«Germany, with its rich tradition of electronic music, from Tangerine Dream, Stockhausen and Kraftwerk space music of the 70s to the synth-pop Neue Deutsche Welle of the 80s, has become a real techno power. The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 marked the transformation of Berlin into the European club capital, where the post-communist East, to the sounds of techno, united with the capitalist West in incredible parties held in abandoned East German bunkers, factories and power plants…”

Matthew Collin, John Godfrey “Altered Condition. A History of Ecstasy and Rave Culture»