Music




An upcoming documentary on Dieter Rams, one of the most influential industrial designers of all time, will feature a soundtrack by composer and producer Brian Eno. The documentary, called simply Rams, is by Gary Hustwit, who also directed the design-oriented films Helvetica, Objectified and Urbanized. Rams, 84, was head of design at Braun from 1961 to 1995, where he […]

Brian Eno scores new documentary on designer Dieter Rams




Anyone into electronic music and synthesizer compositions is bound to have experienced the music for the original Blade Runner movie. Vangelis´album certainly ranks among the most impressive soundtracks to date. Now you will have the opportunity to explore the sounds of Blade Runner yourself. Deckard´s Dream was revealed at the […]

The new impressive Blade Runner synth – Check out Deckard´s ...





“A musical program that explores the intricacies of time and space” Techno pioneer Jeff Mills has teamed-up with the UK-based radio station NTS and NASA for an exploratory six-part radio series titled ‘Jeff Mills: The Outer Limits’. The program, written, produced and presented by Mills will focus on exploring high-level concepts in […]

Techno pioneer Jeff Mills will join forces with NASA in ...


Summarizing something is often quite a subjective process and the same is true for this year’s list of albums and tracks that made an impression. Focus is, as always, on electronic music which also happens to be quite a subjective area, since the definition of electronic music today can be […]

The electronic tracks and artists that defined 2017







A bunch of electronic music innovators have been nominated for the Grammy Awards in 2018. It is with great pleasure we can conclude that Bonobo, Kraftwerk and Four Tet are among the nominated, and for good reasons one may add. In the Best Dance/Electronic Album category, Bonobo’s album ‘Migration’ is […]

Electronic music in pole position for the 2018 Grammy Awards


It’s been busy times for the ever so productive Eric Prydz and alongside his more prominent artist persona as Eric Prydz, Eric has also made a custom of appearing under various aliases. As frequent visitors at Berghaim know it is not seldom that Eric will perform there under any of […]

Eric Prydz aka Tonja Holma makes a debut, and more ...




For anyone interested in electronic music in the 1980’s is sure to have come across the Yellow Magic Orchestra (YMO). YMO was to Japan what Kraftwerk was to Europe. Always in the forefront of electronic and synthesizer based music. Little less known to the general crowd is the profound importance […]

Interview with synth pioneer Hideki Matsutake – On YMO, Logic ...



Today’s topic revolves around Trentemøller and the release of a new documentary dubbed ‘The science of Fixion’, but before we go there let’s recapture a bit. Copenhagen based musician Anders Trentemøller´s talent for heart wrenching melodic moments and exceptional productions, fused with his trademark sound somewhere between indie and electronic, […]

New epic documentary featuring Trentemøller – The Science of Fixion




Electronic music has many facets and today’s electronic underground scene is flourishing with many new talented acts that are pushing the boundaries of contemporary music, be it minimal techno, noise, experimental, dark ambient, EBM or any other of the different cross-pollinations that are happening out there. One person that is […]

PLAYLIST: In the headphones of Covenant’s Eskil Simonsson – Noise, ...


Although The Knife is no longer around to treat us with their inspiring blend of techno beats, intriguing synth loops, and Karin Dreijer Andersson’s vocals, news has arrived that The Knife is releasing a package containing both a live shot film, an album, and a photobook. Due for Release 1 September via […]

Shaking the Habitual – The Knife returns with live film, ...



When two acclaimed artists in the D&B space decides to do something new and unexpected why not turn to minimal techno. The Berlin based label Horo has announced a new project called Ourea featuring Lemna (Maiko Okimoto) and Sam KDC (Samuel Wood). Lemna, the alias of Tokyo-based producer Maiko Okimoto, is […]

When D&B goes Techno – The Ourea project from Horo


Electronic artist, arranger and composer Hannah Peel’s work combines the tremendously deep, rich power of traditional brass with the uplifting arpeggiated patterns and unearthly sound textures of analogue synthesizers. Through an intergalactic journey from Earth to the star constellation of Cassiopeia, Peel explores one person’s journey through space, time and […]

Miss Peel on an intergalactic journey