Schmutz Virtual Birthday

Schmutz Virtual Birthday

In an alternate reality, today would have been spent making last-minute edits to our mixes, filling our piñatas with goodies, and decking the halls of arkaoda with tacky decor for this evening’s festivities. Alas, in our crummy timeline, the Schmutz Magazine 2...
Schmutz Playlists | February 2020

Schmutz Playlists | February 2020

2020 is a leap year, which means you get a whole extra day of February to get yourself to shows. If any of these artists sound like something you want to see live, just check out our show page to find out how to make that happen....
Schmutz Playlists | January 2020

Schmutz Playlists | January 2020

We hope you appreciate us crawling out of our holiday hovels to deliver these. So here they are, the first playlists of the decade. Assuming your eardrums weren’t blown out during yesterday’s festivities, they’re sure to bring you much joy and...
The Dirt on 2019: Our Year-End Lists

The Dirt on 2019: Our Year-End Lists

We don’t really follow the Gregorian calendar or even believe in the concept of “time,” per se, but everyone seems to be signaling the end of the year with their top album lists, so we figured we’d follow suit. In lieu of attempting to squeeze...
Envy & Svalbard at Bi Nuu | Photo Recap

Envy & Svalbard at Bi Nuu | Photo Recap

Envy and Svalbard played at Bi Nuu to a sold-out audience in Berlin on 17 December thanks to Vertikal Concerts. When I took these pictures, I initially wondered why I didn’t get any elbows or knees to the back. When I finally turned around, I saw people moved to...