• Markus Saarländer

Berlin Presents Kellerkind


We finish off our Berlinathon in epic style at our home the Green Door Store. As most of you are aware, it is the Brighton Music Conference that week and by this time we will have already completed 2 other parties on the Thursday. Therefore in true Berlin fashion we finish with an awesome line-up that we are very excited about. We also have support from Decoded Magazine for this one too as well as the BMC. Entry £5 as always.

Line-up: Kellerkind (Stil vor Talent, Katermukke, Suara, Watergate) Few artists need introductions but Kellerkind has been releasing some seriously amazing music for quite some time. Kellerkind grew up up in Switzerland where he was bitten at an early age by Chicago house and quickly began to DJ and produce music himself. 15 years later, Kellerkind has become an irreplaceable figure in the Swiss and Berlin electronic music scenes. His clever arrangements of tracks, but even more so his constantly pulsating and grooving sets have become a trademark, “It’s all about the groove”, he claims. By 2007 Marco was already playing at the biggest and most important clubs in Switzerland from Zurich’s Hive, Rohstofflager, Rote Fabrik, Zukunft to Berns Formbar. However, his career really kicked off with his first release “Bergluft” in 2008. Since 2001 Kellerkind has been producing music. His name, which translates as “the child from the basement”, can be taken quite literally, as he spends hours and hours creating his warm house sounds and arranging tracks in his basement studio in Solothurn. After his debut release things happened quickly and with Florian Meindl released his first EP “Keller EP” on Florian's label Flash Recordings, of which the tracks “Natural Juice” and “TomTom” chart very high in various different techno charts. In 2009 Kellerkind first started working with Berlin based and label owner of Stil vor Talent, Oliver Koletzki producing a remix of his track “Since you are gone”, which received great feedback within the scene. Since then he has released countless EPs on that label plus for other Berlin labels such as Katermukke & Ritter Butzke Studio as well as other well-known labels such as Suara, Sirion Records and Hive Audio. In terms of clubs Kellerkind has played at Berlin’s famous Watergate, frequently plays at Hive Club in Zurich and many other international dance venues. While taking the energy from the club on to his records, Kellerkind enjoys the contrast from the weekend during the week, where he produces his tracks in a small wooden hut somewhere tucked away deeply in the Swiss countryside. It is here that he replenishes his batteries from long weekends spent between Zurich and Berlin. “Most of my influences still come from weekends spent in clubs”, he states and one can hear that in both his DJ sets and his productions. There is always this pulsating groove, this unstoppable energy that makes Kellerkind's music so unique, and so danceable. Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/kellerkind

Bruno Otranto (Monog Records, Golden Gate, Sisyphos, Ritter Butzke, Grießmühle, Weekend Club) Cocidos madrileños, Fish & Chips & Curry Würste have raised and fed an artist, who has already travelled many miles. Bruno Otranto did his doctorate in “Dance-floor psychology”, which you automatically notice whenever you enter his sound zone. His music combines sensitivity and is profound in how is inspires you, taking you deeper into his world of musical magnificence. His career as a producer began 5 years ago, having worked with labels such as Monog Rec. (Berlin), Novo Music, Share Rec. Currently residing in Berlin, Bruno has an impressive roster of residencies around the city inlcuding some of the best clubs in the German capital, such as Golden Gate, Sisyphos, Ritter Butzke, Chalet, Suicide Circus, Grießmuhle, Weekend Club. Bruno also recorded a Berlin Mixtape for us which you can listen to here. Berlin Mixtape: https://www.berlin-brighton.com/berlin-mixtapes Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/brunotranto

