After the success of From Berlin to LA last February, and on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of LA and Berlin being sister cities, we present From Berlin to LA, Second Edition, on March 2nd, 3rd and 4th in LA, and back to Berlin at Berghain on May 4th with A Partial Eclipse of the <3.
The LA events include a club night at… READ MORE
Sometimes music talks for itself, and sometimes we need to talk about music and all matters revolving around it. We have been (co)hosting workshops and panels for a little while, to learn more about music and each other as musicians, music industry people, or simply music lovers.
Some of our talks and workshops collabs include: SheSaid.So, Native Instruments, the Goethe Institut, Bold PR, Tech Open… READ MORE
Mary Ocher‘s next album The West Against The People is out soon on Klangbad. It was produced with Hans Joachim Irmler of Faust, and features solo tracks, as well as a few with Mary’s two drummers, Your Government, and collaborations with the legendary Die Tödliche Doris and Felix Kubin – and it is already announced in FACT Magazine, Hype Machine, Cairo Scene and Twisted Soul.… READ MORE
“Brian gave me my furst Berlin stage… and we became da second band at Ficken 3000 to ever get da police called on dem. Tank u Brian ferr deez memories” Christeene
Snax, Bruce LaBruce, Madlick, Lotic, Random Records and The B.T.C. Foundation came together to release 500 vinyl EPs as a tribute to a Berlin’s queer nightlife icon, the late Brian Tennessee Claflin.
Release party… READ MORE
After Poster Boy, Black Cracker comes back with an LP plus its 12 videos to be released late 2016/early 2017. Come as U R debuted on Novembre Magazine with a visually striking video for Tide. Black Cracker has been busy with live shows for the Deutsche Oper, on stage with Grand Pianoramax and Peaches, and has already started the Come as U R tour –… READ MORE
Critical Magic 비평적 마술 was released in late October 2016 on Springstoff by HYENAZ duo Mad Kate & XIL. The album is a sixteen part Chaos Magic spell that lets you enter a space and time where electronic music and performance become a tool of political and personal transformation, along with the other artists from the remix album. Forget preconceived ideas about what dance music… READ MORE
Sunny times are still lingering in DJ/producer/vocalist/label owner Anna Cavazos‘ deep yet uplifting house mix, with influences from everywhere she’s been playing over the past estival months: Barcelona, LA, NYC and of course Berlin.
For the dance floor, or by the pool the day after, make summer music last!
More about Anna’s summer season and releases HERE.
Book Anna Cavazos for DJ sets or live… READ MORE
DJ, producer, remixer and vocalist Eric D. Clark is prolific as ever; this summer he toured in the USA (NYC, SF, LA, Sacramento) and Europe (Berlin, Hamburg, Paris, Leipzig, Vienna…), released a remix with Chaka Khan and just a few days ago, a free single via Bandcamp.
Grab the track HERE and book Eric for a Euro DJ set HERE before he flies back to… READ MORE
We are thrilled to collaborate with queer music festival Yo! Sissy, second edition #dance2gether featuring live acts and DJs such as Christeene, Noblesse Oblige, Ballet School, UhOh, Electrosexual, Plateau Repas, Laura Clock, Simonne Jones and many more!
More info and press on the Facebook event, ticket platform, Local Suicide blog, Fourculture Magazine, Crazy Animal Face and Kaltblut.
To get you in the mood, listen to… READ MORE
Living between LA and Berlin and extensive worldwide touring isn’t enough for DJ, producer and vocalist Anna Cavazos who is back with some outstanding collaborations on three new releases.
Paydirt sees the NYC musician alongside the San Francisco based producer Sam Haas. Part of a three track EP of the same name released on the Danish house label What Happens and featured on Defected’s Defected… READ MORE
Sweat or die workout torture mix by French electronica trio Plateau Repas feat artists and friends of Your Mom’s, get fit for the second edition of Yo! Sissy queer music festival in Berlin on July 29+30!
Get pumped-up to electro-pop, hard or urban beats at home or join Plateau Repas for their public outdoor workout in Treptow over the summer ☼
RSVP and full program… READ MORE
Listen To Your Mom‘s on Reboot FM features a varying lineup of YMA artists and friends. Since its initiation in August 2014, the show has taken over the FM band of the Berlin-based radio station every six weeks. So don’t forget to tune in to Reboot FM, grab a drink, relax and listen to Your Mom’s!
Book all of our artists for DJ sets worldwide… READ MORE
Young DJ/producer from South Africa, already featured on i-D, Thump, Noisey and Kaltblut Magazine among other press of interest, has recently relocated to Berlin.
Having already been booked for three gigs this month, he is also a working on small fashion line when not overly busy with music… Muzi is definitely one to watch!
His style is a potpourri of several bass and urban styles… READ MORE
Iconic house vocalist Billie Ray Martin released her first soul album, The Soul Tapes, this May 2016. Having previously worked with a range of genres including house, disco and pop, Billie Ray’s new album is the culmination of a decade-long creative urge to return to soul. Written with and inspired by producer Jon Tiven, The Soul Tapes consist of original tracks and two covers. Released… READ MORE
Up and coming pretty much defines Mor Elian‘s status as a DJ and producer. Discreetly but surely, Mor is extending her horizons across Los Angeles to Berlin and beyond to Tel-Aviv with gigs, featured mixes, releases and radio shows. She diligently served us our dose of techno with this May podcast, which should get you right in the mood for her set at Mint on… READ MORE
“Singer-songwriter Simonne Jones‘ debut EP, Gravity, will be available in full on May 27th. From her two first electro-punkish tracks with mentor Peaches, or her love for classical music, to her interest in technology combined with how close she feels to nature, this release reflects how diverse Simonne’s personal and musical influences are.”
Reblogged from Fourculture Magazine, more press on Red Bull EN & DE… READ MORE
Disco cabaret darling Alexander Geist crossed borders to work with Ming Wong and Bendik Giske and form the three corners of the artistic triangle responsible for the new release That Girl. The song and the video are the result of a live performance and collab at Art Basel in Hong Kong commissioned by Art Review and UBS.
