Deserted festival stages have something melancholic, yet promising about them. At daytime, without people, they look like resting giants, awaiting the night and the lights and the audience. All silent, waiting to be filled with life. I like that view. Here are most of the Outlook stages at daytime. Read more →
Before I boarded the plane this morning, I took a look at the weather forecast for Pula, Croatia: rain until monday. Well, quite dissapointing, but maybe the right thing to lower my expectations a bit, I thought. Which are dangerously high since I have seen and heard such great things about the “worlds best bass music festival” on a beautiful peninsula in Croatia next to the old coast town of Pula.
Now I am sitting in Venice, looking over the adriatic coast, in the sun with an espresso and it is hard to imagine that on the other side the weather could be any less good. But wait, Venice, why Venice? Well, the roads to Outlook are not really straightforward.
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The Devorama party was a big, packed, sweaty and joyful event. The guests showed their devotion with buying more beer after the 30 free crates were gone. I was superhyped and excited that everything went so well and sat at the terrace with lasts hardcore crew until the sun rose. And of course, I took my chance to play some tunes after Symbiz had finished the energy loaded show. Here are my favorites of this quite dark dubstep set. Read more →
This is the 8th Melt! festival in a row for me. During the last years I have constantly worked as an artist host, taking care of Goldie, Deichkind, Bloc party and many many more. This year, for the first time, I will “only” be a guest. I’ll probably feel strange and look for some beer crates to carry around anyway. Read more →
Furry aliens, cut off arms, explosions, a couple laying in the grass – Kazka is a comic with strong pictures and a dark story without words. To me, it seems somewhat familiar, maybe because it reminds me of Jean Giraud and although I am not super excited I kind of like it. Check it out here and come to the release party on sunday at Yaam, 7pm Read more →
I’ll post some parties here which flew in my inbox. This is going to be the first real summer weekend, monday is a holiday, so be prepared!
Schau Fenster gallery opening
Tonight (friday 25th of may) I’ll play some tunes at Schau Fenster from 8pm. Come around, grab a beer, they are free!
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“Woah, that’s a big flyer”. Hell yeah! It’s a big party. I am excited because I’ve always been a fan of Party Arty and now finally I get to play there. Stylewalker on the decks again! This saturday, Ritter Butzke. … Read more →
Some tracks I am looking into to play next weekend at Party Arty 37. Great way to spend my sunday!
Next friday I’ll be playing at an event with some legends from the 60ies Fluxus art movement. I am thrilled! Come around to see Ben Patterson, one of the Fluxus founders, Iput, Eric Andersen and Willem de Ridder at the … Read more →
The electronic music magazine Resident Advisor has started a new video series called “Real Scenes”. The third issue is about Berlin and its protagonists during the last 30 years. The film is great because it explains Berlins techno history in … Read more →