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    RUDE FESTIVAL 2017

    Sat 06.05 16:00 // FESTIVAL // CLUB
    RUDE FESTIVAL 2017

    RUDE FESTIVAL is a one day allround fun event, including awsome workshops, installations, musicians and people in general. We focus on new ways of communication without words, stereotypes, or any language & nonesense. Let’s overcome the old! Our mission is to bring back affordable shows, dig out unique artists and to get people from different scenes and places together in one spot. Welcome to the future. // Homepage
     
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    LIVE
     
    DEECH
    … is a nickname of electronic musician/DJ coming all the way from Minsk, Belarus for Rude Festival. He started making music in 2006. Since then he made a lot of solo tracks and collaborations moving between such genres as bass, beats, juke, dubstep, etc. His debut EP Urnite was released on Slugabeds label Activia Benz.
     

     
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    SILKERSOFT
    Known for producing outstanding artists, such as Zugezogen Maskulin, Casper & more, Silkersoft been extremely active under the radar, featuring his solo music on London based Label Activia Benz, Weird Kids Compilations, remixing great Friends like “Henrik the Artist” & working on scoring independent video games like “Accounting” (by that Rick & Morty Dude!) meet Silkersoft.
     

     
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    HEIMER
    … is Berlin based producer and digital fun pal. With equal footing in Hip Hop, Electronic, and Pop, his work bridges countless genres like Grime, Skweee, Bass, Footwork, Jazz & Soul. Sounds collide and blend into a distinctive kaleidoscope, striking a balance between joyful, intricate compositions & bold, colorful melodies.
     

     
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    TICKLISH
    90s RnB, thumping kicks, gritty snares and a roaring club. Those are the key elements that Ticklish released with his long anticipated Romantic Footwork EP on german high-profile label Live From Earth including a feature by Austrian man of the hour Yung Hurn. He creates atmospheric love songs with the right touch of energy, that work equally well in the bedroom as in the club.
     

     
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    WORKSHOPS
     
    DADA MACHINES
    … lets you compose the sounds of the world around you into a unique sound creation. Whether you are a professional producer or curious noisemaker, you can use the modular automat tookit to use your environment to create. The simple plug and play design creates a malleable toolkit thats simple to set up and offers endless possibilities. // Homepage
     
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    SA 6.5 // 16H
    ACUD CLUB // FESTIVAL
    RUDE FESTIVAL 2017:
    DEECH // SILKERSOFT // HEIMER // TICKLISH
    new ways of communication without words, stereotypes, or any language & nonesense. let’s overcome the old!
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    CINDY LEE

    Sat 29.04 20:00 // CONCERT // CLUB
    CINDY LEE

    Cindy Lee ist das Projekt von Patrick Flegel, ex-Sänger/Gitarrist von Women (aus den später u.a. Viet Cong und Preoccupations hervorgingen). Zum ersten Mal in Berlin!
     
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    ABOUT
     
    Describing a world of beauty, escape, sorrow, loss and catharsis usually needs a strong leap of faith and when it comes to music such a feat is almost impossible, modern day consumption is pulling us by the throats and we don’t have time to surrender, we don’t have time to let the fog, the mystery, the universal shine seek into our eyes and creep into our minds. There are exceptions, Cindy Lee is one of them, a rare all-in lifer, flickering candle.
     
    Maple Death Records is beyond honored to team up with Superior Viaduct in presenting Cindy Lee’s Malenkost, the first LP in a series of reissues (plus forthcoming new music) dedicated to one of our most cherished artists of the last decade. For the insiders, we can only use an analogy to describe the feeling CL’s music conveys: pull out your Swell Maps Lp’s, forget the genre, listen to the exact moment, the exact sequence when Blenheim Shots turns into Raining In My Room. Those 30 seconds, that is what we are talking about, that sensation, that abandoned bliss. Patrick Flegel aka Cindy Lee has been turning in those sequences for the best part of the last decade, from his years as singer/guitarist in Canadian cult band Women, to his brief stint as Androgynous Mind, everything has been building up to this moment. For the past 4 years Cindy Lee has been meticulously crafting her pure universe of no wave, doo-wop, noise, Matsumoto visions and psychedelic shimmer untouched and unaffected by external hands. Music so far has been released and carefully dispatched via CL’s own label and website CCQSK Enterprises, selling out as quickly as people could connect and fine-tune their souls.
     