The release was featured by Art Agenda, Accidental… READ MORE
What’s a techno DJ set by UK artist Anika made of? The cold minimal spirit of Berlin techno, mixed with some UK bass beats, some acid rave elements, tracks by producers from her scene like Fatima Al Qadiri or Heatsick… the result is progressive, crafty and smart, with a right balance of wanting to chill and listen, and get up and dance.
Read Anika’s interview… READ MORE
Celebrate spring’s comeback with some catchy house music vibes served by producer/DJ/vocalist Eric D. Clark on the occasion of his club opening! Elsewhere is the theme song D. Clark just wrote for his eponym brand new club opening on the 25th in Sacramento Downtown, California before extending to events in Los Angeles and NYC – expect underground electronic music of all kinds and international acts,… READ MORE
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Berlin, Germany and Los Angeles, California are sister cities; in the past few years, the manpower and cultural flows between them have grown beyond expectations, with LA becoming a cultural hype capital in… READ MORE
On the occasion of our electronic music festival From Berlin to LA, multi-talent art director Dersu put together a future electro pop mix featuring three of the festival artists, Perera Elsewhere, Lucky Paul and Robot Koch, as well as some producers who influenced his musical journey as a DJ and producer from his days in Berlin to his current location in Los Angeles.
Dersu will… READ MORE
We organize projections at Soho House Berlin including the premiere of short documentary Berlin Way of Love, a Jamie Harley retrospective, short art movies followed by a mass hypnotherapy session, etc; and have also teamed up with Mindpirates for a series of film nights from December 2015 to April 2016 at The Hole – posters below.… READ MORE
Mary Ocher + Your Government finish up 2015 by dropping their new single’s video: Dream X3 - first extract of their self-titled album out on Faust’s label Klangbad on January 7th.
The well named “queen outsider of Berlin avant-pop” and her two drummers create a “sub-religious experience with the mysterious spirits of the ancients and some electronic ecstasies, in an audio-visual explosion of cult futuristic… READ MORE
We asked Katie Otro, DJ and producer between LA, Berlin and Ibiza, to make us a compact showcase of her deep tech sound as January mix on the occasion of From Berlin to LA -our two-day festival between Los Angeles and Berlin- where she will give two electronic music production workshops and play a DJ set at The Standard, Hollywood on Feb 5th.
Katie Otro … READ MORE
After dropping a notable dj set for Robert Henke’s performance at the Volksbühne in Berlin, the DJ and sound artist Mieko Suzuki is back with a new track featuring Ina Viola called Place to be and released on the 27th of November on R.O.T Records.
Place to be is the result of the collaboration between the two artists on the occasion of the R.O.T Records… READ MORE
Singer-songwriter Ofrin and electro duo Noblesse Oblige teamed up to curate a winter holiday mix ranging from electro-pop to easy-going experimental, and showcasing their own tracks and collabs with fav artists. The mood is as soft as a snow-covered forest, with snowball fight energy peaks, perfect for December and the end-of-the-year break.
(Re)Discover Noblesse Oblige’s side projects: Femme Façade, Valerie Renay and Die Wilde Jagd. … READ MORE
“French electro-trash-poppers Plateau Repas are back with a new single and video: Transhumanism! KALTBLUT is proud to host the video world premiere of the self directed clip with a 10Euro budget. The band proved once again that they are the Kings of new-euro-trash. Transhumanism is taken of the forthcoming album “Best Of” from Plateau Repas. Mixing genres from Hip-Hop, 90s Eurotrash, House and Pop, singing… READ MORE
After throwing a massive set at this year’s ADE Festival in Amsterdam, acid-house pioneer DJ Pierre catches up with cult synth-manufacturer Roland to talk about how he created the acid sound with a TB-303, and how AIRA and the new Roland Boutique synths have captured his heart. Watch the full interview here:
In addition, DJ Pierre and Supernova invite you to remix their latest release,… READ MORE
November’s podcast is brought to you by NYC to Berlin to LA transplant DJ/producer/vocalist Anna Cavazos. Her sleek house mix features a few unreleased deep and vocal house gems with hints of modern soulful or piano house. Anna’s been keeping busy during her European fall tour, post-producing her next releases and DJing or doing live vox PAs at Barcelona’s renowned Macarena, and several Berlin clubs.… READ MORE
After the success of our exhibitions Twist in my Sobriety at Kaufhaus Jandorf in October 2013 (2K visitors) and Open House at Konzulát for Art Week 2014 (1k visitors), it was high time for our one-of-a-kind happenings to take over Berlin’s iconic Berghain with a special blend of contemporary art, live music, vintage digital imagery and new technology.
So on October 15th, 900 guests entered… READ MORE
Electronic soul pioneer and house music legend Billie Ray Martin is returning to London. To celebrate her recently completed album Soul Tapes, she’ll be performing a special pop-up show on Saturday, October 10 at Shoreditch House, starting with an exclusive album listening event followed by a full live show.
Billie will be performing her recent singles, including the David Bowie-approved cover of his song ‘After… READ MORE
Turn Around Bright Eyes is a new generation art show where music has a place of choice, including live music, digital art, video and audio installations, and ending with an unusual aftershow by Local Suicide. Technologist Peter Kirn–who’s slated to play live at the show–has curated a mix representing the audio lineup of the show, which features the musings of alternative pop star Actually Huizenga,… READ MORE
Hyenaz‘s Mad Kate & TUSK teamed up with Alexander Geist to curate an out-of-this-world podcast featuring more genres than we can list, making the whole mix a journey into challenging and beautiful music. To see more from this podcast team, you can catch Alexander Geist playing La SALE at Underclub in Paris on September 11th, and Hyenaz will feature in Turn Around Bright Eyes, an … READ MORE
DJ, producer, and vocalist Mandel Turner has done it again. The native Brooklynite has just teamed up with the DJs/producers of Terranova for a new track entitled ‘Underverse,’ an intoxicating blend of Turner’s rich, velvety vocals and Terranova’s sharp, clean production style. Otherwise, this summer found Turner touring around Europe in France, Holland, Germany and Belgium, including his usual round with 10-year collaborator, Cerrone.
