The Ultimate Guide to Every Berlin Club

S/O Music ReDef for turning us onto this post.

via EBNet: “Those of us who live in Berlin know that the city is unparalleled in terms of its nightlife offerings. But for people who are new to the clubbing capital, traveling through, or just want a change of pace, some lesser-known but wonderful music institutions might pass under the radar.

Most of us know to queue up at Tresor or Berghain for an epic night out. But if you’re looking for a different experience—like a sex party at KitKatClub, a punk show at Urban Spree, or a laid-back drink at the rooftop bar Klunkerkranich—then we recommend you consult the list below.”

Read on for nearly 50 suggestions for where you—or your visiting tourist friends—should go when you’re out in Berlin.

Can make it to Berlin? #MakeItNew is each and every Thursday.

#MakeItNew Resident Coralcola on Dublab


“Dying Songs” focuses on melancholic electronic music but isn’t limited to that. Sometimes it gets dark, sometimes I try to mix techno awkwardly, sometimes i get nostalgic… I like stuff that’s dreamy, ghostly, pretty and sad. I’ll try out new productions of my own, as well. I’m keeping it pretty open and we’ll see how it evolves.”

Make It New resident DJ Coralcola turned in a dreamy, droney mix for legendary internet radio station Dublab and its long-time resident DNTEL aka Jimmy Tamborello. It includes a few of his own unreleased tracks alongside some folks who have visited Boston over the year… Tracklist is below.

Listen to the mix on dublab.com here

coralcola – slowmobile – unreleased
mukqs – v on shenton – hausu mountain
kaitlyn aurelia smith – i will make room for you – western vinyl
internet club – pure trance – self released
coralcola – live jazz – unreleased
xyr – arcana – not not fun
lapalux – smoke streams – brainfeeder
auscultation – laces – 1080p
palmbomen ii – dreams always come true – beats in space
ghettohousedrummachine – suadade – infinite pleasure
central – pillow peace – dekmantel
2 responsible – warm for a long time – asl singles club
hannes rasmus – die idee ist gut doch die welt ist schon zu weit – notown
earth trax – deprive me of air – lost palms
dj deep – tuesday record shopping in paris – kaoz theory
ricardo villalobos – dexter (two lone swordsmen mix) – playhouse

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Mikey is next up at Make It New with DJ Seinfeld. Need music for a project? Drop him a line: coralcola@gmail.com

Inside the Livecoding Algorave Movement

You want the future of music? Here’s one idea. They call it Algorave (via CDM)

“You can’t really separate music from community.”

“I see the same motivation behind wiring and re-wiring a modular synthesizer and modifying live code while it runs.”

“I like the folk music model where people borrow tunes from each other all the time. Free/open source music fits into that nicely.”

Listen:

Way, way, WAY more over at CDM Blogs.

Get into it! Our June classes are a shocking 15% until Friday and computer music is what Ableton is all about. Email me.

Make It New Announces 2018 International Residencies

Beautiful Swimmers from DC and British talent Palms Trax land in Boston

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — [Cambridge, MA] — After hosting George Fitzgerald and Martyn for 2017, the Make It New party is announcing two new residencies for 2018: the London-born Berliner Palms Trax and dynamic DC duo Beautiful Swimmers.

The artists will make regular engagements at the Middlesex Lounge throughout the year, bringing their unique perspective on modern music regularly to Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Since his beloved “Cooking with Palms Trax” show on Berlin Community Radio, Jay Donaldson a/k/a Palms Trax has played from South America to Australia. His announcement to settle in Boston for a spell comes with similar engagements in Glasgow and Bordeaux.

Beautiful Swimmers most recently spelled in Boston for Together, holding a record fair in partnership with Martyn and closing the 2017 festival down. Rated 2016’s “Best DJs in the World” by Vice (Thump) Magazine — they earned it by being completely obsessed with finding and releasing, and loving, music. They will be visiting Boston regularly from their home in Washington, DC.

“Make It New already has three great resident DJs,” says Mmmmaven CEO and Make It New booking agent Alexander Maniatis, “but these three really add something totally different.” Having just celebrated 13 years of weekly parties, Make It New is hosted by Polina Starobinets, Managing Director of Mmmmaven (simply pronounced “maven”), the DJ school based up the street in Central Square.

Ari and Andrew (Beautiful Swimmers) are selectors who always… always… play amazing music you’ve never heard before and Jay (Palms Trax) is booked at the world’s best events. We’re are so happy they’ve committed to us for 2018.

The DJs of Make It New, Baltimoroder (Erik Pearson), Coralcola (Mikey Lee), and Mike Swells have recently been highlighted themselves. From the Honey Soundsystem Podcast of DJ Mike Swells to Baltimoroder and Coralcola getting inside international music site Resident Advisor (and gathering 3,500 plays in the process).

It all amounts to a bevy of musical riches to the Greater Boston community.

Palms Trax will begin his sojourn on February 22nd, while the Beautiful Swimmers’ residency launches March 1st, 2018.

As they say: Stay tuned.