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BERLIN CALLING! Piranha Picks of the Week - Shtetl Neukölln


Thursday 7 DECEMBER

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Berlin being one of the cities ethnomusicology was founded in, our public archives of course have vast treasures of historical recorded material at their disposal. Berliner Stadtbibliothek offers a tour on how to search and use them most effective. Registration required via ZLB Zentral- und Landesbibliothek

Where: Berliner Stadtbibliothek, Breite Str. 30-36, 10178 Berlin // When: 14:00
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Also remember "Aether ueber Berlin" @ last weeks Picks of the Week

Friday 8 – Sunday 10 DECEMBER

With "Turbulenzen - Festival for Contemporary Intercultural Music", Radialsystem V takes a look at five ensembles of explorers at the interface of European and Asian musical traditions. Accompanied by concert introductions and a symposium, The Omnibus Ensemble (Uzbekistan), The Six Tones (Vietnam/Sweden) and the Ensemble Reconsil (Austria), the Ensemble Extrakte (Berlin) and the host Ensemble AsianArt (Berlin) will provide an insight into their work with different musical cultures:

Where: Radialsystem V, Holzmarktstr. 34, 10243 Berlin // When: 19:00 ( Fri + Sat ) / 20:00 ( Sun ) // Complete programme @ Radialsystem V
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Next chance for one of Piranha Records recording artist Robert Soko's famous BalkanBeats DJ sets @ the book release party of Veso Portarsky's new one "Der Wein, der nicht getrunken werden durfte". Some info plus a guestlist opportunity @ Veso's blog

Where: Lido, Cuvrystrasse 7, 10997 Berlin // When: 23:00
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When Fabian Schnedler is not lending his golden voice to our fabulous Semer Ensemble or the like, he's making a special point of making people dance the Klezmer way with Tants in Gartn Eydn. Can easily take on dimensions like the time @ Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche in 2015:

Where: LabSaal, Alt-Lübars 8, 13469 Berlin // When: 19:00
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Monday 11 DECEMBER

From off clubs like Bastard to concert cathedrals like Funkhaus Berlin. All the way up! – that's where Australian Experimental Jazz trio The Necks have gone playing the stages of our cozy little music lovers city in the 30 years of their existence

Where: Funkhaus Berlin, Nalepastraße 18, 12459 Berlin // When: 19:00
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Tuesday 12 DECEMBER

Longtime UdK professor David Friedman getting almost blue on his own in 2014. With Oliver Potratz on bass and Tilo Weber on drums, he's bridging old trends and new as Generations Trio. "Thursday" record release @

Where: A-Trane, Bleibtreustraße 1, 10623 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Wednesday 13 DECEMBER

That's Berlin Singer / Songwriter Albertine Sarges giving such a sweet example of how to keep in the groove with your neighborhood – if you can. At Schokoladen's "Fourtrack on Stage" series on a double bill with Ottmar Seum a.k.a. Otto von Bismarck, Jack of all trades music in the city for decades, from Caspar Brötzmann Massaker to the Space Cowboys and Two Chix & a Beer – yet still a secret so well kept that you virtually can't find him anywhere on the net even today …

Where: Schokoladen, Ackerstrasse 169/170, 10115 Berlin // When: 19:00
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The female voice and temperament complementing Fabian Schnedler – see Sunday / Tants in Gartn Eydn – in our fabulous Semer Ensemble are those of awesome Sasha Lurje! Kicking off "Shtetl Neukölln" festival with her latest outfit You shouldn't know from it – and please be sure to check out the rest of the four day event including workshops galore and stuff, too

Where: Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Berlin // When: 20:00
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