Since… READ MORE
Nearly three years after the 2012 release of her debut full-length North In Progress, French electronic musician Marine Drouan—or Kritzkom, as she’s commonly known—is back with a new EP, Mer Agitée.… READ MORE
A midsummer free download compilation’s dream, selected and mixed by Electrosexual, and presented by one of our fav magazines, FourCulture! The mood is electronic and has a sexy lazy tone, perfect to chill by the pool on a rooftop, or as warmup at a beach party… you know what we mean.
Book Electrosexual and all Your Mom’s artists for DJ or live sets HERE.
Electrosexual… READ MORE
Even though singer/producer/DJ Anna Cavazos has recently made the big move to LA from Berlin, you’d never know it by listening to her debut solo EP Around.
Released earlier this summer on Zaubermilch Records, Around is a huge departure from Cavazos’s previous work, capitalizing on the musical influences she picked up during her time in Germany’s techno-loving hauptstadt. This EP fits nicely into the tech… READ MORE
Sophie Gonthier has been on fire since focusing her efforts on Catherin, a side-project that finds her straying from the pop sentiments of Anything Maria and instead truly honing her DJ chops.
In addition to her Exclusive Mixtape for YouList Music Blog, Catherin’s first official single was released July 10th on Paris’ Magie Noire Records.… READ MORE
The queen outsider of Berlin Avant-Pop Mary Ocher has returned with her new tribalism band Your Government releasing their first 7″ Man VS. Air / Thunderbird. The double-A side is soon to be followed by a much anticipated, genre-defying full-length album, coming out this late November on Faust’s label Klangbad.… READ MORE
As July’s podcast, DJ/producer/vocalist Snax prepped a mixtape that features a wide variety of electronic music and showcases all the other artists playing at Yo! Sissy Festival in Berlin on July 24/25th that we support or work with: Eric D. Clark, Alexander Geist, Hyenaz, Electrosexual, aMinus, Aérea Negrot, rRoxymore, Black Cracker, Perera Elsewhere and Rodeo.
Check out Snax’s latest EP HERE and a premiere of… READ MORE
Big year for Mor Elian, all the way from Tel Aviv to LA and now in Europe/Berlin, Mor has been spreading her sleek tech-house in clubs, in the press (MixMag page below) and online via Boiler Room, XLR8 ( number 18 in top 100 downloads of 2014) and mixes such as this one for Stamp The Wax.
And now with her EP release on Prime… READ MORE
Summer Radiance by Roland Clark is the podcast that announces the estival season, days by the beach, holidays and warm weather…
Roland is a DJ, vocalist and producer of many musical genres ranging from deep house to RnB and more; here he gives us a taste of his lighter funkier side and features his new hit I Know You, far from his club anthem I… READ MORE
We teamed up with the Torstraßen Festival and Mein Haus am See to put together // Torstrassen OFF Stage \\ at Mein Haus am See and Cosmic Kaspar on Saturday 13th with street art, DJs and six performances!
We start the party at 4pm in the afternoon and finish in the morning… The afternoon has an urban art program curated by our friend Tom Singier… READ MORE
May’s podcast was mixed by Sky Deep & Bella Cuts and features solely sounds from the European collective that sheds light on women in electronic music: Female:Pressure.
On May 29th, Planningtorock + Olof Dreijer, Sky Deep, Diwa, Cio D’or, Fr.JPLA, Anjel Tawaifi & Kaltes will play the fundraiser at About Blank for Female:Pressure‘s festival that will take place in the same venue on September 24th… READ MORE
The native Brooklyn vocalist is back with his Brand New Day EP, released through Ism Records. This new track sees him collaborate with The Hinge Project aka Florent F & Yo-One Sutter. This association won’t come as a surprise as both acts are huge fans of 70′s and 80′s music.
The five track EP contains the original version of Brand New Day as well as… READ MORE
After a busy 2014 touring all over Europe and two US tours, Mary Ocher is heading East in search of untouched territories with a tour that will be bringing through the best part of South-East Asia as well as Australia and New-Zealand. The Hovering Sun Tour will first be heading to Korea, Vietnam and Singapore before heading down under for gigs in most of the… READ MORE
Vanessa Mitchell has a long history of DJing in Japan, where she worked as a journalist after leaving her native New-Zealand, especially in Tokyo with a residency at iconic club Yellow. Vanessa settled in Berlin a few years ago to work for Ableton, while keeping her DJing alive with regular gigs at Weekend, Ipse, Golden Gate…
We release the podcast on her birthday, for the… READ MORE
Ciguri has returned from months of hibernating, writing and touring in France and Iceland, with her new EP Time Lapsed Death.
The six track EP was released as a live video EP, directed by upcoming director and Boys Noize, Ninja Tunes and Plateau Repas collaborator Robin Plessy and follows up on her 2014 album Mare Nostrum. Now accompanied by artist and musician Kerta Von Kubin,… READ MORE
French electronic musician Kritzkom rises up to the podcast challenge with a mix jam packed with house and techno, switching from sweet and ethereal to deep and physical. Her releases have graced the shelves of labels like Female:Pressure, Samplefreunde and Comfortzone and her first LP North In Progress was released back in 2012. Kritzkom is currently yorking on new material while developing her live set,… READ MORE
After a series of European shows throughout 2014, including opening the David Bowie exhibition at Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin and supporting The Irrepressibles in London, Alexander Geist returns with his third single.
Malediction is an emotive track, which continues down the dandyish lineage of provocative pop that Alexander has proudly been keeping alive. Produced during the winter by bandmates Joey Hansom from Expatriarch Radio and Ben… READ MORE
Fresh from his recent In The Night release on Noir Music, with a remix by Timo Maas which premiered on Thump in late December, as well as his January Yves Eaux remix that dropped on Shibiza Recordings, Mark Jackus returns for our podcast series with a set of deep and soulful house.
The brains behind the planet-friendly CusCus parties will hit the road in the… READ MORE
Local Suicide are turning 5!
The German/Greek power-duo are ditching their baby teeth and celebrating half a decade of blog-running, mischief and travelling round the world playing in such locations as New York, Tunisia, Tel Aviv, Bangkok, Saigon, Istanbul and Barcelona, this saturday at Cosmic Kaspar.
Behind the decks we find Go Bang! resident Franz Underwear, Eskimo Twins’ Heretik and of course the birthday boy… READ MORE
DJ Pierre had a big year with a release on Get Physical remixed by Villalobos and DJ T, a swing by Berghain with Spanky for a live set as Phuture, a couple of Boiler Room sessions and non-stop touring; and he is getting 2015 started with this little lesson in acid – already approved by Acid Culture and I Heart Acid.
