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Upon his return to the stage, Patrick Wagner of noise rock band Gewalt talks about the cruelty of hipster coffee and the solidarity that helped overcome his fears. Gewalt takes on a not-so-regular gig at Kunstverein Neukölln on Jun 17. more

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INTERVIEW! Italian director Susanna Nicchiarelli on "Nico, 1988", or the last three years in the life of Christa Päffgen, aka pop icon Nico. Join us for an exclusive EXBlicks preview before its cinema run next month on June 12 at Lichtblick Kino. more

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From folk rock to piano pop, minimalist dance music and DJ sets, Torstraßen Festival covers all bases – and hosts Exberliner’s 16th birthday bash. It's on Jun 8-10 all over Mitte. more

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Longterm Berlin musician Dena on her new love for demo recordings. Catch her at our 16th birthday party on Sat, Jun 9, 20:00 at Ballhaus Berlin. more

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Have you ever seen a global superstar in concert before they were known? This might be your lucky month. more

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Five thousand Berlin indie kids and a smattering of Brandenburg bros. No phone reception. No electricity. What happens next? more

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Exberliner looks at the recent kippa scandal gone haywire. Plus: from Schönberg squabbles between rappers and sex workers to cops on Berlin's number one hotspot – Alexanderplatz – Exberliner investigates crime in the city. Grab your copy - out now! more

For those still looking to get a grip on understanding the ever elusive German, two exhibitions going on right now go a ways in showing how they tick. more

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QUOTE! These days probably feeling anything but isolated, Berlin’s best indie nihilists play a homecoming gig at Astra Kulturhaus in support of new album "Vergifte Dich" on May 12. more

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The month, we take stock of the current state of hip hop in Germany as well as on the other side of the pond. more

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From 4D live shows to whizzing drones, MIRA (May 5) and the BVMAs (May 23-26) have your audiovisual needs covered. more

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INTERVIEW! While preparing for imminent fatherhood, Kele Okereke discovered his love for folk on his third solo album Fatherland. Catch the proud parent at Silent Green Kulturquartier on May 4. more

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How much do Germans really love David Hasselhoff? Avocado Johnson went to the first of his two Berlin concerts to find out, and left a true believer. more

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Whether you’re commemorating ‘68 or raising the flag for #MeToo, get in the protest mood at these April shows. more

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Julien Bracht of ambitious Berlin postpunk duo Lea Porcelain tells us how to make it big in the post-digital age. They play Funkhaus with Anika on Apr 14. more

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In our brand-new blog, “Avocado Johnson” goes to that thing you’re curious about to answer the question: Are you missing out? This time: Brian Eno at the Gropius-Bau. more

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INTERVIEW! Holly Herndon and Mathew Dryhurst on their immersive contribution to the ISM Hexadome, on this month at Martin-Gropius-Bau. She performs twice on Apr 6 (20:00 and 22:00) more

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This month, Berliner Festspiele continues its foray into the world of immersive art with the ISM Hexadome, a six-screen, 360-degree audiovisual system created by Berlin’s Institute of Sound and Music for artists to use as a multimedia playground. more

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UK hip hoppers Alex Linton and Nick Fox explain the motive behind their collective Peanut Butter Beats before their Bi Nuu takeover on March 17. more

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INTERVIEW! MaerzMusik headliner Terre Thaemlitz on the power of boredom in music, deep house nostalgia and representing “women and other non-males”. more

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At the Museum for Communication, Hermann Vaske’s Why Are You Creative? offers an existential quick fix for the arty set. more

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