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

Adrian Shephard and Simon Wade talk with Jill Newman about Berlin 1980, Ziggy, Iggy and much more

Simon Wade, in Berlin on a visit and Adrian Shephard talked in our Radio On studio with their long time friend Jill Newman. The starting point of the talk is the Berlin connection. Jill came to Berlin in 1980 as a young au-pair girl. She was hosted by a family who lived in a house … Continue reading Adrian Shephard and Simon Wade talk with Jill Newman about Berlin 1980, Ziggy, Iggy and much more

The Secrets of Alice Berg -FranceCulture by Adrian Shephard and Rinus Van Alebeek

Back in the year 2009 the Neukölln area of Berlin was still a dirty neighbourhood. Hardly anyone wanted to live there. Apartments were cheap; the bars were the same as ever, for the locals, the typical eckkneipe. This zone of Berlin was not hip at all, and the word hipster, the attitude and fashion style … Continue reading The Secrets of Alice Berg -FranceCulture by Adrian Shephard and Rinus Van Alebeek

The Wirebender presents Bowie Electronica / Capsule and Spacehead

Simon Wade presents The Wirebender, a selection of rare and remarkable recordings from his vast archive. This episode David Bowie's electronic -Berlin- period takes up a great part. In Simon's own words: "Rex Offender’s mix of early Bowie Electronica caught the attention of Carlos Alomar who was very enthusiastic about it and contacted me, congratulating me by … Continue reading The Wirebender presents Bowie Electronica / Capsule and Spacehead