Articles and photos of festivals, DJs as well as the club and music scene

Moshic at Fiese Remise in Berlin

When staying true to oneself for more than 10 years then DJ opportunists, jumping on all kinds of musical bandwagons only to be on the spot, might speak about stagnation. That this is not always the case proves DJ and producer Moshic from Israel who belongs to my favourites for more than a decade.… Read More

John Digweed & Hernan Cattaneo @ Arena Club Berlin

Grandmaster John Digweed is a rarely seen guest in one of the world‘s best cities for clubbing and fellow Argentinian top DJ Hernan Cattaneo has seen Berlin only from an airplane when flying over it. Hence reading both names plus Trentemøller and Tiefschwarz on one flyer for a party taking place in Berlin let one look first for a hidden camera.… Read More

Gimme Five! – Half a decade of SQ Club in Poznan

Along the lines of Fight for your Right to party! Poznan-based SQ Club celebrated its fifth year of existence. People still remember last year, when British DJ legend John Digweed was delighting the Polish crowd to the max. Following in those footsteps, SQ booked already booked other heavyweights to play the birthday year, for example Hernan Cattaneo, M.A.N.D.Y.… Read More

Lost in Berlin’s BerMuDa triangle

When hearing a Berliner speaking of BerMuDa then against all things called geography knowledge the speech is still about the Spree River-based techno Eldorado and not about the archipelago close to North America. In wet and cold November palms are not swaying in the wind, hence climatically seen perfect conditions to have a big indoor bash in Tempelhof’s old airplane hangars.… Read More

Audioriver weekender 2010 – When all dikes are breaching…

Whether in terms of high water or emotions, thus far 2010 was a literally overflowing year for the Polish people. Fortunately the big flood has gone, the dikes framing Vistula River aren’t huffing and puffing anymore and also the beavers can breathe a sigh of relief, as this time they surely can’t be blamed for the waves (of visitors) flooding the area around Płock.… Read More

Digweed’s weekend trip to Berlin

You really have to dig out the big grey tomes of Berlin’s collective clubbing memory to get to know when John Digweed was crossing the doorstep of Germany’s capital last time. To many people there is only his appearance along Sasha (on the occasion of the Nothern Exposure tour) coming to mind, which took place about 12 years ago.… Read More

Border Community at Berlin’s WMF

James Holden and his label Border Community need no introduction anymore. By now both are representing two very own standards which are unique in the world of electronic music, as over the years both were developing their styles further without paying too much attention to fugacious trends or societal pressure.… Read More

John Digweed digging in the weeds of Poznan

Speaking about Polish nightlife, then at the moment Poznan-based SQ club is definitely one of Poland’s hottest addresses. For about 4 years now the higher DJ nobilities are streaming in and out of Poznan’s clubbing resource and to celebrate its fourth year of existence quite a music delicacy had been obliged to play: John Digweed.… Read More

Strictly net – Berlin’s Netaudio Festival 2009

Producers, products, charts and consumers, this is a world the Netaudio movement doesn’t want to subject themselves to. Trust and attention are the keywords on their banner. Also they want to bring dignity back into the music business by eliminating the financial aspect as the roots of engagement.… Read More

Eco-Clubbing with Climate Effects

If there’s yet another farmer-fondled French goose passing the counter somewhere near Berlin’s Kollwitzplatz and ending up in a New-Berliner’s shopping cart right next to widely travelled garlic from China and morning tea picked at full moon, then it is surely one of the more extreme appearances of eco-delusions, or better to say organic food delusions.… Read More