• Recap: Malzwiese 2017

    03.06.2017 Malzwiese 2017 A bit hidden between IKEA and the Autobahn, this wonderful festival took place for the 7th time. The beautiful area of Malzfabrik was packed with DIY offerings as well as market stalls where you could buy the loveliest self-made bits and pieces. For us it was very […]

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  • Sion Hill

    Big thanks to Leitner for the support! Filmed at beautiful IGA

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  • Mogli

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  • Matthew and The Atlas

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  • Recap: Garden City Movement & KILNAMANA

    08.06.2017 Garden City Movement & KILNAMANA / Badehaus This thursday evening was filled with danceable beats which we won’t forget anytime soon. Berlin-based and Jirafa Records-signed duo KILNAMANA lead us into a dreamy world of synthie-soaked beats, accompanied by flutes and falsetto vocals. It was clear why Jirafa Records’ label […]

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  • DORJ

    DORJ is a Tel-Aviv based artist, who merges a diverse range of synth-heavy, heart wrenching beats with Indie-Pop, Electro-Soul and Neo-R&B. Gifted with a unique vocal signature and an incredible talent for versatile, emotional songwriting. This sundown session happend close to the mediterranean sea in Isreal.

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  • Recap: Gothic Tropic & HYMMJ

    22.05.2017  Gothic Tropic & HYMMJ / Berghain Kantine One thing about that night was for sure: it was filled with catchy sounds and pretty skilled guitar players. HYMMJ opened up the evening with their atmospheric, psychedelic-influenced take on Blues-Rock, resulting in mad dancing as well as reverent silence. Cecilia Della […]

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  • Recap: Hazel English & The Ocelots

    15.05.2017 Hazel English & The Ocelots / Privatclub Sometimes one word is all you need to describe an evening: Wow. Both The Ocelots and Hazel English took our breath away, in completely different ways. The Ocelots opened the evening with their melodic-soaked tunes. You could feel and see the connection […]

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  • Recap: Il Civetto Spring Concert

    08.04.2017 Il Civetto & Footprint Project / Yaam Damn, what a magical night this was! Words and videos can merely describe the energy of this fantastic evening. Footprint Project started this wild ride of a night and made sure that no foot was left motionless. The 8-piece band impressed with […]

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  • Recap: Haux & Grapell

    30.01.2017 Haux & Grapell / Auster Club While a heavy snowstorm layered Berlin’s streets under a white blanket, the inside of Auster Club in Kreuzberg was filled with warm melodies. Haux entered the stage with a reduced solo-set and left the whole club in awe. Backed by reduced guitar-play, his […]

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  • HYMMJ

    Berlin-based HYMMJ (Have You Met Miss Jones) are in our opinion one of the hottest live bands at the moment. They sound like Tame Impala locked themselves in with Josh Homme and The Black Keys to work on new songs somewhere in the Mojave desert in Nevada. In 2017 the band […]

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  • Mother’s Favorite Daughter

    Born and raised in Maryland, the two cousins found happiness and love in Berlin. Having them play at a few events of ours already we thought it should be finally time to record the two talents on tape. This is what we did on a windy summer day at our […]

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  • Lor

    Generally, the label ‘wunderkind’ should be used very carfully. But in the case of polish girlband Lor, it is just the right term. At age 14 and 15, they produce and write all songs on their own. All of them are highly skilled with their instruments and voices and we […]

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  • Feel Festival 2016 – SOLD OUT!

    Next weekend will be all about dancing at the beach and enjoying yourselves – Feel Festival is on again! Still filled with amazing impressions from last year – we cannot wait to pack our things and go to lovely Bergheider See. This is year is all about the Wild Wild West […]

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  • NOSOYO LIVE @Astra

    Back in February, NOSOYO supported our dear friends of theAngelcy at Astra Kulturhaus. Even though they just count a third compared to theAngelcy, there was an immediate connection with the audience. This is their instant hit ‘6 or 7 Weeks’!

