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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 any profound sentiments...

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...

Sub Liminal #2: A CTM 2020 Future Prequel

Liminal phenomena and liminoid states are transitional phases in which a familiar order sees its values and symbols destabilised; norms are suspended or turned on their heads. They thrust us into the grey zone between the two sides of a supposedly clear demarcation....

Daughters & Jeromes Dream at Bi Nuu | Photo Recap

Presumably still riding the high off the critical acclaim for their first release in seven years, Daughters has fully asserted themselves as a force to be reckoned with. Joined by the Connecticut noise outfit, Jeromes Dream, they tore the roof off of Bi...

Sunday Edition | November 3rd, 2019

In Germany, Sunday is a government and culturally mandated day of rest. Regardless of what errands you may have, Sonntag Ruhezeiten says you need to keep it chill. With only a nagging hangover or the week ahead to ponder, we thought you might appreciate some music...

Sunday Edition | October 20th, 2019

In Germany, Sunday is a government and culturally mandated day of rest. Regardless of what errands you may have, Sonntag Ruhezeiten says you need to keep it chill. With only a nagging hangover or the week ahead to ponder, we thought you might appreciate some music...

Lingua Ignota & HIDE at Urban Spree | Photo Recap

Like the sudden evening chill that has heralded the changing of the seasons, Lingua Ignota descended upon Urban Spree last night to remind the sold-out crowd that not all good things can last. The core of her art exposes the common thread between seemingly...

Sunday Edition | September 29th, 2019

In Germany, Sunday is a government and culturally mandated day of rest. Regardless of what errands you may have, Sonntag Ruhezeiten says you need to keep it chill. With only a nagging hangover or the week ahead to ponder, we thought you might appreciate some music...

Múm at Zeiss-Großplanetarium | Photo Recap

On September 26th, 2019, celestial beings of Icelandic lore beckoned Berlin with their Siren song. Múm chose Zeiss-Großplanetarium as the venue for the two-day revisiting of their debut LP, Yesterday was Dramatic – Today is OK. The magical evening was...