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20ft Radio in Berlin

Independent 20ft Radio from Kyiv is coming to Berlin to make our first fundraising raving with a little help of radio residents, friends and locals open to the independent Eastern European music and underground culture. On the 19th of April, we’ll split Urban Spree into two parts to get a night of unity for wild nightclubbers on the Dancehole Stage and intellectual chilling lovers on the Leftfield Stage.

Pay what you want for entry and support the project of folks, that are running the independent radio station inside a port container in the industrial and most hyped area of Kyiv’s underground. The donation-based radio is completely free from commercial influences and was nominated for The Webby Awards (with Spotify, Vevo and Pandora along). Just within a year more than 1000 mixes were recorded and streamed from the container, featuring DJ Sotofett, NastiaRick Wade,EasterM.E.S.H.Kedr livanskiyRouge Mécanique MusiqueKOLOAH,Simple SymmetryARMA17 residents and many more.

Full Line Up TBA. Come over and bring your friends to spend this remarkable Urban Spree Episode with us.

 

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Julie’s Haircut + Mamuthones

Urban Spree & el borracho berlin gigs Present:
06.03.2018
Rocket Recordings Label Mates with:
Julie’s Haircut + Mamuthones


Einlass: 19:00 I Beginn: 20:00
10,00€

>> JULIE´S HAIRCUT (IT – Rocket Recordings)
Active since the late nineties, Julie’s Haircut is a band devoted to spacey, hypnotic sounds. The band’s music has evolved in time from the garage-rock soulful energy of their debut towards more experimental grounds, focusing on improv and sound research, without losing touch with the groove and melody that characterized their music since day one. They have been making music with Damo Suzuki, Sonic Boom, Philip Corner, Valerio Cosi and more. Their new album “Invocation And Ritual Dance Of My Demon Twin” is released 17 february 2017 by Rocket Recordings.

>> MAMUTHONES (IT – Rocket Recordings)
Mamuthones may have started as solo project of Alessio Gastaldello, founder and ex drummer of Jennifer Gentle (Italy’s psych pop mavericks signed to Sub Pop Records) but soon turned into something like a real band.

After leaving Jennifer Gentle in 2007, Alessio switched from drums to air-organ and voice to create his own kind of deep psychedelia. A ritual, esoteric atmosphere soaked his first two albums – The First Born (a collaborative effort with Fabio Orsi) and Sator, his proper first solo LP. To support these releases, Alessio was joined on stage by Marco Fasolo (Jennifer Gentle’s mastermind) on guitar and seasoned drummer Maurizio Boldrin – an almost 70-year old musician who has played since the early Sixties in countless beat and prog groups including Pino Donaggio’s band (the same Pino Donaggio who wrote You don’t have to say you love me and soundtracked multiple Brian De Palma, Nicholas Roeg and Joe Dante movies).

After a handful of shows, the trio released in 2011 a self-titled album for Italian label Boring Machines. The band were heralded as prime movers of the so-called Italian Occult Psychedelia scene and the album itself got rave reviews on most music magazines and websites, even getting a 4-star review in The Times. Around the same time, Mamuthones opened the Italian tour of Hallogallo (the project comprising Neu! leader Michael Rother and Sonic Youth drummer Steve Shelley) and played their first London shows.

When Marco Fasolo went back to his Jennifer Gentle duties, Alessio recruited Matteo Polato (guitar) and Francesco Lovison (synth), both previously with Italian band Slumberwood. Alessio started immediately working on new material and the results were released in early 2015 as a 4-track side of a split album for the Collisions series by British label Rocket Recordings (Goat, Gnod, Josefin Ohrn, Julie’s Haircut, Teeth of the Sea, etc). The EP signaled a dramatic change in their sound, now a concoction of the dark alchemy of early Can, the sci-fi swagger of Chrome and the magpie spirit of Eno and Byrne’s My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts.
Soon after the release, Maurizio Boldrin split amicably and was replaced by Andrea Davì, a young drummer with a keen interest in jazz and Afrobeat. In September 2015 Mamuthones guested at the Liverpool Psychedelic Festival, while Rocket Recordings was releasing a new 12” limited edition titled Symphony For The Devil, featuring a kosmische-disco inflected cover of the Rolling Stones classic and an unreleased song.
With the new line-up alive and kicking, Mamuthones started working on a new album that will be released again by Rocket Recordings on February 23 2018 under the title Fear On The Corner.



