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Blind Delon, H ø R D, Leere live + after party Herzschlag

BLIND DELON

Founded in 2016 by Mathis Kolkoz and after releasing several works on Oráculo Records / Bordello A Parigi and some DJ sets around Europe, Blind Delon raised to a multi-art project (3 musicians and a visual composition by the french artist AFB).

With their heads and bags filled with synthesizers from a time they weren’t even born, the band can be found today between a record shop and a cave rave, looking for an aesthetic that is nowhere near dying. Post-Synthwave might be the best words to qualify the project, as the music is a sort of breed between outrageous Pop and cold basslines.

Building a bridge between Pop and Rave music, Blind Delon is making a NOT conventional yet romantic Post-Punk sound.

https://soundcloud.com/blind-delon
https://oraculorecords.bandcamp.com/album/blind-delon-edouard-12-ltd-edition-ep-vinyl

H ø R D

H ø r d creates electronic music inspired by coldwave, soundtracks, fantasy movies, oscillating between epic compositions, EBM and techno pulse, and also more contemplative tracks.

After performances on his own musical territory, he gradually came to the European synth wave scene, signing a remix for Winter Severity Index (Rome) and performing live in Germany (Wave Gotik Treffen), Belgium, Czech Republic, Swiss, Malta, Italia, Austria, Spain.

His first album “Focus on light” was released 2016 on Anton Maiiovi’s label Giallo Disco Records, and sold out 6 weeks later.
In 2017, his third EP «Futures» is out on Sacred Court, label of electronic artist SNTS.

His upcoming second LP will be out in Avant! Records in September, 2018.

«The label Giallo Disco Records have described the music as “Reverb-Soaked Urban-Gothic Melancholic songs, between synth-shoegaze and violent EBM,” and believe the album will “will resonate strongly with fans of Pornography-era The Cure, Joy Division and classic Nine Inch Nails.” To our ears we hear strains of early Tropic of Cancer and dare we say Pet Shop Boys, and overall, as you’ll be able to tell from the album preview below, it’s a well informed reincarnation of what makes the synth, minimal and no wave genres so appealing today.» JUNO DOWNLOAD (2016)

https://soundcloud.com/hordmusic
https://hordmusic.bandcamp.com/

LEERE

We come from nowhere and move towards emptiness.
Leere is an introvert musical project, trying to express and fill the emptiness inside us. The use of analog and digital sounds of the 80s and the integration of sounds from Berlin, the city that influences her and her music strongly, helps her with that hard task.

https://youngandcold.de/leere/
https://leere1.bandcamp.com/album/ep

THE BRVTALIST dj set

The Brvtalist is a curator, promoter and DJ with a focus on mutated metropolitan culture from around the globe. Since 2013, the platform has featured, collaborated and/or performed with a variety of artists across multiple disciplines including Julius (JP), Void Vision, Ancient Methods, Drab Majesty, Katie Gallagher, Obscur, Headless Horseman and countless others. Through the website of the same name, as well as the renown podcast series, New Brvtalism, The Brvtalist aims to expose music, fashion, art and more that all share the same dark, romantic allure.

http://thebrvtalist.com/
https://www.facebook.com/thebrvtalist/

After Party:

DJs: Hanzel, Jaakko + The Brvtalist

Music: //Cold Wave // Post-Punk // Minimal Synth // EBM //

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Europe: Worldwide hub for Ai & Deeptech?

French Tech Berlin celebrates 1 Year!

FOLLOWING 2 INTENSE DAYS @DISRUPT TECHCRUNCH, JOIN US FOR AN EVENING OF CELEBRATION AND FRUITFUL NETWORKING ON :

#Europe : the world leading Hub for Artificial Intelligence and Deeptech?

We are thrilled to invite you to celebrate one year of building up a strong community of Entrepreneurs, Invesotrs, Influencers and tech medias between Berlin and France.

High level speakers and experts will be giving their thoughts and insights on the European trends on AI and Deeptech.

