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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. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Ahead of his show on Oct 24 at Funkhaus, Scott Morgan aka Loscil talks his latest album "Equivalents", contrasting computer-driven music with nature and how his native Vancouver inspires his eerie soundscapes. Read more

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INTERVIEW! We caught producer Max Cooper before his show at Silent Green Kulturquartier on Oct 23 to chat about the beauty of nature, visualising the infinite and why it's the human condition to always be yearning for more. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Ahead of The Divine Comedy's Admiralspalast concert on Oct 23 for new album "Office Politics", the group's founder, Irish musician Neil Hannon, talks letting his experimental side shine through and why this is his most nostalgic record. Read more

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INTERVIEW! With a new album and upcoming show at the Volksbühne on Oct 21, we catch psychedelic rockers Moon Duo to chat about their new sound and the sense of collectivity, self-expression, and acceptance that drew them into new-age disco. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Ahead of her debut album release "This Was Inevitable" and concert on Oct 19 at a Neukölln venue named after an obsolete web browser, Rachel Glassberg of Glassberg & The Disasters tells us the inspiration behind her yarn-weaving tracks. Read more

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Noël was a typical teen with a secret: a Kpop obsession. Now the subculture has exploded into the Berlin mainstream, with Kpop merch in every high school, fan fundraisers to promote concerts, even dance academies. We get schooled in the Kpop craze. Read more

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VERBATIM! Ahead of their much-anticipated party at Griessmühle on Oct 10, we spoke to WAYS residents and afterparty stalwarts Enchanted Rhythms, Elissa Suckdog, and Dan Beaven about their vibe and get a sneak peek inside their record bag (playlist!). Read more

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INTERVIEW! The acclaimed performer is in Berlin for "A 24-Decade History of Popular Music", opening Oct 10 at Berliner Festspiele. Before curtain up Mac talks trials and tribulations of the marathon show, American politics and drag... Read more

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VERBATIM! Ahead of their new album and concert on Oct 12 at the Volksbühne, Die Türen's Maurice Summen talks sustaining old-school vibes while making music with computers for new album Exoteric. Read more

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Not up for the Ariana Grande big-ticket this month? Have no fear, our music editor picks out some equally exciting female-led October gigs starting with UK rapper Little Simz on Oct 8. Read more

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From Gastarbeiter to expats, from Kbeauty to Kpop: Welcome to Berlin's Korea town! Meet the Haupstadt's Korean nurses and notaries, the jet setting creatives and kimchi royalty, find out where to get your Korean food, film, fashion and more. Out now! Read more

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INTERVIEW! Playing on Sep 12 at Festaal Kreuzberg as part of an upcoming tour for new album Ah! Quel Cinéma!, the timeless pop duo cranking out multilingual rock chansons since the 1990s explain their backwards approach. Read more

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The polygenre music festival is back for its ninth year, this time for one day only on Saturday (Sep 7) featuring an extensive lineup of local up-and-comers and international acts. Catch it at the Volksbühne from 12:00. Read more

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Sleaford Mods or Muse? Amanda Palmer or Laura Jane Grace? September is fraught with agonising double bookings, here's a guide to help you make your choice. Read more

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Ahead of her performance at the Philharmonie with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Dutch vocalist Nora Fischer reflects on occupying the netherworld between classical and pop music. Catch it on Sep 5. Read more

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Berlin is scooting towards the e-revolution – or is it? EXB investigates how the "Verkehrswende" is coming along. Also in this issue: e-scooters tested, the local skating scene revisited and September's book, film and art fests previewed! Out now! Read more

INTERVIEW! With a freshly released EP, Magic Island is floating between DIY dreamworld and pop perdition. You can hear "Warm Heaven" at Pop-Kultur (Aug 21-23) at Kulturbrauerei in a state-commissioned performance installation. Read more

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In the summer of 1967, set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War, a young generation was making itself heard as around 100,000 of them flocked to San Francisco in a climax of the hippie movement. Catch it at PalaisPopulaire through Oct 28. Read more

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After releasing her debut album QEEI last year, Argentinian electronic music producer and drummer Tatiana Heuman made a getaway to Berlin. Catch her at Heroines of Sound (Jul 12-14) at Radialsystem. Read more

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Howling Wolf is a series pairing experimental films with live music performances. It's on through July 31 in Neukölln Read more

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