Due to high demand, the appearance of Acra with Jesse Kanda has been moved from the Berghain Kantine to the larger Berghain venue. New tickets are now available online!
Now entering its 3rd edition within the CTM Festival, this years MusicMakers Hacklab takes on the theme Tuning Machines. An open call to artists/performers, scientists, and experimenters is now out, until 12 December! Selected hacklab participants will collaborate for a few days to build new systems and instruments that refer to the Tuning Machines theme and then play these systems and instruments live in a public showcase at the conclusion of the week.
CTM and transmediale 2015 early-bird passports are SOLD OUT! Limited quantities of regular price passes are now available.
How do sounds and frequencies affect us? We are excited to unveil the first wave of confirmed acts for our 16th edition, which contain a wealth of premieres and new projects that aim to engage with the direct bodily effects of frequencies, sound, and music, as well as these phenomena’s synergistic effects with other sensory stimuli. Early-bird pass sales continue until 14 November, and press and professional accreditation is now open.
With the first wave of artists to be announced soon, we're happy to unveil the next variation of the CTM 2015 - Un Tune visual identity. Early-bird passes for CTM 2015, as well as Kombi passes for both CTM 2015 and partner festival transmediale 2015 are also now on sale, until 14 November, 2014. Quantities are limited so get yours soon! We've very excited to share our first programme announcement with you soon, stay tuned!
Due to technical reasons, the originally announced performance of Robert Henke’s spectacular laser show, “Lumière”, has been postponed to a later date. Instead, the restless experimenter proposes a unique sneak-peek at another work-in-progress. The Monolake Live 2015 Preview celebrates classic Monolake sounds in its most up-to-date form alongside new visuals by Tarik Barri. Tickets previously purchased for the originally scheduled “Lumière” performance remain valid for this replacement event. Reimbursement is also possible - please read further for more information.
Awarded by Deutschlandradio Kultur – Hörspiel/Klangkunst and CTM Festival, in collaboration with Goethe-Institut, ORF musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst, Ö1 Kunstradio, and the ECAS/ICAS – International Cities for Advanced Sound, the CTM 2015 Radio Lab Open Call for works sought unusual ideas for pairing the specific artistic possibilities of radio with the potentials of live performance or installation, that also explore the CTM 2015 Festival theme: Un Tune – Exploring Sonic Affect.
Established in 2013, Berlin Current is an ongoing project that identifies and supports emerging Berlin-based musicians by producing live concerts, supporting creative commissions and international showcases, as well as providing visibility through select media partners. The initiative enters its second year with a Kick-off event on Friday 5 September at Urban Spree, as part of Berlin Music Week's First We Take Berlin festival. A long list of Berlin Current events continue afterwards both in Berlin and abroad, supporting both return 2013 artists and a diverse group of newcomers. Berlin Current is a collaborative initiative led by CTM in collaboration with Berghain, Boiler Room Berlin, BLN.FM and No Fear of Pop, and is sponsored by the Musicboard Berlin.