Renate has revealed its listings for the next month, confirming that club night Swak will host the likes of Parris, Machine Woman, LSDXOXO and more on 2 March. The club will also celebrate International Women’s Day (8 March) with Frauengedeck, which will see Alison Swing, Insolate, Lady Blacktronika, Sabine Hoffmann and more play at the venue.Read More
Lichtenberg, the name of a district in East Berlin and Johannes Albert’s second LP, hints of EBM & New Wave crossing state-of-the-art house rhythms. Seeing the producer heading down a whole different path, Albert’s ten-piece music on ‘Lichtenberg’ surely has made the transition to more misty material. Sing-along synthesizer melodies however still play an important role.Read More
The series at the Berlin club is curated by DJ duo Peak & Swift, promising an oldschool sound personified by the likes of Boman, ATA, and Joey Anderson for the opening night, taking place this 23rd February.Read More
Alison Swing is a DJ, promoter, and self-described vinyl junkie originating from Los Angeles, California. Swing has dedicated herself to exploring sounds that can make a body move, a skill she’s put to use spinning alongside selectors such as Axel Boman, The Black Madonna, Jeremy Underground, and DJ Sprinkles. With her curator-in-crime, Masha, she is also a co-founder and resident DJ of Dig Deeper, the party series in-the-know locals flock to that pushes warm house, euphoric disco, Scandinavian beats, romantic techno, and everything in between—the weirder and funkier, the better. After a recent relocation to Berlin this past year, where she recently landed a residency at Wilde Renate, things are not showing any signs of slowing down. With this in mind, we caught up with Swing one afternoon to hear about her five favourite euphoric disco and house records
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Opium Club is set to celebrate its first vinyl compilation, entitled Opium of the People, with a night at Renate on 24 March.
The launch event will host the likes of Smallville mainstay Christopher Rau and Born Free’s Odopt. A roster of Opium Club affiliates will join them for deck duties on the night, including Manfredas, Kris Baha, 12 INČŲ PO ŽEME, Clicklounge and Siaubas.
Opium of the People was curated by Opium’s head of programming V, and released via Le Temps Perdu. A double vinyl, Opium Club has booked two parties to celebrate, with the other staged at their home city in February.
The club night is now one of the longest running in the city and this year has played hosted to the likes of Black Spuma, Bell Towers, Tiago, Sean Johnston and more.Read More
Zeina starts off in blissful ambience on this Crack Mix before embarking on a heady tour through featherweight techno, spacious dubby textures and infectiously percussive house.Read More