Aerodice is the organic beats band of the Hamburg/Berlin based didgeridoo artist Marius Beyer who collaborates with outstanding beatboxers like Nils Broszka (Footprint Project) Mando (4Xsample), Babeli, and other musicians.
Equipped with the ancient sound synthesizers didgeridoos and jawharps united with the art of human beatboxing – since 2009 Aerodice hypnotize and elevate the crowds across Europe with nothing other than their voices, mouths, lips, tongues and incredible energy like an erupting volcano.
It’s just unique: Inspired by world and electronical music like ambient, hiphop, drum´n´bass, dubstep, zoca, goa, house or techno, their sound is 100% natural ORGANIC BEATS!
Alicia Edelweiss’ music is a peculiar incarnation of folk and pop, accompanied by a very personal, open-hearted and humorous language of the imagination. As a busker with a gift for circus performance her music has a theatrical touch. Currently operating from Vienna, Austria, Alicia Edelweiss performs something between freak folk, anti-folk and chamber pop.
This is one of the finest Rappers Germany has to offer right now. Highly talented, rough, loud and anti - that´s Antifuchs. She builds smart and inconvenient lyrics on classic hip hop beats, that play with trap and the power of punk rock. She challenges all these well-known hip hop artists- buckle up boyz and blokez, she knows exactly what she´s doing.
Hailing from Cologne and Berlin, childhood friends Georg and Clemens have been displaying their love for hardware based live techno for over a decade. After jamming for an initial two months the two boys had enough material for a full set and started pouring their sweat over rave audiences. As a regular touring act, they have won over many crowds with their energetic take on techno. Their sound although continually developing is rooted in Cologne’s minimal techno heydays. They have a hang for infectious loops, hard chunky rhythms and subtly progressive track arcs. Moreover, their sound embodies glitchy percussion, sparse melodies and hallucinatory atmospheres, but all with the restraint of minimalism.
When you hear creeping high hats, hypnotic beats and a pop of acid, chances are you‘re hearing Britta Arnold from the console of her musical spaceship. Straightforward and distinctively poised, her unique blend of beats makes for a milkshake of cosmic potency.
For this elegant fire red, her pledge to break norms and find the hottest music on the block has gained her quite the following and opened up a fantastic world of people, places and special moments.
Inspired by Chicago house and Italo disco, DJ City makes music for dance floors meant to move you both physically and mentally. Often sprinkled with references to Eurodisco and 90's pop, as well as EBM and Electro, he flirts with historical references as he sets out to soundtrack our lives today.
DJ Gigola’s roots lay in hip hop dance and body movement; respectively, her approach towards music is directed by intuition and rhythmic structures.
Dj Neue K & Licia are co-founders and resident dj at TIQ (Ex - Tanz Im Quadrat), a minimal-synth party loved and supported by different alternative scenes. Their b2b djsets are rigid, cold, rough-edge, blind-alley and the drum machine beats always like a metronome. No matter if the sound comes from the past, the present or the future, he is more and more devoted to select the best electronic music, so called "quadratic wave". Quadratic-wave is a word game and a concept from sound physics too, but the best way to catch it is to dance it, and the best way to dance it is by being concentrated and confined in a quadrangle as Die Tödlich Doris sang in their song Tanz im Quadrat: "Wir tanzen im Viereck, wir tanzen konzentriert".
The wild bunch around frontwoman Rokhaya plays high-energy dance music. To assign their music to a genre is no easy feat, because when afrobeat, jazz, funk and breakbeats merge into a groove mosaic marked by sudden changes in tempo, rhythm and tone, genre boundaries and joints loosen alike. Colorful sound with a guarantee to dance, jump and get neck pain! Beatbox, drums, bass, keys and guitars build a crisp foundation for sharp brasslines and soulful vocals. The name is the game. The FOOTPRINT PROJECT wants to move and count the footprints on the dance floor after the concert.
