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We Call It Techno

We Call It Techno

In 2008 the fine documentation "We Call It Techno" was released on DVD. It was to my knowledge the first proper documentation of it's kind with many to follow.It included a lot of video footage from a time, when there were no smartphones with cameras yet...

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a glow – perfect EP (roter punkt 004)

a glow – perfect EP (roter punkt 004)

a glow are singer/songwriter Jette von Roth and DJ/producer Mijk van Dijk from Berlin. Together they produce crackling campfire electronica. „perfect“ is the first single release from their upcoming debut album „Of The Undergrowth“. After two instrumental solo albums...

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Sunday Music: Tranceformed From Beyond

Sunday Music: Tranceformed From Beyond

Yesterday night I played once again together with my friend Harald Blüchel aka Cosmic Baby at the Liquid Sky Berlin Ambient Underwater Candlelight Jam at Maze in Berlin. In 1992 we conceived together an early milestone in electronic music history: the compilation...

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Ambient Live Concert in Himmelpfort, October 3rd 2016

Ambient Live Concert in Himmelpfort, October 3rd 2016

Himmelpfort is a special place in Germany - it's a beautiful small village in the far north of Brandenburg, idyllically surrounded by four lakes and dense forests. The small post office is the official post office of Santa Claus and it is not far from my name home...

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Sunday Music: Flammende Herzen by Michael Rother

Sunday Music: Flammende Herzen by Michael Rother

Just recently I received a promo of a new compilation called "ELECTRI_CITY - ELEKTRONISCHE_MUSIK_AUS_DÜSSELDORF" full of old gems by Düsseldorf based bands from the 70s and 80s like Der Plan, La Düsseldorf, Harmonia, DAF, NEU!, Die Krupps, Liasons Dangereuses and...

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Walfisch RevivalParty March 2014

Walfisch RevivalParty March 2014

Walfisch Berlin was THE classic Afterhour club in the early 90s in Berlin. Doors would open by 10 am in the morning and the party would be at its peak at 4 pm in the afternoon. The music was new black polished chrome and came over the summer like liquid night. Once or...

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Telepathic Bubblebath Liquid Sky Open Air Review

Telepathic Bubblebath Liquid Sky Open Air Review

On Saturday July 27th 2013 I took part at a very remarkable event. Ingmar Koch aka Dr. Walker organized the Telepathic Bubblebath Liquid Sky Open Air Session at ELSE Club, An der Elsenbrücke in Berlin. The idea was to have electronic musicians from over 4 decades...

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Telepathic Bubblebath Open Air Jam

Telepathic Bubblebath Open Air Jam

I was totally in awe when I discovered Michael Rother's first solo album "Flammende Herzen" as a young boy. I tried to learn the beautiful guitar solos on that album, but of course I failed and later decided to play the bass instead. When I had already abandoned the...

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Mijk van Dijk Beatport Spotlight Charts June 2013

Mijk van Dijk Beatport Spotlight Charts June 2013

These are Mijk's favourite tunes of June, available at Beatport. 1. Tommy Rawson - Don't Lose It - Local Talk 2. Monte - You Should Know - Jackmode 3. Ten Walls - Gotham - Innervisions 4. Jori Hulkonen + Tiga - Trust Your Body (Danny Daze Remix) - Turbo 5. Coyu -...

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jette von roth – komische welt (roter punkt 003)

jette von roth – komische welt (roter punkt 003)

komische welt has a dark and melancholic edge to it. Jette feels an indispostion with the world of today and lets her sentiment drip into music like oil on canvas, painting a picture with electronic sound and rhythm, far away from club music. meer was driven by...

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We Call It Techno DVD

We Call It Techno DVD

Soon out on DVD: a spectacular documentation about the very first years of the German Techno scene, done by the team who is also responsible for the brilliant Slices-DVD-Music Magazine. It's called "We Call It Techno" and besides early film footage about those...

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Classic Mijk van Dijk Interview with Marcos López on DT64

Classic Mijk van Dijk Interview with Marcos López on DT64

Little did Mijk van Dijk and Marcos López know back in 1992 that they would only one year later release an EP with a track called Schöneberg which would stand as a classic of Techno music even decades later. In 1992 Mijk had just released his first EPs and in...

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