Friedrich Raphael is no stranger in the city of Berlin- you may have spotted him spinning the decks with the Toy Tonics crew in Griessmuehle or whipping out some house in KaterBlau. With his vast involvement of the city’s night culture, we’re lucky enough to have him as a personal tour guide. Following the digital and vinyl release of his Koi EP on Istanbul based Petra Digital/Vinyl Recordings, he’s taken some time away from his studio to give us the all ins on the hotspots of the city.

Where are the top spots to head to before a night out?

Nathanja & Heinrich, TiER Bar

Where can you find the best clubs in the city?

Zur Wilden Renate, ELSE, Griessmuehle, Watergate,
Panorama Bar, About Blank

A brunch spot you love?


Best dirty late-night street food option?

1001 Falafel

Where can we shop for records in Berlin?

OYE Records, Bikini Waxx Records

Your Sunday escape plan?

Schlachtensee, Krumme Lanke, Gleisdreieck Park

Something different everyone should do when visiting Berlin?

Teufelssee, Kiesgrube, Teufelsberg (Grunewald)

A track that reminds you of your early days in the city?

Sorry I’ m Late – Kollektiv Turmstrasse

Other exports of Berlin?

Kiosk, Bier Bier, Späti, Berliner Luft

A Berlin gift you take home for friends?

A breath of Berlin air.


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