Thursday, August 27

Berlin Atonal Festival: Caught Between Style and Substance?

"The resurrected Berlin Atonal festival is the kind of success that founder Dimitri Hegemann probably couldn’t have imagined back in 1990, when the fifth and final edition of the festival’s first incarnation ended. While Berlin’s landscape has changed irrevocably since then, its art-punk industrial and noise legacy remains. That restless spirit is aptly housed in the Kraftwerk, a former power plant in the city center whose cavernous concrete interior provides Atonal’s main stage and contains a complex of clubs including Tresor and Ohm, all of which are employed for the festival. ..."
Electronic Beats
Electronic Beats: “All of a sudden, noise was music” – Dimitri Hegemann on the legacy of Berlin Atonal
Electronic Beats: Thunder, lightning, a brick in the face – Berlin Atonal 2014 reviewed
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