We bring together a bunch of music-related lies in the name of April 1st.
The day began with a bowl of outrage as Ex Berliner
revealed that the remains of recently deceased celebrity polar bear, Knut, were being bid for by Berlin clubbing institution Berghain. (Because there aren't already enough bears in the club?)
, meanwhile, decided to go a little more understated with their wind-up in claiming they'd obtained details of Burial's third long-player. There initially didn't appear to be much of a joke involved considering the Hyperdub artist recently released an EP, although a look at the tracklist—"Down The Kennel," "Knackered"—put play to that idea.
"Tiesto goes dubstep!" was the headline for DJ Mag
, as the site claimed that the biggest DJ in the world had recently played an intimate set full of 140 BPM wobblers in Brazil, while even the UK's Daily Mail
got in on the fun by claiming tour operator Saga were opening an over-50s raving resort on Ibiza.
If you were feeling hungry around lunchtime, Kompakt
advised you to swing by a KFC to pick up the new burger from London label Hypercolour. And Moog Music introduced their first polyphonic Theremin: