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News / 11.02.14


Various Venues, Berlin | 24 January – 2 February Berlin’s CTM festival pitches itself as “A festival for adventurous art and music”. Now in its 15th year, a skim read…

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News / 27.01.23

CTM Festival selects four artists to join SHAPE+ artist list

The Berlin festival kicks off today (27 January). Four new artists – selected by CTM – have joined this year’s SHAPE+ cohort and have been added to the CTM Festival

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News / 13.12.19

Lafawndah, Andy Stott and DJ Plead to play CTM Festival 2020

…Diaki and more will perform at CTM this year, each bringing a distinct approach and sound to the festival. For more information and tickets head to the CTM Festival website….

News / 11.12.18

Fatima al Qadiri and Deena Abdelwahed join CTM Festival’s 20th anniversary line-up

The Berlin festival for experimental electronic music will take place from 25 January to 3 February 2019. CTM Festival has confirmed a third wave of acts for its 20th anniversary…

CTM 2018 Camilie Blake
Events / 22.11.19

CTM Festival announces Squarepusher, Dan Deacon and Sherelle in second wave of artists

The Berlin festival will celebrate its 21st edition next year from 24 January to 2 February. Berlin’s CTM has announced the second wave of artists for its 10-day festival next…

Events / 27.11.18

CTM Festival adds Kode9, Venetian Snares and Perera Elsewhere to 2019 line-up

The Berlin festival is set to celebrate its 20th anniversary next year on 25 January to 3 February. CTM Festival has announced the second wave of acts for its special…

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News / 14.01.21

CTM Festival confirms Loraine James, Oramics, Rian Treanor and more for 2021 edition

The festival’s pandemic edition will feature an online programme on 19-31 January 2021, and a series of hybrid events later in the year. CTM Festival has announced its third wave…

Events / 02.11.16

Berlin’s CTM festival announce first acts for 2017

Berlin’s festival for adventurous music and art returns from 27 January – 5 February 2017 with the theme ‘Fear Anger Love’ Berlin’s CTM festival have just revealed a host of…

Events / 30.11.17

Klein, Batu and JASSS join CTM Festival’s line-up

…Head to CTM Festival’s website for tickets and the full line-up. Prep yourself for the festival and read up on Crack’s features with Batu and Klein. Listen to exclusive mixes…

Music in Support of Black Mental Health
Events / 13.12.17

CTM Festival announce third wave of acts

…Club OST and Kunstquartier Bethanien. For more info and tickets, head to CTM Festival’s website. Read Crack’s review of CTM Festival 2017 and revisit an exclusive conversation between Jlin and…

News / 01.11.17

CTM Festival announce first acts and projects for 2018

CTM Festival have revealed the first phase of their 2018 programme. The title for this year’s cross-discipline event is ‘Turmoil’. In a press release organisers wrote, “Uneasy times demand uneasy…

Events / 15.02.18

CTM Festival announces programme for Technosphärenklänge

German art centre Haus der Kulturen der Welt is teaming up with CTM Festival for the fifth edition of their collaborative series, Technosphärenklänge. Inviting museum-goers into “a world of tonal…

Live Reviews / 25.03.15


It’s hard to imagine another city on Earth that could pull off a festival like CTM. Founded back in 1999, this remorselessly avant-garde audio-visual celebration has become a pillar of…

CTM Festival © Camille Blake
Live Reviews / 06.02.19

CTM Festival 2019: The Berlin institution strikes the right balance between the scholarly and fun

CTM, celebrating its 20th edition this year, is an integral part of Berlin’s cultural furniture, adventurous in its quest for ideas that no one else would consider, let alone have…

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Events / 06.11.18

Yves Tumor, Actress and Lotic confirmed for CTM Festival’s 20th anniversary edition

The Berlin festival has made its first announcement for 2019. CTM will be celebrating its 20th anniversary next year with the theme Persistence. Inviting new artists and longtime collaborators to…

