Category Archives: Brave Ear

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…

Showdown at Radio On – Jason Honea vs Jared Hasselhoff

Monday evening 4th of August live Jason Honea, auto-destructionist Radio-Maker, Shitty Listener and creator of blissful chaos will meet Jared Hasselhoff. All the bottles are full and so are the little green bags. The newest episode of Brave Ear Radio has all the premises and promisis and genesis to take the listener into regions no other Radio dares to go. Nail your brave ears to your helmet, tune in at 22:00 Berlin time, lower your pants at 22:03 and vomit at 22:06. Don’t forget to tweet your action. You’ll get…

Jason Honea – Brave Ear Show with Kasia Justka and Elisabeth Wood

Jason Honea is back on the track. Freshly in from California he jumps over to the Oranien Studio to bring us an evening of information and dislocation. His guests are Elisabeth Wood, a born Californian living in Berlin. She directs and composes for The Gray Voice Ensemble, a choir of thirty-five persons. If you want to find out, just like me, the secret about all these choirs popping up like mushrooms then join us and listen with ears wide open. The list of themes approached in the choir’s repertoire makes…

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 – Interview with Last Dominion Lost (Julian Percy, John Murphy, Jon Evans)

Jason Honea talks with three members of the industrial ensemble Last Dominion Lost. Julian Davis Percy, John Murphy and Jon Evans are from Australia, which is very far away from Europe. All three of them live in Berlin. I have no idea what Jason will ask or talk about: the sinister legacy of Nazi German that spooks around in the peripheria of the collective subconscious, Australian wild life or the hipsterisation of Berlin underground. You will for sure hear a lot of the musique noir by Last Dominion Lost. Here’s…

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…

Brave Ear Radio by Jason Honea w/Giorgio Gabber and Melanie Sevcenko

Brave Ear Radio is Jason Honea’s ongoing attempt to present and understand the vibrancy and diversity of the city he lives in, Berlin. His guests on this show are Giorgio Gabber who runs the cassettelabel Das Andere Selbst and Melanie Sevcenko from whose press release we learn that she “is a journalist and poet.” In the first part of the show Giorgio talks about his label, plays different tracks from his releases and tries to find an answer to Jason’s questions about ‘Berlin’ ‘Night’ ‘Dirt’ ‘Sound’ ‘Advice’ ‘Design’ ‘Dissatisfaction’ ‘My…

Brave Ear Radio- Jason Honea talks with Andrea Schroeder and Ken Shakin

Jason Honea’s show has the magic and mystery of chance encounters while travelling the USA from coast to coast. The pearls shining on a collar, sleepless nights, the sudden sense of liberty when waking up in the middle of nowhere, useless love affairs. The guests offer myriad views on life on the edge of existence, and might drag us right to the very center of it. Andrea Schroeder, – read the hosanna’s here was interviewed just before her widely acclaimed album ‘Where the Wild Oceans End’ got published. She talks…

Jason Honea and his guest Batalj and Malte Steiner

Californian expat Jason Honea hosts  his show Brave Ear in Radio On’s studio in Kreuzberg, Berlin. Guests are the Swedish Combo Batalj and Malte Steiner In this three and an half hour long extravaganza Jason arrives at the heart of rock ‘n’ roll in a show that starts of in a rather formal answer-question way, but soon finds its own gravity as Jason takes listener and guests on a roller coaster ride. Expect talks, worshipping, sound tracks and just a bit of confusion. Please check the Schedule for broadcast hours/days…