Just a quick note to point my faithful readers to a rich and perceptive account of a night out at Berghain written by Tavia Nyong’o at Hear is Queer. His comments about the frequently-misunderstood aesthetics of techno and the difficult-to-represent experience of losing oneself in dancing are both welcome contributions to the online discourse about EDM.
The last time I was in Berlin, I actually did not spend as much time out listening to music as I should have. I think I was turned off by the amount of US music on the German radio, and the prominence of international touring acts on the rosters of the most heavily advertised venues in the city, and hastily concluded that the mus … Read More
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