    Malenkost originally released on Vancouver’s Isolated Now Waves is presented on wax for the first time with the additional song A Message From The Aching Sky, a rock’n’roll number capable of channeling Velvet Underground’s Matrix tapes with the sunshine elegance of Skeeter Davis and 60s girl groups; Claim Of Vanity painstakingly sublime interplay of falsetto/baritone reveals the mesmerizing ability to link Kevin Ayers, Roy Orbison & Grace Slick. Always Lovers is an eerie, honey-sucking tearjerker from a lost Brenda Lee desert island record and album opener No Worth No Cost, is an abrasive noise melodramatic Siltbreeze submarine plunging effortlessly through evaluations about power and value assignment.
     
    It’s up to you to decide where the mystery starts and ends, Cindy Lee will be there: she’s on stage, watching you eye to eye, lips to lips, elegance and poise, dissonance and lace, connecting on a primordial level with music that simply floats, lifts and carries any heartbreaking restless being. It’s nothing or… it’s everything.
     

     
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    SA 29.4 // 20H // 10€
    ACUD CLUB // CONCERT
    puschen, m:soundtrack & shameless/limitless present
    CINDY LEE
    the berlin debut of the new project by patrick flegel (women)
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    GROOVES FROM ANOTHER GALAXY: SOUND 8 ORCHESTRA // GRANDMARQUIS

    Thu 27.04 20:00 // CONCERT, RELEASE // CLUB
    GROOVES FROM ANOTHER GALAXY: SOUND 8 ORCHESTRA // GRANDMARQUIS

    Sound 8 Orchestra is back! After touring half of Europe the third album from multi-instrumentalist Matthias Wyder entitled “Grooves From Another Galaxy” is finally here! Together with drummer Rudi Fischerlehner, Wyder is skilfully fusing easy listening, low budget lounge music, retro-futuristic B-movie soundtracks and psychedelic electro into a sound somewhere between Lee Perry, Add N To X, Sun Ra and James Bond soundtracks. Live accompanied by Super 8 found-footage films projected on stage
     
    LINE-UP
     
    SOUND 8 ORCHESTRA [live]
    GRANDMARQUIS [live, Tip Top Boring Slide Show]
    LOBOTOMY [DJ]
    FOXY BOXER NO.1 [DJ]
     
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    DO 27.4 // 20H // 8€
    ACUD CLUB // RECORD RELEASE CONCERT + PARTY
    lichtspielklub presents
    GROOVES FROM ANOTHER GALAXY:
    SOUND 8 ORCHESTRA // GRANDMARQUIS
    fusing low budget lounge music, retro-futuristic B-movie soundtracks and psychedelic electro
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    HAND HABITS

    Tue 25.04 19:30 // CONCERT // CLUB
    HAND HABITS

    Hand Habits ist das Projekt von Meg Duffy, Kevin Morbys beeindruckender Live-Gitarristin. Ihr Debüt-Album “Wildly Idle (Humble before the Void)” erschien im Februar 2017, und sie kommt zum ersten Mal mit ihrem Projekt nach Berlin.
     
    Kevin Morby schreibt über Hand Habits:
     
    “She has been putting her time in on the road and in the studio over the past two years with pacific northwest band Mega Bog, and the Kevin Morby Band, making an impression on everyone she comes across with her natural charisma and uncharted talent as a multi-instrumentalist. But let “Wildly Idle (Humble Before The Void)” be her open invitation to the world to step inside and take a much deeper look into who Duffy actually is. Tracked in an Upstate New York living room, then finished in her current home in Los Angeles it is appropriate that this album was recorded by Meg herself for Meg, who has an acute ear for detail, has touched every corner, has seen every vision til its end. Because of this, Wildly Idle feels incredibly intimate, like a secret between her and the listener. It hits soft, like warm water, and before you know it it is all around you a bath, and Megs whisper has made its way inside you. Like many bedroom-debuts before it (The Microphones, Jessica Pratt, Little Wings, Grouper) let this be the first of many to come, for Meg has music in her touch and this is only the beginning. But let us not look to the future now, but instead stand alongside her, our trust in her will, both humble before the void, with her first chorus as the mission statement; hold you like a flower, hold you like an hour glass.”
     