Heavy Mental: Nadja – Sannhet – Sum of R

Swamp Booking and Urban Spree presents
Heavy Mental concert series : #2

Nadja is a duo of multi-instrumentalist Aidan Baker and bassist Leah Buckareff active since 2005 and credited as one of the progenitors of the genres ‘drone doom’ or ‘metalgaze’—heavy atmospheric music which combines the darkness and volume of doom metal and industrial with the textures and melodicism of shoegaze and ambient/electronic music.

The project has released numerous albums on many different underground labels—Alien8 Recordings, Daymare Records, Robotic Empire, Hydrahead Records, Gizeh Records, and Important Records, to name a few—and have toured extensively with appearances in Europe, Japan, Russia, Australia/New Zealand, North and South America, including appearances at such festivals as SXSW, FIMAV, Roadburn, Donaufest, Le Guess Who, Incubate, and Unsound.

Originally from Toronto, Canada, the duo now resides in Berlin, Germany.

web links:
http://www.facebook.com/luvnadja
http://www.nadjaluv.ca/
http://nadja.bandcamp.com/

https://youtu.be/7RceyHAz9Jk
https://youtu.be/nzL7nJZOlGs

Sannhet have always been hard to classify. Since 2010, the Brooklyn trio’s played instrumental music that’s heavy and light, cinematic and intimate, dense but minimal. You could call them “post” something, “experimental metal,” or “math rock,” but none of that’s quite right and the band has thrown another
wrinkle into the mix with So Numb.
While they don’t write lyrics, they do write subtexts. They pen love letters, extended epistles, and suicide notes, all without words. With So Numb, Sannhet create a new
world out of very few ingredients.
The cover of Sannhet’s third album, So Numb, features a mother shielding her son’s eyes with her hands – an allegory depicting the protection one receives from their parents, but it isn’t meant to be sentimental.
As the mother shelters her child, she inadvertently creates a false sense of safety. The child, in turn, spends it’s life seeking comfort and escape in temporary solutions.
Though Sannhet meditate on life’s imperfect escapes, So Numb’s nine songs showcase the band facing
life’s pain and joy with their eyes wide open. The collection’s emotional landscape is one of existential
dread, melancholy, and loss – ammunition for escapists. Despite these existential conundrums, So Numb
has an uplifting, euphoric feel.

web links:
https://www.facebook.com/sannhet
Twitter: @sannhetbk
Instagram: @sannhetbk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyLX9BhEqDc

Switzerland’s Sum Of R R exists since 2008 and was created by Reto Mäder (URAL UMBO, RM74) to construct/deconstruct sound in ways that infest and cloud the interior of the mind. Sum Of R creates slow moving instrumental music with a sensibility for hypnotic and complex song structures.
Their intense and pulsating sound is influenced by lumbering doom, drone, post-metal, ambient, noiserock, psychedelic and cinematic post-rock. Sum Of R’s ritualistic take on expanding sound layers is deepened by the rawness of an unconventional metal atmosphere plunged into darkness, light and its reflection.
Their live performances as a duo are characterized by a cyclical process involving bass guitars, drums, effects, samples and drones to create a unique and dense whole which is more than the sum of its parts.

web links:
https://www.facebook.com/sumofr/

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The Secret Art Engender

The Secret Art Engender is a premiere. This event aimes to defend and highlight the Art of tomorrow.

It’s a Benefits party, the money collected will be donated to a Berlin-based organisation called TERRE DES FEMMES that aims to ensure women’s equal and inalienable rights regarding all aspects of life.

Organized by Music Business SAE students, they chose to feature the work of other female artists, in order to promote the place of women in the music industry.

The line up is constituted of five young and upcoming Techno DJs, including four female DJs. They have started their carrier on different international scenes, like Spain, France, Slovenia or Poland and gather here tonight to become the future of tomorrow Berlin’s Techno scene.

Opening the door to other kind of art, the event will host visual performances and a video exhibition on 2000s TVs.
The international VJs and video artists, will explore through their art some themes like future femininity or women strengths and weakness facing the world.

