“People took off their clothes because the place became a sauna, never saw so many topless girls and boys in a club.”

Beloved Berlin venue Berghain was struck by lightning this weekend and while no one was hurt, it caused quite a bit of confusion.

Pär Grindvik, who was playing the downstairs with Dax J , described the event in a statement to Pitchfork, saying they and the crowd thought it was a new light feature at first, “but the lights stayed on while I took over the booth and were on for almost my whole set of four hours”.

“Lightning struck the building during my set, the sound went off for minutes, the air condition shut down completely, as almost all lights at the bar did,” DJ T (who was DJing in the upstairs Panorama Bar) wrote on Facebook. The intense heat eventually led to crowds of people stripping while they waited for the “blinding bright” emergency lights to shut off.

“I will never forget that view from the iron stairs down on that ocean of naked flesh waving and pulsating,” T added.

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