Festivals

Festival Preview: Synästhesie III

Colette Pomerleau / November 14, 2017

This year’s Synästhesie festival features the Horrors, Tangerine Dream, Jakuzi, Camera, PINS, and Balagan on two stages at the Volksbühne in the heart of East Berlin on Sunday, November 19th. DJ sets with olli 8MM, Oscar Valentine & Peter Mangan, and the Brian Jonestown Massacre’s Anton Newcomb will take place at Roter Salon and in the Sternfoyer. PINS will DJ the festival afterparty at 8MM.

The festival truly begins on Wednesday, November 15th, with the release party of Fifteen Years 8MM, a limited vinyl compilation celebrating the fifteen year anniversary of 8MM Musik, a long-time haven for original and independent music founded by Alexus Remzi Konuk. The compilation features music from Camera, Gurr, the Underground YouthJAWBONES, LeVent, RÁN, Balagan, Maraudeur, AporiaGunman and the Holy Ghost, Odd Couple, and Full Moon Fiasco.

Acud Macht Neu hosts RÁN’s EP release party Thursday night. 8MM hosts the Can Tribute Night with Joe Dilworth and Chicago-based Gliders on Friday and Saturday’s live performance with Gunman & The Holy Ghost and Aporia.

Berliners devoted to garage, psych, post-punk and experimental music shouldn’t sleep on any of these events this week.

When: 15th – 19th, November 2017

Where: 8MM bar, Volksbühne, ACUD MACHT NEURoter Salon

Buy tickets here. // Official Festival Facebook event // Official Synästhesie Week Facebook event

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