He went from a boy with dreams to a global brand: German DJ/producer Paul van Dyk. We tell his story: his GDR beginnings, join him at a concert in the US, and find out how the fall of the Berlin Wall changed him.
Bach is techno — ask DJ Marc Romboy if you don't believe it's true. Romboy takes classical masterpieces and gives them a 21st century, electronic music face-lift.
The fall of the Berlin Wall was not only a political revolution but the start of a cultural awakening that reverberated from German clubs around the world. Now, Berlin's iconic club scene aims to get UNESCO recognition.
Berlin is considered the mecca of free, untamed techno. But for how long? The clubs are taking a beating from big investors, gentrification and techno tourists. Politicians appear powerless to stop it.
Berlin's Berghain is no longer the best nightclub in Germany. It's been topped by the Bootshaus, according to a poll by DJ Mag. The Cologne club even came in eighth in the international ranking. A visit.
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