Theresa Stroetges has and always will be a traveler. Under the name Golden Diskó Ship or as a member of bands like Soft Grid or the improv collective Epiphany Now!, the Berlin-based multi-instrumentalist has continuously been moving through the fringes of experimental music, but also extensively explored the possibilities of tried and tested formulas - whether folk, rock, techno or pop. With her fourth solo album, her first for the Karaoke Kalk label, the Golden Diskó Ship is yet again venturing into unknown territory. »Araceae« is inspired by environmental changes and the eerie feelings that arise when faced with natural beauty - when everything seems perfect on the surface but something feels off underneath it all. As a whole, it is notably more focused on electronic grooves that provide the foundation for Stroetges’s poetic long-form storytelling.
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smael Zouaoui lives and breathes music between Switzerland and Berlin. He spends his days between his two studios, making complex electronic music that incorporates intricate drum patterns, diverse sampling techniques, multiple layers and textures. Exploring sounds and ideas from different eras, his music is contemporary, playful, distorted, 3-dimensional, fat, and clean.
Equally at home on and off the dancefloor, it’s wave-kissed dreariness dripping with cold sensuality is both vibrant and brooding. Showcasing her unique sound in the saturated world of electronica, Touch successfully draws from electropop and disco influences, combining 80’s vintage synths with industrial soundscapes, delivered with a visceral post-punk snarl.
Katzenohr's dirty and provoking sound is the result of merging Berlin downtempo music with her love for rock and metal music. It's the distorted synth sounds, trappy beats and heavy bass that make her sound one of a kind. Besides her DJ career she is a co-founder of feminist party collective PRIZM:Berlin. She is part of political event and music crew RSNZRFLXN (Berlin/Hamburg) and downtempo collective slowereastside (Leipzig/Berlin).
Rumhängen für Hängengebliebe, Dicht am Ende des Tunnels. What is Loch? - Das Loch in Deiner Nase, ohne dass Du nicht atmen könntest. Das Loch in Deinem Ohr, ohne das Du nichts hören würdest. Das Loch in Deinem Popo, das Dich pupsen lässt. Unangenehm und befreiend zugleich. - Drei Dullis an Drehknöpfchen ziehen euch immer tiefer rein in ein geistiges Bermudadreieck irgendwo zwischen Niveau, Nonsens und ROFLcopter. Um’s kurz zu machen: Geht besser direkt pennen! (formely known as Katzios Voll Seltsame Radioshow)
There must be something in between!"When it comes to techno, minimal or deep tunes Lampé is a factory full of tricks. Experienced in subharmonics, cooking emotions and surprises he brings groove and energy to the tunes. Every track is one of a kind with his typical signature.
Planned for a 1,5h DJ-Hybrid-Set at Turmbühne Technomusic from a different point of view…
Las Lloronas is a Brussels-based trio that merges acoustic folk with slam poetry. Three voices assert their intimate lyrics, they soak in harmonies and melancholic melodies. In their performance, Las Lloronas share a moment of powerful vulnerability, on the verge of lament, daydream and battle cry.
Laura refuses from now on the enclosure. Dreams, seasons, nature, love, break-ups, madness and a pinch of witchcraft are all present in her songs. Anglo-Saxon structures, Francophone lyrics, constantly renewed experiments: Electronic music is perfectly suited to Laura's imaginative writing, impregnated with a nineteenth-century romanticism.
Live Techno. Achieved purely acoustically on piano, bass and drums without computers or synthesizers. From lyrical to minimal, deep to industrial: the sound of LBT is multifaceted while being constantly pushed forward by a pulsing bass drum. Their music is a journey within, inviting dreams and ecstatic dancing alike. Having grown up on modern jazz, this trio takes its true love seriously: improvisation. One might hear delicate phrasing from the piano or its strings prepared with guitar picks, the bass bowed beautifully or nearly chopped to pieces, and the drums fully exhausted from fine rustling to mighty grooves. Leo Betzl - piano Maximilian Hirning - bass Sebastian Wolfgruber - drums
"We're serious about working our asses off for become a tight ass, liquid, improvisational, instant-composing supergroup". Some months ago, Berlin based Liquid Brain Orchestra were looking for a bassist. To enhance their trippy Psychedelic-Post-Rock-Jazz-Acid-Freak-Music, Drums, Electric guitars, Saxophone, Synthesizers, Flutes and Percussion certainly were not enough. They must have found someone by now. Even though, with these cats, nothing is certain. They say about their impro approach: "every time we play we toss a coin, the outcome is forever unknown and can go either ways."
