Leaping from one fragmented city to the next, Pinckney’s narrator uses history to simultaneously define and obscure himself.
14 Apr 2016
The best punk, post-punk, new wave, college rock, underground, modern rock, goth, industrial, new romantic, ska, power pop, hardcore, and indie rock of the '80s.
27 Sep 2015
Tobias Rüther’s exploration of Bowie’s artistic and personal development in mid-'70s Berlin offers few cogent insights and a confusing timeline of an artist in a city.
26 Nov 2014
Lifted is an absorbing exploration into how the introduction of elevators into buildings transformed cities and the experience of living and working in them.
03 Mar 2014
Berlin based drum and bass artist Tim Eliot (aka Current Value) returns with his seventh solo studio album Stay on This Planet for home city label “Subsistenz” – his second album for the label that is owned and ran by his ‘Machine Code’ production partner Dean Rodell.
10 Sep 2013
House of Black Lanterns' latest release, You, Me, Metropolis, his third for the nascent Houndstooth Label, sees the Berlin-based producer/sound designer bringing together his twisted re-interpretations of Chicago juke and footwork with stellar remix work from UK legends _Unsubscribe_ and Breakage.
08 Sep 2013
Here was a sound that was far removed from anything remotely popular. Yet the still new Mudhoney got an all-expenses-paid trip to Berlin, to represent Sub Pop records at the Independence Days '88 showcase. And someone thought to film it.
26 Nov 2012
Blogger and author Luisa Weiss reassure us that "Most of the time, you can sort of salvage a screwy meal and make it taste good nevertheless."
01 Oct 2012
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.
17 Aug 2010
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