130758Solemnoire‘s “The Black Sea Workbook” is an intimate experience of distance and longing. Inspired by a magic summer in Varna, it conjures up the vision of a primordial world, an imagined Black Sea as it might have been millions of years ago. Ten tracks pull you into a kaleidoscopic daydream of ancient continents overgrown with tropical green and the deep body of an ocean pregnant with life. A sense of personal revelation fills you as you travel through moments of majesty, melancholy and wonder. It is your world and your discovery. You who gazes toward distant shorelines, walks under a disapproving sun, imagines the dance of marine lifeforms, and trembles at the traces of prehuman activity. You who is permeated by a sense of longing, for the comfort of a remote world unmoved by human concerns.

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DBD013 NelloMyLight_Remix_webMy Light” is the follow up single of True Inspirations label head and Neuraum Munich Resident-DJ NELLO after his first Hit in German Radio “Pick Me Up”. After three strong remixes by Thimlife, Guardate and Slykes & Butch on True Inspiration, this brand new Future House remix smasher by Chico Chiquita & Bragaa follows. 120dB Label head Chico already teamed up with the extremely talented producer Bragaa and shook up the scene with their track “Dream Made Real” on RUN DBN Records. Their remix of “My Light” is already supported by Lucas & Steve, Sigala, Curbi, bigFM Nitrox, sunshine live, Radio Fritz, Energy Mastermix and many more!

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The latest film of Darling Berlin‘s most productive darling Tom Lass, “Ugly & Blind” (“Blind & Hässlich“), has won the prestigious FIPRESCI prize, which is awarded by the International Federation of Film Critics. The third movie of the promising young auteur Tom Lass, who co-wrote the script, co-produced, directed and played the leading male part, is about a sensitive topic: the emotional confusion of young people. Director Tom Lass takes a closer look, shooting with blind actors and old Berlin buddies, acting the lead himself – paying tribute to a way of life beyond our way of seeing the world.

BhFinalLow0The jury praised the balanced mixture of drama, comedy and romance, as well as the excellent cast Naomi Achternbusch, Tom Lass, Clara Schramm, Dimitri Stapfer, Peter Marty and Eva Löbau.

Here is a short synopsis: Ferdi thinks he’s ugly – but likes the fact Jona is interested in him. Maybe because she’s blind. What Ferdi doesn’t suspect: She’s just pretending to be blind to be able to live cheaply in subsidized housing. How long can she maintain her charade? Can love, which is supposed to make you blind, even work out that way?

With Axel Ranisch, Karin Hanczewski, Jakob Lass, Lana Cooper, Martina Schöne-Radunski and Amelie Kiefer in supporting roles, we meet many actors from other Darling Berlin movies in “Ugly & Blind“, and we are very happy and proud to congratulate Tom and the whole team to this tremendous success!

More information: https://www.facebook.com/blindundhaesslich

Darling Berlin is proud to announce that the film „Mann im Spagat (Pace, Cowboy, Pace)“ is starting in selected cinemas all over Germany this Thursday!

The movie, directed by Timo Jacobs, is kind of a sequel to Jacobs’ debut “Klappe Cowboy!“. ‚Free swinging for world inhalation’ – For Cowboy as a libertine, and leader of the Headquarters for World Inhalation, that’s not such a big problem. He gives everything he’s got to clean up the environment, with the vision of saving the planet with his movement of Free Swingers. Cowboy applies for a grant from the Central Agency who sends a representative named Fey of Sweden to approve his proposal. She demands results, so he decides to stage a charity bicycle rally, featuring a roster of two-wheeled Berlin misfits. Realizing his vision of creating a better world could be so easy, were it not for his adversaries, who kill his mother’s bird and set the Devil of Hermannplatz on him in an effort to sabotage his plans – not the best timing, considering he also has to rescue his stubborn mother from a shady retirement home – and of course, her dying wish is to see Elvis perform. Impossible!

Mann im Spagat (Pace, Cowboy, Pace)“ features many well-known German actors, such as Meret Becker, Claude-Oliver Rudolph or Rolf Zacher, and pop icons from the likes of Olli Schulz and Friedrich Liechtenstein. See it at your local cinema now!

More information on www.darlingberlin.de and www.mannimspagat.de
Klappe Cowboy!” on Netflix: www.netflix.com

128674Spring is here! Plastic City celebrates the new season with a 4 Track EP of melodic and warm Deep House groovers from Plastic City artist Matthieu B., newcomer Lev Kitki, Anthony Mea of Large City & I Records, and last but not least Ritz (Piston Recordings, Piso Records)!

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Darling Berlin’s latest darling “Beat Beat Heart” by director and screenwriter Luise Brinkmann is starting in cinemas all over Germany on April, 27! And this is a movie that’s definitely not to be missed this spring!

