Posts tagged "Berlin"

Q+A: Five more minutes with Yulia Niko

When we last spoke with Berlin based producer Yulia Niko, she was preparing for some of the biggest stages of her career thus far. Flash forward to now, and Niko has evolved into an artist hungrier than ever. Closing out 2022 by providing Get Physical with their final release of

It’s early morning, but it feels like last night never ended. Fresh sunlight has begun to filter through the slats of the blinds lining the immense windows of the Panorama Bar, still swarming with the dewy bodies of club kids draped in the finery of two nights ago. Click-clacking fans

Club kids around the world were sent into a state of collective panic today following reports of rumours that Berghain will be closing its doors for good. These rumours began circulating recently, following the iconic Berlin nightlife establishment’s closure of its in-house agency, Ostgut Booking. Their label Ostgut Ton, meanwhile,

Roland Leesker is a legend. The producer and DJ is best known as the head of iconic dance music label, Get Physical, and during his time at the Berlin imprint he’s grown the label to become a leading institution in house music. But it’s Leesker’s own love and passion for

Berlin’s Gegen, a queer focussed nightlife collective and label, have released their third compilation, SPHINX. The compilation features four original techno productions from Gegen affiliated acts.  Artists contributing to the compilation include Berlin’s Christian Marras, who opens the set with industrial techno track Asymmetric, and the UK’s JocFarr. The B-side

With over three decades in the game, Berlin producer Steve Bug is nothing short of an icon.  As the head of multiple labels including Poker Flat and Raw Elements, Bug is not only one of the most influential tastemakers in electronic music, but an artist who knows quality when he

The most fascinating thing when first approaching JASSS’s debut on techno label Ostgut Ton is the distinct shift in style from her earlier body of work, which is fairly fresh itself. The Berlin-based Spanish producer, DJ and artist, aka Silvia Jiménez Alvarez’s 2017 debut record Weightless introduced JASSS with a

Image: youANDme youANDme is deeply engrained in the German electronic music world and especially the international Berlin club scene. As the owner of Rotary Cocktail Recordings, Polymorph, CUTZ.ME, and three other mysterious imprints, he provides a steady flow of music and talent from Germany to the rest of the world.

Pigeonholing the sort of music that elusive English producer Shackleton creates toward any sort of categorisation is likely a futile exercise. While the Woe to the Septic Heart! founder’s early work slips neatly into the breaks and bass cannon, it’s his later offerings that are more difficult to pinpoint. His

Image: Smalltown Supersound In his seminal work Cruising Utopia: The Then and There of Queer Futurity, the queer theorist José Esteban Muñoz examines queerness as a mode of futurity, distinguishing it from heteronormative futurity as defined by the drive to reproduce and suggesting that rather, queer futurity is concerned with

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