Remember, drop acid not… READ MORE
Hyenaz is the project of Mad Kate from Bonaparte and Tusk, who have both heavily been involved in the visual arts, alternative music and queer scenes in Berlin for the past 10 years.
Hyenaz bring together electronic music, dance and performance art in a challenging theatrical live show that has already seen them tour the US, Mexico and Europe in 2014. The band has recently… READ MORE
Everyone knows Roland Clark for his huge hit I get Deep as well as his collaborations with Fat Boy Slim, Robin S and Roger Sanchez. In 2014, the US East-coast based DJ has collaborated with Louie Vega, Bob Sinclar and rising star of the Polish techno scene Deas and his album Afromation was ranked 12th best album of 2014 by Traxsource.
His new release is… READ MORE
Have a very whacked Xmas and jingle all your bells! Xmas carol purists, please walk the other way, this podcast by Mary Ocher and Magritte Jaco (Plateau Repas) is most unconventional, most fun and most global (did we count 5 languages?).
And as an early Xmas present, Andreas Krach‘ Krachy Xmas is free to download on Soundcloud!
Ded Moroz & Snegurochka – Our Russian Christmas… READ MORE
After joining forces on stage with Bonaparte during their recent month long European tour, prolific New-York artist Tim Fite is taking over displaced marine container venue Platoon Kuntshalle on November 22nd for a night of live drawings, exhibition and music. Decidedly moving away from the stitled world of white cubes, Tim Fite spent the last month catching the intensity of the sweaty performances of the… READ MORE
After a busy year which saw her compose the soundtrack for the Patrick Mohr runway show in Berlin, play Waves Festival in Vienna, Zwarte Cross Festival in the Netherlands, and gigs in Paris, Brussels, Luxembourg and Morocco for the Marrakech Biennale opening, Mieko Suzuki is set to DJ at Berghain.
The Japanese-born DJ was invited by Shitkatapult head honcho T.Raumschmiere to close the evening with… READ MORE
After making a massive comeback to the front of the scene this year, 2015 is set to be the year of DJ Pierre. A pioneer of the squelchy sounds of acid-house through his work with Phuture (for the people who missed out on their incredible Berghain performance, their live Boiler Room set serves as a great introduction to their music), DJ Pierre made a name… READ MORE
San Francisco’s finest export, Eric D. Clark, has joined forces with celebrated experimental electronic act Mouse On Mars, contributing a “jaunty, synth-splashed electro-pop track” to a compilation celebrating the Berliners 21 years in business. Listen to the final track HERE. Eric joined the duo on stage for a special performance at Again Festival alongside Puppetmastaz ring leader mole rapper Mr Maloke.
While continuing work on… READ MORE
November does not have to be grey and sad! DJ Dmitry (Deee-Lite) has taken over the decks, just before shooting off to the US for a bit of touring, to show us a good time with a genre-hopping energetic mix with just the right balance of humour and Halloween spirit. The mix features The Ride, a song from Dmitry’s new Snapshot project, whose album is… READ MORE
Increments is an installation/performance by Kata Kovács and Tom O’Doherty. Existing at the intersections of sound art, installation, and performance, the piece will premier on November 6th and 7th at Ausland Berlin in Prenzlauer Berg, as part of the Place Rhythm. Pulse series, curated by Gretchen Blegen.
The process at work in Increments involves both artists repeatedly layering and recording drum sound and room tones… READ MORE
Mary Ocher and her Berlin based art collective Auto.Diktat will showcase a selection of their video work from Thursday October 30th until Sunday 2nd of November at Kottbusser Tor’s West Germany.
Consisting of Mary, Irani artist Kamikatse, Peter Baecker and Kris Kind, the work of the collective deals with the notion of being a self-taught artist and wishes to challenge the viewer’s perception of reality,… READ MORE
Rat & Co are the new generation of post-electronic chilled music from Melbourne, Australia. Described by Tone Deaf as one of Melbourne’s “best kept secrets”, the band have just released their second album Binary in 2014 on Caroline/Universal Records. The album quickly received critical recognition in Australia where it reached #7 in the Itunes Electronic Charts in the first week of its release.
After sharing… READ MORE
Portuñol duo Moon&Mann started out with disco some years ago and their love of vinyl and partying led them to develop the Geradehaus sound. Geradehaus is more than just an event series, it is a label in the making and a home for sounds diverse but which all share a same set of qualities: solidity, old-school flair and an appetite for showing off freshness.
October’s… READ MORE
Carla Caminati revealed her grand debut collection on Wednesday 24th September 2014 on the top floor apartment of the stylish Mitte institution Sankt Oberholz.
An emerging designer from Switzerland, Carla Caminati has gained international exposure over the past seven years through her work as a costume designer for opera as well as major theater productions. With her debut collection Dress A Motion, she worked on… READ MORE
Following the success of Twist in my Sobriety, our second show Open House was our last minute and impulsive contribution to Berlin’s Art Week 2014. No philosophy, no conceptualisation, no fuss; just artists and curators who spontaneously decided to claim this beautiful vintage space. We invited guests to discover every corner and little room with an open mind, open doors, meet the artists, chill in… READ MORE
Berlin’s Music Week starts in a couple of days… and its highlight, the Berlin Festival: a city festival that has been mixing hip-hop, pop, rock, techno and other bouncy what-not for nine years already.
Big news this year, the festival moved from Tempelhof to Arena/White Trash/Badeschiff area, meaning lots of space to roam, lots of green, near-by nightlife & eateries, and a possibility to take… READ MORE
Two of the most recognizable voices of house music have joined vocal cords on new single Off The Rails. An epic vocal track with an old-school twinge, the song comes packaged with a bagful of remixes and edits by Napoleon, Ray Grant, Aérea Negrot and Electrosexual. Off The Rails will drop on Billie Ray Martin’s bandcamp and all digital stores on October 19th. The song… READ MORE
Austria we are coming for you and we smell fear… Your Mom’s is teaming up with Waves Festival in Vienna to host a showcase on October 4th.