Programme : 

19h: Doors Open

19h30: Welcoming by our French Tech Berlin Ambassadors

19h45 : Keynote Speech

19h55: Panel discussions on #Europe : the world leading Hub for Artificial Intelligence and Deeptech ? With Christian V. Hardenberg (CTO, Delivery Hero), Anne-Valérie Bach (Partner, Serena Capital), Fabian Westerheide (MD, Asgard), Xavier Duportet (CEO Eligo Science), Uli Schmitz (CEO Axel Springer Ventures), Thibault Hanin (CTO Syntesio), Romain Dillet (Techcrunch).

20h20 : Networking. Startups from the French Tech Pavillon at Disrupt will be exposing in the networking area.

Drinks and Street food will be served, DJ.

Register on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/europe-worldwide-hub-for-ai-deeptech-tickets-39655704279



“Berlin Calling” Book Launch Party and Discussion

The American, Berlin-based author Paul Hockenos will present his latest book Berlin Calling: A Story of Anarchy, Music, the Wall and the Birth of the New Berlin (The New Press) at Urban Spree Galerie on June 17, 2017.

An exhilarating journey through the subcultures, occupied squats, and late-night scenes in the anarchic first few years of Berlin after the fall of the wall Berlin Calling is a gripping account of the 1989 “peaceful revolution” in East Germany that upended communism and the tumultuous years of artistic ferment, political improvisation, and pirate utopias that followed. It’s the story of a newly undivided Berlin when protest and punk rock, bohemia and direct democracy, techno and free theater were the order of the day.

In a story stocked with fascinating characters from Berlin’s highly politicized undergrounds—including playwright Heiner Müller, cult figure Blixa Bargeld of the industrial band Einstürzende Neubauten, the internationally known French Wall artist Thierry Noir, the American multimedia artist Danielle de Picciotto (founder of Love Parade), and David Bowie during his Ziggy Stardust incarnation—Hockenos argues that the DIY energy and raw urban vibe of the early 1990s shaped the new Berlin and still pulses through the city today.

Just as Mike Davis captured Los Angeles in his City of Quartz, Berlin Calling is a unique account of how Berlin became hip, and of why it continues to attract creative types from the world over.

Paul Hockenos is an American journalist and author who writes for The Nation, the Chronicle of Higher Education, Foreign Policy, the New York Times, and many other media outlets. He has held prize fellowships with the American Academy in Berlin, the European Journalism College, the German Marshall Fund of the United States, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He is the author of three books, including Joschka Fischer and the Making of the Berlin Republic, and lives in Berlin.

“Can unruly artists change the world? Or do they just provide the soundtrack to history? The Berlin of the 1980s is famous for two things: a wild counterculture and the surprising end of the Cold War. Paul Hockenos, who knows the city inside out, brings them together in a fast-paced, sometimes astonishing story of underground clubs, squatters, and dissidents.” Brian Ladd, author of The Ghosts of Berlin.



“Berlin Calling” Book Launch Party and Discussion

The American, Berlin-based author Paul Hockenos will present his latest book Berlin Calling: A Story of Anarchy, Music, the Wall and the Birth of the New Berlin (The New Press) at Urban Spree Galerie on June 17, 2017.

An exhilarating journey through the subcultures, occupied squats, and late-night scenes in the anarchic first few years of Berlin after the fall of the wall Berlin Calling is a gripping account of the 1989 “peaceful revolution” in East Germany that upended communism and the tumultuous years of artistic ferment, political improvisation, and pirate utopias that followed. It’s the story of a newly undivided Berlin when protest and punk rock, bohemia and direct democracy, techno and free theater were the order of the day.

In a story stocked with fascinating characters from Berlin’s highly politicized undergrounds—including playwright Heiner Müller, cult figure Blixa Bargeld of the industrial band Einstürzende Neubauten, the internationally known French Wall artist Thierry Noir, the American multimedia artist Danielle de Picciotto (founder of Love Parade), and David Bowie during his Ziggy Stardust incarnation—Hockenos argues that the DIY energy and raw urban vibe of the early 1990s shaped the new Berlin and still pulses through the city today.

