A new fragrance based on the scent inside the original Tresor club in Berlin, which closed in 2005 before relocating and reopening in 2007, has been created.
The fragrance will come packaged with the first 300 copies to be sold of a new Russian translation edition of techno history book 'Der Klang Der Familie'. The new edition, which is being released to mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, will mark the first time that the book, written by Sven Von Thülen and Felix Denk, has been officially translated to Russian.
Holynose, an olfactory lab tasked with creating the scent, worked alongside original Tresor clubbers as well as Tresor founder Dimitri Hegemann to accurately produce the smell. Importantly, Holynose has looked to reproduce the smell from the club's infamous bank vault rather than the scents that might have emanated from clubbers at the venue's various nights.
'Der Klang Der Familie' is a widely-respected techno history book, which explores the history of a number of Berlin's key techno venues in the wake of the fall of the Berlin Wall in late 1989. It looks at how the scene took off in the wake of this historic event in the lens of Berlin's early connections to Detroit techno figures and more.
The 30th anniversary Russian edition of 'Der Klang Der Familie' will be published by Shoom and is available for pre-order now.
Tresor owner and founder Dimitri Hegemann recently announced plans to open a new basement club, called Tresor.West, in Dortmund.
The Berlin Club Commission recently marked 30 years since the Berlin Wall's fall by inviting a number of club collectives from across Europe to take over venues around Berlin.
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