Choosing Berlin and having more than one alias is not everything that Arsy and Christopher Rau – who contributed the last TISSUE Mixtape – have in common. On top, both are mates and share their mutual love for electronic music, which comes along rather quirky and free-spirited than polished and crowd-pleasing. more information, tracklist and download
F is for fandom
There are many reasons why musicians choose to release under more than just one moniker. For some it simply has practical reasons. For others, like Christopher Rau, it’s pure fandom. The former-Hamburg-now-Berlin-based producer has always been fascinated by fellow sound geeks like Polarius aka Nomad Ninja aka Legowelt – these are, by the way, only 3 of 37 (!) aliases of the Dutch producer. But back to Southern Germany, precisely: Landshut. more information and download
41 years, tears tears tears. While salty drops were dripping on the eastern German ground, caused by broken hearts and caged minds, creativity was rising from the ashes of post-war Deutschlands de- and repression. „In der DDR hat man von mir eine Weltanschauung verlangt, ohne dass ich die Welt anschauen durfte.” This quote by GDR singer Manfred Krug can be translated to: „The GDR wanted me to have an idea about the world – without letting me explore it.” more information, tracklist and download
If Lazerhaze appears to you as an adhd-driven young gun, you’re only catching a glimpse of his potential. After witnessing him perform in various settings, he has to be considered an autodidactic enfant terrible and a genre bending enthusiast. more information, tracklist and download
Easy Listening is aweful. It’s composed for only one reason: to give us the impression, that „everything is just fine”. But sometimes nothing is just fine. Cut it short: Easy Listening is the biggest garbage dump in the history of music genres. It’s even worse than (insert name of a band you really hate) and german Schlager combined. Easy Listening makes me sad. God, does anyone have a TISSUE?
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From Potsdam to Berlin. From Tacheles to Humboldthain. From Eclecticism to Eclecticism. Consider this a short bio of Oliver Jungnick aka Undermind. The booker and founder of Berlin-Wedding’s club Humboldthain seems to be one of those who easily reach their next level by – ya’ll know it – going with the flow. more information, tracklist and download