The Only Good System Is A Sound System festival explores the sounds and politics of bass culture

An adage known among music enthusiasts, “The Only Good System Is A Sound System,” is also the title of a Berlin festival this weekend exploring the sounds and politics of bass music.

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By Charlotte Billing

“The only good system is a sound system” is an adage known among music heads and audio nerds. It’s also the name of a festival in Berlin designed to explore the sounds and politics of bass music.

Co-curators Zuri Maria Daiß and Pascal Jurt want to stoke Berlin’s curiosity with the genre of club music and hope the festival will bring together technicians, musicians and theorists to foster an exchange of ideas on sound system culture.

“The Only Good System Is A Sound System” runs from April 19-21 at Radialsystem in Berlin. 

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