No Pigeonholes by Don Campau – Songs from the Archives

In the continuing story about the cassette culture Don Campau takes us to his garage. Here over five thousand cassettes are stored. Most of them arrived by post. Don decided to make a kind of archeologic expedition and virtually travel through various layers of time and music.             If Don … Continue reading No Pigeonholes by Don Campau – Songs from the Archives

Throbbing Gristle, Live at Sheffield University presented by Brainhall Art Production

In the monthly series produced by Brainhall Art Production, Andreas Glauser brings us TG. The first transmission will be on Thursday 12 March at 20:00-21:00 BerlinTime. In his own words: "Brainhall art production presents Throbbing Gristle: Live at Sheffield University" "We present a concert of the British avantgard and industrial band Throbbing Gristle. The concert … Continue reading Throbbing Gristle, Live at Sheffield University presented by Brainhall Art Production

No Pigeonholes by Don Campau – German Cassette Culture part 2 (1986-1997)

The new show by Don Campau deals again with the German Cassette Culture. As you can hear in the show, the amount of tapes sent to Don from Germany (East and West!) was enormous. This all happened last century, during the heydays of the international cassette exchange movement that got to be known as Cassette … Continue reading No Pigeonholes by Don Campau – German Cassette Culture part 2 (1986-1997)

Don Campau – No Pigeonholes, German Cassette Culture part 1 (1985-1993)

Finally it is there, Don Campau's audio-lecture on German Cassette Culture. He introduces, plays and informs about the cassettes he received in the last Century. From this mailcontact (mail as in post that arrives on your doormat) friendships started, but also his love for schlager music. Schlager music in California is a very exotic thing … Continue reading Don Campau – No Pigeonholes, German Cassette Culture part 1 (1985-1993)

The New Tape Review Revue Part one and two by Adrian Shephard and Rinus Van Alebeek

Adrian Shephard and Rinus Van Alebeek got together to review the latest tape releases straight in from the Staalplaat shop in Upper Neukölln in Berlin. The artwork of each tape is described extensively, tracks are played, impressions are shared. Some tapes made it to 3 seconds airplay, others to thirteen minutes. No playlist, but you … Continue reading The New Tape Review Revue Part one and two by Adrian Shephard and Rinus Van Alebeek

Don Campau – No Pigeonholes, Special on Sound of Pig label part 2

Quote 1 The preeminent cassette label of the heyday of cassette culture was Sound Of Pig run by Al Margolis in New York. His label distributed hundreds of tapes in many styles with an emphasis on experimental and unusual sounds. Quote 2 With over 200 titles offered through the Sound of Pig Cassette Mail Order … Continue reading Don Campau – No Pigeonholes, Special on Sound of Pig label part 2

Rescue Radio On by Rinus van Alebeek

This show was recorded on a stormy day when cosmic interferences disrupted the regular Radio On program. Rinus climbed up to the roof, adjusted the antenna and went on to rescue our radio. Rescue Radio On features sounds by Tzii and his sci-fi Monolith tape, some Larry Mondello Band strangeness, songs by the Greek band … Continue reading Rescue Radio On by Rinus van Alebeek

Rinus van Alebeek – Tapes and (less) Talks from the Mulinen Studio – Elevator for the Death

In the picture, Rinus van Alebeek (me, left with hat and micro-microphone) and Raub Roy in the elevator for the death in the Chapel of the Chimes -Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland. A small part of the recordings you hear in this episode of Tapes and Talks were made there, while I was walking around, … Continue reading Rinus van Alebeek – Tapes and (less) Talks from the Mulinen Studio – Elevator for the Death

Rinus van Alebeek – Tapes and Talks Volume 4

In volume 4 of the T&T show I play a lot of tapes and hardly say a word. You will hear longer or shorter bits from the Fyta and Uské Orchestra split tape released by noise-below; Wise words from The Teachings of Zen Master Dogen, dREàgänn's Undine (released by Lonktaar). From the Montreal Tape Run … Continue reading Rinus van Alebeek – Tapes and Talks Volume 4