A five-story pyramid is backdrop for Kyiv’s music artists and queer performers

Inspired by crystalline geometries, Christopher Bauder’s STALACTITE towers nearly five stories over a Berlin backlot. On Sunday, it’s the setting for a dynamic exchange between DJs, queer performance artists, and interactive light – a performance that makes a statement of resistance from unstoppable Ukrainians. The event runs this Sunday, July 31, from 20:00 – 23:59; […]

Hard as queer: Brutal Gegen releases and videos capture a party that’s defiant as ever

Forget for a second industrial and techno and “queerness” as social media fashion and commodity. Don’t even worry if you particularly like the music on this EP. Berlin’s Gegen remains a bastion of opposition to norms – and in spite of that, perhaps its greatest feat has managed to be successful anyway.

Peter Kirn - June 22, 2022

An experimental sound tech program embraces errors while teaching girls and nonbinary kids

Imagine not just embracing girls and nonbinary and queer trans kids as music students – but encouraging DIY, hot-wiring a cactus, playing together, and leaning into errors. It’s Error Music – Don’t Delete!

Peter Kirn - May 28, 2021

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