Cage the Elephant and Chrome Pony take to the stage tonight at Postbahnhof for an evening of anarchic garage rock and catchy rock ‘n’ roll tunes. Cage the Elephant first came to my attention with the release of their first, self-titled, album in 2008. Young and brash, they gave off an almost petulant air – … Read more US Pop-Rock Takeover Tonight at Postbahnhof: Cage the Elephant/Chrome Pony
What do you get when you cross classic motorcycles and live music? Pure&Crafted festival, of course. This is the first edition of Pure&Crafted Festival Berlin, taking place on 28th-29th August at Postbahnhof. It’s a pretty manly place that celebrates motorbikes and bike culture, good food and guitar music. Pure&Crafted Festival will feature an eclectic mix … Read more Motorbike Heaven: Pure&Crafted Festival @ Postbahnhof
Indie messiah Stephen Malkmus & band ‘The Jicks’ are to embark upon another world tour in 2014!. That means us lucky Berliners are entitled to a thick slice of the post-Pavement pie.
His 6th studio LP ‘Wig Out At Jagbags’ is set to be released early next year and by the sounds of the two lead singles, predictably laden with observational randomness and inexhaustible satire, it’s going to be a goody!. As if he were capable of anything else.
Not one to rest on his laurels, Malkmus (47, with a kind of Benjamin Button thing going on) is an extraordinary man. A tireless musician using the modern-day media platform (in his case Domino Recording Co) to his advantage whilst seemingly remaining aloof, underground and very 90’s.
If you’re unfamiliar with his solo work – you can expect all the magic of Pavement’s ‘Brighten the Corners’ or ‘Wowee Zowee’ with, dare I say, a preponderance of prog. The new set up enables Malkmus to utilise his underrated guitar chops. He does this tastefully, of course.
For more info on Steve and the band visit Stephen Malkmus official
The show takes place @ Postbahnhof, Straße Der Pariser, Kommune 3-10,
^^^10243 Berlin, Germany. Full details and tickets.
I’d love to leave you with a clip from the upcoming album but alas, GEMA have thwarted my plans (again). Here’s a classic!
Text: Rob Bravery
American author David Sedaris came to Berlin for a reading of his new book, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls (Sprechen wir über Eulen- und Diabetes), which describes everyday life, strange interactions, and the annoyance of things like healthcare in such a humorously witty way that we can’t help but to laugh and then keep reading. He … Read more What you missed at the David Sedaris Reading at Postbahnhof
Art fans are going to have their pick of exhibitions today, with the Ausstellung/Vernisasage/Chrisse Kunst show, as well as the first day of the Kunstmesse B.AGL ART afFAIRs. The Kunstmesse has their grand opening tonight, September 18, starting at 5pm (with free entrance), and will be open everyday at 2pm until September 22nd. Postbahnhof will serve … Read more Two Art Events Today: Kunstmesse B.AGL ART AfFAIRS and Ausstellung // Vernissage // Chrisse Kunst
As most of you may already know, Der Festsaal Kreuzberg was destroyed in a terrible fire started on Saturday, July 20th and carrying into the morning of the 21st. Der Festsaal Kreuzberg was founded in 2004 and has hosted a plethora of concerts, parties, and other events, becoming a staple among Berlin’s venues. However, this … Read more Phoenix Festsaal: Der Festsaal Kreuzberg Fundraiser this Friday!