Music like in the beer commercials – a lake is all that's missing. Chuckamuck, Hitchhike (2014).
Even if the girls of PACS spend their time at the Spree River, their music sounds great at any of the many Berlin lakes. PACS, In Berlin (2011)
Those who long for the solace of Australian beaches when faced with crowds of people at Wannsee should listen to Splashh. If only Berlin lay by the ocean. Splashh, All I Wanna Do (2012).
Relaxing by the lake? That'll work best with indie-folk melodies by Charity Children. Charity Children, You Want Me (Acoustic Session, 2013).
Can't get any tickets for the "Down By The River Festival"? Luckily you can listen to Jolly Goods on your iPod. Jolly Goods, Freight Train (2011).
Those who like to turn up the music know that techno works everywhere. Naturally by the lake, too. Uschi & Hans, U & Me (Nico Pusch Remix, 2013).
Wearing makeup at a lake-outing is as unpractical as it is embarrassing. Those who are going swimming can let the musicians of Anatopia take over the facepaint. Anatopia, iPlay (2011).
For all of those who like to make the claim that you can't dance by a lake. Q.rios & Marcel Underberg, Shake Down/Endemic/Seven Sins (2014).
A mixture of traditional rhythms and electronic beats, right out of Kreuzberg. The two guys from Chile and Cuba promise a first-class trance-dance-ecstasy experience. Puto Production, Live at the Mauerpark (2014).
German lakes are beautiful, the ones in Berlin seem incomparable... but we'd still sometimes like to be in Italy. Negrita, Rotolando verso sud (2005).
Cafébabel Berlin has turned on the jukebox
Fed up with the eternal sunshine of Top 10 hits, radio loops and Spotify playlists? From April 2014 onwards, we will introduce you to young musicians, DJs and live acts from Berlin who still have the musical power to surprise you. Check out the jukebox! More tracks and playlists on Facebook and Twitter.