     
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    DI 25.4 // 19H30 // 12€
    ACUD CLUB // CONCERT
    puschen presents
    HAND HABITS
    hits soft, like warm water, and before you know it it is all around you
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    ALDERAAN 03: FLUT // SPARKLING // KAME HOUSE

    Sat 22.04 21:00 // CONCERT // CLUB
    ALDERAAN 03: FLUT // SPARKLING // KAME HOUSE

    Raise your head upward and look towards the sky when you it bangs in space. Sonic waves sending a line up and link …
     
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    LINE-UP
     
    FLUT [WIEN / NEUE DEUTSCHE WELLE]
     

     
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    SPARKLING [KÖLN / POST PUNK]
     

     
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    KAME HOUSE [KÖLN / NEW WAVE KRAUT ELEKTRO DISCO]
     
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    ALDERAAN
    … is a brand new party series featuring unique acts from UK, Germany and everywhere else in Space. Modern Grunge/ Indie/ New Wave band performances and an electronic DJ-Night from Kraut-Elektro to Techno.
     
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    SA 22.4 // 21H // 10-12€
    ACUD CLUB // CONCERT
    ALDERAAN: THE THIRD CONTACT
    FLUT // SPARKLING // KAME HOUSE
    british post punk vibes, austrian new wave + kraut elektro disco
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    LOMBARDOS LULLABY: JARNO VARSTED AND THE BACK SLIDERS // ELECTRIC ANTHILLMAN // KILLING POPES // AMIGO TROPICAL

    Thu 20.04 19:00 // CONCERT // CLUB
    LOMBARDOS LULLABY: JARNO VARSTED AND THE BACK SLIDERS // ELECTRIC ANTHILLMAN // KILLING POPES // AMIGO TROPICAL

    Blues, jazz, noise and other improvisations, presented by Amstart and Jungle World.
     
    LINE-UP
     
    JARNO VARSTED AND THE BACK SLIDERS
    ELECTRIC ANTHILLMAN
    KILLING POPES
    AMIGO TROPICAL
     
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    JARNO VARSTED AND THE BACK SLIDERS
    For over a decade Danish native Jarno Varsted has been pushing his blues to people around the world in various outfits such as Straight From The Harp, Rumspringa. In recent years he has been working mainly as a solo artist offering stripped down performances accompanying himself on harmonica and guitar only, proving himself one of Europe’s most interesting renewers of the tradition. This time he has teamed up with legendary Berlin axe slinger Rico Lee, known from bands The Still and as a solo pefromer fronting his own trio. Rico and Jarno back each other on new arrangements of their songs along with new compositions. Together the form a powerful and charismatic package, leaving audiences in awe wherever they go.
     

     
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    ELECTRIC ANTHILLMAN
    … spielen schnelle, kompakte quirlige New Wave Songs mit Elementen aus Disco, Funk und einer Portion Merkwürdigkeit. Kurioserweise spielten oder tanzten einzelne Mitglieder bereits Ende der 70er Jahre für Jane Fondas Gymnastikvideos und -Schallplatten. Sei dies auch nur ein Gerücht – wenn man die Band live sieht, mag man es nicht anders glauben!
     

