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Aberdeen – A sci-fi
musical memoir

In 2007, Matt Sheehy (Lost Lander, EL VY) took a job as a forester in the dark, rain soaked logging town of Aberdeen on the Washington state coast. His plan was to disappear into the woods and escape his failed attempts at love and at life as a professional musician. But things take a turn toward the very strange after an eccentric local man named Andy Flood reveals a dark secret ()

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Thank you to
The Luyas…

…for a fantastic show. And of course to s t a r g a z e for joining in at the end. It’s not every day we have a 12 piece band in the lobby! Here are three songs filmed by ilan Cohen as well as a few photos.

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It’s time
to hybridize

Our friend and fellow funkhaus comrade Vincent Moon has just finished a very special project together with his wife Priscilla Telmon. For the past three years they have immersed themselves in an experimental-ethnographic study of current day spiritual cults in Brazil. They will soon begin presenting their incredible work around the world, and we’re delighted that one of their stops along the way this summer will be here at the hotel. Here’s some further information ()

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Tom Adams
Returns

We’re very happy to be welcoming Tom Adams back to the hotel next Tuesday evening. We first met Tom almost three years ago during a concert in our courtyard on a warm June night. Nils Frahm was presenting his new bespoke piano called the Una Corda, and after his performance invited any musicians in the audience to come on stage and try the piano for themselves. Tom accepted his invitation, and what followed was a ()

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The Luyas &
Foundling Live

Around this time last year Stefan Schneider was playing drums in our courtyard alongside the wonderful Sarah Neufeld. You can see some photos from their dynamic performance here. Stefan got in touch recently to let us know he’ll be in town soon with his band The Luyas. They’ll be playing their only Berlin show of their European tour with us next Thursday May 4th. From Montreal, Quebec, The Luyas formed in 2006. ()

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Thank you
Mrs. Adam Schatz

Thank you Adam for your spirited performance and in particular for encouraging us in the singalong. That was fun!

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Thank you
yMusic

An incredible performance by amazing musicians. Here are three pieces filmed by Ilan Cohen as well as some photos from the show.  

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David Marston
DJ set

This Sunday evening producer, DJ, musician and guitarist David Marston will be in the lobby playing some music for us. Hailing from Jamaica, David is a friend and collaborator of Eli, and has released music on Eli’s label Soul Clap Records. Eli got in touch a little while ago to let us know David would be in town and that his music would suit our lobby very nicely.  David plays ()

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Mrs. Adam
Schatz

As the first of two wonderful shows we have coming up, we’re excited to welcome Mrs. Adam Schatz to the lobby next Wednesday 29th March. Brooklyn based Adam will bring his saxophone, play on our piano, and most likely treat us to a few sonic surprises. Adam is in Berlin ahead of a tour with his band Landlady. He has been either a main member or occasional player in Father Figures, Those ()

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yMusic
live

We’re very much looking forward to Monday 3rd April when yMusic will be playing in the lobby. yMusic are a group of six New York City instrumentalists who NPR described as helping to shape the future of classical music. Exploring the intersection between classical and popular music, their unique configuration (string trio, flute, clarinet, and trumpet) has attracted the attention of collaborators such as Ben Folds, Bon Iver, José González and The Staves. ()