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  • Immergut Festival Special 2016

    Smoking hot BBQ’s as far as the eye can see, bouncing girls with flower headbands and soap bubbles in the air can just mean one thing: THE FESTIVAL SUMMER HAS STARTED. And as always, Immergut Festival sets the starting shot! This years Immergut was again packed with hell of good music. […]

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  • Berlin Midsommar Festival 2016

    Friday – June 24 – Urban Spree  Grab your brightest shirt and the smelliest herring, and mark June 24th with a big X! It’s time for Scandinavia’s longest day, MIDSOMMAR! And just as the 4 years before, Nordic by Nature wants to bring this very special day to Berlin. Berlin […]

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  • Frase

    Fraser MacDougall aka FRASE is a multi instrumentalist & beat maker from Montreal, Canada. With a soulful voice, heartfelt songwriting and an energetic live performances FRASE is capturing audiences all over the world. When we heard that he will be traveling Germany for quite a while we couldn’t help ourselves […]

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  • Immergut Festival 2016 – Line-Up Complete!

    After now nearly one year of impatient waiting, daydreaming of the beautiful memories of last years most wonderful festival of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and permanent checking of the latest band confirmations, the time has finally come: Immergut 2016’s amazing line-up is complete now, and we can’t wait to finally dance again on the […]

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  • Tzlil

    In late 2015, we spent a couple of weeks in Tel Aviv to meet interesting musicians. One of them is Tzlil. Her music is a unique fusion of international pop with Middle-Eastern influences. She invited us to experience her live show at the well-known InDnegev Festival – a huge three-day live-music extravaganza […]

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  • theAngelcy – live @Astra, 18.02.2016

    Berlin Sessions presents theAngelcy live @ Astra! Coming from Israel, The Angelcy have picked up an eclectic group of influences upon their travels. Their fast-paced percussive groundwork, combined with their distinctive traveller’s sound and influences ranging from classical harmonies and blues to modern day folk music makes their concerts legendary – these guys […]

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  • Gili Yalo

    Gili Yalo has been the first artist we have met so far, who sang his tunes to us in amharic, the official language of his native country. And it’s not just in his words, that Gili stays true to it’s roots: His vibrant mix of reggae, soul and funk is wonderfully peppered with ethipioan influences, as […]

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  • Dudu Tassa

    Dudu Tassa, grandson to Daoud Al Kuwaiti, one of the most important masterminds of mondern iraqi music, these days is one of the key figures of the israeli rock scene himself. With no less than 11 album released up to this point, he fuses arabic influences with progressive rock bits and powerful […]

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  • Eric Shoves Them In His Pockets

    Well, their band name is truly hard to remember but their slight melancholic guitar sound will be engraved on your mind immediately. Forming Eric Shoves Them In His Pockets in 2010 already, Szymon, Christoph and Hubert are now balancing life between university, work and music. After rocking the stage at Jenseits von Millionen […]

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  • Berlin Sessions presents Miss Kenichi on Tour

    Berlin Sessions proudly presenst: MISS KENICHI on Tour! We fall in love with Miss Kenichi – aka Kathrin Hahner – when we shot her session last winter at Skallywag Galerie in Neukölln. The Berlin based singer – which borrowed her name from a Japanese anime character – made a sustainable impact with her striking […]

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  • Berlin Sessions x Klunkerkranich, 12.08.2015

    Berlin Sessions x Klunkerkranich, 12.08.2015 We are proud to announce that we have reached 3rd base for Berlin Sessions x Klunkerkranich! Come and join our community of music enthusiasts where we take a killer view of the city and merge it with the best talent from Berlin based artists to […]

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  • Jenseits von Millionen, 07.-08.08.2015

    For all festival fans who love a small, cozy event rather than the gigantic ones: now is your time to shine as there is an extremely beautiful one coming up! For the 11th time Jenseits von Millionen festival will turn the quiet village of Friedland in Niederlausitz into a colorful festival […]

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  • Balthazar

    Well, this was quite a challenging session for all of us: Right next to the beautiful woods of Immergut Festival in Neustrelitz we met Balthazar and – unfortunately – millions of insatiable mosquitoes. But professional as they are, Balthazar performed their two great songs ‘Bunker’ and ‘Nightclub’ flawlessly. Besides these songs […]

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  • MELT! Festival, 17.-19.07.2015

    Melt! Festival 2015 Ringdingdong – it is that time of year again where we pack our most glittery outfits, craft outstanding hats and presumably buy loads of sunscreen! If you have not guessed it already, here is the reason: Melt! Festival is less than two more weeks ahead of us! […]

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  • Feel Festival 2015, 10.-13.07.

