You would be forgiven for thinking that your life might end, once reaching the end of this backyard alley.

The reality is however that it is just about to begin – become even better. If you, as a concerned citizen, is wondering why that is, the answer is simple. Just a few staircases up you will find Hardwax, a legendary vinyl recordstore that might just be the coolest shop for techno ever known.

If you ever wondered what it would feel like to be Marcel Dettman, this is the place to find out. Hardwax is a very important institution within berlins electronic music scene, a church for non-believers.

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