Detroit: Been Down So Long, It Looks Up to Me

     |    Wednesday, der 15. October 2014

In 2013, Detroit, Michigan became the largest U.S. city ever to file for bankruptcy. As of September 2014, it seemed that the worst might be over. Detroit’s city council voted unanimously to transfer power for all day-to-day decisions back to the city’s elected officials while continuing to work with the emergency manager appointed by the 

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achtung berlin: ANGEL EXPRESS is back in town!

     |    Wednesday, der 9. April 2014

Filmfestivals in Berlin? Da gibt es neben der Berlinale eine ganze Reihe in Berlin. Heute startet mit dem 10. achtung berlin – new berlin film award eins, das Filme zeigt, die in Berlin und Brandenburg produziert wurden. Rund neunzig Filme hat das längst etablierte Festival in seinem Programm, das neben einem Spielfilm-Wettbewerb und einem Dokumentarfilm-Wettbewerb 

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L’Oeuf Raide – Electro from Lyon Made in Berlin-Neukölln

     |    Tuesday, der 8. February 2011

The influx of international musicians to Berlin is reaching new heights. It currently rivals the David Bowie/Iggy Pop sojourn in 70s Schöneberg. Or the 80s, when half of the Melbourne postpunk scene (Nick Cave, Jim “Foetus” Thirlwell et al.) hung and strung out in the Wall City, or when Martin Gore of synthpoppers Depeche Mode 

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Ralf Regitz – Techno Pioneer – Dies at Age 46

     |    Tuesday, der 25. January 2011

  Ralf Regitz, one of the founding fathers of Berlin’s techno club scene and driving force behind the love parade from day 1 died at age 46. I shared some time with him in the 80s drifting in and out of Fischlabor and other places of the late Westberlin. Our paths crossed very sporadically only 

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Fritz Kalkbrenner live

     |    Friday, der 24. September 2010

 Fritz Kalkbrenner (photo right), brother of techno DJ and composer Paul, is a well-known electronica singer, producer and DJ in his own right. He also is a music journalist for public television and MTV. Fritz Kalkbrenner will be playing live in Berlin on September 29 at the Watergate. Watch the Kalkbrenner Bros. perform the BERLIN 

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