Tracklist: May(hem) Day DJ Set, Berlin [Photos]

May 1st, known in Berlin as “May Day”, is historically a day of protest by workers. As the city shuts down for the day, the streets are filled with protesters, riot police, cars on fire, outdoor parties, and thousands of people out to enjoy the day and party well into the night. This year, Berlin was blessed with gorgeous Spring weather, good vibes, and (as far as I saw) a burning-car-free, city-wide celebration. 

I was asked to spin some tunes at one of the daytime parties (the only one that was indoors, as my luck would, does, and did have it) – here’s the way it went, along with my crappy happy snaps of the madness… Continue reading “Tracklist: May(hem) Day DJ Set, Berlin [Photos]”

Gigs: Ray Mann May(hem) Day DJ set, Berlin

Berlin apparently goes illegally nuts on May 1st (I’m hearing talk of burning cars, riot police, that kinda thing). I’m both curious and frightened (much like I was over New Year’s Apocalypse Now Eve).

So I’ll be taking refuge in the safe house, the big house – Jail Bar – spinning soul, hip-hop and “Why Can’t We Be Friends”. Prolly be live-tweeting the set too, so join me on Twitter or in Jail.

What: Ray Mann May(hem) Day DJ Set
When: Tuesday 1st May, 2012 – 4-6pm FREE
Where: Jail Bar – Ohlauer Str. 3, 10999 Kreuzberg, Germany

Full details over here.