    If you’ve never been to Bergheider See and can’t exactly spot beautiful Lichterfeld on the map of Brandenburg, this is definitely going to change this year: With a location in the middle of wild wild Brandenburg, Feel Festival will commence on 10th of July, and listen up: the party will be […]

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  • Berlin Sessions x Klunkerkranich, 08.07.2015

    Berlin Sessions x Klunkerkranich 08.07.2015 We are very happy to ring the bell for the second round of Berlin Sessions x Klunkerkranich! To everyone who did not get the chance to join our premiere and watch last times stunning sunset, listen to wonderful artists and dance with us on top […]

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  • Ducktails

    We met Jersey based Ducktails directly on the backstage parking lot of windy Immergut Festival after they stepped out of their van for an express session. Singer Matt grabbed an acoustic guitar and transformed two of the bands normally pretty new wavy songs in beautiful acoustic tunes. To avoid the […]

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  • Kelvin Jones

    For Kelvin Jones, who’s „never really been a words guy“, found his perfect medium for expressing himself just a few years ago: the now 19-year-old picked up a electrical guitar at some point, and started writing his own pieces very quickly, dealing with truly heartfelt topics that words sometimes just […]

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  • Darcy

    When taking his first steps in songwriting at the age of 13, the now 20 year-old Xavier D’Arcy aka Darcy had no one but the great Bob Dylan as an idol, but it took him a moment to realize that he just had to follow his real passion. Having graduated […]

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  • Review: Jennie Abrahamson @Galiläakirche

    11.05.2015 Jugend[widerstands]museum Galiläakirche When Jennie Abrahamson played the first notes of her song ‘Snowstorm’ as opener, there was an instant sense that this Berlin church could be exactly the right place to be at that very moment. With a voice so clear and strong, using the reverb of the church […]

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  • Dan Mangan + Blacksmith

    Two-time JUNO Award winner Dan Mangan has been playing with quite a number of musicians supporting him on stage and in the studio for quite a while now. For their latest record, the band behind the Canadian singer/songwriter played a bigger role than ever. And now “Club Meds”, released in […]

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  • I Have A Tribe

    It was not the first time for Patrick O’Laoghaire of I Have A Tribe to perform in Berlin when we met him. The Irish artist loves this city and always enjoys coming back, whether it’s for work or just for a good time with his friends. O’Laoghaire has had the […]

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  • Husky

    Well, since one part of our team is in Australia shooting amazing videos in the outback at the moment, we, the ‘Berlin left behinds’, were really happy when these two Australian originals performed in front of our cameras: HUSKY HUSKY is a two-man band from Melbourne/Australia with the members Husky […]

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  • Life In Film

    This sounds incredibly smooth like an ocean: We present the UK-based quartet Life In Film. The indie rock band was founded in January 2012 in London and consists of Samuel Fry (lead singer, guitar), Edward Ibboston (vocals,guitar), Dominic Sennett (vocals, bass) and Micky Osment (vocals, drums). All band-members are friends […]

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  • WIN: Lomo'Instant Camera

    As you might have already noticed: We are in love with polaroids photos. For a couple of months we are taking a pola after each session with this spectacular camera: The Lomo’Instant San Remo. It is not just pretty but also super functional – a must have for every analogue […]

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  • hundreds

    Eva and Philipp, brother and sister, the Milners or just: Hundreds. The siblings of the Milner family are truly blessed with music. The duo hailing from Hamburg is known for blending the delicate voice of Eva with electro-pop sounds in most of their songs. Eva as songwriter/singer and her brother […]

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  • MissinCat

    The Italian Caterina Barbieri, who most of you might now by her stage name MissinCat, has been living a dream. The singer/songwriter moved to Germany eight years ago so she could pursue her musical career in the only city she thought was perfect for it: Berlin. In the meantime she […]

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  • Talking to Turtles

    This band is just as adorable as its name! We have met the lovely TtT for this calming session, where we melted away in their warmth and soft melodies. Their sweet singing voices along the guitar and piano sounds were just the perfect match for the cozy jazz pub Yorkschlösschen, located at […]

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  • We Are The City

    It was in 2008 when highschool friends Cayne McKenzie, Andrew Huculiak and David Menzel decided to form a band. Their self-called ‘experimental pop’ project, some call it prog-rock, runs after the name We Are The City. Within 1 year after moving from Kelowna (CAN) to Vancouver they released their first record […]

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  • Jonathan Jeremiah

    To stand out as a folk musician amongst the hundreds, has never been an easy challenge. The comparisons can come on relentless until your music looses its own artistic identity. Jonathan Jeremiah has the ability to keep to times yet revert his nostalgic music to an era long gone. With […]

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  • listen. : The Kick-off with Orenda Fink

