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Actress, Berlin Atonal 2018 © Cornelia Thonhauser
Live Reviews / 05.09.18

Berlin Atonal 2018: High-concept club sounds and challenging electronics

Berlin Atonal returns for a sixth time to Berlin’s Kraftwerk, an abandoned power plant that once served the East German regions of the capital. Inside its cavernous main rooms, the…

Live Reviews / 05.11.21

Metabolic Rift: The colossal felt intimate at Berlin Atonal’s latest endeavour

This autumn, Berlin’s immense Kraftwerk building opened its doors for a run of nightly concerts staged as part of an exhibition and event series called Metabolic Rift. The endeavour itself,…

Live Reviews / 21.03.16

Max Richter presents Sleep

…played before bedtime; a kind of neo-classical lullaby meant to explore the effect music has on our subconscious. Last week, Richter premiered the live version of Sleep at Kraftwerk, a…

News / 19.08.13


…to cover, among others, Kraftwerk’s 3-D show in the confines of the former power plant, we packed our mini sauna towel without hesitation. Attention to detail at Flow is notable…

Lists / 27.09.21

Richard H. Kirk: 17 artists on the life and works of the Cabaret Voltaire founder

Last week, on 21 September, the world lost a singular talent and an electronic music trailblazer: Richard H. Kirk. The pioneering Sheffield-born musician and Cabaret Voltaire co-founder passed away aged…

Long Reads / 23.08.23

Lock into a euphoric playlist for sungazing from dj lostboi and Torus

…show as part of the extensive Berlin Atonal festivities at the Kraftwerk complex – the pair’s joint Selections offering is loaded with euphoric, nostalgic dance music from the likes of…

Kraftwerk Berlin
News / 12.07.16

The long-awaited Berlin techno museum now has a home

Demitri Hegemann has revealed that his long-awaited “Living Archive of Elektronika” will open in Kraftwerk – the power station that houses Tresor Dimitri Hegemann has confirmed that his planned techno…

Live Reviews / 01.09.22

Field Day 2022: The London event finds its footing as a celebration of electronic music

News / 01.07.13


…people like Kraftwerk. Kraftwerk was a phenomenon that was maybe better received internationally, because inside Germany people were still looking towards London or New York and the international scene. I…

News / 26.07.13

Latitude Festival

…the most anticipated set of the weekend: Kraftwerk’s 3D show. Over the last four decades or so, endless column inches have championed the pioneering German collective for the seismic shift…

News / 12.09.13


…progressive electronic rhythms of Kraftwerk; on its release, electronic music was instantly endowed with the kind of lofty aestheticism only a classically-leaning piece can bestow. No longer the preserve of…

News / 01.08.23

Berlin Atonal expands line-up for 2023

…DJ Plead. OK Williams, The Bug and Flowdan, upsammy, LCY and ¥ØU$UK€ ¥UK1MAT$U have also been confirmed for the six-night concert programme. The festival returns to Kraftwerk Berlin from 7-17…

Discover / 06.02.15

The Pen Test

The Pen Test’s chugging odes to Kraftwerk on their Interstate LP follow in similarly conceptual nature to the landmark Autobahn album. The Minneapolis-based duo’s hypnotic, steady arpeggios and dehumanised vocals…

Lists / 11.08.15

SUMS‘ top five picks for Berlin Atonal

…Ensemble to Kraftwerk – the epic venue where Berlin Atonal takes place. Raster-Noton artist Kangding Ray and Mogwai’s Barry Burns will also team up to present SUMS, a collaboration created…

Iannis Xenakis performing in dark room lit with hundreds of tiny lights that resemble stars
News / 11.11.22

A one-off festival celebrating the work of Iannis Xenakis is coming to Berlin

X100 is a 3-day festival celebrating the seminal composer, organised by Berlin Atonal. The one-off event will take place at Kraftwerk, Berlin from 18-20 November. Paying homage to Iannis Xenakis’…

News / 23.09.21

Klein, Tim Hecker and Vladislav Delay announced for Berlin Atonal’s Metabolic Rift concert series

…upcoming Metabolic Rift concert series, which is set to take place across September and October in Berlin’s Kraftwerk. The concert programme will run alongside an “(un)guided” exhibition-tour through a series…

