Category Archives: talkradio

Shephard &Van Alebeek – The Maggot Mystery

The collaboration between Adrian (Shephard) and me (Rinus Van Alebeek) started in the east of Berlin in the year 2006. Initially we were transmitting via a secret link on a big important cultural server in the center of Amsterdam. Those programs evolved around musics we got from artists living in or visiting Berlin. But we left that formula pretty fast when we decided to focus on interviews instead, or on interviewing ourselves. * * * Especially the interviews with ourselves lead us to unknown regions of our fantasy. We avoided…

Interview – Jason Honea talks with Jared Hasselhoff and Curtis

On his live show, Brave Ear Radio, Jason Honea talked with Jared Hasselhoff and Curtis. The latter a Berlin kid trying to avoid talking about hip-hop while giving insight in the street credibility of German and Berlin rap. He also gives insight in his musical formation during his earliest youth when his father took an AC/DC album out of an Elvis sleeve and introduced him to The King, an experience that was crucial for his musical career. Jared Hassellhoff opens the show with an avalanche of stories, joyously told, contageously…

How Many Years Too Soon – Interview with Helios Creed by Adrian Shephard

Radio On managed to get an exclusive interview with the legendary Helios Creed and Lou Minatti from the Seminal band Chrome, on the eve of their 2014 European tour and new album release ‘Feel it like a Scientist’. In this interview conducted by Adrian Shephard you will hear exclusive tracks from the new album and… UFO’s, William Burroughs, Prophecies, Butthole Surfers, Kurt Cobain, Psychics, Led Zeppelin, Genesis P Orridge, Amphetamine Reptile, The Residents, LSD, Haunted Studios, ST37, Philip K Dick and Ghosthunting in the Californian sun… The program will be…

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Not so long ago, but in some respect eons ago Lepke B and Mrs Shephard had a conversation. Adrian Shephard recorded it secretly. Since no people are harmed nor details from their private lives revealed Radio On transmits this conversation for its unique content. Lepke B, a sound collagist working with cd’s, has a perfect ear and incredible musical memory. He was a boy in England 60s, the main topic of their discussion. Mrs Shephard was a young woman and mother back then. Sunday 19:00-19:35 Saturday Night and Sunday Morning,…

Brave Ear show on Soviet and Russian Underground – Guests Olga Nosova, Constantine Usenko and Alexei Borisov

If you read the following text right to the very end, you get an idea of the periods Alexei Borisov leaped through in this episode of Brave Ear Radio, hosted by Jason Honea. You get a lot of information and stories about the soviet years. Alexei, an experienced radio host himself, sometimes takes over, which is all the more pleasant because he has a very convincing radio presence. Constantine Usenko, a russian from St.Petersburg who grew up in Poland completes some of the stories, because they were topics in his…

Brave Ear Radio with Mat Pogo and Joke Lanz

Regular listeners to Brave Ear Radio might start to wonder if the shows are not an ongoing attempt to re-create an All-American setting in which the host Jason Honea finds himself with two strangers. “Howdy stranger, what brings you into town?” The Brave Ear Show is a myth akin to The Great American Novel, and yet Jason tries to create it time and time again. On this show the strangers are Joke Lanz, known in another world for his bruitist art and noises as Sudden Infant or as the time-travelling…

Adrian Shephard talks with Christine Jakobs, Helen Arnold and Daniel Blanchard

Who are these guests? To get a bit of a clue we have to mention Cornelius Castoriadis . He set up a movement called ‘Socialisme ou Barbarie.’ This happened from the tail of the 40s, all through the 1950s and lasted until 1967. Cornelius remained an influential person in French political and filosofical circles. Look at snapshots of him. Helen Arnold, one of this evenings guests, was a young American in Paris when she joined the movement. She stayed friends with Cornelius until his death. She translated a book of his…

Julie Rousse talks about her experiences in Afghanistan, India, Chili

Shortly before the Berlin Christmas Disaster devastated the western world, phonographer and sound artist Julie Rousse came to visit us in the Oranien Studio in Kreuzberg. It was not only the end of the year 2013; a year that had brought many travels to our guest. She had been in Chili, Aghanistan and in India. Hear her talk about these visits and listen to stories you hardly read in newspapers and such. Sounds recorded during her travels are played back as well. You want to submit your works or tapes/CDs/Vinyls…

19.December. Shephard & Van Alebeek with GUEST! – Julie Rousse

On Wednesday evening Julie Rousse will come to the Oranien Studio, to the heart of legendary Kreuzberg where warm blooded women serve you the most tasty Molotov cocktails. Julie has been to Afghanistan where she followed the footsteps of adventurous travelers of the past and managed to buy this tape. “In reportage in Kabul, Afghanistan, heading towards the city centre in a taxi. Despite the diffuse fear I hold into myself everyday since I arrived, I suddenly notice the beautiful song playing in the old speakers. Unable to catch the…