Tag: Frankfurt

Interview: Roman Flügel

To understand or in any way wrap your head around who is Roman Flügel would be a difficult task. As he rather speaks through his artistic endeavor than his public persona. He doesn’t shock, doesn’t shout or confront anyone with his presence. Thus, it does make it a special occasion to round a set of questions with Roman Flügel; about his perspectives, Frankfurt as an inspiration, recent album or naming the one-off special dance scenes in the world. After over two decades’ worth of credits, including plenty of works across and beyond the genre borders, Roman is now recognized as ... Read more

Mix #213 By Reboot

Anticipating the third full length album from Germany’s Reboot, the man himself gives us an exclusive mixtape for the 213th edition of our series. Entitled “aLIVE,” and available via Get Physical Recordings, the 12 track affair is his first on the label and is another fantastic statement of his inventive electronic talents. “aLIVE” takes inspiration from “the beauty of all aspects of life” and “the magical connection between everything in existence” according to the artist. It was written over the course of two years and inspired by a multitude of ideas and sketches. The final work was then finished in ... Read more

Review: World Club Dome Pool Sessions

Most people that look at the ethos of World Club Dome generally don’t tend to take their eye off their star studded cast of EDM headliners. However looking further into the programming of events at The Commerzbank Arena you’ll find an underlying house and techno line up that would leave the Ibiza faithful foaming at the mouth. Last year the festival boasted the likes of Matthias Tanzmann and DJ Koze as well as Jamie Jones and Route 94 whist this year WCD and Big City Beats threw the net out even further and hosted two pool party sessions in their ... Read more

World Club Dome Announces Pool Sessions Party With Solomun and Sven Väth

Taking place on the 4th and 5th of June the Frankfurt Stadionbad will be hosting the World Club Dome ‘Pool Session’ festival over the weekend.  The Stadionbad swimming baths, a 200,000-m² complex surrounded by trees and grassy areas, will be sparkling and glowing, while a cluster of international stars which include Sven Väth, Solomun, Kollektiv Turmstrasse, Adriatique, Tim Green and Eats Everything launch this brand-new event. On both days of the festival the artists will play ultra-cool underground sounds from stages rearing up out of the Stadionbad pools. Frankfurt is set to meet the qualities of Ibiza, with performers positioned on the ... Read more

Who Wants To Take Over Frankfurt’s Freebase Records?

Freebase Records & Sneakers has been put up for sale after being in the business for over two decades as one of Frankfurt’s most celebrated record shops. Freebase has been run by techno producer duo Chris Wood & Meat (aka Christopher Holz and Carsten Schuchmann) for 21 years. The two owners have now decided to call an end to their business, not because of financial difficulties, as “Vinyl and Sneakers are booming”, but because Christopher and Carsten are looking for a change and more time to focus on their studio time. Further details about the store, cost and hand-over will be supplied ... Read more

First Museum Set to Archive the Electronic Music Legacy

Widely considered a mecca of the scene, Frankfurt will get the world’s very first museum focused solely on the history and culture of electronic music. The city made the official announcement during Musikmesse, the world’s leading musical instrument and technology trade fair. The Museum of Modern Electronic Music or MOMEM is scheduled to open in 2017, further claiming Germanys position as the spiritual home of electronic music. The initiator of the ambitious project is scene-veteran Andreas Thomalla aka Talla 2XLC, who has held residency at the legendary club Dorian Gray and is one of the pioneers of the German Techno scene. Having been active in the ... Read more