A new lakeside venue is set to open in Berlin.
Based in Wedding, a locality in the central borough of Mitte, Plötze is an open-air venue promising a sandy dance floor, a customised reggae soundsystem, and the opportunity for attendees to take a dip in the nearby Plötzensee lake.
Berlin's Love Parade is set to host a “fundraver” live stream for its 2022 event.
After coronavirus restrictions forced the team to cancel this year's event, organisers announced in January that it will return in a new, not-for-profit guise, Rave the Planet, in July 2022.
Berlin is set to ease coronavirus restrictions on its nightclubs this week.
Space Afrika have unveiled details of their highly-anticipated new album, 'Honest Labour', which will drop via DAIS on 27th August 2021.
A 300-capacity pilot rave is taking place in Berlin this weekend, with a view of collecting more evidence about the impact of music events on COVID-19 transmission and infections. The party is set for Revier Südost on Sunday 13th June.
Ellen Allien will headline the session, which runs from 2PM to 10PM local time. Anyone interested has until 3PM on Thursday 10th June to enter a raffle and names for the dance floor will be selected at random, with tickets allocated for free.
New York's Elbee Bad, aka veteran producer Lamont Booker, has passed away.
The "Prince of Dance Music" was reportedly found dead in his bed on Wednesday, June 2nd by rapper and flatmate INFIDELIX. The news comes two months after it was widely, and wrongly, announced that the Berlin-based Booker had passed away, following confusion regarding the apparent retirement of his artist moniker.
VTSS and LSDXOXO have shared a video for their recent single, 'Goin Nuts'. Check it out below.
The debut collaborative track from the duo was originally released in February. The new, accompanying short film has been directed by Soul Suleiman and Leanne Mark (co-founders of agency MOTHER), and is intended to show the "perspective of a voyeur or someone watching from the edges of the crowd, offering and intimate peak inside a queer and often unnoticed POC community within Berlin".
Photo credit: Joseph Kadow
A new pair of compilations, 'No Photos On The Dance Floor! Berlin Techno 1992–Today', are set to explore the development and history of Berlin techno over the last thirty years via a number of key tracks.
Berlin is on track to officially declare its nightclubs as cultural institutions, RA reports.
Having been previously classified as "entertainment venues" alongside brothels, arcades and casinos, the change in legal status will protect certain nightclubs in the German capital from gentrification, and means they will be permitted to open in more parts of the city. They will also benefit from tax breaks.