Just as Mike Davis captured Los Angeles in his City of Quartz, Berlin Calling is a unique account of how Berlin became hip, and of why it continues to attract creative types from the world over.

Paul Hockenos is an American journalist and author who writes for The Nation, the Chronicle of Higher Education, Foreign Policy, the New York Times, and many other media outlets. He has held prize fellowships with the American Academy in Berlin, the European Journalism College, the German Marshall Fund of the United States, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He is the author of three books, including Joschka Fischer and the Making of the Berlin Republic, and lives in Berlin.

“Can unruly artists change the world? Or do they just provide the soundtrack to history? The Berlin of the 1980s is famous for two things: a wild counterculture and the surprising end of the Cold War. Paul Hockenos, who knows the city inside out, brings them together in a fast-paced, sometimes astonishing story of underground clubs, squatters, and dissidents.” Brian Ladd, author of The Ghosts of Berlin

 

18:00 Opening of Berlin photographer Stefan Schilling exhibition on Mitte 1990

18:30 Open discussion with Paul Hockenos led by Felix Denk of Dummy magazine

19:00 – Planet’s former DJ Disko Daniel Bier on the console

 

 



“Celebrating European Tech” powered by French Tech Berlin

Startup Kick-Off event of the 2nd French-German Digital Summit

Join us on December 12th at Urban Spree for an evening of celebration!

  • 17:30: Doors Opening
  • 18:30: Welcome speech
  • 18:35: Introduction : Brigitte Zypries, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy,
  • 18:45: Panel discussion with European Tech Rockstars :
    • Alexander Kudlich, Managing Director @ ROCKET INTERNET
    • Eric Wahlforss, co-founder & CTO @ SOUNDCLOUD
    • Ludovic Le Moan, co-founder & CEO @ SIGFOX 
    • Alban Schmutz  Senior Vice-President, Business Dev. & Public Affairs @ OVH

  • 19:15: Pitch session : Meet 6 rising Tech stars
    • Virginie Haas, Chief Revenue Officer @ SHIFT TECHNOLOGY
    • Jakob Schreyer, co-founder & CEO @ ORDER BIRD
    • Michael Froment, co-founder & CEO @ TAG COMMANDER
    • Moritz von Grotthuss, co-founder & CEO @ GESTIGON
    • Jackson Bond, co-founder & CPO @ RELAYR
    • Laure Berment, country manager @ LA RUCHE QUI DIT OUI (THE FOOD ASSEMBLY)
  • 19:50: Until late in the night, Networking, Reception and Party

The event will be moderated by Chris O’Brien, European Correspondent at VentureBeat.
Looking forward to celebrating with you all!



PLACE 50 Exhibition – Öctagon Night

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We are happy to announce the movie premiere of Öctagon at Urban Spree on 19/01/2015 in connexion with the BRIGHT Tradeshow and together with a photographic exhibition & installation by Maxime Verret and a DJ set by some members of the French collective ClekClekBoom (Jean Nipon, Coni, Primat).

What is Öctagon?

“The Öctagon is totalitarian and omniscient. Billions of data are generated by this independent system and build a unique reality. Individuals live within the Öctagon. Geographic space doesn’t exist for real, it is not tangible but still defined by a multitude of data.”

Öctagon is an independent dystopian skateboard movie, the brainchild of 3 friends: Joaquim Bayle (filming), Nicolas Decatoire (graphics and visuals) and Clément Vanpeperstraete (production), supported by Carhartt WIP.

Urban Spree presents the Premiere of the movie on Monday, January 19th, 2015.
Exhibition: 19:00
Movie: 22:30
Afterparty: 23:00

Öctagon tackles issues such as freedom, rebellion and new technologies and creates a visual universe in black and white and a graphical landscape fed with technologic and futuristic references.
French skateboarder and photographer Maxime Verret will present and DJ set by the french artists ClekClekBoom related to the video soundtrack.

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