    Admittedly, Berlin is not exactly known for it’s poor range of cultural events. But the number of concerts that actually stick out of the city’s huge live music opportunities is rather small. Our dear friends of Burning Eagle Booking and Trickser Tonträger have put their heads together during the last […]

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  • Jonah

    It all started one winter when Jonah aka Angelo Mammone and Christian Steenken were involved into a snowball fight in their little hometown of Brake in Northern Germany. Luckily they put down their icy weapons and became friends instead — and at some point band members as well. Now — […]

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  • Sound of 2014

    2014 has been amazing for us: we celebrated our #100 Session,  we had an overwhelming summer on festivals all over Germany such as Immergut in the woods next to Neustrelitz, Lunatic Festival at Lüneburg or Melt Festival at the impressive industrial setting of Ferropolis in Gräfenhainichen. It was a year of new&awesome music, too! This is why […]

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  • The Berlin Session Advent Calendar Raffle // Week 4

    It’s almost Christmas! The Berlin Sessions Advent Calendar is starting off into the fourth and last week with another goodie-bag of early christmas treats. In the fourth package of our raffle there will be:   1. an original Berlin Sessions Tote Bag, signed by Miss Kenichi who played for us […]

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  • The Berlin Session Advent Calendar Raffle // Week 3

    The Berlin Sessions Advent Calendar is starting off into the third week with another goodie-bag of early christmas treats. In the third package of our raffle there will be:   1. an original Berlin Sessions Tote Bag, signed by sweet Adna who played for us at Herr Nilsson Godis 2. […]

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  • Adna

    While others were probably still struggling with post-highschool future plans, Adna, who was born in Bosnia and grew up in Gothenburg, Sweden, obviously had already found herself long ago in terms of her own artistic expression: Pretty much right after graduating from high school, she released her debut „Night“ on […]

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  • Josh

    It was on a trip throughout south-east asia that the siblings Janine and Vera made a groundbreaking decision for their lives after this journey. Inspired by an eye-opening encounter with a young Argentinian named Juan (who also lends his name to their bag-manufacture Juan The Ally), the sisters decided to […]

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  • Lonksi And Classen

    Many years have elapsed, since the Berlin-based Lonski & Classen started playing music together, and it’s obviously not just us who wouldn’t mind taking them to a lonely island: For their latest album “All tomorrow is illusion” they teamed up with Yann Tiersen, and recorded a couple of songs in […]

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  • Boreal Sons

    In September the very charming Canadian quartet Boreal Sons toured Europe for the first time, and after having visited Holland, Poland and having played several shows at Reeperbahn Festival, they spontaneously paid a visit to Berlin as well, and met us for one afternoon at the beergarden of Urban Spree. […]

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  • 3eme gauche: Acoustic Sessions from Berlin to Paris

    We love acoustic sessions. Of course. This is why we do what we do. But there are other talented guys outside who enjoy the same kind of music and the same kind of aesthetics as we do. On the other hand it is really interesting to see what music is […]

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  • Alice Phoebe Lou

    Since 2012 it has been pretty much impossible in Berlin to not bump into this petite blonde girl who played her powerful & bluesy songs in the streets of Berlin almost every day – we are talking about Alice Phoebe Lou. The 20 year-old grew up in Kommitje, South Africa and […]

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  • Jenseits von Millionen 2014

    In the beginning of August we spent two lovely days at the 10th Jenseits von Millionen Festival. Once a year the 3000- soul village Friedland is welcoming another 3000 young and music loving people to its idyllic home. And it is not just the location that is special about this […]

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  • The 1975

    Leaving behind his bandmates at Melt! Festival, The 1975’s frontman Matthew Healy, quickly stepped up to the job of performing a rather relaxed session of their popular indie-pop anthem’s ‘Sex,’ and ‘Chocolate.’ The 1975, with their first success dating only back to January 2012, have climbed rapidly up the ladder […]

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  • Unmap

    During cold Berlin winternights the dark sound of UNMAP was created. The new project, which has it origins in the geeky Sinnbus label, is producing an unique sound that is oscillating between dark and bright, organic and transhuman. We shot this very special video at the label headquarter in Berlin Wedding. […]

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  • Yalta Club

    Yalta Club, define themselves as a ‘melodious community,’ sharing their joy and love of music. Together they bring with them their light hearted and warming melodies through their pop-folk explosive songs. Spiraled around influences from every corner, their joyful harmonies and catching lyrics, flow from their admiration of 60’s bands […]