DJ Stingray © George Nebieridze
Long Reads / 14.07.17

The Unrelenting Energy of DJ Stingray

Kraftwerk, a converted multi-level powerplant that once provided electricity to the whole of East Berlin during the GDR era. Famously, it was clubs like Tresor that forged Berlin’s early connection…

Events / 16.06.16

Berlin Atonal announces second wave of artists

This year’s edition of Berlin Atonal takes place between 24 – 28 August in Berlin’s expansive Kraftwerk complex Synth innovator Peter Zinovieff will collaborate with renowned cellist Lucy Railton on…

Live Reviews / 09.08.17

Techno titans and UFO landings at Neopop Festival 2017

If you’re a techno fan, Neopop may just be the best festival you’ve never heard of. If you’re not a techno fan, Neopop is not for you. Held in the…

Lists / 17.10.17

Everything to see at Simple Things 2017 if you never need a rest

“I’ll meet you there!”, “I’m front left but leaving in 5!”, “Might grab another drink then head across a bit later!” These are all texts you could conceivably receive across…

Laurel Halo
Events / 17.07.17

Laurel Halo, Yves Tumor, The Black Madonna and more announced for Club To Club

…acts including a rollout of Crack favourites, such a former Crack cover star Nicolas Jaar, Arca with longtime collaborator Jesse Kanda, Jlin, Actress, Kraftwerk, Diagonal boss Powell, renowned photographer Wolfgang…

Lena Willikens
Events / 09.07.18

Lena Willikens, Batu and Object Blue to play Berlin Atonal 2018

…the decks. Previously confirmed acts on the line-up include former Crack Magazine cover star Helena Hauff, Objekt, Lanark Artefax, Actress and more. The four-day event will take place at Kraftwerk

Mixes / 22.03.19

German new wave funk and disco – Mixed by Munk

…schlocky schlager. However, the advent of bands like Kraftwerk and Can heralded a flourish of experimentation characterised by myriad artists mixing up disco, punk and funk into a deeply idiosyncratic…

Kraftwerk Berlin
Events / 14.01.19

Berlin’s MaerzMusik announces 2019 programme

…in former power plant Kraftwerk, closes the festival from the 30 to 31 March. Encompassing concerts, performances, and sound and video installations, The Long Now will bring together different musical…

Club to Club 2018 © Andrea Macchia
Live Reviews / 07.11.18

Club to Club 2018: The Italian institution delivers directional programming on a grand scale

…not spent nearly 20 years successfully yoking the two together, drawing sizeable crowds for musically adventurous line-ups topped in previous years by the likes of Arca, Kraftwerk, Autechre and Swans….

Playlists / 03.10.18

Selections: Waajeed

…in Underground Resistance’s futuristic vision, as well as Kraftwerk. Stepping up for Crack Magazine’s Selections series, the producer curates a tracklist of cuts that’ve made a mark, and informed his…

Objekt © Kasia Zacharko
News / 23.05.19

Objekt, Lee Gamble and Nkisi announced for Berlin Atonal 2019

…projects to the capital city. It’ll be held within the container of the Kraftwerk in the centre of Berlin. Check out the full line-up via Atonal’s website, and revisit Objekt’s…

News / 02.08.18

Powder and DJ Sports complete Berlin Atonal’s 2018 line-up

The experimental festival has unveiled the final wave of acts for its 2018 edition. Taking place at Kraftwerk on 22-26 August, the final additions are Dutch producer DJ Sports, Powder…

Helena Hauff
Events / 31.05.18

Helena Hauff, Lanark Artefax and Actress to play Berlin Atonal 2018

The experimental festival has made its first artist announcement of 2018. Set to be held at Kraftwerk Berlin on 22-26 August, those confirmed for the line-up include former Crack Magazine…

Album Reviews / 07.07.17

DJ Stingray – Kern Vol. 4

…blend, with the Kraftwerk-referencing Aquabahn being a welcome highlight. Appealingly, there’s also the inclusion of previously unreleased track Nationalised, taken from Stingray’s NRSB-11 collaboration with Gerald Donald. Elsewhere, Kern Vol….