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INTERVIEW. Andy Grier and co. woodshed their next album on Exberliner’s very own stage at Torstraßen Festival on Sat, Jun 13, along with Cavern of Anti-Matter, Glockabelle & Klaus Johann Grobe. Read more

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INTERVIEW. Multi-talented multi-instrumentalist Özdemir is not only the owner of the 33RPM record store, but also the man behind new album "Jeff Özdemir and Friends", which he'll premiere at Roter Salon on Apr 30, with friends. Read more

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INTERVIEW: Though primarily involved in classical composition these days, Craig Leon was there at the start of the Max’s/CBGB’s scene as an A&R man and producer for the Ramones, Blondie and Suicide. He’ll be performing on Thu, Jan 29 at HAU1. Read more

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The rubble from the battlefield of Berlin's New Year's has been cleared, and we as proceed into 2015, our music editor D. Strauss gives us a rundown of his top 10 records from the demolished year. Read more

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Whether Silvester is an occasion to pat yourself on the back for 2014's accomplishments or to drink away the lack thereof, a glass of sekt will undoubtedly be in hand at midnight... but where? Here are our fave spots where Berlin beats ring in 2015. Read more

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INTERVIEW. Jazzfest Berlin is 50. Involved since year three, Alexander von Schlippenbach shares his unique insight into the events and people who have set the tone for one of Europe's oldest jazz festivals. Oct 30-Nov 2, Haus der Berliner Festspiele. Read more

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OUT NOW! Nick Cave reflects on his 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH: part confessional, perhaps performance. Read more


INTERVIEW. San Francisco's busking phenomenon from the 1980s/1990s makes a return after hanging up her winged helmet for 20 years. Catch her on Mon, Sep 29 at Marie-Antoinette as she whizzes by on her European tour. Read more

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Haven't seen the Bowie exhibition at Martin-Gropius-Bau yet? It only remains a Lodger there for a short time longer. With the end in sight on August 24, Exberliner’s music editor meditates on Bowie, rebirth and Berlin. Read more

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OUT KNOW! Former US Defense Secratary Donald Rumsfeld gets the "Fog" treatment in THE KNOWN UNKNOWN. Read more


INTERVIEW. Shamblingly psychedelic Brian Jonestown Massacre has spent two decades as the dark shadow that the indie world just can’t shake.The touring BJM, featuring some old hands, will be digging its own hole on Sun, Jun 8 at Postbahnhof. Read more

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OUT NOW! How did the hotly anticipated erotic smorgasbord from Lars von Trier NYMPH( )MANIAC really fare? Read more


The Berlinale Blog: After the Golden – OUR Berlinale top 10

Here are EXB's picks for top 10 best films at 2014's Berlinale. Keep an eye on these gems: "Nymphomaniac" already hits Berlin cinemas this week on Feb 20, with "Jack" following on Mar 27. Read more

Feb 16, 2014 6:30 PM , , The Berlinale Blog

The Berlinale Blog: A War is a War is a War

Between Iraq and a Hardliner: Donald Rumsfeld gets the Errol Morris treatment in The Unknown Known, while Morris explicates the The Horror! The Horror! as D. Strauss Kurtz-seys. Read more

Feb 14, 2014 11:00 AM The Berlinale Blog

The Berlinale Blog: Midnight in tourbus

D. Strauss may be thankful that not every Berlinale film feels like it's been vetted by a consortium of NGOs and non-profits, but if the of the alternatives are as begging-to-please as The Midnight After, then bring on the civil wars. Read more

Feb 13, 2014 10:30 AM The Berlinale Blog

The Berlinale Blog: He’s not there

Nick Cave lies on the couch, solves the mystery of Blixa, giggles at Pacino with the kids and makes Kylie his backseat woman in 20,000 Days on Earth. Read more

Feb 10, 2014 6:30 PM The Berlinale Blog

The Berlinale Blog: Sex, death and the great whale in the sky

Good eeeevening, Mr. Hitler. Busy evening, Ms. Gainsbourg? Lars von Trier's Nymph()maniac the First offers the talking cure, while Hitchcock lends a hand to images that no words can describe. Plus a side hustle of ships, whales and monks. Read more

Feb 10, 2014 11:00 AM The Berlinale Blog

The Berlinale Blog: Japan in black and white, caffeine in color

The Japan of the 1930s might have been more modern than the Berlin of today. Its films certainly were. Read more

Feb 9, 2014 11:00 AM The Berlinale Blog 1 Comments

The Berlinale Blog: Woody Allen! Philip Seymour Hoffman! Woody Allen! Philip Seymour Hoffman!

Now that I have satisfied Exberliner’s SEO requirements headline-wise, let’s get down to the business at hand: film art, sundry, and film art sundry. Also, thanks to the newly-parked food trucks, sandwiches. Read more

Feb 7, 2014 11:00 AM The Berlinale Blog

OUT NOW! PARALLAX SOUNDS CHICAGO documents unique factors that turned the 1990s Chicago into the center of post-rock. Read more


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