What’s Up Weekend? 23 – 29 May 2015

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May Day is just around the corner and summer is pretty much here. Fuck. we. are. excited. Fitting in perfectly with that summer vibe is the return of Sun Glitters to Berlin on Tues – to which you could win tickets (hallöchen!) – and a weekend-long birthday celebration for ://about blank – get around Berlin’s best club garden. Meanwhile, if all this sunniness  is a bit too soon, Dystopian at Arena Club on Fri will be keeping things pure / dark / techno. Options!

Below are some of the events we are recommending for the week ahead in Berlin. 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.

FREITAG

ARENA CLUBBron loves it!

One of Berlin’s best techno parties returns for it’s quarterly round at Arena Club and as always is serving a pretty flawless menu of prime techno sounds. In this April edition, Dystopian – the Berlin-based label / party collective / agency – will play host to rising and rising Monkeytown trio Fjaak (live), alongside  Token/M_Rec’s Tadeo, and own Dystopian’s Alex.Do (if you haven’t caught him yet, it’s time you did) and Distant Echoes. Coupled with the Arena Club dancefloor – a cosier alternative to the Berghain mainfloor and one of our faves in Berlin – this is our pick for Freitag.

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Also worth checking out:

TANTE EMMA – SPACEMOUNTAIN – MEHR INFOS

GRETCHEN – Night Slugs Berlin w/ L-Vis, Bok Bok – MEHR INFOS

LOOPHOLE – Shameless/Limitless: Dubais 7″ Relase Showb & Party w/ Skiing, Goldwiener – MEHR INFOS

PRINCE CHARLES –  Beatport Friday Warm Ups with Emika & Tyree Cooper – MEHR INFOS 

BERGHAIN / PANORAMA BAR  – Janus x DIAL – MEHR INFOS

SAMSTAG

://ABOUT BLANK Bron loves it!

://about blank are turning 5 and we’re all invited to their big bday bash to celebrate. I’ll take any excuse to celebrate a birthday, and a club at that is a core member of Berlin’s clubbing scene is a pretty good one. Kicking off Saturday afternoon, the festivities will roll on to some time on Mond and amongst other things promises: “sektempfang, konzertflügel-revival, mikrodisko soli boom box, rattenchor, kinderdisco, poetry slam, hüttenzauber und der beliebten soli-tombola mit gisela sommer und inge borg!”. Did you go to DE class this week? Kein Ding, there’s your hausaufgaben. On top of the novelty, their line-up is really decent with party guests including Redshape (live), Matias Aguayo, Rødhåd, Ashraf Sharif Khan & Viktor Marek (live), Freddy K b2b Silva Rymd, Elisabeth, DJ Xing and loads more. Cake (maybe), bday vibes (definitely), killer tunes (for sure) – we’re in.

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Also worth checking out:

BERGHAIN/PANORAMA BAR – Klubnacht w/ Function, Anthony Parasole, Kobosil, Virginia – MEHR INFOS

STATTBAD – Stattnacht: Optimo, Waze & Odyssey, Pangaea – MEHR INFOS

CHALET – Clubnight with Fantastic Man, Francis Inferno Orchestra & FM – MEHR INFOS 

DIENSTAG

URBAN SPREEEverybody loves it!

Tying in perfectly with the arrival of the warmer months, fine Luxembourg export Sun Glitters is back in the B and ready to wrap us up in the prettiest electronic dream pop. Feelings – incoming. Touring his new collaborative EP “Galaxy“, this Berlin edition of the latest Sun Glitters’ live show will feature Sarah P (former singer of Keep Shelly in Athens) who he collaborates with on this new schön little number. We’ve been big Sun Glitters fans ever since our ears discovered his debut full length Everything Could Be Fine, and if the last time we caught him is anything to go by, we should all be in for a treat. With support coming from Italian postrock/electronica band Platonick Dive, doors are at 20:00 and tickets are available at the door, oder:

WIN TICKETS!

How does a night of sweet, summery, electronic feels for free/kostenlos/gratis sound? Yep, thanks to the lovely crew bringing Sun Glitters to the Haupstadt we have 1 x 2 tickets to giveaway. It doesn’t get much better. Oh hej du.

To win:

1. Flick this post a like (you can do this up the top or bottom – options!)
2. email win@lucyvstheglobe.com with Sun Glitters in the subject line by Montag 19:00.

It’s pretty einfach. Viel glück!

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MITTWOCH

PALOMA BAR – Fluid Soul Soundsystem – Tropical! w/ Damiano Von Erckert, Hodini, Max Graef & Nano Nansen –  MEHR INFOS

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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.