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8MM Did It Again: Synesthesie’s Line-Up Is Psych With Substance

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In Synesthesie Festival 2019, 8MM Bar has curated another fantastic psych-lineup. With a reliably eclectic and stellar lineup, Synesthesie Festival is one of our favourite music festivals. Curated by Prenzlauer Berg dive bar 8mm, it features bands from all corners of the psych-kraut-noise world. Syn is where any self-respecting music fan should be this November. … Read more8MM Did It Again: Synesthesie’s Line-Up Is Psych With Substance

Brooding Gothic Folk with One of Berlin’s Best, A.S. Fanning

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A.S. Fanning is brooding and Cohen-esque, Berlin’s haunting disciple of gothic folk He looms on stage like a statue, acoustic guitar in hand and deep, dark Edgar Allan Poe eyes. He mumbles a few words before the strumming starts, and then his rich baritone voice rises and silences the room. It’s Irish folk alright, but … Read moreBrooding Gothic Folk with One of Berlin’s Best, A.S. Fanning

Tropical Fuck Storm Expected in Berlin

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“There are lots of lost, broke junkie Australian musicians in Berlin” – Tropical Fuck Storm Interviewed Controversial opinion incoming: there aren’t many actually good Australian bands. I mean good bands, ones that actually sound as good as bands from other parts of the world. OK, I’m backing myself into a corner here. Look, Tropical Fuck … Read moreTropical Fuck Storm Expected in Berlin

Motorwerk – Coworking and Creativity in Weißensee

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Motorwerk – a creative island for freelancers in Weissensee Motorwerk is steeped in some serious Berlin history. Having started off as an electric motor factory more than 100 years ago, it was then repurposed as a concert venue, hosting an impressive array of acts including Motorhead, Tupac and the Velvet Underground back in the early … Read moreMotorwerk – Coworking and Creativity in Weißensee

Pop-Kultur 2019 is Alt-Music, Rough and Undiscovered

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Multi-faceted and multi-coloured, Pop-Kultur is one of Berlin’s most unique festivals. We’ve really grown to love attending Pop-Kultur, Berlin’s alternative arts festival that takes place every August. Always boasting an eclectic lineup of niche artists, it’s a place for weird and eclectic music. It’s also one of the few times we ever visit Prenzlauer Berg, … Read morePop-Kultur 2019 is Alt-Music, Rough and Undiscovered

We Know How to Get You a Tech Job in Berlin

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Being unemployed in Berlin isn’t what it used to be. These days, it means drowning in Erdnuss flips on your couch, humming words you thought only your friends from home ragged on about–words about fear of “rent” or “bills” or, like, when the fuck you’re going to become anything at all. You need a job. … Read moreWe Know How to Get You a Tech Job in Berlin

Historisches Berlin Shows You Berlin, Then and Now

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Who living in Berlin isn’t fascinated by the city’s past? With events such as the Berlin Wall still having an impact on the character of our city today, we constantly come into contact with reminders of the past during our day-to-day lives. Whether it’s the bump you feel as your cycle over the Mauerweg cobblestones or … Read moreHistorisches Berlin Shows You Berlin, Then and Now

Berlin Drummers Asked. Dave Lombardo Answered.

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Eight Berlin drummers. Eight questions. One Dave Lombardo. Dave Lombardo‘s a drumming legend. One of the most recognisable drumming heroes in the world, his onslaught on Slayer’s classic records inspired many of Berlin’s drummers to first pick up the sticks as teenagers. Not only has he changed the face of metal, he’s also made a name … Read moreBerlin Drummers Asked. Dave Lombardo Answered.

Pop-Kultur Festival is Berlin’s Visionary Music Festival

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Pop-Kultur brings together the best in alternative sounds from around the globe. Pop-Kultur Festival was one of our festival highlights last year, as we witnessed so many special performances from our favourite bands. Prenzlauer Berg’s Kulturbraueri was the perfect setting for seeing shows of all kinds on many different stages and we also loved being … Read morePop-Kultur Festival is Berlin’s Visionary Music Festival

Disenchanted Irish Berliners Create Craw, An Alternative Arts Festival

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Craw Festival Is An Irish Session With An Agenda In Ireland, if you have something stuck in your craw, you’re pissed off. And right now, Irish Berliners have every right to be. They’ve been forced to leave Ireland to find work, affordable housing and artistic freedom, and they’re harbouring considerable resentment and disappointment toward the emerald … Read moreDisenchanted Irish Berliners Create Craw, An Alternative Arts Festival