Articles tagged berlin

Uncovering Queer History in ‘Gay Berlin’

Gay Berlin reveals a vibrant gay rights movement that flourished in Germany a hundred years before Stonewall.

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Crime & the City Solution: American Twilight

The '80s post-punk act's first album in 22 years reveals a talent for dark, mournful balladry -- and a bitter fascination with America.

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Various Artists: City Sounds Step 1 - Berlin

With 71 tracks across six discs, this compilation seeks to summarize Berlin's diverse post-70s music scene -- but its priorities are perhaps misplaced.

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Christian Marclay: Graffiti Composition

Guitar/electronic expressions from many Berlin walls by a radical pioneer.

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Utopie in Berlin: An Interview with Ellen Allien

Ellen Allien, the longtime German electronica producer who has spent much of her career DJing to packed clubs in Berlin and around the world, talks to PopMatters about her latest album, crazy politicians and the status quo of dance music today.

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20 Jul 2010 // 10:00 PM

Ellen Allien: Dust

The techno-queen of Berlin returns with a record that showcases her penchant for pop.

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28 Jan 2010 // 10:00 PM

Passing Strange

A melding of serious drama, sarcastic humor, and brash power pop attitude, this marks a watershed moment in the life of a musical adventurer who has yet to bask in the spotlight.

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“I never met a hero I didn’t like. But then, I never met a hero. But then, maybe I wasn’t looking for one.” -- Lester Bands on Lou Reed.

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Chica and the Folder: Under the Balcony

Chica and the Folder is a kind of new wave electronic boniness warmed over and fleshed out with the kidneys and blood of South America.

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4 Sep 2002 // 11:00 PM

	Berlin: Voyeur

Has any band in the history of music (okay, I realize this sounds like major hyperbole, but stick with me) ever suffered such a significant

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17 Apr 2000 // 4:00 PM

	Berlin: Live: Sacred and Profane

Okay. You know how in VH1’s Where Are They Now and other like programs they show the once-hot bands still chugging along, living on

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