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Teenage History – the birth of the Berlin techno scene

Teenage History – the birth of the Berlin techno scene

Teenage History  is a series of videos about youth culture movements, produced by Jetzt, the youth magazine of German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung. In this episode host Kolja Haaf is highlighting "Die Geburt der Berliner Technoszene", the birth of the Berlin...

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Love Parade #3, 1991, 30 years ago

Love Parade #3, 1991, 30 years ago

My House Is Your House And Your House Is Mine was the motto of the 3rd Loveparade which took to the Berlin Ku'damm today, 30 years ago on July 6th 1991. 6.000 friends gathered from all major German techno cities and scenes and we realised, that we were many. Techno...

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2020 – ready for the new decade!

2020 – ready for the new decade!

My dear friends, it's been an interesting and bumpy decade full of ups and downs for most of us. So let's welcome the New Golden Twenties!!! I'm gonna celebrate New Year's Eve at Suicide Circus Berlin, starting at 22:00 / Suicide Club / Revaler Straße x Warschauer...

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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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Live @ Tekknozid, Oldschool-Set, 18.02.2017

Live @ Tekknozid, Oldschool-Set, 18.02.2017

I played live at the Old School Party Tekknozid last Saturday. So much love, so much sweat, it was just great! Thanks to Tekknozid head honcho Wolle XDP, for whom I played already almost 25 years ago at Wizzzard and Tekknozid X. A big thank you also to the...

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DJ Hardware vs DJ Software

DJ Hardware vs DJ Software

I wrote an article for Bonedo about a phenomena that has been happening since years and that I also perceive in my own way of DJing: after years of laptops in the DJ booths, more and more DJs rediscover the joy of using the hardware players, that are supplied by the...

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Maschine brennt

Maschine brennt

Mad Max invited me for an interview for his show Maschine brennt on my home radio station BLN.fm (that's where you can listen to my monthly radio show music 4 the microglobe with German presentation every 3rd Thursday of the month, folks...). He asked me to bring some...

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AMA Tuesday at Tanith’s website

AMA Tuesday at Tanith’s website

AMA's (Ask Me Anything) seem to be very much en-vogue these days. Edward Snowden recently did one on reddit, US-pres Barack Obama did it  and last Tuesday Tanith invited me to an AMA on his website. You guys asked a lot of interesting questions and you can all read it...

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R.I.P. William Röttger

R.I.P. William Röttger

When I checked the social network back from my DJ gig at Weberknecht in Vienna yesterday night, I immediately stumbled over that sad news: Low Spirit Recordings and Mayday founder William Röttger has succumbed to cancer yesterday at a way too early age of 66. His name...

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25 years ago, walls came tumbling down!

25 years ago, walls came tumbling down!

I moved to Westberlin in 1985 to study at the Freie Universiät Berlin (abbreviated FU Berlin, sic....). Coming from a small town in Nether Saxony in the north of Germany,  Berlin was the total cultural opposite of life as I knew it before. I had just made my driver's...

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Techno City Berlin 1993 COMPLETE

Techno City Berlin 1993 COMPLETE

Finally the COMPLETE TV documentation about a typical weekend in the Berlin techno scene from 1993 is online. Some of you might know the video on Google. Well, that is NOT the complete version, the first 2 minutes are missing. Witness a typical DJ day at legendary...

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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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