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Dirty Projectors help us Break-Thru

The master of pop references is back with a new single from the forthcoming album Lamp Lit Prose. Experimental guitars and electronics over pop and R&B sensibilities mark the new single and video for 'Break-Thru.' We can only hope the rest of the album is as...

A City Condemned to Becoming and Never Being

photo by Colette Pomerleau “Our cultural mission is fulfilled for the time being.”   These are just a few of the final tear-jerking words of Tammi Torpedo, the owner of Prenzlauer's Bassy Club. Likely by the time you read this sentence, it’s already too late. Another...

METZ Introduce Mr. Plague to Berlin

Our boys in METZ released an album on Sub Pop in September of last year but have just given us a new video for latest single, "Mr. Plague." Horror animation abounds! METZ are playing a show at Cassiopeia on July 19th and it happens be a Schmutz Presents show! Check...

Lotic Will Release New Album in July, Shares New Single

Berlin resident and CTM Festival favorite Lotic has revealed that her debut album entitled Power will be out on Tri Angle records on July 13th. She has shared her first single from the album "Hunted" and it is...

The Master of Harmony Treats Berlin to “Pet Sounds”

Berlin is lucky enough to be treated to a night with Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson on August 16th at Admiralspalast. Having seen him at Primavera in Barcelona in 2015, I can personally say that Wilson and Pet Sounds have lost none of the potency they exuded with...

Schmutz Playlists | May 2018

Mayday! This is the last month of heavy show season before the festivals take over. Get out there and get your fill while you can. Let these playlists be your guiding light through the chaos of May...

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