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Explore the ideology of three of Berlin’s blackest magickians, along with new sounds and visuals from Bruxa, Deathface, and Angels in America.
Those attuned to the rumblings of Berlin’s musical under- (and overground) will know that it’s not long until the 14th edition of CTM lands in Berlin, turning the city into a hub of forward-thinking electronic music performance and discussion. Find out about Electronic Beats’ involvement, here.
Sick of hearing ‘Every Day is Halloween’? Grab some dark new sounds to make your October 31st the blackest ever.
“Drop Dead” isn’t just something you’d say to an enemy; it’s also an invitation for friends. For the second year in a row, the Drop Dead Festival returns to Berlin for five days of occult art and musical weirdness.
Though Canadian duo Nadja call their new LP “Dagdrøm”, which features the drumming of Jesus Lizard’s Mac McNeilly in place of their usual drum machine, their “rock album”, it still comes bearing the gorgeous and heavy darkness of their more droning, ambient, “metalgaze” albums.
The Berlin-based BL4CK M4G1CK collective, creators of the underground PURGE bleakrave events, are joining forces with international art-music festival Drop Dead for a ritual pre-party for post-goths, bass freaks, witches and weirdos.
Play What Thou Wilt: get blacked-out with audio evil from CVLT Nation, Triple Six Sound Club, Ash Borer, BlackBlackGold, Total Freedom, The Virgin Prunes, and more.
Light a candle. Draw the required sigils. Now, raise your arms above your head and slowly, gently, exhale your soul. You won’t need it here. This is Audioccult, and it’s time to get low. The last week has been a pretty good one. Spending time busting on gothstumes at a giant German festival made me … Continued
PURGE, the new Berlin-based party which premiered earlier this month with HTRK and Bruises, has returned to bring more bass, more rage, more aggressive music to make your body ache. On December 9th, they return to the fog and flashing lights of Chez Jacki to bring you two exquisite live acts and four excellent DJs … Continued
Berlin may be the unofficial home of techno, but some crave a different kind of party. A party of aggressive sounds, crushing bass, black acid and trance-inducing drones. Three local promoters have decided it’s time for a change. In November, BL4CK M4G1CK, Gegen, and Gucci Goth (aka Electronic Beats’ own editor Daniel) are launching their … Continued