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Last weekend in Berlin this [2014-11-16]

Once again, last weekend was warm and sunny, and Berlin was at its best. Rented a bike, sun glasses on, drank way too many hipster coffees.

Berlin Oct 2014
Typical.

Berlin Oct 2014
Also typical.

Berlin Oct 2014
I don't know if I really can recommend the letter museum.

Berlin Oct 2014
The burger trend is far from slowing down. Always a hunt for the best burger. Tommi's burger joint, a fine contender.

Berlin Oct 2014
A new foodie hangout on Friday nights - Neue Heimat. A strange mix of indoor food court, music, booze, and hipsters.

Berlin Oct 2014
Neue Heimat on the outside.

October compilation 2014 this [2014-11-16]

re:jazz has done a number of fine albums (some of my all-time favourites, in fact) on mixing club music and jazz. This take by Henrik Schwarz and friends (see video) is interesting. It's quite calm and controlled, so it's more for the mind than the body. A cool head nod.
Lounge master Migs is out with new album and Blue six too. Always the best vocals. I wonder, releasing albums like this in 2014 - is there a market for that really? How many fans buy albums anymore, and in a club gengre that is all about the singles... ok, so I bought it.
Weeknd, as always.
It is so easy to get hooked by Hanna Reid's voice (London grammar). Can't get it out of my head.

  1. Bugge Wesseltoft, Henrik Schwarz, Dan Berglund Headbanger polka
  2. Elle Varner w/A$AP Ferg Don't wanna dance
  3. David Guetta w/Sam Martin Dangerous
  4. SBTRKT w/Sampha Temporary view
  5. London grammar Nightcall (Freemasons pegasus mix)
  6. Freemasons w/Amanda Wilson Let it be me (edit)
  7. Miguel Migs w/Aya Little star
  8. deadmau5 & Kaskade I remember (Shiba San remix)
  9. BANKS Drowning (stwo remix)
  10. Azealia Banks w/Theophilus London JFK
  11. Trey Songz Dead wrong
  12. The Weeknd King of the fall
  13. deadmau5 Some chords (Dillon Francis remix)
  14. Blue six Jet black
  15. Gui Boratto Take control
  16. JāFU Dundas
  17. SBTRKT Decemberist

Preview: 20 seconds from each song.

September compilation 2014 this [2014-10-05]

Tons of good music out now, and I'm still trying to avoid the mainstream artists. This is a final round of this dark r&b, soul, nujazz before, I hope, a genre change for the next comp (house & techno, I think). I just love the Vicktor Taiwo tracks, and Trey Songs too. Brilliant fan video for Taiwo (below). Note that the Rochelle Jordan thing is 22 minutes...

  1. Electric wire hustle By & bye
  2. Don-E Spiritual
  3. Robin Thicke You're my fantasy
  4. Keyshia Cole Next time
  5. Tank You're my star
  6. Meek DeMeo w/Kendrick Lamar Paper birds
  7. Vicktor Taiwo w/Solomon Digital kids
  8. Vicktor Taiwo Paradise island
  9. Trey Songz Y.A.S.
  10. Trey Songz I know (can't get back)
  11. Rochelle Jordan KILLAH
  12. Jhené Aiko w/Cocoaine 80s To love & die
  13. SBTRKT w/A$AP Ferg Voice in my head

Preview: 20 seconds from each song.