D.I.M.If there is one thing Germans do right, its electronic music. Some of the best consistently comes out Deutschland, Berlin in particular. Why? I'm not sure. But D.I.M. is definitely not an exception. The Boys Noize Records DJ/producer has found plenty of success behind the decks with tracks ... More >>
The Techno Loft at Space has consistently delivered the goods since launching earlier this year, showcasing some of the top techno talent from around the globe with a special emphasis on the Berlin sound. Saturday, December 19 continues the trend with a stellar double booking featuring Berlin techno ... More >>
Despite the hordes of electronic dance music artists living and working out of Berlin -- natives and foreign transplants alike -- few embody the spirit and sound of Berlin's contemporary EDM scene as fully as DJ/producer Cassy. Born Catherine Britton in England to a Caribbean father and Austrian ... More >>
Proof that music journalists are sometimes good for something, Thomas Koch, a.k.a. DJ T, made his true mark in the industry by founding Groove magazine some 20 years ago. With Koch at the helm as editor and publisher, it quickly became the bible in his native Germany for everything related to electr ... More >>
The Turkish-German culture clasher does White Room.
Techno heads looking to work their feet on Halloween night need look no further than Space, where internationally-acclaimed Israeli producer Guy Gerber will be performing along with Berlin-based DJ/producer Tom Clark. Boasting a distinctive and futuristic brand of proggy melodic tech house, with ... More >>
Otto von Schirach in Berlin The year is 1945 and Berlin falls to the allied troops as World War II comes to an end. Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun have one last glass of apple juice as they depart for the big ol' Deutschland in the sky. I wonder what our old Führer would make of his dear belov ... More >>
Ever since wandering away from the pseudo-industrial barrios of their native Uruguay almost a half-decade ago, the dark, druggy boys of Monoblock -- Martin TC and Guikle -- have survived and thrived by zigzagging through the secret underground tunnels that connect all international party meccas. ... More >>
Canadian-born producer Mathew Jonson is one of the more virtuosic and boldly innovative figures of contemporary techno. Boasting a masterful and nuanced command of electronic studio production, early breakthrough tracks like "Decompression", released on Richie Hawtin's Minus label, earned Jonson ... More >>
Marjorie Migliaccio, a.k.a. Bloody Mary, is Berlin techno's newest femme fatale. The French-born DJ/producer first signed to Sender Records in 2006, and after three years of hard work, staking her place in the European underground dance scene, she is now touring the globe in support of her 2009 r ... More >>
Alexander Tsotsos a.k.a. Gummihz is a Greek-born and Berlin-based DJ/producer who has garnered much praise from the international dance community in recent years. Drawing inspiration from a variety of musical styles-- including disco, jazz, and the whimsical sounds of chanson -- his floor-f ... More >>
Deep house is making a comeback in the world of electronic dance music. Much of the deep revival is happening in Germany, and especially in Berlin, a city that epitomizes the world's most cutting-edge dance music and where producers like Phonique are keeping it real soulful.With roots in the '90 ... More >>
Ghostly International DJ Ryan Elliott is a busy head-spinner -- in Berlin one weekend; Miami the next; all the world between. And on the odd occasion when the cat's not on the road, he's back in Dearborn, Michigan remixing and serving as co-A&R (with Matthew Dear) of Ghostly's sister imprint, Sp ... More >>
My music is (as you know) stripped down to the bone (perhaps why you were nearly naked)...I hope that the music I create is both appealing to the body and mind allowing you to dance full force on the dance floor, hide in the corner of a club with your eyes closed, or while relaxing at home.
Last Saturday night the migratory patterns of the American art world were temporarily inverted
It appears that the Berlinophile techno generation now has its very own Quadrophenia in the form of a new film called "Berlin Calling." Starring real life EDM producer Paul Kalkbrenner, the movie is a moral tragicomedy of sorts about a successful Berlin DJ (metaphorically named DJ Ikarus) who succum ... More >>
In the murky underworld of minimal techno, Todd Shillington a.k.a. Konrad Black has made a name for himself through perseverance and continuous innovation. A highly sought-after producer and remixer, this Vancouver native now operates out of the seminal Berlin scene and his Wagon Repair label has em ... More >>
Valentine's doesn't come around on a Saturday very often, making this year's an ideal reason for EDM lovers to consummate their love on a dancefloor somewhere (as if we needed an excuse on Saturday nights anyways.) Here's a lowdown of some choice shows happening around town that night, which should ... More >>
Miami is in for a special techno lovers' treat this Valentine's -- esteemed Berlin-based producer, DJ, and Wagon Repair label owner Konrad Black, will be throwing down at Glass at The Forge on the night of February 14. This exclusive performance comes on the first leg of Black's debut 2009 US tour, ... More >>
Here's something for minimal techno lovers (perhaps it'll cool down enough this weekend for a scarf?). This Saturday at everybody's favorite micro-dance-club, Blue, Pornograph Events presents a live P.A. by the Berlin-based producer Touane. Born Marco Tonni in Rimini, Italy, he escaped his commercia ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dr ... More >>
While trolling through Scope Miami yesterday an unusual piece of wearable art stopped my daughter Bethany dead in her tracks. Brooklyn's Helene Dumenil Gallery was exhibiting a pair of boots made out of horses hooves created by Berlin's Iris Shieferstein. "What size are they," Bethany inquired about ... More >>
Anja Schneider takes the future sounds of Berlin from the radio to the dance floor.
Judging from 2007, Miami is growing up as an art destination.
The Bass chronicles Berlin's artistic rebirth
Juan Atkins is techno's living legend
Miami International Film Festival goes for the big picture
Los Lobos revel in their roots while foraging toward a rock and roll future
These films are far beyond Spartacus
Art Basel Miami Beach
Aimée & Jaguar tells the intriguing story of two women drawn together in wartime
A look at the last century in fragmented hope and despair
I Am a Camera