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Various Artists : Family Affairs From Berlin

A high standard of avant-indie.



Last year's European capital of cool celebrates its diverse and fertile music scene with a 34-track compilation of quirky post-Wall designer pop. Notable omissions (Chicks On Speed, Peaches, DHR, Tresor techno) are offset by a high standard of avant-indie.





Necessary or evil? Close your eyes and you too could be a bearded graphic designer from Mitte creating pointlessly daring images on a cream iMac while the brilliant Stereo Total, Pop Tarts, Pole, Gonzales and many, many more enhance your false sense of self-worth 8/10.



Piers Martin

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