Berlin has in recent times become one of the world’s most significant cradle of new ideas. And Booka Shade definitely dwells firmly within the category of the good ones. In 2005, they leapt to the forefront of contemporary dance music with their classic singles “Body Language” (with M.A.N.D.Y.) and “Mandarine Girl”.
The story of Arno Kammermeier and Walter Merziger is the story of endless gigabytes of experimentation and no compromises. It is the story of a 25 year old collaboration by two friends, who came from the same neighborhood, grew up together, made underground dance tracks, and later full-fleshed, granular tracks as awe-inspiring and grave as the grandest of European architecture.