     
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    KILLING POPES
    … sind die Masterminds Oliver Steidle an den Drums und der Bassist Petter Eldh aus Schweden. Beide sind seit Jahren international hoch profilierte und angesagte Musiker. Petter Eldh spielt u.a.mit Django Bates, dem Trondheim Jazz Orchestra sowie Marius Neset und der Neue deutsche Jazzpreisgewinner von 2008 und 2010 Oliver Steidle ist vor allem durch seine Zusammenarbeit mit Der Rote Bereich, Peter Brötzmann, Philm, SoKo Steidle oder Klima Kalima bekannt. Beide verbindet eine Leidenschaft für rhythmisch orientierte Musik: Petter kommt sozusagen vom HipHop und Oliver hörte in seiner Jungend Grindcore und Punk. Musikstile, die zudem einen stark gesellschaftskritischen Charakter besitzen, wie der Jazz in seinen besten Jahren. Dies als stilistische Grundlage bieten die Kompositionen der beiden Alles, was den Jazz heute ausmacht: Rhythmisch komplex, catchy Melodien und Platz für Improvisationen. Der Wahl-Berliner Frank Möbus ist seit Jahren eine Instanz der internationalen Jazz-Szene. Seine Zusammenarbeit mit Carlos Bica und Jim Black, Daniel Erdmann und vor allem sein eigenes Projekt Der Rote Bereich, weisen ihn als uniquen, eigenständigen Künstler aus. Als Sideman bei den Killing Popes trifft er auf seinen langjährigen Wegbegleiter und drummer des Roten Bereichs, Oli Steidle. Kit Downes aus England erhielt 2008 den BBC Jazz Award als Rising Star. Er ist Leader des viel beachteten Trios Troyka und The Enemy (mit Petter Eldh und James Maddren) spielt mit Julian Arguelles, Benny Greb und Squarepusher. Dan Peter Sundland ist einer der vielversprechendsten Musiker der jungen norwegischen Musikszene. Sein eigenes Projekt mit Steve Heather, Philipp Gropper und Antonis Anessegos hat durchwegs sehr gute Kritiken bekommen.
     

     
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    AMIGO TROPICAL
    Ich habe Amigo Tropical am Hochzeitsfest von Dina und Martin (=Kunstlerfreunde in Berlin) im Frühsommer gesehen, es war ein warmer, früher Abend, die ersten Biere waren gerade getrunken, als ohne Vorwarnung ein wunderbares, reinigendes Gewitter aus Krach, Breakbeats und Bass uber uns herfiel. Die beiden Musiker machten noch beim Soundcheck einen eher verspielten Eindruck, leicht verkleidet kamen sie daher, mit Stahlhelm und Schnurrbart, im Unterhemd und auch durchaus fröhlich. Aber mit dem ersten Ton setzte ein verzuckendes Lärmen ein, welches erst durch den Schluss der Darbietung ein Ende fand – zwischendurch gab es am laufenden Band neue musikalische Ideen in einem derartigen Stakkato, zerhackt und wieder auf den Punkt gebracht, dass euerm Autor dieser Zeilen der Mund offenblieb und er nicht umhin konnte die Burschen vom Fleck weg zu engagieren. Diese Musik einzuordnen oder zu kategorisieren ist in naheligender Weise schwierig. Anders als die zahlreichen Duos mit Metal-Hintergrund wurde ich die Basis eher auf Punk und Noise im besten Sinne sehen, industrial-brachialer Krach auf hohem intelektuellen Niveau – experimentelle Avantgarde mit Humor und Wissen. Mir kommen MERZBOW oder HELMET in den Sinn, der erste wegen seiner musikalischen Offenheit, die zweitgenannten wegen der rollenden und trotzdem hackenden Welle, die nicht aufhört. Oder VIOLENT ONSEN GEISHA mit ihrer totalen Abgedrehtheit. – SCHLOCKMASTER // Homepage
     
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    DO 20.4 // 19H // 12-14€
    amstart & jungle world present
    LOMBARDOS LULLABY:
    JARNO VARSTED AND THE BACK SLIDERS // ELECTRIC ANTHILLMAN // KILLING POPES // AMIGO TROPICAL
    blues, jazz, noise and other improvisations
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    MILE ME DEAF

    Wed 19.04 20:00 // CONCERT // CLUB
    MILE ME DEAF

    MILE ME DEAF [AT/Siluh]
    Their new album is a swan song for the human race. In his previous albums, mastermind Wolfgang Möstl has hinted at his penchant for dystopic fictions that he links to the fragile status-quo of the current state of affairs. With Alien Age, however, he has abondoned the fuzz-and-thrash sound of his previous albums. Sampled beats and loops set the stage for his new album, reducing the 90s indie rock sound of past records to homeopathic doses. This time, dub, vaporwave, jazz and ambient come in the foreground. // Homepage

     

     
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    MI 19.4 // 20H // 10€
    ACUD CLUB // CONCERT
    m:soundtrack & lou fai present :: Mile Me Deaf (AT, Siluh) + TBA
    MILE ME DEAF
    dub, vaporwave, jazz and ambient
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    KING AYISOBA // ZEA // RADIO GLOBALISTIC

    Mon 10.04 20:00 // CONCERT // CLUB
    KING AYISOBA // ZEA // RADIO GLOBALISTIC

    Back to Europe with a brand new Album, that features contibutions by Jamaican superhero Lee “Scratch” Perry and Nigerian afrobeat legend Orlando Julius, Gahana´s King Ayisoba will return with his fabulous Kologo Energy. On Tour with the King, The Ex-singer Arnold de Boer´s brainchild Zea will open the night.
     
