It’s 11:00 PM on my campus as I’m writing this. I literally spent the whole day in the library brushing up on econometrics and the thought about spinning at Panorama Bar had not even crossed my mind…. not. Next week, huh? It’s surely gonna be something special. Behind the decks Jerome Sydenham, Seth Troxler, Tyree Cooper and yours truly, the 24-year-old pale-faced Finn surrounded by industry veterans. There are some events you really look forward to and this is one of them. I remember walking into Panorama Bar for the first time when I was 18. I was amazed how the DJ could control the atmosphere of the whole floor and how it went through several moves throughout the night. After moving to Berlin in summer 2014, the establishment quickly became one of my favorites. I’ve been on the floor countless times until the closing and I always kept thinking what it would be like behind the wheels of steel.
Last year we had our 20th label anniversary at Panorama Bar, which undoubtedly was phenomenal. This year we’re continuing with the same spirit. In addition, Seth is back and is joined by Chicago’s Tyree Cooper. I’m sure we will hear a couple of Ibadan classics during the night. If you’re in Berlin, come say hi and let’s have a drink – or two after my set. It’s gonna be the Finest Friday in town.
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Event on RA: Finest Friday – Ibadan Nacht
Event & set times on Berghain’s website