Making the trip for the occasion is a supra-international Berlin and Paris dream-team composed of Electrosexual, Anything Maria, Mieko Suzuki and Local Suicide. Fresh from the release of his debut album Art Support Machine, Electrosexual will start the… READ MORE
Live and DJ bookings of chic Mitte cocktail bar Tausend are now in the delicate but firm hands of Your Mom’s and to celebrate the start of a new season of music, food, cocktails, art and films, a launch party will be held on September 6th with a live performance from Mama (Watergate Records / Batty Bass) and a DJ set by Loganic.
Mama has… READ MORE
After her successful string of 45 gigs all over the US and Canada less than six months ago, Mary Ocher will be crossing the Atlantic once more in September!
Mary has been specially invited back to LA by none other than Yeah Yeah Yeah’s Karen O to perform at the Genesis charity show at the Ace Hotel. Curated by Spike Jonze, Catpower, Santigold, Beck, Shepard… READ MORE
The August podcast is all about summery urban fun. Crafted by the Berlin-based journalist, eVe without Adam contributor & DJ, Dreea showcases her fine taste in music with a big selection of modern urban-flavored tracks to match her dress sense, from female R&B to Destiny’s Child Jersey edits to classic songs by Missy Elliot and Kelis and touches of masculine softness by the likes of… READ MORE
Berlin’s fashion calendar has to count with a new addition to its schedule! The first week of October will see the inception of the first Berlin Alternative Fashion Week, a platform showcasing the rise of alternative concepts in fashion.
The team behind the new event aims at promoting new and established off the grid innovators, in a move away from the big name dominated traditional… READ MORE
The Queen of Country music is coming to Berlin and is preceded by the surprising Dolly PARTon exhibition at the 25Hours Bikini Hotel Berlin in Charlottenburg.
The spontaneous exhibition is a tribute to the incredible fierceness of Dolly Parton, famous for her witty and popular repartee, with quotes such as “It takes a lot of money to make a person look this cheap!” forever engraved… READ MORE
For July’s podcast, Your Mom’s put together two DJs from different backgrounds and with broad musical tastes. Their mix ranges from poppy vocal house to disco and more serious sounds, but always with a happy summer feel, from sea, sex and sun to the grey-tinted days and beyond.
Obi Blanche is finishing up his second LP which will be coming out later this year, and… READ MORE
Electrosexual‘s debut album Art Support Machine has hit the shelves.
The album has received strong support from Laurent Garnier “Loving this, will play everywhere”, The Hacker “Fantastic”, David Carretta, Club Cheval, Alexander Robotnick, Hard Ton (Gigolo) and Acid Washed and the videos of Tempelhof and Crystal Flesh premiered on Local Suicide and Kaltblut.
The Art Support Machine launch party was held at Eschschloraque, Mitte’s last… READ MORE
After years of playing the world-over, from New-York to Tunisia, Tel Aviv, Barcelona and all the best dance-floors in Berlin, DJ duo, music industry insiders and hyped blog runners Local Suicide are releasing their debut EP We Can Go Everywhere on Bordello A Parigi (buy the vinyl here).
Melding synth-pop, disco-house and a vocal sample which will instantly nest into the listener’s head, the highly… READ MORE
Your Mom’s supports Satisfactory Factory, an international lab for alternative culture, art and rock’n roll curated by Australian band ME. After launching in New York and London, the monthly event was brought to Berlin’s Urban Spree on July 18th and September 27th 2014 with live bands, DJs, live art and live tattooing.
Your Mom’s was invited to host the basement floor on September 27th with… READ MORE
Iconic house music figure Billie Ray Martin is back with a new single and video. After all, a cover of David Bowie’s 1970 song, sees Billie Ray Martin reworking the classic into a deep stripped back dancefloor ready track. The depth of the song brings to mind Billie’s work as part of Electribe 101 and the original gets an interesting treatment through the work of … READ MORE
Kicking off in the summer of 2009 at Farbfernseher, Kookoo created a unique and intimate underground vibe bringing together innovative plastic and video art and playing host to DJs like Electric Indigo, Clara Moto, Elbee Bad, Aérea Negrot and Crato. Over the past five years, Kookoo gradually established itself as one of the more forward thinking entities of the Berlin club scene.
Today party creators… READ MORE
Brooklyn born Stimulus has developed a solid reputation as MC, DJ and producer throughout the years, sharing rhymes and a certain idea of soul and hip-hop in his multiple live projects.
Stimulus has since shared stages and DJ booths with some of the most respected artists in the world of hip-hop and beyond, playing with the likes of De La Soul, Talib Kweli, Dead Prez,… READ MORE
Berlin queer scene favourites Alexander Geist have been rather busy lately. On the musical front, they will be playing at the opening night of the David Bowie exhibition in the Martin Gropius Bau museum on May 19tfh before performing at the next Sissy night on May 23rd at Loftus hall alongside La Fraicheur, Linnea Palmestal and many more. Alexander Geist will also be supporting The… READ MORE
Take it slow, chillax, let the sun shine in and the disco and New Wave move your feet to the cool beach-beats. Summer-is-almost-here podcast by Franz Underwear (Slow Motion) for Your Mom’s and House/Disco event series Go Bang! promoted by himself and Local Suicide.
In May, Slow Motion Records will release the second soundtrack series of Marco Spavent and a preview EP from Motorcycle Boy… READ MORE
Join us for the first spring edition of the Wardrobe at Platoon Kunsthalle on Saturday 12th from 6 to midnight, entry is only one euro! Fling, Your Mom’s & friends will host a booth while Magritte Jaco, Annek and Georgia Girl keep your shopping spirit high with fashiony music DJ sets.
The Wardrobe is a curated line-up of Berlin’s fashionistas and vintage collectors ready to… READ MORE
A marathonian jukebox girl from Paris via Montreal, La Fraicheur has been brewing her own blend of electro-synthetic-deep-house-techno-tropical beats for over a decade. Swinging her shaker around, she smoothes the audio-goodies down for the world-wide audiences to shake their bodies and melt to.
La Fraîcheur shares her yearning for spring in her energetic and juicy mixtape. A mixtape that features artists from the label she… READ MORE
Japanese born multi-faceted artist Mieko Suzuki is always a good go-to source when in need of grid challenging ideas involving a multitude of artistic discplines.
