New Programs

Sister Chain and Brother John, live at the Roter Salon, Berlin

Adrian visited a red saloon, and this is what happened: “It’s a Monday evening in Berlin and post-Victorian duo Sister Chain and Brother John launch their new vinyl single ‘Staying in Soho’ (yes a 7 inch single!) at the Roter Salon, a subsection of the legendary Volksbühne. The place is adorned in sumptuous red and Brother John looks resplendent in a red smoking jacket, while Sister Chain hails straight from Spring heeled Jacks’ London smog. Together they are a time travelling classic and unforgettable duo. The evening is supported by a documentary…

Radio On Brandstifter – Interview

On one of those normal anonymous mid-winter days in Berlin, when half the world is coughing and the other half is sneezing, on a day that the sun peeked through the clouds, and the U-Bahn trains were full of people who didn’t know where to go, and thus ended up travelling between stations, on such a mid-winter day that makes you think and hope that springtime is not far away, and that soon the rents might go down again, and Berlin will return to being a dirty poor town, without…

Zsolt Sörés, The Interview

The evening after he had performed together with Faust in the Collegium Hungaricum in Berlin, Zsolt came to our studio for a lengthy interview. He talked about his experiences with Faust, but above all he painted a vivid impression of the life of an artist as a young man in Budapest before and after the regime change in the years 1989-1990. Zsolt talks with great enthousiasm about all the new music that he heard and how this changed his life for ever. Time travelling, spending an evening with friends, music…

Tuesday 28 February at 16:00hrs – Interview with Brandstifter

We are all orphans here, too close to the fire, afraid it will go out soon. Under signs of lost cats in a rain of love letters torn to pieces we hide that the streets are words written in asphalt calligraphy; walking them, you become a reader of hidden language On Tuesday 28 February at 16:00 Berlin Time we will talk with Brandstifter.  We will exclusively discuss the weather and how it connects to the cosmology of the Alltag. So many links  

The Wirebender presents in the mix another On U sound special

Once in every while Simon Wade, our man in London, sets together a show with the sounds and spirit from Adrian Sherwood’s On U Sound label. Here’s another mix. In Simon’s words: “In collaboration with Hebden sound the show features previews of Adrian Sherwood’s label with upcoming releases and a resurrection of some archive scientific dancehall classics.” “ I began listening to On u sound through mix tapes from friends at college around 1983 onwards. So it’s great to be given the opportunity to once again share some of them…

Alt Right, a lecture by Florian Cramer

At the end of last year, when Trump got elected, Florian Cramer delivered a lecture on the Alt Right movement. It was organized by the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam. You can find the video online. Radio On took the audio, edited the levels, and is broadcasting it on various hours all through the week. Here’s the text from their Blurb “In only two years, the “alt-right” rose from an Internet subculture to the force that lead Donald Trump’s campaign team and which now includes his presidential chief strategist. Its…

Lord Litter’s Radio On Show -“Es ist Deutschland hier”

Lord Litter starts his tour high in the mountains of Bavaria, in a rustic landscape where cows say Möh and people say nothing until they pick up their instruments and sing. It is not far to Alvaro’s homebase. Watch him sharpen his knife. On we go to the outskirts of Germany, where Fraukes and Pepita’s wear different dresses, and even manage to act friendly to visitors. Find them Lala-ing in the streets and sing the alphabet. Juggle your own Deutschland with those characters…and aaaah, if only Guido would still have…

Savoldi/Cavallaro – Distorted Icons #1 Kozmizm

The first episode of Distorted Icons deals with space travel. The whole idea of the program series is based on a found on the flea market in Lisbon, when one of the girls picked up a magazine dedicated to soviet propaganda. In Kozmizm stories about Yuri Gagarin are told, but you will hear also far more obscure information such as how to colonize the Milky Way, the legend of the lost cosmonauts, or a dwarf sent into space on a suicide mission. Neatly balancing between radiodrama and documentary the listener…