Richie Hawtin is set to play his first set in Berlin’s Berghain in over six years at the end of June.
The minimal techno legend and Minus label boss is set to return to the venue for the first time since 2012 on Friday 29th June. He will play alongside Panorama Bar resident Roi Perez.
Hawtin has had a somewhat turbulent relationship with the iconic club in the past couple of years, having been kicked out of the venue following an argument with security staff in 2009.
UPDATE: Since this article was published Germany's leading far-right party, Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), have withdrawn their proposal calling for Berghain's commercial license to be revoked.
Legendary techno club Berghain has come under threat from a German far-right political party, AfD, who wants to curtail the club’s opening hours.
Stop press! Stop everything! Kylie Minogue is playing Berghain on March 20th!
The Australian pop star will play on the Tuesday night as part of a five date tour in support of her new album 'Golden'. According to her website, these gigs will offer fans the chance to see her perform in a more "intimate" setting. Other dates on the tour include performances at London's Cafe de Paris on March 13th and Manchester's Gorilla on the 14th.
First the international dance music community took notice of China’s fake Fabric. Now, we are receiving word of a Brazilian Berghain imposter.
No club on earth goes deeper, longer or harder than Berlin’s Berghain. A true adult playground, the notorious former powerplant officially opened as a club in 2004 and has since left an inimitable mark on the electronic music scene.
Berghain has long been regarded as the epicentre of electronic music’s burgeoning techno scene since it opened its doors in 2004.
Now, footage of the club that prefaced it, Ostgut, from 2000 has surfaced online. You can watch it below.
Ostgut was open from 1998 to 2003, and was home to male-only fetish club night Snax, which acted as a predecessor to Berghain before the techno institution opened its doors.
Berghain has unveiled 60 hours of techno for its New Year's Eve marathon, which goes under the title Sylvester Klubnacht, opening for business just before midnight on Sunday 31st December, and running clean through until Tuesday 2nd January.
Spread over four rooms in the cavernous Berlin venue- Berghain, Panorama Bar, XXX-Floor, and Elektroakustischer Salon- a host of regulars and residents are set to play, including Steffi, Answer Code Request, Ben Klock, Marcel Dettmann, Norman Nodge, and Nick Hoppner.
Berghain might be renowned the world over for its sights and sounds, but have you ever thought about how great it would be to actually smell like the hallowed Berlin institution? Ok, neither have we, but before you accuse us of absolutely losing the plot, let us point you in the direction of the work of Isabel Lewis and Sissel Tolaas.
Jaunt music is celebrating a decade at the forefront of U.K.’s club scene with two showcases featuring Berlin’s Ben Klock. Jaunt residents Blackhall & Bookless and Richard Rowell (aka Chad) will support both evenings.
The celebration begins 29th September at Church in Leeds. The party then heads to Digital in Newcastle for an 8th December date.