Tagged: Germany

Wolfgang Voigt lecture at the Red Bull Music Academy

Two weeks ago, Wolfgang Voigt gave a lecture in his hometown of Cologne at the 20 years of Red Bull Music Academy. The Red Bull Music Academy is a global music institution committed to...

How Russia stopped the Blitzkrieg

In the first phase of World War II in Europe, Germany sought to avoid a long war. Germany’s strategy was to defeat its opponents in a series of short campaigns. Germany quickly overran much...

Listen to a mix recorded live by Surgeon at Tresor in 1998

In recent years, Surgeon has applied his techno pedigree to a number of fascinating side-projects. Alongside his incendiary live modular sets and hybrid DJ mixes, Anthony Child has been making ambient music inspired by...

Rausch

After the German electronic artist Wolfgang Voigt released, as GAS, his ambient masterpiece Pop in 2000, the German artist took a long sabbatical from the project. Before releasing the majestically disquiet Narkopop last year, Voigt spent 17 years co-running Kompakt Records...

1936 Olympics

Nazi Germany used the 1936 Olympic Games for propaganda purposes. The Nazis promoted an image of a new, strong, and united Germany while masking the regime’s targeting of Jews and Roma (Gypsies) as well...

We Call It Techno!

With techno now stronger than ever, the German scene is revered among the world’s most powerful and influential. It’s an ideal time to look back upon its cultural roots – in Berlin, Frankfurt, Cologne,...

Listen: Patrice Baumel BBC Essential Mix 2017-09-23

This is the clean version of Patrice Baumel’s Essential Mix, without the BBC jingles and talking. Tracklist: DJ Metatron – The Journey (Giegling) Guy Mantzur & Khen – Touching Distance (My Favourite Robot) Octo Octa...

Club scene in 1997 Ostberlin

Berlin may still be a round-the-clock party city, but it’s current iteration has nothing on what it was like in the ’90s. Or that’s the impression we get after watching this video that spotlights...

A walk through techno history

Tresor is an underground techno nightclub in Berlin and a record label. The club was founded in March 1991 in the vaults of the former old Wertheim department store at Leipziger Strasse 126-128 in Mitte,...