Take a tour through Tresor Berlin’s former subterranean home with this recently unearthed clip. The unassuming location on Leipziger Strasse served as the techno landmark’s home from 1991 to 2005.
Launching from behind the turntables, the eerily quiet video makes for an uneasy trek through the cavernous setting. For new entrants into the dance community, this no-budget footage through the garbage-strewn halls will likely serve as the only glimpses of a landmark that amplified the Detroit techno sound across Germany and through Europe.
After temporarily shutting down in April of 2005, Tresor reopened in a renovated power plant on Köpenicker Straße in Mitte (its current home).
Tresor owner Dimitri Hegemann continues a similar project in Detroit, Michigan – rejuvenating the former Packard Plant into Tresor’s Stateside sister venue.
Berlin's new techno temple, OST, is set to open this November.
Take a step back in history with the video below.