Berlin Snubs ‘hypercapitalist superclub ethic’
“In terms of nightlife, in some ways it’s the opposite of the glitz and expense of Ibiza; Berlin is raw and scruffy and relatively cheap still.
So despite the advance of gentrification, it remains a place where the freaks can survive and maybe even thrive”. (Thump )
Counter-culture expert Matthew Collin (former editor of i-D and author of seminal acid house history book Altered State praises Berlin for rejecting Ibiza and much of the rest of the world’s ‘hypercapitalist superclub ethic’ (his new book Pop Grenade- a political history of pop music’ is out now )