Dj Lady Lola (Codesouth.FM, SIZE, Rumour Has It, Berlin) We welcome back Lady Lola! Award winning Brighton based female DJ, a well known name in the LGBT club scene and purveyor of fat, bouncing beats, Lady Lola has been rocking our souls and minds for some years now. No stranger to transfixing dance floors at 5000 attendee plus, large scale events such as Brighton Pride, Ola Girls (Spain), Il Ha Branca Festival (Azores), Benidorm Pride, Amsterdam Pride, Summer Rights (Tobacco Dock), As One In the Park (Victoria Park) not to mention clubs up and down the country and internationally. She is now part of the SIZE. management team, also promotes her own night " Rumour Has It" and co-hosting radio shows on Codesouth.FM andBrap FM she is a force to be reckoned with. Lola has entered the building and will be getting in touch with her German roots. Winner of Brighton Dj of the Year 2014. and 2015! Listen to previous Berlin shows here: https://www.berlin-brighton.com/lady-lola POoK (Codesouth.FM, SIZE, Berlin) Inspired by the beats of many a dark dancefloor, POoK “the man wiv big hands” has a style that grew roots in the underground Bristol and Welsh free party scenes. With 17 years experience his craft has been publicly mastered at some impressive events and venues across the South of England and abroad. Over the years the dancefloors have been moved with precision and the passion of a seasoned hedonist, twisting them into a throbbing mass of limb-jerking ass-shakers at the likes of Turnmills, The Egg, SE1, The Volks Nightclub, Concorde 2 and plenty of festivals including Waveform, Noisily and Paris Tech. Back on the mic, with his charismatic random wit and banter, POoK has listeners tuning in worldwide for his weekly night radio show onCodesouth.fm. Plus POoK has hosted 4 of our Berlin Radio Shows! As if that's not enough, clubs in Brighton and Bristol are now being served up with SIZE., a night hosted by POoK and Dj Lady Lola, inlcuding a full SIZE stage at the Festival of Sound last year. Listen to POoK's previous Berlin Radio Shows here: https://www.berlin-brighton.com/pook

Henning Schmitz (Captain wOw, Codesouth.FM, Berlin) Otherwise known as Captain wOw, Henning Schmitz has become a crowd favourite with the Berlin Kollektiv and will take you on a journey through his spaced out world. Known as a disgraced radical underground Nebular Engineer. It is well-known that he has been banned by NASA after a series of intergalactic noise complaints. He was therefore told he’d never see deep space again. But he has other plans. Fleeing from the torrent of scandalous media interest, he slunked into the UK and has been hiding in the electronic music scene ever since. Enticing you with pounding greats of Techno, TechHouse, House and Electro, you will be transported to an intergalactic wonderland. For latest mixes, tracks and radio shows listen here: http://www.berlin-brighton.com/free-music

DJ Markus Saarländer (Berlin, Trickstar Radio) Join Mr Berlin himself Markus, who will be bringing his melodic and emotive sound mixed in with some serious fun and groove to end the night. Markus started Berlin Brighton in 2014 with the simple aim of bringing a slice of Berlin to the city by showcasing underground sounds from multiple genres not just Techno. Berlin has become one of Brighton's most respected club nights with many collaborations, pop-up parties, two radio shows and of course the famous seafront beach terrace parties. Markus has also made numerous appearances on other radio shows, festivals & club nights across the country as well as in Barcelona, Ibiza and Germany. In true Berlin fashion expect a happy ending to finish you off :D Listen to radio shows, previous events and club nights - http://www.berlin-brighton.com/free-music Is this night for you? Of course it is, have you seen the line-up??? Come if you like House, Deep House, Tech House, Funk, Funky House & Techno. If you like these artists then this night is for you! Kellerkind!, Solomun, David August, Steve Bug, Tube & Berger, Kollektiv Turmstrasse, Tensnake, Tiefschwarz, Sidney Charles, Monika Kruse, Einmusik, Stephan Bodzin, Paul Kalkbrenner, Sven Väth, Purple Disco Machine, Superlover, Soul Button, Super Flu, Mat.Joe etc. Also come if you like stickers, glitter, confetti, laughing lots, speaking in a German accent, lasers, The Hoff, Jägermeister, saying 'Ja' a lot! Perhaps it's not for you if you like: Commercial music, commercial house, pop, VIP, that dangly piece of rope separating you from everyone else in VIP, attitude, bad vibes, egos, geordie shore, d'n'b, garage, reggae, beyonce, r'n'b, Kanye West, David Guetta, Steve Aoki, Swedish House Mafia, the Tories, death metal, 6 hours of flatline cowbell Techno, you get the picture :D Why does Berlin now charge entry? We want to bring you some of the best up and coming artists and continue to share with you ground breaking underground music. To do that we need to finance the night and we can no longer fund it for free especially if we're bringing over artists from Berlin. We are still the cheapest club night in Brighton and we aim to keep to that and make underground music accessible to all.

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