Traditionally we come together on the first Saturday each year and celebrate the golden times of the Icon club (1996 – 2012). It all goes down on January the 7th at Gretchen, this time we have invited Eatbrain to party with us and Berlin’s bass lovers. But before we talk about our guests for this event let us talk about the Icon club, a place that meant so much to us and the Berlin scene.
Already in our feature for the 20 years Recycle – Berlin’s finest Drum’n’Bass event we spoke in details about this historical place, which was our home before Gretchen. What made the Icon so special? To be honest .. we have no idea. Of course we gave our best to promote and run events there, but there is no formula about how to create the right atmosphere. Obviously we somehow managed to do it, probably it was a mixture of the right bookings and the right staff that gave people the feeling of partying with friends, no matter if you lived just around the corner or you were a tourist. Up to now regular guests of the Icon would mention the familiar atmosphere between staff and crowd, the friendly door and the peaceful vibe on the parties, no matter how packed it was. Continue reading “Icon Undead – Memorial Day ft. EATBRAIN”