Like a rose in the desert, Malu Mujer is a woman of contrasts who likes to explore the shade between light and darkness, considering femininity as an interplay between soft and hardcore. Musical excursions often alternating between spoken and sung scenes, operatic and popular songs, noises, maracas, reverberations, and suspicious harmonies, that narrate stories as diverse as music itself.
Kenyan by heritage, but born and raised in Kampala, where she is a key member of the big Nyege Nyege crew, incredible rapper MC Yallah has been on the hip-hop scene for nearly 20 years. A combination of conscious and futuristic hip-hop, grime, punk and trap, her signature style is the rare, rapid and tightly controlled flow delivered in one or more languages (Kiswahili, Luganda, English and Luo). Fierce and intense, the lyrics draw from real-life experiences and often address women’s issues spreading a powerful message of integrity and self-determination.
RUMBA de BODAS formed in 2008, from the union of eight musician with very different energies, experiences and ideas. Over the years it developed an exquisitely singular style, which blends together latin grooves, Balkan, Swing, Ska and Reggae and has had people dancing under stages everywhere from Italy to London, and from Romania to Spain.
Selektor Bony, born in Mexico City, is a music lover based in Berlin. His passion for reggae and dub music merges with his Latin roots. As a DJ and selector his different sets include a wide range of cumbia, cumbia dub, electro cumbia and Latin beats as well as reggae and dub. With his tunes he takes his listeners to the remotest parts of the world and his energetic style and positive vibes make everybody enjoy the dance.
If you put together garagerock, chanson, country, muddy blues and polka, then decorate it with a raw voice from a dirty pub, name it ‚Schwutscher‘ and you have the essence of this band. Since ever this six guy combo from the north of germany compose songs so unembarrassed and humorous that they work out as an antithesis to ‚normal‘ society. But more with a smile than with a headache. They have a lot of fatalistic reflections of coping with life between ashtrays and the next ordered beer.
Somehow it needs to go on, so lets stay on the road!
Synthit&Ouzo are 2 Berlin based super funcelisious DJs, who play together since 2016. With a mix from italo disco to electro and an some varios breakouts to acid house or oldscool beats, they are always ready for suprising their audience!
Amsterdam’s Mauskovic Danceband are a musical family in the widest sense: not only are four of the five band members related, but like any family they are always on the move. They have been carrying out their experiments in hazy rhythms and dubby percussive workouts since 2017. In the early days, the boys fused their love of Afro-Caribbean poly rhythms with a no-wave sound palette to create their own unique danceable chaos.
Armed with an arsenal of hypnotic grooves and airtight arrangements, the group dived further into their vast array of echos and spring reverbs, and fine-tuned their sound system-inspired, post-punk aesthetic. This will absolutely make you smile and dance!
TOYTOY is a musical gathering of four virtuoso instrumentalists. While channeling influences from Frank Zappa to J Dilla, they also like to inhale the inspiring global smoke of the hip new jazz scene. Propelled through their live shows by untamed energy, they also get cozy in the studio, where they’ve created a unique style that features ever-surprising guests. A bass heavy groove with an extensive drum and percussion palette plus a cornucopia of mesmerizing guitar sounds: TOYTOY
Born on the Baltic coast, Tvísker is a DJ for electronic music based in Berlin. She loves deep sounds infused with psychedelic vibes and progressive melodies. With her sets, she won't just take you for a joyride, she will lead you on a deep space mission to cross the final frontier. She will slowly break orbit with her groovy downbeats, only to pick up light speed with some deep disco tunes. Tvísker likes to tell stories, adding layer for layer until all tension is released to outer space – curative as a therapy session.