This time round, she has teamed up with Christian Graupner from German organization Humatic and Singaporean dancer Ming Poon for an interactive installation involving the traditional Maneki-Neko lucky cat figurine. Entitled MNM, the project allows users to control and remix… READ MORE
Mary Ocher is a monster siren glitterbug, she’s also King Khan‘s protégée, armed with the blessings of Yeah Yeah Yeah’s Karen O and Lou Reed’s right hand Hal Willner. She is guaranteed to sweep this confused continent off its feet with no less than 50 dates in two months, including two SXSW gigs – full list HERE.
Originally released on Buback in Germany, Eden is… READ MORE
American poet, light/video artist and hip-hop producer, Black Cracker, is about to release his new album Poster Boy, on the new Berlin-based label Gully Havoc. The album consists of 13 new songs and 4 videos alongside 8 remixes by Acid Washed (Records Makers), Tokyo Hands, M.E.S.H, Brendon Kent, Ashworth, Wildkatz, Akia and Maurau and has already received media support from INTRO, Adidas, Der Taggespiegel, Nothing… READ MORE
With It All Makes Sense, the first album of Fantôme (released on February 14th), Hanin Elias takes us with her on an atmospheric pop-rock voyage.
The new project from Hanin Elias and Marcel Zürcher from Die Krupps, takes form as a full-fledged five piece rock band and their debut album is a combination of lively pop-rock rythms and sensual vocals that will stick in your… READ MORE
Your Mom’s Agency, Palais Wittgenstein & Wrangelkiez present Cigùri Mare Nostrum debut album physical release party this friday 21st of February at Roter Salon. Get under the spell of the dark pop and the shamanic voice of Cigùri supported by the the steel drums of Kerta Von Kubin (Pale Music).
Don’t miss the opening act with the down tempo beats and trip hop drops of … READ MORE
A winter podcast by Hanin Elias releasing the first album, It All Makes Sense, of her new rock band Fantôme, and Electrosexual releasing his single Tempelhof on March 7th from the album Art Support Machine that will be hitting the shelves in the spring of this year. Don’t miss Fantôme’s first live show at White Trash on the 31st of january and Electrosexual’s release tour… READ MORE
The Berlin Graphic Days are back for their third edition. A celebration of graphic art from around the world, the event will be going in big this time with a week-long program of exhibitions, live art performances, market stalls and parties.
Following the closure of Katerholzig, the event is now being held at Urban Spree in the RAW complex in Friedrichshain and things will be… READ MORE
The agency handled PR for the launch of Friendly Rich‘s new album Bountiful as well as the promotion of their accompanying European tour which included two performances at Fusion Festival 2014.
The absurdly fun lead single Sausage Samba which fuses Star Trek footage with a bordering on obscene amount of sausages, premiered on Kaltblut and gathered over 100 000 views in the first two weeks… READ MORE
With her new video release, OFRIN tackles the boundaries between music, art and fashion. The collaborative efforts of fashion designers such as Juliaheuse, Vladimir Karaleev, Vibe Harsløf and more, turn the video project into something more than just a music video: it’s a visual and ambivalent self-portrait of the artist. It will be showcased in the Mercedes Benz tent during Berlin Fashion week AW14-15, at… READ MORE
To kick off Fashion Week among friends, Berlinpieces, Berlin Dress & Your Mom’s invite you to ◆FASHION AFFAIR◆ at SHIFT on Monday January 13th from 10pm.
◆ DJ sets by Eric D. Clark (Subcurrent), Magritte Jaco & Flou Flou Koh (Plateau Repas). Special live appearance by Billie Ray Martin (Disco Activisto)
◆ Visuals by Shift, photo booth by Anaii Lee-Ender and goody tombola for the… READ MORE
What Mandel Turner has to say to you from NYC and Paris to welcome 2014? MOTHER KNOWS BEST!
Say it with house, tech-house, classic house and everything else, it’s all in the mix. Mandel’s collection has extended to all genres of soulful electronic music over the years; a collection of music by many others from the new and old-school, by himself as producer, but also… READ MORE
UhOh release their new single Wish Upon a Star as a hand-numbered and limited 7″ on coloured vinyl, a fairytale christmas song that was born on December 25th! Double A-single with Wish Upon a Star, Ride On and the Ride On remix by Moormann, plus booklet, video by Diana Naecke and download codes for digital version.
Order the EP HERE, catch UhOh live on January… READ MORE
Give up on superstitions, bring along your black cat and break the cycle of bad luck by partying with us that day – Friday 13th:
Local Suicide‘s mastermind and moving power Brax Moody will be celebrating his birthday at one of Berlin’s coolest new locations: Cosmic Kaspar from 10pm at Rosenthaler Platz. To match the space interior he gathered the cream of the crop: Stockholm … READ MORE
After the trilogy Discolition, Demolition and Devolution, Electrosexual comes back with the first track of his next album Art Support Machine planned for release in March 2014. The single is called Lay My Eye, it has a synthesized and sensual energy with an ominous feel, foreboding a sense of impending danger. Great listen for Depeche Mode’s fans, great video by Los Angeles based Christine Rho … READ MORE
Winter is here, and so Andreas Krach, aka Krach der Roboter, has prepared us a Xmas podcast to enjoy while decorating a tree, wrapping presents or writing greeting cards.
The podcast features his own Xmas track Krachy Christmas – downloadable on our Soundcloud too as an early present with an illustration by our own Charlotte Osinga, and Dualesque‘s new track Uncomplicated‘s Xmas children choir and… READ MORE
On December 5th Alexander Geist - who just joined the YMA’s family – will celebrate the release of his new single A Woman’s Right To Choose with a live show at Monarch Berlin. The track is produced by Joey Hansom (Expatriarch), and will be released on New Pangea as an illustrated fold-out poster and a download. The music video was made in collaboration with Imogen… READ MORE
On November 20th, world premiere of SUPERHIGH!
