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Whether it's in Nairobi or in Kyiv, in Bristol or in Cairo: in all the major cities of Africa and Europe, people get together in dedicated spaces to dance to music and party – and create communities, subcultures and public spheres. Club culture is a global phenomenon, but what music are these people dancing to in these cities and what music did they use to dance to in the past? In what sort of spaces do they meet up? What public spheres do they form? What do these club cultures mean to the urbanity of a city? And what happens when the club music from two different continents meet head on? More...

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Bio
Andi Teichmann is one behalf of the German electronic music duo Gebrüder Teichmann (Teichmann Brothers). The Berlin based Gebrüder Teichmann are the two brothers Andi and Hannes Teichmann who work as musicians, DJs and producers and cultural activists. Their work is not limited by style or genre borders. With their musical and cultural projects the two try to find new ways to build bridges. Gebrüder Teichmann started getting into music in 1989 at the age of 9 and 12 years with their punk band Totalschaden before they discovered electronic music middle of the 1990s. Various collaborations & from hip hop to classical music, from traditional to experimental music followed. Together and solo they have released on various labels and run their own electro label Festplatten. Since 2009 they have developed and put together the project BLNRB with the Goethe-Institut Kenya and are now part of the TEN CITIES project management. Their diverse musical activities DJing, giving workshops and playing live have taken them to over 50 countries as far as Afghanistan, Algeria and Colombia.

Selected Discography
Andi Teichmann - Fades (Festplatten / 2005)
Gebrüder Teichmann - The Number Of The Beat (Disko B / 2007)
Various Artists - BLNRB (Out Here / 2011)
Teichmann - They Made Us Do It (Festplatten / 2011)
Gebrüder Teichmann feat. Foremost Poets - Time's Almost Up! (Killekill / 2013)

Links
Gebrüder Teichmann (Official Website)
Gebrüder Teichmann on Facebook
Gebrüder Teichmann on Soundcloud

Andi Teichmann & TEN CITIES
Andi Teichmann is part of Adaptr.Org, the Berlin collective organizing the TEN CITIES music part together with Goethe-Institut Kenya. Furthermore he is a member of the curatorial group, which is responsible for the final selction of all participating musicians and producers. In particular Andi Teichmann curated and facilitated the TEN CITIES music phases in Luanda and Naples, and took part in the Lagos phase as well.







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Sabine Bretz
2013-08-27