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  • Asbjørn

    It’s Berlin Music Week, and First We Take Berlin Festival is well underway, but this year it has the company of Our/Berlin Music Week (Nordic By Nature) open air stage and bar. It was here where in the very unexpected September sun, we found Danish pop sensation Asbjørn. Here they […]

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  • Volcano Choir's New Album: Repave

    Taking Justin Vernon’s relation to his monumental success with Bon Iver, the general consensus is that his music does not general pour out any suggestion ‘fun,’ but more stylistic leading towards a beautiful ballad gathering of intensity and seriousness. So, now it turns out here that with the collaboration of […]

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  • Fenster

    MS Dockville Festival, near Hamburg was home to a plethora of great acts from 16th to 18th August, this summer. We were lucky enough that one of them was Berlin based Fenster. Indie pop stars Fenster came together back in 2010, made up of a New Yorker, a Berliner and […]

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  • Jens Lekman

    Jens Lekman is not just a hopelessly romantic Swedish musican but also on the Top15- List of  ‘Sexiest Man of Sweden’. His music is guitar-based pop with heavy use of samples and strings, with lyrics that are often witty, romantic, and melancholic. Lekman’s lyrics are inviting us to to look […]

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  • Jack Beauregard

    Jack Beauregard was founded in 2006 in Amsterdam, where Pär Lammers and Daniel Schaub studied. With their first two albums ‘Everyone Is Having Fun‘ (2009) and ‘The Magazines You Read‘ (2010) they proved that pop music is not always a cheesy thing to do. After supporting Hurts, Gotye, Mika and […]

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  • Shields

    Shields return to Germany, after a successful stint on Intro magazine’s ‘Introducing’ Tour alongside Fidlar and P.S I Love You in February. However this time, things are changing. Shields play on their largest stage yet, at the packed out, sweltering Melt! Festival in Ferropolis. Adapting to the burning Ferropolis heat […]

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  • Mighty Oaks

    We joined Mit Vergnügen in the early summer sun, with a park, picnic and a tree as company. There, we were accompanied by the ‘three guys from three different countries,’ who together make up the talented Berlin based, Mighty Oaks. Mighty Oak’s individual indie-folk sound, is written through their cultural […]

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  • Local Natives

    Just before they ran on stage to open up MELT! we luckily grabbed a moment with Los Angeles raised, Local Natives.  Amongst their busy tour schedule, they made the right choice in visiting MELT! Festival, and perfectly set the scene on the main-stage for a brilliant weekend ahead. Local Natives, […]

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  • HONIG

    Honig, or translated in English ‘Honey,’ kindly accompanied us behind the scenes, for a special session at Immergut Festival. They managed to do so, despite a persistent surge of mosquito’s preying around their lead singer Stefan Honig. He had suddenly, become quite the catch. Stefan has since moved onwards from […]

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  • LIVE: Tame Impala

    03.07.2013 Astra Kulturhaus | w/ Melody’s Echo Chamber Memorability is not on Tame Impala’s list of ‘things to achieve,’ at Astra Kulturhaus (Berlin) tonight, as they successfully manage to re-create Robert Thicke’s ‘Blurred Line’s’ notion amongst the over-heating Impala lovers. This does not result in complete collapse, but however, in […]

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  • Phia

    PHIA ‘the girl with a Kalimba,’ seems to possess the past of a native Australian with the inspiration and musical edge of a true Berliner. PHIA is a self proclaimed ‘pop’ songwriter, with a great flare for authentic compositions. Saying this, PHIA, or otherwise known as Sophia Exiner, prefer’s to […]

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  • Boysetsfire

    Blood, sweat and beer, was on Boysetsfire agenda when they kindly accompanied us in Monbijou Park in Mitte. Members Nathan Gray and Chad Istvan, were lucky enough to experience it during the sweltering heat of the unexpected sun down-pour upon Berlin. Aged 40 and geared up to return to their […]

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  • David Jonathan

    A little und humble cabin in Catskill (New York), near the Hudson river, was the perfect place for the Berlin based Singer-Songwriter David Jonathan to write his first songs. When he came back to Germany, he met 3 old friends who fastly became the rest of the band. Together, they […]

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  • The Vaccines

    When the Vaccines released their first demo tape, the british radio channel Radio 1 entitled it as “The Hottest Record In The World“. A huge hype broke off in England and the boys, who just figured out to be a band, had the pressure to really find their own sound and release an album which could stand the hype.

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