ALL OF YOU people, made this possible. A musical togetherness of artist friends interacting, exchanging in full creative freedom, truly open to each other. Not having to fulfil any roles or deliver what people expect from them. Free of commercial interest, brands or music business. Doing something just for this moment. No matter what. No matter what people write about it, no matter what people say about it. Just giving (…)
First impressions. THANK YOU. FUTURE PEOPLE.
A position has opened to join the team in our bar, right in the centre of things at the hotel. We are looking for a professional bartender who has strong experience making cocktails. Someone who loves being creative behind the bar and who is familiar with the bar scene in Berlin. The position involves making drinks for hotel guests and local alike, using fantastic products from independent businesses. This is an (…)
An introduction to the artists involved, and a small preview of what’s been happening in rehearsal week so far…
…last nights Bon Iver show officially kicked off which so far has been the most amazing week of our lives…here is quick look behind the scenes of the rehearsals and collaborations… amongst rehearsing today: Aaron & Bryce Dessner Mouse on Mars Set Shara Nova (My Brightest Diamond), Andi Haberl (The Notwist), Ben Lanz (Beirut) Woodkid & Justin Vernon Kings of Convenience & Flock of Dimes set Hauschka / Kill the Vultures/ Naeem (…)
A little teaser video…
Back in July, an Irish man with rather thick brown hair started to frequent our bar, often sitting in the same sunny spot in the corner of the lounge, and always ordering the same thing – a large bottle of sparkling water. Quite a few of us Michelbergers spotted his almost daily visits, and we wondered exactly what he was up to. Curiosity got the better of one of our (…)
We’ve been watching and listening to Vincent Moon’s work for a long time. Vincent is an independent filmmaker, originally from France. He first became known for his innovative way of filming bands in the Take Away Shows project. After that he spent five years travelling the world, exploring the music rituals of the people he met for his Petites Planètes series. (If you’re staying with us, you can see some (…)
Today a group of Michelbergers got their first glimpse inside the Funkhaus, and a clearer idea of what’s going to be happening there in just over two weeks. Let’s just say, there were a lot of slack jaws, wide eyes and looks of astonishment…!
Andi Toma and Jan St. Werner – AKA Mouse on Mars – have been making electronic music together since 1993. That music has often been an idiosyncratic blend of everything from ambient, techno and dub, to krautrock, disco and jazz. We think this bio puts it best: Mouse on Mars is one of the few electronic bands to stand the test of time. Constantly reinventing themselves, they have taken electronica to new heights with a unique (…)