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HKW offers up another heady music programme exploring the roots of pop. Whether that's your bag or not, you've got to appreciate the line-up, including music legend Ebo Taylor. Check out the rest of our highlights and see for yourself Apr 28-May 1. more »

Apr 26, 2016 12:00 PM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW. Last year, the Danes of Efterklang joined up with their friend, Finnish percussionist Tatu Rönkkö, to form new supergroup LIIMA. Debut record ii came out last month, and the foursome hits Berghain on Thu, Apr 21. more »

Apr 18, 2016 5:00 PM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW! Everyone’s favourite Franco-German liaison Stereo Total takes over Lido for a threesome with new album "Les Hormones" April 20, 24 and 25. more »

Apr 14, 2016 2:00 PM Music & nightlife

Almost a decade old, Record Store Day (Apr 16) began as a reaction to the sterility of digital formats and is now part of the industry. Still, its existence, and Underground Europe's record swap (Apr 29-30), prove vinyl isn't going anywhere soon. more »

Apr 13, 2016 1:00 PM Music & nightlife

Konrad Werner: So are we sure Erdogan doesn't fuck goats?

What's the point of living in a free country if you can't accuse foreign dictators of fucking goats? more »

Apr 11, 2016 11:00 AM The Berlin Blog 4 Comments

Just a few weeks before Berlin’s abundance of open-air shenanigans lures the vampiric winter club crowd towards sunnier pastures, showery April is packed with indoor festivals of all genres. more »

Mar 31, 2016 3:00 PM Music & nightlife

1-800-P-A-R-T-A-Y? For between €2-6, you can climb into the world's tiniest club: a converted telephone booth called a Teledisko. Wanna answer its call? You can at RAW Gelände, Kater Blau or, for €1800, wherever you like. more »

Mar 30, 2016 2:00 PM The Best of Berlin

INTERVIEW! Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker introduces Brian Eno to Shakespeare in latest work "Golden Hours (As You Like It)", coming to HAU Mar 19-21. more »

Mar 17, 2016 11:45 AM Stage

Tonight, on super-short notice, shouty and literate Manchester post-punkers The Fall play their first Berlin gig in six years. We spoke to their legendary frontman in advance of his show at White Trash Fast Food. more »

Mar 12, 2016 3:00 PM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW. It's been six years since Karl Hyde and Rick Smith have produced a joint outfit as Underworld, but now they're back with “Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future”. Hyde talks his creative romance before the show at C-Halle on Mar 17. more »

Mar 11, 2016 3:20 PM Music & nightlife

March seems to be the month for the Berliners with serious swing in their hips and nod to their heads. Here are four gigs where you can get your fix. more »

Mar 9, 2016 4:15 PM Music & nightlife

Get ready for MaerzMusik! In case you have trouble deciding which of the many concerts and performances you should hit, we just made it easier for you. more »

Mar 9, 2016 3:00 PM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW! MaerzMusik, the Berliner Festspiele's celebration of new music, is coming Mar 11 (through 19)! Composer Bernhard Lang throws Schubert for a loop in "The Cold Trip" at the festival on Mar 13. more »

Mar 9, 2016 1:00 PM Music & nightlife

The experimental electronic musician and Wohnzimmerszene founder is a Berlinerin seeing the post-Mauerfall Berlin of the 1990s morph into something new. See her alongside Julia Kent at Roter Salon on Mar 7. more »

Mar 2, 2016 12:50 PM Music & nightlife

Ready for some teenage kicks? Our March issue's all about the real, live young Berliners coming of age in the land of eternal adolescence. Meet them and get the lowdown on your month in film, art, music, stage and food on newsstands now! more »

Mar 1, 2016 1:00 PM Features

When was the last time you saw a great German indie film? The Berlinale's one German Competition entry, 24 Wochen, failed to win any awards and drew sharp criticism. And it's just the latest in a long line of failures. Is there any hope? more »

Feb 24, 2016 11:00 AM , Film

INTERVIEW. It’s only been a year since the riot-grrrl cello duo emerged from Berlin’s queer scene, but a combination of their fierce music and an in-your-face name have already put them a cut above the rest.They play the Køpi Queer Gala on Feb 25. more »

Feb 23, 2016 1:00 PM Music & nightlife

It's time to get vocal again! The sixth annual CHOR@BERLIN festival returns showcasing all things musical from the throat. Check out some of Germany’s finest choirs, ensembles and more Feb 25-28 at Radialsystem V. more »

Feb 22, 2016 12:00 PM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW: With ethereal singing layered over simple but richly textured electro melodies, Jaakko Eino Kalevi's dreamy synth pop is anything but synthetic. The Finn plays at Kantine am Berghain on February 23. more »

Feb 19, 2016 1:30 PM Music & nightlife

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The Berlinale Blog: No prose, no problem...

The Berlinale poses a dilemma about the necessity of criticism and offers the best thing Spike Lee has done in years... Welcome to day six's reviews of Starve Your Dog and Chi-Raq. more »

Feb 16, 2016 5:00 PM The Berlinale Blog