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No, Free! Music isn’t free. The title of HKW’s first music festival since its February reopening comes from music’s liberating impact in times of social and political unrest. Check it out Apr 6-9 at the Pregnant Oyster. more

Apr 4, 2017 2:00 PM Music & nightlife

Meet Nick Donovan: head of Berlin’s international music school BIMM by day, electronic musician by night. Book your place at BIMM Berlin’s next Open Day, April 9, either via website or by calling directly. more

Apr 4, 2017 12:00 PM Sponsored

Hauschka, the German composer and recent Oscar nominee (Lion) talks about harnessing the power of the Disklavier, a modern-day version of the player piano, prior to his show at Funkhaus on April 4. more

Apr 3, 2017 4:30 PM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW! After a six-year hiatus from song-writing, veteran musician Christiane Rösinger makes her comeback at Hebbel am Ufer, April 1, debuting material from new album "Lieder ohne Leiden". more

Mar 30, 2017 12:15 PM Music & nightlife

You can feel it in the air... and we're not talking about spring. From Trump to Le Pen, Front National to Germany's own AfD, our April issue is all about that xenophobic, anti-establishment elephant in the room and what we can do about it. more

Mar 30, 2017 12:00 PM Features

The John Reed Fitness Music Club near Maybachufer comes pretty close to bringing nightlife and exercise together with club music and an altogether different kind of interior design for a fitness club. more

Mar 16, 2017 2:30 PM Sponsored

Maerzmusik, the Berliner Festspiele’s ever-more-ambitious “festival for time issues”, brings us the best in obscure contemporary music for 10 days. It's on from Mar 16-26 at the Festspiele Spiele and other venues across town. more

Mar 15, 2017 11:45 AM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW! Austrian composer, singer and musician Eva Reiter returns to Maerzmusik (Mar 16-26) with a performance of The Lichtenberg Figures. Catch it Mar 18 at Haus der Berliner Festspiele. more

Mar 14, 2017 11:45 AM Music & nightlife

Tel Aviv-raised, Berlin-based singer Mary Ocher talks politics, building walls and her brand new album The West Against the People, which will be released at this Friday's Ich bin ein(e) Berliner(in) at SO36! more

Mar 8, 2017 3:30 PM Music & nightlife

A silent film-era pianist talks about 1920s Berlin and what its art means to him. Von Bothmer does "Nosferatu" on Sat, Mar 11 at Passionskirche. (Plus a Weimar-era playlist!) more

Mar 7, 2017 2:30 PM , Culture

This Wednesday is International Women's Day and in honor of that, we tip our hat to the hardworking ladies of Berlin's electronic music scene. Read about it here and then join in the conversation at the Music Pool Berlin evening at Aquarium. more

Mar 6, 2017 3:30 PM Zeitgeist

INTERVIEW! Antilopen Gang, the feuilleton's favourite rap group are back with a new album – punk-influenced "Monarchie und Alltag". Catch Danger Dan, Panik Panzer and Koljah live on Fri, Mar 3 at Huxley's Neue Welt. more

Mar 1, 2017 11:00 AM Music & nightlife

We're a city of burnouts, smokers, prescription drug addicts, ailing elderly and paedophiles, but at least we've got health insurance. Or do we? Find out about Germany's sick system and much more on newsstands now! more

Feb 28, 2017 11:00 AM Features

The Berlinale Blog: Two times two

Choose Berlinale. Choose two films. Choose the sequel to Trainspotting and Michael Winterbottom's newest... more

Feb 10, 2017 6:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

Berliner and hardcore-industrial pioneer Alec Empire (Atari Teenage Riot) shares his thoughts on scoring the not-so-faraway German dystopia of Tarek Ehlail’s politically charged sci-fi film "Volt" (out Feb 2). Empire's soundtrack is out Feb 3. more

Feb 2, 2017 11:00 AM Music & nightlife

With the three-day Country Music Meeting coming up this weekend (Feb 3-5) at Fontane Haus in Reinickendorf, read about our visit to organiser Frank Lange's American Western Saloon, the last bastion of Berlin's country scene. more

Jan 31, 2017 2:59 PM People

Phillip Sollmann (aka Berghain's DJ Efdemin) goes from the club to the avantgarde with the premiere of new microtonal piece Monophonie. Check it out Wed, Feb 7 at the Volksbühne. more

Jan 31, 2017 2:00 PM Music & nightlife

Dutch electro avant-gardist Thomas Ankersmit explains infrasound, the inaudible frequency range featured in his CTM piece Infra at Berghain. more

Jan 25, 2017 12:00 PM Music & nightlife

From January 27 through February 5, brainy experimental music festival CTM brings us fear, anger, love and a trip to Mexico. more

Jan 25, 2017 11:45 AM Music & nightlife

Julie Miess, singer and keyboardist of Half Girl, on monsters, melancholia and the making of Berlin’s most exciting supergroup. We spoke to Miess prior to the band’s performance at Volksbühne on January 22. more

Jan 19, 2017 12:00 PM Music & nightlife

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