“Sight, Sound & Sensory Saturation” Berlin Atonal 2016 Festival Review

This year’s instalment of Berlin’s Atonal was suspended between boundary breaking, ineffable and dully repetitive. At times it was visually captivating with the live acts showcasing creativity of a kind of Digital expressionism. But a little too often  the audio-visual presentations lack in their ability to sustain a momentum; there was a tad too much emphasis on depressive darkness, […]

Berlin’s Industrial Techno voyage: Berlin – Atonal announces more premiere performances

Berlins radical audio-visual festival announces another batch of new artists, adding more luminescence to Tresor’s beloved mega-complex. For all those who have been acquainted with Berlin’s Atonal, you’ll be pleased to hear that a second wave of artists, curations, and planned commissions have recently been announced. Taking place 24th-28th August within the walls of the brutalist, […]

Kraftwerk To Hold New Exhibition ‘Living Archive of Electronica’

Tresor Berlin

Dimitri Hegemann has confirmed that Berlin’s Kraftwerk building is to play host to an archive dedicated to techno music. Kraftwerk is the current home of legendary techno club Tresor and the base-venue for other initiatives including the forward thinking Berlin Atonal festival. Hegemann, Tresor’s owner, is overseeing this new project. He initially announced his plans last […]

10 Career Defining Records: The Sound of Dekmantel ’16

Career Defining records, dekmantel, jeff mills, donato dozzy, surgeon, moodymann, rodhad, lee scratch perry, adrian sherwood, james holden, Robert Hood, The Orb, Shackleton

As Dekmantel creeps ever closer around the corner, we look at 10 artists that we’re most excited to see, and delve into their back-catalogue to pull out the single record that in our opinion – defined their career. Lee scratch perry + Adrian Sherwood: Having recorded for over 50 years, Jamaican born Lee Scratch Perry […]