Category Archives: cassette

Dai Coelacanth – Don’t lick the coins they will weigh you down

Dai Coelacanth arrived at Radio On in the year 2018. What is it? A prophet, a poet, a consumer gone mad? Is this the voice of Brexit? Is this a man who walked out of a Shakespearian play centuries ago and who still hasn’t found a stage that fits his words?Maybe his own words can illuminate you:“Last recording of 2018 and I say goodbye to my Cassette-corder TCM-150. The speaker was already broken. The microphone was bashed in. The motor was wheezing. And now there is nothing. It’s dead. I…

The Tape Review Show – Knife in the Toaster, Falt, Plaza Zachodnia

A special show, this one. Adrian welcomes visitors from the Moors, a sinister place somewhere in England, where hounds howl and people disappear in the fog to never come back again. A land of opened graves and haunted houses, a place to grow up and have a happy childhood. Those stories make up one part of the show. But there is also Bus 100 in Berlin, the Brandenburger Tor rebuilt by an army of legoman. We mention the war, Germania, have etymological discussions and play and discuss some tapes that…

The Tape Review Show – Nazlo Records + Spina!Rec

Jealous plants, mammoths, siberian winters, songs, Dr. Zhivago, particles, breathing techniques, Rudolf Hess the Scottish Tribesman in Spandau, Geisha in Poland, mummyfication and tapes. Tapes played were sent by Nazlo Records and one tape released on Spina!rec arrived from Poland together with a T-Shirt. You want to submit your works or tapes/CDs/Vinyls released by you or your label? Learn how to submit. * Please check the Schedule for broadcast hours/days * The most modest fundraising campaign you can imagine

The Tape Review Show – Research Laboratories

Listener beware. You will be hypnotised. It will happen at a certain point in Adrian’s story about his projectors. Frog cops, moustaches, world war 1 battle ships, a passing angel. That’s the point where you need to take care. Listen in full and you will travel to the past. It happened to us. The radio studio became a space ship with Adrian as the pilot and me (= Rinus) as the navigator. Agatha Christie came to visit us. We heard stories about Elvis. We bumped and leaped though different layers…

Lord Litter’s Radio On Show – Samantha

The history books will look different soon. Everyone can write one, a personal one. Never have the lifes and times of grandparents been so close to our present day experiences. The show Lord Litter offers is a trip to the past that still seems to be part of our present. But you can see and hear that it has started to fade away. Playlist 1. Blake Jones and the Trike Shop – Goldfinger 2. Blake Jones and the Trike Shop – That Abandoned Theatre 1/2 CD – Make 3. Sleep…

Radio On Neanderthal Love

This was supposed to be a Tape Review Show, and actually one or two tapes were played, but the show turned into a giant rant, mainly by Rinus against self-righteous behaviour on social media. So we hear stories about Romenian refugees, found tapes, Freddy and Elton, Dune, mules, neanderthal love, phobians, Bauhaus and the quest for fire.   Tapes played were released by Tanzprocesz, Falt Records and Plaza Zachodnia   You want to submit your works or tapes/CDs/Vinyls released by you or your label? Learn how to submit. * Please check the…

Rinus Van Alebeek – Letter from Amsterdam and Berlin

I moved back to Berlin in the month of February 2018. The audio reports that I started in Poland will continue, albeit in a different form. I will still use my Sony Walkman, walk and talk, observe, think aloud and allow snippets of every day life to land on the surface of the magnetic tape. In this letter from Amsterdam and Berlin I didn’t do any talking. On side A I recorded sounds from Amsterdam, on side B I recorded sounds from Berlin. Right at the middle of both sides…

Sunday 4th November – Live – Tape Review Show

Adrian Shephard and Rinus Van Alebeek present, play and discuss tapes. This evening’s featured label is Research Laboratories Starts at 20.00 Berlin time. Get in touch through our live twitter feed. You want to submit your works or tapes/CDs/Vinyls released by you or your label? Learn how to submit. * Please check the Schedule for broadcast hours/days * The most modest fundraising campaign you can imagine

Don Campau – Museum Pieces

Don Campau is with Radio On for only a brief moment in his career. But I can’t remember when he did his first show for us. His choice had always been from his vast collection of cassettes. In his shows you could listen to sounds from the 1970s up to the now. One day Don cleared his garage and sent all the cassettes to Zeppelin City in Germany. This was not the end of the world. Don took us on a journey to the past and programmed some shows he…