A level-5 fire risk may have cancelled the festival, but Camp Cosmic’s handling of the aftermath ruined it. A guest article by a BLY reader. A couple of weeks ago, Camp Cosmic, a Berlin-based disco beat festival was set to open its doors for their ninth year running. However, it resulted in more ‘panic fever’ … Read more Camp Cosmic: An (un) Natural Disaster
Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona, Spain. A beach-side festival boasting some of the year’s best acts, from legacy to Pitchfork-approved, along the Mediterranean. We—the Berlin Loves You tribe—descend like rodents, scurrying across Parc del Forum on shaky sunburnt knees. They’re the best days of our lives. They’re also some of our worst. That is: they make … Read more “4/5, and That’s Unheard Of”: Primavera Sound Festival Bingo
It’s almost time for our favourite music Festival, Primavera Sound 2018, and their line up is as fantastic as ever. Going to Barcelona for Primavera Sound has become a tradition for the BERLIN LOVES YOU team. We look to that weekend between May and June with both intense excitement and trepidation. Excitement for what is … Read more Primavera Sound 2018 Line Up: Our Top Picks
Pop-Kultur Festival is totally unmissable. Here’re our reasons why. Whoops! This nearly slipped us by – how did we let this happen? Even a cursory glance at Pop-Kultur’s line-up of bands, artists, talks and exhibitions is enough to tell you this is a very special event. Held between August 23rd-25th on the grounds of the … Read more Pop-Kultur Festival is Berlin’s Biggest Secret. Here’s Why.
The city’s premier festival for sonic and visual arts, Berlin Atonal, returns next week in the fifth year of its current incarnation. Taking place at Kraftwerk Berlin on Wednesday 16th to Sunday 20th August, Berlin Atonal offers an unparalleled lineup of electronic and experimental music, encompassing the expected hard-edged 4/4 of Dimitiri Hegemann’s club venture, … Read more Berlin Atonal Promises Speaker-Fucking Noise
Barcelona’s Primavera Sound is festival heaven. It’s sun-drenched sea, tapas, and sangria in the afternoon, followed with one of the best festival line-ups at night, teetering into the morning. The Mediterranean breeze sweeps across the immense (but never over-crowded) audience, allowing you a breath of fresh air in the midst of your chosen “addle.” Read on for … Read more 9 Most Surprising Moments from Primavera Sound 2017
“Average-looking freaks,” indie rockers Mincer Ray, spent endless days and nights scavenging the depths of this rat-hole city to bring you the very best in indie music. The result? This Wednesday’s Tape Worm Cassette BBQ, featuring Strand Child, Mincer Ray (natürlich), and LA’s Kraftwööd. Together, they part the drudgery (and heroin dealers) in front of … Read more Monthly Tape Worm Cassette BBQ Scavenges Berlin’s Depths for Best of Indie Rock
I’ve rated every aspect of my Primavera Sound 2016 experience. Just so I know what to do differently next year, perhaps. Locating our Barcelona AirBnB 7/10 Beers in fridge 9/10 Walk to the festival ground 6/10 Queue to get in 4/10 Queue jump for press 10/10 Ability to sneak stuff past security 6/10 Cool bracelet … Read more Every Aspect of Primavera Sound Festival Rated to Death