Ableton have been long-time supports of the creative arts. While their flagship software Live is predominantly a music-making tool, many users have re-imagined what the DAW can do with everything from art installations, VJs, live bands and even running PacMan inside Max for Live.
The ‘Berghain-themed’ card game, Bergnein, is set to see the light of day, with pre-orders currently being taken, although not without a serious disagreement with the legendary Berlin techno haven.
Relive a wild night out at Berghain through this series of 16 captivating portraits, snapped outside the famous Berlin techno club by celebrated photographer Philipp Pusch.
Titled ‘fertig’, the series saw the young snapper stationed outside the nightclub for several weeks, approaching ravers for a picture as they left the venue throughout the day.
Anja Schneider will be moving on from Mobilee Records. However, the Berlin-based producer is already preparing to launch the SoUS imprint, her most personal project to date.
The bittersweet message was left for “friends and supporters” today (3rd August) via Facebook.
Schneider confirmed Mobilee will live on in her absence: “Mobilee will continue business as usual run by label partner Ralf Kollmann. I wish him and the team all the best.”
The future of Berlin nightclub Watergate could be in doubt, after the club’s landlord’s more than doubled the rent following the sale of the premises for €6.3 million.
In an interview owners have described the club as a victim of its own success, telling Resident Advisor and that it "inadvertently contributed to gentrification" in the area.
Behringer displayed the finished prototype of its Minimoog clone over the weekend, whilst setting up shop at Berlin's Superbooth tech conference.
It was one of three new products displayed by the boutique synth company at the show, with the clone set to come in at a relatively affordable $399. A genuine Minimoog will set you back a whopping $3,749.
She's been playing gigs in record shops, buying and playing lots of vinyl, and made her new album, 'Nost', using mainly analogue equipment. Her seventh album is a real return to the dancefloor — deliberately so. It was created in her long-term home, Berlin — from where she runs her label, BPitch Control — although she now spends the summer months living in Ibiza. 'Nost' — taken from the term 'nostalgia' — is the sound of a DJ/producer still at the top of her game, as much in love with electronic music old and new as she's ever been.
Ricardo Villalobos, Move D and Sonjar Moonear are amongst the subjects of a new documentary titled, If I Think Of Germany At Night.
Also featuring Roman Flügel and Ata, the film is directed by Romuald Karmakar, the creator of the 2009 Villalobos doc, and explores the lives of each of the five artists.
The documentary premiered as part of the Berlin International Film Festival on Sunday (12th February). If you're in the German capital you can catch a showing at Berlin CineStar on Potsdamer Platz tonight (14th February), Friday 17th February and Saturday 18th February.
Lollapalooza Berlin has announced it’s 2017 line-up to include Hardwell, Marshmello, The xx and more at its new site, Rennbahn Hoppegarten, taking place 9th-10th September.
The diversified roster for the third edition of Lollapalooza Berlin also includes Oliver Heldens, Rudimental, Galantis, NGHTMRE and more artists are to be announced in the coming months.
Tresor, the legendary techno nightclub brand based in Berlin, are building a new venue in Detroit.
Tresor boss Dimitri Hegemann first mentioned the idea of a stateside arm of the club in 2016, and now the new venue, titled The Packard Plant Project, appears to be fully underway.