Category Archives: talkradio

Radio On talks with Wassily Bosch

Wassily Bosch came to Berlin on a short visit from Moscow. We spoke about every cliché possible. Siberian top models, eating ice cream on the Red Square, Lenin’s nose, getting drunk, wodka addicts, Pushkin and Gogol, War And Peace and Gregory Peck, Chernobyl, Stalin and the Moscow Metro, Siberian top models of course, Siberian topmodels on the Transsiberian express, Siberian topmodels in Berlin and where to find them and how to date them, Charlottengrad, motorcycles, Siberian topmodels on motorcycles, Russia Today, Siberia tomorrow, Dr. Zhivago, Dr. Zhivago in Siberia and…

Today 7th of July, 19.00 Live interview with Wassily Bosch

Wassily Bosch, on a short visit from Moscow, will be this evening’s guest at the Radio On studio. Wassily Bosch works on nazlo records, releasing small editions of sound carriers, all with hand-made packaging.   video of nazlo works. Wassily Bosch is also part of the electro-haram collective that offers sound works based on found recordings. Live connection (click for listening!) starts at 19.00 Berlin Time  

Adrian Shephard meets John Cooper Clarke in Berlin

haiku talk, haiku readings, poetry and magic, poetry talk, “a gift that sharpened into a skill,” indolence talk, professional poet, Charles Baudelaire, Pam Ayres talk, BBC televsion talk, “We’d never run out of conversation, Pam and I” adverts talk, massive flat fee and being treated like a king, how to become a star in a commercial, sugar puffs, “pure energy in a box” deflowerment talk, machine gun poetry and the erogenous effect, punk days talk, Howard Devoto talk and how JCC became a poet among punks, the glorious two punk…

Jade on Dez

Therein the magic sounds of an acoustic guitar change the Radio On studio into an English Cottage and our host Adrian suddenly finds himself at a giant wooden kitchen table trying to find words to communicate with the two characters of this chapter who tell tales of old, burst into song and let us know that life is but a musical. (Rinus review)…. This continues the stunning Jade-Ray-Dio (now a Duo) Series. Jade Blue has visited and lived in Berlin countless times and each time bestowed her amazing and unique…

Alexei Borisov – interview, live moments, new sound works

Whenever Alexei visits Berlin we have the honor to welcome him at the Radio On studio. Alexei lived in two countries, but didn’t have to travel to do so. Born and raised in Moscow in the Soviet Union, he became a citizen of the Russian Federation at the end of last century. That’s a lot of history. Alexei talks about revolutions, every day life, travelling in the Soviet Union, how Moscow changed over the years, his experiences as a musician and underground artist. New works are played. Testcard, Rinus Van…

Today, 7. March – Live Show

This evening at 19.00 Berlin time we will go live on air. For the first half hour we ( Adrian Shephard and Rinus Van Alebeek) will be joined by Michal Libera. Michal might talk about his Neapolitan experiences with ghosts, skulls, neighbours, bars and songs, but he might also talk about future works on sounds, memories and history.  The rest of the show we will open some envelopes and play sounds that arrived in our postbox. You want to submit your works or tapes/CDs/Vinyls released by you or your label?…

The Tape Review Show – vinyl edition with Shangorilla Records

The show opens with an in-depth interview. How will Brexit affect one of our station masters? Is this the end of Radio On? Will Adrian S. be put on a train to Poland? We muse over capital punishments, the beheading of David Cameron, french boeuf in Great Britain, the end of the internet, round rooms, dreams. We play tracks from the albums that were generously sent to us by Shangorilla Records. We describe and discuss the albums. And so much more, of course. You want to submit your works or…

The Tape Review Show, vinyl edition – Bookwar records. 

For this edition of our tape review show we invited Giada dalla Bontà. She is a curator and independent researcher with growing knowledge of soviet underground art. She has visited Moscow and other parts of Russia on numerous occasions and thus could provide detailed footnotes to the evolving stories. We talk about russian air, underground art, painting with shoe creme, where to go, what to eat, who’s who and why, and play and describe the albums that were generously sent to us by bookwar records. You want to submit your…