Tag: ostgut

New Multi Stage Luxury Development May Threaten Berghain

A new commercial ‘entertainment district” may threaten Berlin’s reigning techno mecca Berghain, as planned development centers around the district’s Mercedes-Benz Arena. The news comes, as reported by several Berlin newspapers, that the space opposite Berghain will include a mall, a multi-lane bowling alley and “a full range of other wholesome family-oriented businesses”. What is truly concerning is that this seams to be just the beginning of a multi stage development strategy that could change the entire city for the…worse (my opinion). Berghain, however, is not unfamiliar with this sort of concern, as its predecessor, Ostgut, ironically was forced to move ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With André Galluzzi

Few can say they have seen Berlin grow into the techno mecca it is today from behind the decks, but André Galluzzi is one of those who can, having held or currently holding residencies at the famed Tresor, Berghain, and even its predecessor Ostgut. Galluzzi’s first opportunity in DJing at a club was in his hometown of Frankfurt. While working behind the bar, one of the DJs fell ill and a slot opened up for the night. Galluzzi grabbed the bull by its horns and made it an experience that would change his life. Soon after, working for record distributor Neutron, Galluzzi ... Read more