Los Angeles-based Steady Holiday brings ominous, ghostly dream-pop to Monarch on October 23. Tickets: only 9.90! Buy here. October is a ghoulish month. It’s one of hollowing a crater out in your bed, wrapping yourself in thick blankets and gazing enormous eyes out at that strange, grey drizzle. We’re in preparation, now. 4 p.m. darkness. … Read more Steady Holiday Brings Nightmarish Dream Pop to Monarch
What an extremely diverse range of musical adventures to embark on this week. How on Earth are we supposed to live normal, balanced lives when we can cram every evening with fantastic music from across the world?! Here is this week’s exhaustingly great Berlin gig guide: Friday 25th November Girl Band @ Urban Spree Noise … Read more Tom’s GIG GUIDE #9 – Berlin Shakes with Noise-Jazz-Reggae-Metal
November’s only just begun and already Berlin has been witness to some classic gigs. The Fall’s repetitive chaos slayed a packed-to-the-rafters SO36 crowd on Wednesday whilst Jon Spencer and his band Boss Hog grooved it out last night. Since it’s getting bloody dark bloody quickly all of a sudden, now’s the perfect time to get … Read more Berlin Gig Guide #7: Doomy-Krautrock with a Mad Dose of Ambient-German-Jazzcore. Any Questions?
Michael Rother’s set at the Synästhesie Festival on the weekend is proof (if proof was needed) that techno has its roots in Germany’s krautrock scene. Rother was there to perform much-loved songs from both his former band Neu! and Harmonium. Repetitive, relentless and really damn good, what better place to hear such cutting-edge music than … Read more Berlin Gig Guide #4 : Cult Heroes Descend on Berlin