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Der Klang Der Familie by Felix Denk and Sven von Thülen

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Der Klang Der Familie: Berlin, Techno And The Fall Of The Wall
edited by Felix Denk and Sven von Thülen

Published by Books on Demand, 2014 (308 pages; paperback)

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Der Klang Der Familie maps a history of the techno scene in post-reunification Berlin. With over 150 interviews, Der Klang Der Familie tells the story of the emergence of techno and its club scene after the fall of the wall in the words of the DJs, club-owners, music producers, bouncers and scenesters from both the centre of the movement and from its peripheries.

Divided into three sections: "The 80's", "1990-1990" and "1992-1996", those interviewed include: Mike Banks, Alec Empire, Mark Ernestus, Robert Hood, Paul Van Dyk, and Wolle XDP.

Originally published in 2012, this Engish translation was published to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall.