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It started out life in 2013 as a Facebook group started by Portland-based underground pop duo Magic Fades, Mike Grabarek and Jeremy Scott, alongside artist Chris Cantino (who's behind a number of music videos, two with Magic Fades).
But the festival, as much as the subculture, does not stand still.
Recent appearances by synth-rock outfit William Control, and the London-based darkwave band, Cold in Berlin, testify to a new type of sound, and a different generation of attendees.
Rents have risen sharply in the last few years, and many empty apartments in this area are no longer rented out but sold, refurbished into luxurious lofts or hostel rooms.
The former districts of Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain had few things in common (one thing is nowadays for sure the attraction to students, politically left and young creative people), due to their history on either side of the wall.
Their debut single "Killing an Arab" (1978) and debut album Three Imaginary Boys (1979) were important records in the development of the post-punk and new wave movements that developed in the wake of the punk rock scene in the United Kingdom.