#TSAE18

RA : https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1043575

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DJ Line Up:

N4CH
Justine Perry
Izzi Bizzi
Mss Vtk
GLIA

+ Special Guest (TBC)
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VJ/ Visual Artist Line Up:

Styks VJ
Bianca DE Sardi VJ
Lucy Williams
Lola Rossi
Melle Skärfstad

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Artwork by: Yky Art

Charity : TERRE DES FEMMES e.V.

Credits : SAE Institute Berlin



Auktion! / gegen soziale Kälte

Czentri FugaSerigraffeur and Urban Spree present:

AUKTION!

Gegen Soziale Kälte

12. December 2017

THE EVENT

12:30 – exhibition of auction artefacts

18:00 – auction warm up

19:00 – auction

21:00 – no style fuckers trashion show

dj lyon (reboot fm)

 

it promises to be a really f++king cold winter!
a rising number of people have no option but to sleep cold and exposed under berlins bridges, in doorways and parks. unter druck – kultur von der strasse e.v. (association: under pressure – culture from the streets), has been doing social and cultural work for over 25 years for and with homeless people. in the winter months, the night cafe offers 15 people weekly sleep in sheltered atmosphere. funding is scarce and insufficient and so, once again, the czentrifuga collective take the initiative, together with local friedrichshain screenprint dealer -serigraffeur, to smash down the auction hammer against “social cold” on 12.12.17 at thee most wonderfull urban spree gallery.

donate your art!
the funds from the auction go directly to the unter druck cafe in wedding, berlin for helping to maintain the night cafe infrastructure including diverse existential daycare services for the homeless and also those at risk of becoming homeless. contributions can be given/posted to the adresses written below. we photograph all contributions (if you already have a good foto of your contribution please send us it!) photos are added to the auction catalogue (updated weekly), the pdf catalogue can be found at czentrifuga.de, unter-druck.de and social media.

the event:
public viewing of the auction exhibits begins on 12.12 at 13:00 and the auction itself at 19Uhr.
Gogotrash will make an auction orientated performance plus audio support from Dj Lyon (Reboot Fm)

donation drop off points:

Czentri Fuga
markgrafendamm 24c
10245, ostkreuz
( czentrifuga.de)

Serigraffeur Art Shop
Dirschauer strasse 1
Friedrichshain
(serigraffeur.com)

unter druck cafe
oudenarder str. 26
13347, Wedding
(unter-druck.de)

money donation if you like to donate money

https://www.betterplace.org/de/projects/56541-kaltehilfe-fur-obdachlose-unter-druck-e-v-1-quartal-2018



Scandinavian Christmas Market

 

Nordic by Nature, Berlin Sessions & FluxFM are inviting you to:

Glögg, Pepparkakor, Donald Duck & Santa Claus –
Get a real taste of modern Scandinavian Christmas!

The Scandinavian Christmas Market is a two day outside event on 8th & 9th of December celebrated at Urban Spree in Berlin. Plenty of different local food stalls are serving favourite Christmas bites from the North such as Köttbullar, Risgrynsgröt, Lussebullar, Smørrebrød, Pepparkakor, Rød Pølse and much more topped with a good amount of Glögg. Scandinavian Designers will sell little presents, unique handcrafts, fashion and jewelry in all different price ranges.

Highlights:
Meatball eating contest
Finnish Sauna & Jacuzzi
Bands & DJs
Knitting Workshop
Storyteller
Live Podcast
Donald Duck Streaming
Tombola

For the little ones there will be kids activities such as a Gingerbread house workshop, crafting Christmas tree decorations and little presents by Santa Claus.

Scandinavian Christmas Market
Friday, December 8th, 5 pm – open end
& Saturday, December 9th, 2 pm – 9 pm
Urban Spree, Berlin

Friday, 8.12.
Nightmarket
17.00 – open end

17.00 – 18.00
Official Opening
*with free Glögg and decorating the Christmas Tree (Bring your own decoration item) – Come early! First come, first serve

18.00 – late
Donald Duck Streaming
Meatball Eating Contest (*Sign up for free HERE)
workshops

20.00 – late
Afterparty
*5 Euro entrance

KOY (Live)
Asbjørn vs. Sandra Kolstad (DJ Set)
Sascha Schlegel (DJ Set, FluxFM)
and more
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Saturday, 9.12.
Family Day
14.00 – 22.00
Berliner Kneipenchor (live), Storyteller, Tombola, more tba.