The Scratched Vinyl Show #12 – ‘I remember his tail and more tales …’

Adrian Shephard, one of the founding fathers of Radio On, lives not far from a flea market. With first sunny days to hit Berlin, the sellers come out again and set up their stalls. This is the sign that springtime has arrived, but it is also the moment that the scratched vinyl show awakes from … Continue reading The Scratched Vinyl Show #12 – ‘I remember his tail and more tales …’

The Scratched Vinyl Show #11 – Bowie and Mim King in Berlin

Adrian Shephard's scratched vinyl shows combine memories and storytelling with tracks played from records found during the after-hours of flea markets. In this special edition of the SVS, Adrian has Mim King as a guest. Mim was and still is a huge fan of David Bowie. She chooses tracks from the Christiane F soundtrack album, … Continue reading The Scratched Vinyl Show #11 – Bowie and Mim King in Berlin

Adrian Shephard – Scratched Vinyl Show (Don’t Bring Harry)

Mankind created cities. Mankind created communication systems, railways, stations. Molecules got together and created life. One thing connected to something else, and it resulted in endless possibilities. The universe expands and so does the dictionary. How does this work in a brain. How does the brain activate thoughts. What connects one image with the other … Continue reading Adrian Shephard – Scratched Vinyl Show (Don’t Bring Harry)

Adrian Shephard: The Scratched Vinyl Show – The Xmas Edition

In the opening scene a twentieth century orphan sleeps under a christmas tree. The sun peeks in through a hole in the curtains. It is nine o'clock in the morning on a sunny day in February. The christmas tree is still alive. ... believing in the bearded guy ... don't question the present ... inherited … Continue reading Adrian Shephard: The Scratched Vinyl Show – The Xmas Edition

Adrian Shephard – The Scratched Vinyl Show #7, Election Special

Adrian Shephard's scratched vinyl shows are time travels in both linear directions. Some of the records he finds at flea markets and from which he plays the tracks are manufactured more than fifty years ago. At the same time the possibility arrises that someone out there tapes this show, and it will resurface in 2067. … Continue reading Adrian Shephard – The Scratched Vinyl Show #7, Election Special

Adrian Shephard – The Scratched Vinyl Show #8 (Songs and Stories)

Seasonal confusion on a hot day and that's how you get seasons in the sun. The hound of the baskervilles sold industrial sewing machines The six-year old listens to the radio and they play See this my son by Perry East Working one distance away because we need to get up early, learn German and … Continue reading Adrian Shephard – The Scratched Vinyl Show #8 (Songs and Stories)

Adrian Shephard – Scratched Vinyl Show #6 – Atomic

Radio On Studio is a very old space station, floating over the roofs of Berlin Kreuzberg. If you are in Berlin, look up, you might catch the strange hardly identifiable flying object. And if you are lucky, you can wave at Adrian as he sticks his head out of the window and plays his toy … Continue reading Adrian Shephard – Scratched Vinyl Show #6 – Atomic

The Scratched Vinyl Show #5 – A tribute to Saulius Čemolonskas

All the records for this show were found on a flea market on the same day as the program was recorded. And so it begins ...May 2001.. A friend of Adrian, Saulius was employed as a catholic priest for a testcard performance installation 'inside' a Lewes Church as a graveyard for computers using early pattern … Continue reading The Scratched Vinyl Show #5 – A tribute to Saulius Čemolonskas