Berlin techno pranksters Modeselektor might be known for reckless and rowdy beats, but they take their go-karting very seriously. Between laps, Sebastian Szary and Gernot Bronsert talk about making their new album, Happy Birthday, ghost riding the whip, and the rise of culture in post-Wall Berlin–all of which sound very important coming from two guys wearing headsocks.

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