SUPERHIGH is an art/music/video project created by Boris Eldagsen and Sabine Taeubnerand and co-produced by Arte Creative that will be projected at Platoon from 8pm. The video-movie is about experiencing and mockumenting legal and illegal drugs and reaching the “super high”. The project discusses some social subjects such as consumerism, sensationalism, legal and illegal doings and the video… READ MORE
Enjoy November’s podcast by Anything Maria, between house, electro and tech-house – with an opening homage to Lou Reed‘s poetry. AM is preparing an exciting new techno-infused project with an upcoming EP “Slowly Goes The Night”, keep posted for the big news – coming up soon along with a China tour early November.
Book Anything Maria worldwide for DJ sets, live PA with The Bad… READ MORE
The next ICH BIN EIN BERLINER will take place at SO36 on the 8th of November. An impressive lineup for the second instalment of the festival’s fifth season with Plateau Repas live, Hanin Elias DJ set, Justus Köhncke and Namosh live among a few others.
Hanin Elias will release the first single and video of her new project Fantôme in a couple of months; Plateau… READ MORE
Twist in My Sobriety is an art show named after the eponym song (slow edit by Krach below) featuring nine Berlin artists from the 18th till the 20th of October. Vernissage on the 18th at 7pm with DJ sets by Yasmin Gate, Plateau Repas and AC Casey, photography and installations on two floors in the giant Mitte building of Kaufhaus Jandorf by Alexandra Jasper, Allison… READ MORE
Aniaetleprogrammeur present us an atmospheric early October podcast: the perfect soundtrack to a contemplative fall, already cooling down but not ice-cold yet. Enjoy while walking through a red leaf forest or on the train for an eery journey.
This podcast comes as a pre-taste to their late October EP release, a digital full lenght remix album of The friendly Expectations of the Stars: Tfoets Remixes… READ MORE
In its 9th year, Preview Berlin is one of the major participants in this year’s Berlin Art Week. One of Europe’s biggest contemporary art fairs, Preview will occupy the Berlin Opera Workshops, transforming the undiscovered space into a creative venue for artists hailing from 18 different nations, representing five different continents.
On the Thursday 19th, the fair opens to the public from 6pm until 10pm,… READ MORE
Join Local Suicide + Killerrr this Saturday at Urban Spree to celebrate a night full of live acts – and a few birthday heroes. Organized by Local Suicide and Killerrr, the event features more than a couple artists from Your Mom’s roster.
Amongst the live acts are Dualesque and Yasmin Gate with visuals by Felix thecat. Electrosexual (feat. Transformer Di Roboter) will be presenting his… READ MORE
Nina AC Casey, front woman of UhOh, and recently owner of a vegan café in Neuköln, Berlin, will DJ at the Berlin Festival on September 7th.
The Berlin Festival is THE festival from Melt Booking and Conny Opper that combines rock and electronic music on two separate locations half in, half outdoor, and in the city so you can sleep a comfortable bed in between… READ MORE
Plateau Repas will release exclusive remastered tracks on Bandcamp on September 30th. Not for the faint of heart, eurodance d’auteur perfect for a “sweat or die” session, explosive mix of house, electro, pop and hip-hop, second degree fun party music – either you got the colours and the muscle to follow or you don’t, but don’t say we didn’t warn you.
A warmup while you… READ MORE
The 90’s digital hardcore icon Hanin Elias is out and about this autumn; your first chance to catch her behind the decks is on September 1st, at the fashion festival Berlin Dress. The festival is a glimmering showcase of the Berlin fashion culture, with a twist of short films, vogueing and fashion-art happenings, not to mention the line-up brought by Your Mom’s.
The show continues… READ MORE
There is a new festival in town and Your Mom’s is in on the action! From August 30th to September 1st, Berlin Dress 0.1 will be gracing the halls of Platoon Kunsthalle for its debut appearance. A brainchild of BERLINPIECES – creators of WeddingDress – the event presents the work of over 50 selected Berlin designers for sale including Aurelia Paumelle, Vava Dudu, Tata Christiane… READ MORE
Andreas Krach and Krach der Roboter, one person in two different music shades.
On September 18 and 19th at the third Moozak festival in Vienna, Austria, Krach will present his unique method of creating live electronic music. Starts with “No-Input Mixer Workshop” (18th Sept, 2pm) where participants will learn how to use mixing desk as synthesisers to make modulations and drones, finishing in the evening… READ MORE
After three successful years in Berlin’s house and disco scene, Moon&Mann are moving forward. Together with JMII and Baughman they launched the Geradehaus event series at Prince Charles with an instalment every other month, on the second Friday from midnight till morning, with a sophisticated selection of disco, italo, garage and analogue house music. Each party will satisfy your demanding ears and feet with tunes… READ MORE
Your Mom’s always busy for Berlin’s Fashion Week; this season, we’ll be hopping from Bread & Butter to Bright trade shows and their after parties, Capsule to see Tata Christiane‘s designs, the Patrick Mohr and Muschi Xberg shows; and of course organising events.
As for our own events, Reebok sponsored us to feature Swizz Beatz, Infinite Livez (Ninja Tune/Big Dada) and Black Cracker live, plus… READ MORE
After hosting their own floor in Moog at Off Sonar and being handpicked to bring some disco to NOISEY‘s “You Need to Hear this Podcast Series“; Local Suicide crafted an electro-disco mix pulsing with summer vibes for the July edition of Your Mom’s monthly podcast.
With upcoming gigs at Melt Festival as well as in Munich, Oslo, Heidelberg, Paris, Thessaloniki, Berlin, Greece and a South… READ MORE
There’s a way to write pop music which is still intellectually stimulating. Mary Ocher proves this with her second album Eden, produced by Canadian Rock & Roll guru King Khan (producer of the Black Lips among other acts), recorded in his legendary Moon studios and released on Buback on CD and digitally, and on Haute Areal for the vinyl edition.
The album contradicts the state… READ MORE
True to her smooth and eclectic style, Mieko Suzuki (KooKoo, Click.Clique) takes electronic music connoisseurs from electronica to deep house, to techno and back. June’s podcast feels a lil’ magical and special, this is precisely the Mieko touch!
