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Summer 2024 European Music Festivals Light Up Major Cities

Summer 2024 European Music Festivals Light Up Major Cities

Sure, Glastonbury and Rock Werchter dazzle with pastoral grandeur, but if you’re more of a city-dweller, check out the best European music festivals this summer.

Tool Take Us on a Trip in Berlin

Tool Take Us on a Trip in Berlin

Tool’s Berlin performance drenched us in their esoteric lyrics, kept us spellbound under Keenan’s shamanistic delivery, and held us captive to enormous body horror imagery.

The 100 Best Alternative Songs of the 1980s

The 100 Best Alternative Songs of the 1980s

The best alternative songs of the 1980s span punk, post-punk, new wave, college rock, underground, goth, new romantic, ska, power pop, hardcore, and indie rock.

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds in Berlin: God, of Sorts, Is in the House

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds in Berlin: God, of Sorts, Is in the House

Melodic carnage, transcendental lyrics, cathartic delivery, and divine communion between Him and his flock are expected and delivered from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds performing live in Berlin.

Tempelhof Sounds Day 3: Crying with Interpol and Laughing with the Strokes

Tempelhof Sounds Day 3: Crying with Interpol and Laughing with the Strokes

On Sunday, the final day of Berlin’s newest open-air festival Tempelhof Sounds, we experience a fitting ending with emotional performances from the Strokes and Interpol.

Tempelhof Sounds Day 2: Muse Brings Crowd to Ecstasy 

Tempelhof Sounds Day 2: Muse Brings Crowd to Ecstasy 

The second day of Berlin’s newest rock festival, Tempelhof Sounds, sees a spike in attendance and thrilling shows from Maximo Park, Alt-J, Sophie Hunger, and headliners Muse.

Tempelhof Sounds Day 1: Florence + the Machine and the Libertines

Tempelhof Sounds Day 1: Florence + the Machine and the Libertines

Berlin’s newest festival, Tempelhof Sounds, begins with plenty of love and grace, as several UK, German, and even Belarusan bands take over a delectable presummer evening.

Tempelhof Sounds Revives Berlin’s Festival Appeal in June

Tempelhof Sounds Revives Berlin’s Festival Appeal in June

From 10-12 June, the newly-founded festival Tempelhof Sounds will take its place among Germany’s biggest events, with a great chance of success.

Revolution from Below: Tim Mohr’s ‘Burning Down the Haus’

Revolution from Below: Tim Mohr’s ‘Burning Down the Haus’

There's almost a nostalgia in Mohr's book for simpler times, when tyranny was orderly and bureaucratic and when antagonists and their tools of oppression were clearly defined.

Red Bull Music Academy to Celebrate its 20th Anniversary in Berlin’s Iconic Funkhaus

Red Bull Music Academy to Celebrate its 20th Anniversary in Berlin’s Iconic Funkhaus

The biannual music workshop and lecture series will transform a wing of the former GDR broadcasting center for its 2018 return to Berlin, from September 8 to October 12

Jason Lutes, Author of ‘Berlin’, on Drawing War Comics and Resisting Fascism

Jason Lutes, Author of ‘Berlin’, on Drawing War Comics and Resisting Fascism

As we learn in this interview, when Jason Lutes began drawing the Berlin series in the '90s, he had no idea his own country would be facing the threat of fascism, again, by the time he completed it.

Franz Hessel’s ‘ Reprinted Walking in Berlin’ Celebrates the Observant Urban Stroller

Franz Hessel’s ‘ Reprinted Walking in Berlin’ Celebrates the Observant Urban Stroller

Reading Walking in Berlin is the next best thing to traveling back in time to visit the capital of the Weimar Republic as it was in 1929.