first place. Now they cater to a niche but growing crowd of enthusiasts. more

Jan 2, 2018 11:00 AM Culture

Wanna live more sustainably this year? Take the train! Our scintillating tips and fascinating tales will tempt you onto the German rails... plus, BVG insiders tell us why the company's cool new image isn't what it seems. Get your own copy now! more

Dec 28, 2017 12:00 PM

The electro-punk duo behind Eat Lipstick prepare to glamourously ring out the new year on Dec 29 at Wild at Heart. more

Dec 21, 2017 1:15 PM Concerts & Parties

Our culture editors take a look back at the highlights (and lowlights) of 2017. more

Dec 21, 2017 11:30 AM , , , , Culture

Put on your battle armour and hit the town: it’s New Year’s Eve in Berlin. more

Dec 20, 2017 2:00 PM Concerts & Parties

As Chanukah approaches, Wladek thinks back on the revolutionary Jews of Berlin's past. And see their legacy carried on in one man in particular. more

Dec 8, 2017 12:00 PM Opinion

Cassette culture is booming in Berlin thanks to revivalists like Tapedub’s Sara Valentino. She pushes it one step further with her Tape Summit, a cassette label market and artist showcase at ACUD this Sat, Dec 10 at 15:00. more

Dec 6, 2017 12:30 PM Culture

(CANCELLED) Palmer Keen gets us ready for the third Raung Raya showcase on Dec 5 with his desert-island Indonesian albums. more

Dec 1, 2017 11:35 AM Concerts & Parties

INTERVIEW! Meret Becker, star of German stage and screen, tells us why she’s still taking music lessons after all these years. She and her Tiny Teeth turn Heimathafen Neukölln into a circus on Nov 24. more

Nov 21, 2017 1:30 PM Concerts & Parties

Coming “home” to Lido Mon, Nov 20, Aussie synth-pop maestro and frequent Berliner Alex Cameron speaks about putting words in the mouths of despicable characters on his latest album Forced Witness. more

Nov 14, 2017 12:00 PM Concerts & Parties

INTERVIEW! The "Miles Davis of Boogie" lands in Berlin for a live band performance at Prince Charles Sat, Nov 18. We caught up with him for a chat on Stevie Wonder, Larry Levan and the one person he regrets not collaborating with. more

Nov 14, 2017 11:15 AM Concerts & Parties

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Die schöne Hélèna. Photo by Iko Frees

It’s a good time to be an opera fan in Berlin. Here’s a look at the revitalised scene. Three operas – "Die schöne Hélèna", "Pelléas et Mélisande" and "Le Prophète" – offer fans and newbies alike something to sing about. more

Nov 13, 2017 12:10 PM Theatre & Dance

Identity politics have arrived in Berlin, and the shitstorms are coming fast and furious. Our November issue explores the many race, sexuality and gender identity battles being fought all over town, from the Schwuz fiasco to white dreadlocks. more

Nov 1, 2017 11:30 AM Features

Ready for a world of jazz? From the genre's roots in the US to its far-flung offshoot in Norway, Jazzfest gathers 150 musicians at the Festspiele, A-Trane and Lido to celebrate its 54th edition (Oct 31-Nov 5). more

Oct 25, 2017 1:00 PM Concerts & Parties

Berliner Festspiele's Jazzfest is kicking off Tue, Oct 31, but for those who don't know, Charlottenburg used to be the epicentre of jazz in Berlin... and today, a trio of venues sustain the scene in their own unique ways. more

Oct 24, 2017 12:00 PM Concerts & Parties

INTERVIEW The post-punk poets of FITH tell us the difference between Manchester and Berlin before their show at Privatclub on October 24. more

Oct 19, 2017 12:00 AM Concerts & Parties

INTERVIEW: Before her show at Musik & Frieden on Oct 14, Exberliner met with Cold Specks and talked about coming to terms with the struggles as a black Muslim woman in music, inspirations for the new album and her dreams of an unknown past. more

Oct 12, 2017 11:00 AM Concerts & Parties

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