What’s Up Weekend? 2 – 8 June 2016


Berlin Design Night, Torstrassen Festival, Empress Of und mehr, we’re branching out beyond techno this week and we’re excited. Our event picks for the next week or so are below. Each of them is either highlighted with a:

Bron loves it! – more electronic, than not.
Lucy loves it! – more indie boy band/ pop vibes/ not techno.
Everyone loves it! – 2.5 words: shit’s ACE and/or edible.



VARIOUS – BERLIN DESIGN NIGHT – Everybody loves it!

Taking place over 90+ locations throughout Berlin, this Freitag sees studios, agencies, global design networks, furniture and product designers, architects, publishers, fashion studios, showrooms and illustrators open their doors to the public for NACHTSCHICHT – Berlin Design Night, an initiative of Create Berlin. Kicking off around 19:00 the offering will vary per location and includes exhibitions, workshops, lectures and more, with the opening event, DRIVE, taking place at the Volkswagen Group Forum. Check out their Facebook page for a full list of participants and treat yourself to a free Freitag abend of discovering schön design from Berlin-based designers.


Also worth checking out: 

TRESOR – Tresor presents Kern Vol.3 Pre-Release – MEHR INFOS


TORSTRASSE – VARIOUS – Everybody loves it!

It’s back, and if you like your festivals city-based, in intimate venues and with a genre-hopping line-ups that show-off new artists then you’re in for a treat. Taking place in various venues on and around one of Mitte’s busiest Strasses, Torstrassen Festival 2016 will kick off Friday eve with a free pre-party in collab with Pop Montreal at Acud Macht Neue with Wake Island, L.A. Foster, Better Person and Lil’ Tuts. On Samstag – the main event which for nur 16 – 20€ gets your access to multiple venues and SO MANY ACTS from 14:00 until sometime around midnight. This year’s line-up includes Alex Cameron, Asbjørn (Official), Darkstar, DJ Paypaljozef van wissem,Julianna Barwick, Kedr livanskiyOra Cogan, Pictorial CandiTouchy, White Wine Music, White Lung and so many more. Our tip? Check out the schedule and pick some artists you’ve never seen / heard of before and find some new faves.

The festivities will wrap up at Acud Macht Neue Sat night with a TSF26 x We Boogie after party feat. DJ Paypal, Mechatok und mehr, and on Sonntag with Super Sunday feat. Easter, Fenster and Jaakko Eino Kalevi. Tickers for the festival are available in advance or on the doors.


Also worth checking out:

://ABOUT BLANK – Blank Generation w/ Ben Ufo, DJ Skirt, Pearson Sound, Kim Brown -Live-, Man Power – MEHR INFOS



KANTINE AM BERGHAINEverybody loves it!

Feeling fragile after a hectisch week and/or weekend? Head to Kantine am Berghain tonight for a soothing by way of Empress Of and her schöner than schön voice and delicious pop numbers. Returning to Berlin after last year’s tour with Purity Ring, expect a showcase of lovely tunes from last year’s Me and a whole lot of captivation from an artist who by all accounts is pretty incredible live. Support from Olga Bell, doors at 20:00, tickets in advance or on the Tur.


Also worth checking out: 

VELODROME – Moderat – MEHR INFOSAusverkauft big time, get on that ticket hunt


Is your party worthy of a shout out? Email Bron


About BRON

Bron writes on all things techno. If there's a party at the club, she is probably there - with fiddy and all the gang. She also likes gluten free bread (because she can't eat wheat) and wine.