Photo Recap: serpentwithfeet & Kelsey Lu

Photos and words by Ryan Mackley, edited by Joe Bisciotti Spiritual intensity rang through Lido Berlin thanks to serpentwithfeet and his supporting act Kelsey Lu. She opened with her recent single “Shades of Blue,” commanding the hall with the clarity and resonance of...

Music Video: Joe James Boyle – ‘Difficult Phone Call’

You ever get nostalgic for those rainy days in the 70s when you had to run to the payphone and call your boo who you're on the rocks with, trying to smooth things over? Yeah, me too. Fret not, we can relive it together with Joe James Boyle in his new video for...

Eating Crisps, Licking Lips, and Taking Piss | Donny Benét Interview

Like most nights last July, it was a sweaty one. Amidst a long European tour, Donny "The Don" Benét was booked for Loophole with the support of Doris, the latest solo project of one half of Gurr. Sporting a look this strong, it's no surprise that Benét was easy to...

Photo Recap: The Vaccines & whenyoung

The Vaccines and whenyoung had sold out Festsaal Kreuzberg weeks before their show on October 26th, but we were able to get our lad from Kingston upon Hull, Jack Hare, in there to shoot the bands. Keep a close eye on this one folks, it's not the last time he'll be...

New Track: Party Fears – Dog Star

We're telling you no lies when we say the gals of Party Fears will have you out of your seat for a boogie with their new track 'Dog Star'. Champions of the (heavier) indie dance scene in Berlin, that unrelenting post-punk bass, those hand claps, and very real talent...

Schmutz Playlists | November 2018

November marks the last stretch of shows before the big international bands go into hibernation until spring. Regardless of your preferred music taste, you'll have your work cut out for you. More specifically, there is more black and death metal on this month than one...

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