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  • Mathieu Parent

Heading to Berlin’s Boiler Room Festival; LSDXOXO, Mura Masa & More to Be Featured

Embarking on a vibrant European voyage of musical discovery, we're setting sails on sonic seas to uncover and bring attention to emerging talents and new, audacious sounds that resonate across continents.

Our journey is not just one of exploration, but also a chance to weave the intricate patterns of various musical genres. Berlin, the city famed for its deep historical roots and avant-garde artistic culture, is a highlighted stop on our itinerary.

There, we will immerse ourselves in the epicenter of musical innovation – The Boiler Room Festival, happening November 16-18, 2023.


The festival’s organizers have gone all out, choosing the impressive Belgienhalle building as the venue, and splitting the event over three dynamic days, each dedicated to exploring various music genres in depth. The agenda is well-thought-out, promising attendees an immersive experience that dives into the essence of each musical style.

Day One: R&B, Experimental Rap & Hip-Hop

The opening day is an exciting assembly of innovators and fresh talents specializing in R&B, experimental rap, and hip-hop. With standout artists like Serpentwithfeet, LSDXOXO, and Mura Masa on the lineup, the festival promises a powerful start, ensuring attendees are captivated from the get-go.

Day Two: Bass-Driven Sounds

Day two shifts gears, focusing on bass-centric genres such as breaks, club, and grime. The festival will feature exceptional artists like AUCO and DJ Plead, guaranteeing a day filled with engaging rhythms and beats that are sure to get attendees moving.

Day Three: Club Sonics

The final day is dedicated to exploring the diverse world of club sonics. Prepare to be amazed by the innovative sounds from top artists like HorsegiirL and Octave One, marking a memorable ending to the festival's sonic journey.

Further enhancing the festival's appeal is its extensive lineup, spread across seven unique stages, each offering a distinct musical experience. Highlights include the Refuge Worldwide-hosted BR X stage, which will see performances from artists such as Bashkka and Call Super.

Moreover, the SYSTEM stage is set to host remarkable acts like Hudson Mohawke and Nikki Nair. Also noteworthy is Nico Adomako’s curated True Music Studios stage, presenting a variety of performances from the likes of DJ Plead, Ehua, and many more.

Don’t miss the opportunity to explore and enjoy a wide array of musical talents at the Boiler Room Festival Berlin 2023. And for our readers in Montreal, you're in luck! You'll have the chance to experience the Boiler Room’s magic in the city on November 10 and 11.

So why wait? Start getting into the festival vibe by checking out the Day 1 playlist on Spotify, and get ready for an unforgettable musical journey in Berlin!


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