Direct Concerts, Folk Wisdom / Mirage Agency, taz & zitty Berlin present:
Official: Lydia Lunch & Mark Hurtado perform Suicide and Alan Vega songs
+ Support: Candice Gordon
Tickets: Presale • 18€ (plus fees)
Doors: 8PM • Start: 8:30PM
Official: Lydia Lunch
Official: Lydia Lunch ist nicht nur eine Ikone der Punk/Postpunk/No Wave-Szene. Die quirlige Amerikanerin darf man getrost als perfekte Allroundkünstlerin bezeichnen. Sängerin, Spoken Word-Poetin, Schriftstellerin, Schauspielerin, Soundtrackkomponistin, Buchautorin, Regisseurin und Vorreiterin der Riot Grrrl-Bewegung, so lauten nur ein paar Attribute ihrer Karriere.
Bereits die ersten musikalischen Gehversuche mit ihrer Combo Teenage Jesus And The Jerks zeigen die rohe, zornige und dabei vollkommen unbekümmerte Richtung ihres künftigen Schaffens. Damals ein totaler Kommerzflop, genießen diese frühen Platten heute echten Kultstatus. Ein weiteres frühes Highlight veröffentlicht sie 1980 mit dem Solodebüt “Queen Of Siam”, das neben einer berühmt-berüchtigten Version von “Gloomy Sunday” auch Szeneklassiker wie “Atomic Bongos” enthält.
If Elvira, Patti Smith and Nick Cave had a love-child somehow, Candice Gordon would be her shaman priestess. Her songs are potions taken directly out of Dr Caligari’s cabinet, fixing to heal the wounds of the human animal.
Direct Booking, HEAVY PSYCH SOUNDS, Zephyrs Odem, Radio-Diabolus & Metal1.info present:
+ Support: The Feminists
Tickets: VVK: 12€ (zzgl. Gebühren) | AK: 15€
Hören & Sehen: http://y2u.be/KjUiqgt4FvY
Glitter Wizard: Lipstick Stains on the Rim of a Bong.
Gliter Wizard plays a unique brand of freak rock and roll that Julian Cope once described as“unashamedly glamorous hard rock” and he’s not wrong. For the past decade, these San Francisco heshers have been wowing rock fans with heavy rifs and a high octane stage show that combines psych, metal, punk, glam, and prog into a sound that is both hard to pin down and easily recognizable as their own.
Once, there was darkness on the face of the earth. And the people were in chains, mind forg’d chains, chains of the patriarchy. And they did follow the rule. And the sky was darkened and the Mother Earth was silently weeping. And her frustration grew, as she watched her daughters in their suppression. Until she could take it no more.
And with her green electrity of wildness threw a line to a piano and a drumkit, a guitar and from out of the darkness, came a crack , a holy crack, through which the light began to flood.
A light of wonder and mystery, wild inspiration from the soul of the female and the soul of the earth. And she brought her inspiration to all of those that sought her holy truths. And through disguise and ritual and rhythm and chaos, they found their way to her temple. And screamed her praise to the gathered masses:
BEHOLD! I give you THE WAY
BEHOLD! I give you…. The Feminists!!!
Direct Concerts, El Borracho Bookings & Indieberlin present:
THE VACANT LOTS
+ Support: Medicine Boy
Presale: 14€ (plus fees)
THE VACANT LOTS
THE VACANT LOTS are an American duo comprised of Jared Artaud and Brian MacFadyen. The key element of The Vacant Lots’ minimalist, primitive rock and roll songs is their boundless energy, which tears up the psych template with a genuine punk spirit. The notion of duality is also a recurring theme in the band’sminimal means maximum effect aesthetic, whether in their lyrics or fiercely monochromatic artwork. Having recently toured Europe with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Vacant Lots will be hitting the road this summer with The Dandy Warhols in the USA.
Medicine Boy is a Dream Noise duo from Cape Town, South Africa. Influenced by the likes of Rowland S. Howard, Spiritualized, The Mary Chain and The Bad Seeds, the pair tread the fine line between the calm and the chaotic. Formed in 2014 by André Leo (vocals/guitar), Lucy Kruger (vocals/keys) and a drum machine, the band quickly began headlining shows and festivals in South Africa and toured Europe and the UK in 2015 + 2016. The band’s sound is as much about the noise as it is about the spaces between. Grinding organ sinks beneath waves of guitar that are at times gentle and drifting, at others feral and unforgiving. Lucy and Andre’s voices remain entwined and intimate. The band is currently based in Berlin.
Direct Concerts, MAD TOURBOOKING & Zephyrs Odem present:
DEATHRITE + Abyssous
Presale: 14€ (plus fees)
Deathrite are Beff, Andy, Tony, Tom, and Anton. But that wasn’t always the case. As with most bands lineups change, but the original core—Beff, Andy, Tony—started jamming together in Dresden in 2010. Informed by punkandhardcore’s pissed off mentality, inspired by the sounds—namely, the buzzsaw guitar tone resulting from the Boss HM-2 pedal—of early stage Entombed and Dismember, and totally in awe of the opposite ends of grindcore and sludge, Deathrite’s style was unlikely but stabbed strongly at the heart of it all. There was no pretense in Deathrite. Only a bunch of likeminded Germans bonded by thingshard, fast, slow, and heavy..
Conceptually, Nightmare’s Reignisn’t a metaphor. Deathritewrite about death and darkness—literally, the consummation of two themes—most of the time, but on their Century Media debut, the lyrics tackle the topic of nightmares and theirpowerfulinfluence. The Germansare keenly interested in the force of nightmares, what they’re capable of inside and out of dreams.Songs like “Appetite for Murder,” “Bloodlust,” and “Temptation’s Call” were written about the powerful and frightful conditions brought on by nightmares, and how they might influence real-life decisions. Whereas Motörhead’s “Like a Nightmare” scratches the surface, Deathrite’s “Demon Soul” and title track delve deep into the darkest corners.
Urban Spree and Spotify invite you to discover an exclusive sound & visual interactive installation in the galerie on the occasion of the much-awaited release of Apparat‘s new solo album “LP5” on 22.03.2019
Unique prints based on the computer-generated visuals of the Apparat album will be given away for the first 500 guests.
Friday 22.03: 15:00-22:00
Saturday 23.03: 12:00-17:00
Sunday 24.03; 12:00-17:00
Urban Spree Galerie
Revaler Str. 99
The Telescopes (Official)
+ Support: Throw Down Bones
presented by Direct Concerts, El Borracho Bookings & ASK HELMUT
VVK: 18€ (plus fees)
The Telescopes (Official) are an English noise, space-rock, dream-pop and psychedelic band, formed in 1987 by Stephen Lawrie, and drawing influence from artists such as Suicide, The Velvet Underground and The 13th Floor Elevators. They have a total of six released albums since their debut, Taste, released in 1989 on “What Goes On Records, followed by their most popular album “The Telescopes” on the legendary Creation Records label (Oasis, Jesus And Mary Chain, Primal Scream, etc.).
Throw Down Bones is the new musical project made up by two ex Thee Piatcions: Frankie Frankie (gtr/synths/drum machine) and Dave Cocks (bass/percussion), an amazing coldwave duo with acid house influences on the infamous FUZZ CLUB label.