Hi there! My name is Max, I’m a “Wahl Berliner” (Berliner by choice – ed.) since 2007. Probably the easiest way to describe myself is to say that I am German with international background. I was born and raised in a German family, in a small Asian country Kyrgyzstan. Now my family is here and Berlin, which is actually not 100 % Germany, is my home. To the question “How often do you go “home”?”, which is usually the second most common question asked after “Where do you come from?”, I do answer “almost every night”, which can be very confusing because usually people without international background do not immigrate with their families, burning all bridges behind them and letting a new place become their home. I think such things as nationality and background will become more and more important because of the globalization, at the end it’s typical to humans to have a need to belong to a certain group and at the same time try to be unique.

In Berlin I’m working as a project manager in a start-up  and Postrwall blog about live music in Berlin is one of my experiments in the internet. Everything started with a hackathon, where we (me together with some colleagues) had developed a live music discovery app, but at the end, instead of developing a fully working app, we decided to focus on the community and started the Postrwall blog.  I’m running (to be read as pushing) it just because I like live music and always happy to meet interesting musician from all parts of the world. The blog is still in its self-realization process and I do not really know where it will end up, but stay tuned and you will get more interesting stuff about live music scene in Berlin and abroad.

By Eve

Multicoolty founder.
Always a learner, hungry runner, dog lover for life, world traveler, serial fish eater and espresso drinker, Juventus fan and a true multicoolty at heart!

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