From Berlin to LA • Full program, RSVP and free sign up

• FRIDAY 5th


2pm Goethe-Institut auditorium • 18+ • free sign up via Eventbrite
Native Instruments present “Mixing with Stems”. A Stem file is an open, multi-channel audio file that contains a track split into four musical elements. With each element available independently, you can mix in ways that just weren’t possible until now.
3:15pm Short panel about copyright and Stem files. This is also an occasion to start a discussion about how the US and Germany manage the evolution of digital copyright.

3:45pm Goethe-Institut auditorium • 18+ • free sign up via Eventbrite
DJ, producer and vocalist Anna Cavazos presents “Adding voice to your digital track”. Anna will demonstrate how to simply record and insert voice into a track using Native Instruments’ software plugin The Mouth.

5pm Goethe-Institut auditorium • 18+ • free sign up via Eventbrite
Carlos Oblivion presents “Digital production and sampling with Native”, or how to sample and produce with Native Instruments’ Maschine, and route channels through a DAW for a better arrangement of your tracks.

6pm Goethe-Institut auditorium • 18+ •  free sign up via Eventbrite
Musician and technologist Lucky Paul presents “Manifesting electronic music”. Lucky Paul has spent the last few years building an instrument to make electronic music from scratch. He will share his research and demonstrate his live sampling method.

Goethe-Institut auditorium • 18+ • free RSVP via Restless Nites
7pm sharp •
Carlos Oblivion & Black Replica present: “From sampling to playing”, a showcase of their own sampling turning into a short experimental electronic happening.
7.25pm •
Solo live contemporary electro-blues session by 19th Moon
7.50pm •
Projection and concert: Berlin: Symphony of a Great City (Berlin: Die Sinfonie der Grosstadt, by Walther Ruttmann 1927) vintage film with live electronic improvisation by Lucky Paul & Friends.

10pm • The Standard, Hollywood • 21+ • free RSVP via Facebook
Club night with Robot Koch live PA, and DJ sets by Anna Cavazos, Katie Otro, Mor Elian and last minute guest Eric D. Clark.




2pm • Media Lounge • no age restriction •  free sign up via Eventbrite
Introduction to crate-digging all afternoon for the whole family, in partnership with Grimy, Discogs and Amoeba; bring your own records to swap!
3pm •
DJ, label owner and event promoter Zernell presents “DJing with vinyl”. Zernell is a vinyl expert and will share his knowledge about collecting vinyl and the art of DJing vinyl with adults and children 8 to 18 y/o.
4pm • Zernell & Son will demonstrate several vinyl-DJing technics, come enjoy the music and have a dance with us.

4pm • Goethe-Institut auditorium • 12+ • free sign up via Eventbrite
DJ, producer and remixer Katie Otro presents “Producing electronic music 101”. Katie will show adults and teenagers how to produce electronic music using various Native Instruments plugins like Maschine.
4:40pm • Katie Otro presents “DJing with Traktor 101”, a demonstration for adults and teenagers on how to mix using Traktor Pro and the Kontrol D2 Controllers. Download the free version of Traktor and bring your laptop to train in real time!

5:15pm • Goethe-Institut auditorium • 12+ • free sign up via Eventbrite
Singer-songwriter, DJ and producer Perera Elsewhere presents “Create a track”. Teens and young adults are invited to produce a track in real time.

8pm • Bold Space • 21+ • free RSVP via Restless Nites
Casual panel presented by about visions of the Berlin scene and its different aspects from LA, before crossing over the street to the after show.
The panel will be moderated by Joshua Glazer (Thump), with several guests including AJ Calzada (XLR8R), Constantin Köhncke (Native Instruments), Mahssa Taghinia (Mount Analog) and Perera Elsewhere (FoF).

10pm • Ace Hotel • 21+ • free RSVP via Yowsah
Yowsah! club night hosted by Kim Anh, featuring DJ sets by Masha (Dig Deeper), Dersu (Vice) feat live vox by 19th Moon, and Perera Elsewhere (FoF).


Goethe-Institut: 5750 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 100, Miracle Mile, CA 90036
– free all day on 6th Street around Hauser
– free 2 hour parking on Stanley Ave and on 8th Street
– $1 after 6pm on Friday and all day on Saturday with validation, parking at the institute entrance on 5750 Wilshire Courtyard East and West building
Standard, Hollywood: 8300 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Bold Space: 958 S Broadway, DTLA, CA, 90015 • 1 minute walk to the Ace Hotel
Ace Hotel: 929 S Broadway, DTLA, CA 90015 • 1 minute walk from the Bold Space
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