The highly acclaimed movie (at Filmfest Munich, Max-Ophüls-Preis, Slamdance and others) tells the story of Kerstin, who is daydreaming her way out of a broken heart, when suddenly her mother, Charlotte, rings at her door, needing a place to stay. For mom has accidentally broken up with her common-law spouse and does not know where else to go now. Both women handle their yearning completely differently, when Kerstin‛s housemate convinces Charlotte to start dating men, via app. So, mom brings different men to the house, while Kerstin‛s daydreams are consistently interrupted by the reality that love has become a hopeless place for modern age dreamers.

“Refreshing and lively – cinema for the summer.” — TV Spielfilm
“This movie comes very close to the generation that lives between Tinder as a promise of freedom and the great dream of the small family.” — Rolling Stone
“Bit by bit, almost everybody finds happiness in ‘Beat Beat Heart’, because despite all stingers and little impudences, the movie embraces its characters very kindly and believes in the healing power of love.”
— Die Zeit
“Again, another movie gem by the Berlin independents.” — ZITTY Berlin
“A feel-good movie about lovesickness, which is, in times of dating apps, still inspired by the faith in romantic love.” — Süddeutsche Zeitung

Find the cinema list here (updated continuously): http://www.darlingberlin.de/termine.html
Find more information on “Beat Beat Heart” here: http://beatbeatheart.com

SL_Online060_1webThe best of sunshine livesunshine live vol. 60 – It’s spring and the most successful radio compilation has reached it’s volume 60 – 15 years have passed and since it’s first edition of course you can’t always remember all the hits from the past, so there are the 60 best hits of 59 volumes on  sunshine live Vol. 603 CDs in a stylish Digipack or online including 2 bonus DJ mixes!
The best in 15 years of Trance, House, Dance und Techno. Includiung Scooter, DJ Tiesto, Cosmic Gate, Cascada, DJ Antoine, Armin van Buuren, Felix Jaehn, Axwell and many more!

http://uptrax.de/sl/

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The 13th achtung berlin festival is Germany’s leading film festival for independent films and will be showing more than 80 movies this year – and Darling Berlin’s latest darling “Beat Beat Heart” by director and screenwriter Luise Brinkmann will be the opening film and, of course, taking part in the competition!

The highly acclaimed movie tells the story of Kerstin, who is daydreaming her way out of a broken heart, when suddenly her mother, Charlotte, rings at her door, needing a place to stay. For mom has accidentally broken up with her common-law spouse and does not know where else to go now. Both women handle their yearning completely differently, when Kerstin‛s housemate convinces Charlotte to start dating men, via app. So, mom brings different men to the house, while Kerstin‛s daydreams are consistently interrupted by the reality that love has become a hopeless place for modern age dreamers.

Beat Beat Heart” screenings:
19th April, 20 h, Kino International (opening of the festival)
21st April, 21.15 h, FAF 1
22nd April, 20.15 h, Neue Kammerspiele
24th April 18 h, Lichtblick-Kino

More information on “Beat Beat Heart“:
wwww.beatbeatheart.com
Beat Beat Heart @ Darling Berlin

123659Acclaimed Russian producer, DJ and live musician Kito Jempere is back with a stunning second album, this time on Italian label Hell Yeah. Entitled Sea Monster, the seven track album is a fantastic fusion of live instrumentation and electronic production.

https://www.facebook.com/KitoJempere

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127039_webAs a part of the KneDeep family he played at all the major international events and festivals by now and with studio time in between, Dejan‘s been spending every weekend on the road hitting clubs all around the Europe. In his successful career he played all the major events by now, from festivals like EXIT festival (SRB), Kazantip (Ue), Dance Valley (NL), Monegros (ESP), Awakenings (NL), Sonus festival (CRO), MayDay (HU), Tommorowland (Bel), ADE (NL), Sonar festival (ESP) to clubs Tresor (GER), Raw 14 (ESP), Fabrik Madrid (ESP), Industrial Copera (ESP), Circuito (Brasil), Ambasada Gavioli (SLO), Hristo Botev (BG), Kristal Mamaia (RO), The Egg London (UK). When it comes to Dejan’s production work, his music got released on many labels such as: Plastic City, Suara, Liebe Detail, Night Light, Abyss, Factomania, Naked Lunch.

His music style is a mix of house and techno with a flavor of a long and experienced career.
The new album “Summation” is now out on the famous German label Plastic City and already got amazing feedback from fellow producers & DJs. The Album is available on all major online music stores.

https://www.facebook.com/plasticcity.de

https://www.facebook.com/dejanmilicevic


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