Berghain

LGBTQ

Queer People Describe Their First Time in a Gay Club

"I realised that this was what freedom looked like."
VICE Staff
3.28.18
Nightlife

We Reviewed Every Grainy Video We Could Find of the Inside of Berghain

An appreciation of the brave filmmakers taking you inside the world's most mysterious nightclub.
Mitchell Stevens
10.7.17
Features

PC Music's Showcase at Berghain Was a Collision of Dance Music's Most Controversial Brands

Unpacking the label's bubblegum commercialism is more exhausting than waiting in a 3AM Saturday Berghain queue.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
12.5.16
Features

Wolfgang Tillmans Wants People to Fight Fear Through Artistic Expression

The German photographer on working with Frank Ocean, Brexit, and why he's not surprised by a Trump presidency.
Raf Katigbak
11.23.16
thump news

Berghain Officially Given High Culture Status and Lower Tax Rate

German court has ruled that it provides more than just "amusement."
Alexander Iadarola
9.15.16
Features

I Got Turned Away From Berghain Last Sunday and I’m Totally Blaming Brexit

We sent an intrepid reporter down to the famed techno fortress to see what the chances of a Brit abroad getting in were in a post-Brexit world.
John Lucas
7.20.16
Features

This Website Proves That Getting into Berghain Really Is Virtually Impossible

We didn't get in. And we've been there!
Angus Harrison
6.1.16
thump news

Bouncers Are Being Sent to Etiquette School to Learn to Stay Zen at the Door

The Hospitality Security Training school is open for business.
Michael Scott Barron
5.27.16
Features

Partying When You're Depressed Is Different Than You May Think

What do you do when the comedown never ends and the club is your only escape?
THUMP Staff
5.25.16
Music

Berlin's Most Notorious Club Gets an Acoustic-Architectural Installation

Berghain will become an audiovisual playground for German record label Raster-Noton’s 20th anniversary.
DJ Pangburn
4.29.16
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Cunning Ravers Have Found a Loophole in Berghain’s No-Photo Policy

#BerghainFilter
Jesse Weiss
4.27.16
Features

Between Scat Orgies and Experimental Theater: The Double Life of a Berghain Bartender

Meet Roman Shamov—the drink-slinger with a colourful past as a drag queen, puppet vocalist, television actor, and breathing workshop guru.
Diana Hubbell
4.18.16
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