A holistic and audacious audiovisual experience: Berlin Atonal 2023 through five standout shows

This month, Berlin Atonal returned for its first full edition since 2019, offering a mammoth 10-day showcase of sound, visual and performance art

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

Shared ahead of their Berlin Atonal appearance, the pair’s collaborative playlist runs through classics from the vault by the likes of DJ Sammy, Jonny L and DJ Rashad

FAUZIA, Valentina Magaletti and Ron Morelli added to Berlin Atonal line-up

The Berlin-based festival has revealed more details for its next edition, which takes place from 7-17 September

Berlin Atonal expands line-up for 2023

Berlin Atonal, which returns this September for its first full edition in over four years, has announced the bulk of its 2023 programme

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

Caterina Barbieri and friends brought a tenderness to the cavernous Kraftwerk Berlin space as part of Berlin Atonal’s Metabolic Rift concert series

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

The exhibition and concert series, which also features performances from Space Afrika, Flora Yin-Wong and Caterina Barbieri, kicks off this weekend

In Photos: Berlin Atonal 2019

Spanning across five days, Atonal Berlin captures the audience with stunning audiovisual shows

After five years of self-imposed exile Vladislav Delay is ready to return

Five years ago Vladislav Delay sold his gear and stepped back from a 15-year career in electronic music, later this month he returns. Ahead of his performance at Berlin Atonal we spoke to the ambient producer to find out what the future holds

Berlin Atonal finalises 2019 programme with rRoxymore, Buttechno and VTSS

Berlin Atonal welcome Buttechno, Varg, VTSS, Jensen Interceptor, Bambouno and more to an already packed bill for this year’s festival.

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Berlin Atonal add SHYBOI, Elena Colombi, Amnesia Scanner for 2019

Amnesia Scanner (live, A/V), Elena Colombi b2b Jon K, Discwoman’s SHYBOI, Phuong Dan b2b Zozo and Helm are among the latest additions for Berlin Atonal

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Objekt, Lee Gamble and Nkisi announced for Berlin Atonal 2019

The German festival runs from 28 August to 1 September

Actress, Berlin Atonal 2018 © Cornelia Thonhauser

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

The German festival returned to Kraftwerk to stage its sixth edition

Jay Glass Dubs

Chilling, spacey ambience and cosmic dub from the Athenian producer


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

The experimental festival will return to Kraftwerk on 22-26 August

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

The experimental festival will be held at Kraftwerk Berlin from 22-26 August

From apocalyptic visions to the grotesque: Berlin Atonal 2017

Maya-Roisin Slater reviews Atonal’s 2017 edition, delving into its surreal and mesmeric qualities

Berlin Atonal finalises line-up for 2017 edition

Blackest Ever Black’s Pessimist, Pépé Bradock, DJ Deep and more have been added to the programme

Berlin Atonal and Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin launch Parallax event

Moritz von Oswald and more have been confirmed for the programme

DJ Stingray, Carla Dal Forno, Apeiron Crew and more added to Berlin Atonal 2017

The festival has announced its second wave of artists


Wolfgang Tillmans, Powell, Pan Daijing and more revealed for Berlin Atonal 2017

The five-day festival has made its first announcement

Berlin Atonal 2016

The festival takes place between the Tresor, Globus and OHM clubs. The smaller stage NULL…

Recent Arts:
Sound and Vision

Ahead of their stellar shows at Berlin Atonal, we catch up with artist duo Recent Arts to find out why they’re casting their inspirations skywards this year

Berlin’s Atonal Festival finalise lineup

Atonal returns to Berlin’s Kraftwerk from 24 – 28 August and they’ve just added a…

Berlin Atonal announces second wave of artists

This year’s edition of Berlin Atonal takes place between 24 – 28 August in Berlin’s…

25 years on,
Tresor’s founders
fan the flames of Berlin’s nightlife

Discussing Tresor’s many transformations across the last 25 years, club co-founder Dimitri Hegemann looks to future generations to carry the torch

Berlin Atonal

A sensation so complex that it really must be felt to be fully understood

Rethinking The Ordinary

An interview with René Pawlowitz on his Shed project

SUMS‘ top five picks for Berlin Atonal

Now three years into its second incarnation, the Berlin Atonal festival is known for gathering…

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Berlin Atonal announce more names

Berlin Atonal takes place across five days beginning on 19 August. Each year Berlin Atonal…

Berlin Atonal releases second wave of acts

The unique Berlin Atonal festival has got some more challenging sounds up its sleeve Berlin Atonal…