Mieko has played her straight-edge techno vinyl collection along the years in Japan, or in Germany and Belgium, and has made soundscape for fashion catwalks mainly in… READ MORE
Watching TV is not good for your brain. That‘s why Your Mom doesn‘t want you to. Rather go outside and play with the squirrels – and if you behave, you can watch The Network Awesome later. The N.A. is a Youtube channel for which smart people search the web daily, pick out the best videos and curate them by theme. Their programs are neither boring… READ MORE
Yasmin Gate‘s podcast for May is an energetic one mixing techno, house and electro from the artists she likes and has collaborated with, and you can also spot some of her own tracks including the new Spinning Around – don’t miss the interview on FluxFM on the occasion of the release on May 25th. Yasmin evolves on two levels: as a DJ not afraid to… READ MORE
Spring is here and brings its share of novelty, videos and releases.
After War Songs (Haute Areal) Mary Ocher is now releasing her second album Eden in mid-June on Buback, produced by Canadian Rock’n’Roll guru King Khan. While waiting seize the chance to (re)discover the video from Mary’s band Your Government.
And another striking video and track: Noblesse Oblige‘s new single “Runaway” taken from… READ MORE
Eric D. Clark, a career of over 30 years, a wide and eclectic range of music genres and collaborations all over the globe as producer, co-producer, musician, vocalist, performer, composer, remixer… it’s hard to keep track. Here is a mixtape of his own productions, some unreleased, skilfully mixed – the perfect dance remedy against feeling gloomy!
Book Eric D. Clark for DJ sets worldwide HERE.… READ MORE
Hanin Elias invited us for a show on Reboot FM, “Hanin On Air” last Friday.
For one hour we talked about the agency and its family, we featured Elbee Bad, Eric D. Clark, UhOh, Hanin, Aniaetleprogrammeur, Plateau Repas, Electrosexual, Yasmin Gate, Mary Ocher, Anything Maria, without forgetting Moon&Mann, Local Suicide, Krach and Mieko Suzuki.
Listen to it and learn a bit more about Your Mom’s… READ MORE
On the occasion of Eric D. Clark‘s arrival at Your Mom’s, we asked up-and-coming writer Evan Musgrave for a few words about Professor D. Clark.
“With two decades of lighting up Europe’s dance floors wither side of raucous stints in his native USA, Eric D. Clark is truly a Transatlantic phenomenon. Just as his geographical location is often hard to pin down, his part techno,… READ MORE
eLBee BaD is well known for being the Prince of Dance Music, and with March’s podcast “Ya Mama’s Tech Mixxx”, he reminds us of another part of his musical personality: intricate hectic TECHNO. Busy times lie ahead for this DJ who likes to enforce the power of his house music with the real strings of his friends from the POD Orchestra. Techno and house vinyl… READ MORE
March 2nd will be the night that makes you wish you could be in two places at the same time: Chalet Club for the fourth anniversary of Electrobongo and P.O.P. (ex-Flamingo) for the Night 004.
Electrobongo will party on the two floors of Chalet with their usual suspects Moon&Mann (Geradehaus), Laurine, Alex Cliche, Txus Rosado, Joan Aloy and Nicolas Avolo, and will bring in special… READ MORE
On Valentine’s Day, the Boheme Kids, Your Mom’s and Cupid take care of you single people of Berlin on Thursday, February 14th, from 10pm, at P.O.P. (ex-Flamingo). So come enjoy a playful, hot, saucy, sexy night of games and music.
♥ For your ears; electro pop, house and disco with: Emilio El-Lauren & Julius Petit (It boys!), Philip Mollenkott, Team Stabil, Lola Luc, Magritte Jaco… READ MORE
Electrosexual’s new track Demolition has got quite an aftermath, the new release has not gone unnoticed in the world of electronic music and has been intensively covered by the press: Bernard Dagorn’s blog’n’roll, The Pink Snout, Candy Club, Noisey, Vice, Wrangelkiez, Killerrr or Expatriarch Radio. To celebrate this achievement and the projection of the Demolition video, the artist set the night on fire with fellow… READ MORE
Plateau Repas are a French electronica trio, Valentin, Fleur and Magritte Jaco, based in Berlin. They perform live and also DJ pop and electro; you may have already caught them over the past three years in Paris, Hamburg, Stockholm, Brussels… We are very excited these conceptual eurodancers are joining Your Mom’s crew soon. In the meantime, we will go have a crazy boogie at Kater… READ MORE
After the success of the first Geradehaus, our favourite disco/house duo are getting ready for their second event already featured on Finding Berlin and Berlin Poche:
“The second instalment of Geradehaus is arriving on the 8th of February to Berlin’s Prince Charles. Right where disco-erotic acts like Session Victim and Hunee left it that first night full of ecstasy, the Geradehaus team is setting the… READ MORE
Yes, it is fashion week, and a busy time for Your Mom’s Agency’s artists!
Starting on the 17th with Andreas Krach mixing happy tunes at ZMF; Maté Tollner aka Tolo and Inappropriate Touch at Flamingo for the private General Assembly party (opened to the general public and for free from midnight) on the same night.
On the 18th, catch Local Suicide at Rosis; and… READ MORE
Local Suicide sent Your Mom a souvenir set from their Tel Aviv tour for the end of 2012, let the sunny vibes in through your ears for this winter month of January.
After a few Munich, Hamburg, Thessaloniki and Berlin gigs early 2013, Local Suicide will be celebrating their 3rd anniversary in February at Tausend, Berlin, more info soon.
Book Local Suicide worldwide for DJ… READ MORE
Local Suicide Vamparela and Brax Moody go on a Tel-Aviv tour starting on apocalypse day December 21st for the end of the year celebrations, check out the dates in case you are in the area.
Back in Germany and after a few dates, they will DJ for an epic night at the iconic Golden Pudel Club in Hamburg, followed by their Three Year Anniversary in… READ MORE
Nadja Sayej interviewed Electrosexual for the online magazine Noisey.Vice.com, looking back on 2012 and looking forward to 2013 with the exclusive premiere of his newest track’s video Demolition.
Read the interview on Noisey and on Vice and enjoy the video! You can also read more about Demolition on Exberliner and Kill The Radio Star
Update September 2013: now nominated for international music video awards in… READ MORE
Anything Maria gone bad? You bet, the sweet French gal reveals an extract of The Bad Miss Show Tour that will begin 2013 in China. And keep posted for her remix EP coming up in February.
Book Anything Maria live with a full set-up or for live DJ sets as The Bad Miss Show HERE.
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