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

No Pigeonholes by Don Campau – Focus on Outsiders, part 2

Little by little the no Pigeonholes shows by Don Campau give the listener an insight into one of the most massive movements that ever existed in the margins of independently produced musics. Don was there when it started in the mid seventies, and is still here to introduce, play and tell the little stories that … Continue reading No Pigeonholes by Don Campau – Focus on Outsiders, part 2

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

Interview with Berlin Chansonoise Coco

Coco came from Hamburg when she made the move to Berlin a few years ago. Hamburg? Isn't that the German town where a harbour's nightlife met up with illusions for the common people and gave birth to Springer Verlag? Coco didn't open a nightclub called Brutal Happy Tapes in Berlin. Maybe that's a pity. But … Continue reading Interview with Berlin Chansonoise Coco