Nice one by my friend Kensaye from London. Brazil rap on top of a chilled, piano fused and pensative slow tune.
Take a deep breath and prepare for a long and alcoholic week. Click the flyers, register and get free drinks til you drop. And goodie bags. Here is my list of selected Berlin fashionweek parties.
The first one is the classic one, be early it will be packed.
DANDY DIARY – POOL PARTY·
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Here is a mix I recorded a while ago with the Traktor iPad app. I quite like it, it has a lot of dark and deep atmosphere (and only one little annoying part in the middle). Still, it deserves its own blogpost. Enjoy “Bass from the train” with ao Benga, Kryptic Minds and Redrum and Fused Forces.
Short intro: The blogger Turner Barr accuses the global HRM firm Adecco of having used his idea, name and even personality for a campaign.
In my first post about the fight over “Around the world in 80 jobs” I mentioned I had both asked Turner Barr and Adecco for further clarifications. I had asked Turner since when he had been in contact with Adecco, what he wanted to achieve, what they had offered and what he considers being a good outcome of the story. After their first reply I had asked Adecco (again) how and in which kind of process they had developed the idea and also questioned the “corporate social responsibility” character of the campaign which looks more like a brand idea to me. Read more →
This is a story of either a bold theft of creativity or a big big coincidence. It is a story of a blogger and a multi million dollar company, a story of an idea and its name, a dream and a campaign. Read the full thing.
I used to play a lot of fluffy house music back in the days. And I still have a heart for warm, groovy and sunny 4-to-the-floor tunes. So here are 60 minutes of easy get away which would fit well on a rooftop in Barcelona, a bar in Thessaloniki or a ship in the Adria.
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I saw them yesterday at a shop opening which is not really the greatest environment for a band to perform. Yet, they did very well, filled the room with atmosphere and played a really good performance. “Schwarz Don’t Crack” is the name and the band consists of Sebastian Kreis and Ahmad Larnes. Ahmad’s singing is definitely a trade mark, with his deep expression and variety of details and mixes well with the electronic RnB sound floor which Sebastian creates underneath. Very slow disco beats and lots of pop samples create a style which sounds familiar yet unique. They are about to release an album on B pitch records and Melt booking already have them in their roster. So the future is bright for this likeable odd couple, watch them grow.
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