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Live Reviews / 11.02.17

CTM 2017: Heightened emotions as radical response

Words: Dan Cole and Josie Thaddeus-Johns For 18 years, Berlin’s CTM festival has been championing adventurous music and art. The sprawling programme of installations, club nights and specially commissioned shows…

Events / 14.12.15

CTM announce Floating Points and more for 2016 event

Berlin’s CTM Festival have announced even more acts for their 2016 edition This year CTM Festival return to some of Berlin’s best venues for their 17th edition and they’ve just…

Events / 07.12.16

Pharmakon, Jenny Hval and Lorenzo Senni added to CTM lineup

CTM Festival have just dumped a whole heap of exciting names on to their 2017 lineup. New additions to the festival, which takes place in various Berlin venues from 17…

News / 25.02.22

KMRU, Avtomat and Zöe Mc Pherson contribute to new CTM x SHAPE platform mix series

Hosted by Berlin’s CTM Festival, the collaborative series features exclusive mixes from SHAPE platform artists. A new SHAPE-themed mix series has been launched in collaboration with CTM Festival. A number…

News / 05.02.14


…start: the new Inheritors live show, performed here as part of Berlin’s esteemed CTM Festival, is nothing short of outstanding. Comprised of three players – Holden on synths, a drummer,…

Long Reads / 15.01.16

Beyond Borders:
In conversation
with CTM curator
Rabih Beaini

Rabih Beaini wants to take down borders. Ever since he ventured from his native East Beirut into the city’s West side after the civil war, the Lebanese producer has sought…

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Live Reviews / 20.06.19

Holly Herndon in Berlin: The electronic composer offers a humane salve to our troubled times

At a time when our world faces an existential struggle against nature and advancing technology, it is all too common to sink into a murky soundtrack of Sturm und Drang….

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Live Reviews / 08.02.18

CTM 2018 embraced both light and shade in a showcase of experimental art and music

…the exhibition at CTM 2018, at first glance the artwork sits in stark contrast to the long-running Berlin festival. CTM typically celebrates the dark corners of experimental music and art,…

Profiles / 11.08.22

All under one reality raving: the future technologies of music festivals

Live Reviews / 15.06.16

Polymorphism x Cosmo Rhythmatic

A collaboration with the famously adventurous CTM Festival, the Polymorphism crew’s 18th residency was slated to celebrate the release of CSLM, a joint EP from Grischa Lichtenberger (of Raster-Noton fame)…

Live Reviews / 22.04.22

Rewire Festival 2022: A go-to destination for exploratory sounds

Since launching in 2011, The Hague’s Rewire Festival has been slowly building a reputation as one of Europe’s go-to destinations for forward-thinking and exploratory music of all shades and colours….

BbyMutha interview
News / 16.10.19

BbyMutha, Kamaal Williams, Giant Swan and more announced for CTM 2020

VTSS, Hildur Guðnadóttir, Deathprod and many more have also been announced for the Berlin festival. CTM has revealed the first names for its 2020 edition. Taking place from 24 January…

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News / 27.11.19

Marie Davidson, Catnapp and Colin Self announced as Amplify Berlin mentors

…Furthermore, Amplify Berlin has announced its stage at CTM Festival next year. Oliver Bauerman from CTM Festival said, “The fact that such an important creative development format for young electronic…

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News / 11.05.17

The world’s first neural synthesiser is coming to Berlin

…neurons in field conditions. #artscience #externalbrain #posthumanmusic #hkw #ctmfestival @hkw_berlin @cdmblogs @clotmagazine @groove_mag @crack_magazine A post shared by CTM FESTIVAL (@ctmfestival) on May 2, 2017 at 3:59am PDT The night…

Common Fate Jessica Ekomane
News / 20.02.19

Watch the experimental Common Fate video from Berlin-based sound artist Jessica Ekomane

…of 16 festivals and art centres – including Berlin’s CTM Festival and Krakow’s Unsound Festival – SHAPE is dedicated to promoting emerging acts, interdisciplinary cooperation and creative experimentation. Previously, she…