Niconé & Sascha Braemer are two renegades from the Bar 25 collective—the infamous afterhours spot that leant to on the banks of the Spree which, since its closure in 2010, has accumulated a kind of quasi-mythical status. Their collaboration first won attention with “Nur Mal Kurz”, an elastic piece of debauched house music that paid tribute to the club in its final days. It was followed by “Ghost Hand” and their debut LP Romantic Thrills on SVT, further proving that when it comes to distilling the almost melancholic essence of the Club 35′s daunting sessions nobody does it like these guys. No tracklist this time as its chock full with secret goodies.
In her monthly report, Lucia Udvardyova tracks the movements in and from the best of the Central and Eastern European sonic underground. Featuring Machine Woman, Sister Body and Sound Sleep. – more
I want to tell you a story about James Brown before we sadly lost him on Christmas Day. We toured with him for eight shows last year as part of the Good Vibes Tour through Australia and Asia. James was one of my heroes, he was a huge inspiration. He was an all round entertainer, – more
Trying to find that significant otherworldly being? Woo them with Rick Ross, Bestial Mouths, 3 Teeth, The Panacea, Antwon, Lil Ugly Mane and more. – more
It seems DJhistory.com’s Frank Broughton and Bill Brewster can’t get enough of the rave scene’s drug induced glory days and are now collating a new book based on the Boy’s Own fanzine, also known as “the village newspaper of acid house”. We recently wrote about a book from them titled Raving ’89. The Boy’s Own fanzine ran from 1986 until 1992 and was “a – more