Karen Howley

OUR PICK! The centerpiece of Niamh Guckian Ahern's music doc is one and only Schneider's Büro – a Berlin store for analogue synthesizers and wacky electronic doodads – and its maverick owner Andreas Schneider. Read more


I had an overdose of live performances at Berlin Festival last weekend, so I’m pretty glad that this week’s dominating events promise to be a bit tamer. Top of the list is, of course, the Litfest, but as usual on a Berlin weekend, there's something for all tastes... Read more


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»FACE/project« by Tina Berning & Michelangelo di Battista © The Artists

It's ridiculously easy to over-do the mid-week socialising, so let’s start with the less strenuous goings-on in Berlin... and by less strenuous I mean the kind of event that will have you home before your local Bäckerei reopens. Read more


From boutique threads at Summer.Pop.Shopping to 900 Seconds' BYOM (Bring-Your-Own-Music), there's no way to avoid the torrent of culture decending on Berlin this weekend. So put on that rain jacket and step out to say Auf Wiedersehen to summer... Read more


Find out what's happening, from cars coming to a stop at Oberbaumbrücke to the big names are coming to town to DJ... Read more


TIME TO MAKE SOME NOISE: If your social life feels like its been too quiet of late, blame the Silent Film Festival and start making noise pronto to make up for it. Read more


The wunderkind of "glo-fi" - who's playing at Comet Club on Thursday - talks about washed-out music, viral marketing, the Memory Man... and those big, big glasses. Read more

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ON YOUR BIKE! This is one tour that will show you that you don't know Berlin as well as you think you do: from mobile farms to button-making, it reveals the ins and outs of local sustainable-living projects. Read more

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Urban dubstep MC Sasha Perera in a little pair of hotpants? It's worth getting past the irritating fact that Club Maria continues to market two nights of music as a "festival"... Read more


WEEKEND PICK: The Baseballs aren’t as hard as their name suggests. But their popidyllic covers-on-speed are barrels of fun once you get past the shock of grown men singing that you can "stand under their umbrella". Read more

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