    LINE-UP
     
    KING AYISOBA
    ZEA
    RADIO GLOBALISTIC
     
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    ABOUT
     
    KING AYISOBA
    … is a star in Ghana, where in the last decade he ascended the pop charts with a raw, emphatic sound based on kologo music from his ancestral home in the northern part of the country. The album’s producer Zea, from the legendary Dutch post-punk band The EX, tells us:
     

     
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    ZEA
    Armed with a sharp post punk guitar that comes with an african twang, beats, loops and lyrics,as sharp as the riffs and at time in frisian, that reflect on this world obscurities.
     

     
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    MO 10.4 // 20H // 10€
    ACUD CLUB // CONCERT
    das schubladenkonsortium lädt ein:
    KING AYISOBA // ZEA // RADIO GLOBALISTIC
    the star from ghana presents his latest album feat. kogolo energy and contributions by lee scratch perry and orlando julius
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    MERCHANDISE // UNHAPPYBIRTHDAY

    Sat 08.04 21:00 // CONCERT // CLUB
    MERCHANDISE // UNHAPPYBIRTHDAY

    Florida band Merchandise return to Europe to support their last record “A Corpse Wired For Sound” for 4AD after their last tour was cut short by a tour injury to frontman Carson Cox. They are supported by Hamburg darlings unhappybirthday and DJ Daryl Sulfate of Diät.
     
    LINE-UP
     
    MERCHANDISE [4AD, US]
    UNHAPPYBIRTHDAY [DE]
    DJ DARYL SULFATE [DIÄT]
     
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    MERCHANDISE [4AD/Night People, US]
    The band returns to Europe after their heaviest record to date, a blackened dreamscape “A Corpse Wired For Sound.”
     

     
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    UNHAPPYBIRTHDAY [Night People, DE]
    Falling a bit into an early Factory records mode, unhappybirthday use punchy drum machines to lock down the mechanical foundation of a sound that uses bright crystalline guitar lines to create contrast with somber submerged bass and synth fuzz. They have that upbeat sad song thing going that always feels so good. We can’t help but think if Jürgen Gleue and the 39 Clocks had made soundtracks for those early John Hughes films this is what it might sound like.
     

     
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    DJ DARYL SULFATE [DIÄT, DE]
     

     
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    SA 8.4 // 21H // 10€
    ACUD CLUB // CONCERT
    MERCHANDISE // UNHAPPYBIRTHDAY
    blackened dreamspaces by the 4AD outfit
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    DEATH DRIVE: ISABELLA // WILTED WOMAN // DJ FART IN THE CLUB

    Fri 07.04 23:00 // CLUB NIGHT // CLUB
    DEATH DRIVE: ISABELLA // WILTED WOMAN // DJ FART IN THE CLUB

    A new “party” about life, human garbage bags, death, feeling wavy, and anything else your stinky heart desires. 8€ all night long // 6€ if you bring dead flowers. Presented by Deadlift // Homepage
     
    LINE-UP
     
    ISABELLA [live, Börft Records, Peder Mannerfelt Productions, US]
     

     
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    WILTED WOMAN [live, She Rocks!, Primitive Languages, Berlin]
     

     
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    DJ FART IN THE CLUB [No Future, Berlin]
     

     
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    DEADLIFT [Berlin Community Radio, guess where]
     

     
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    Design by Brandon Oxendine ♥ // Homepage
     
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    FR 7.4 // 23H // 6-8€
    ACUD CLUB // CLUB NIGHT
    deadlift presents
    DEATH DRIVE:
    ISABELLA // WILTED WOMAN // DJ FART IN THE CLUB
    new “party” about life, human garbage bags, death, feeling wavy, and anything else your stinky heart desires
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