Tag Archives: experimental

Olga Nosova and Alexei Borisov, Interview + short live sets

Olga Nosova and Alexei Borisov together are the band Astma. How to describe sounds, that are produced by a table filled with little electronic creatures and in addition to this, devices you can hit with a drumstick? And sometimes Olga or Alexei recite or sing. In their backpack they carry the load of soviet experimentations, and if you listen carefully there’s some Stravinsky and Sputnik signals as well. As Astma they transmit, guide and explore an entity that is completely made of sound particles. They also tour a lot. People…

Höllentag Spezial by Jeff Surak

Höllentag Spezial was made with one record player, one recorder and a lot of records. Jeff played locked grooves. If the needle is caught in a locked groove it plays only the piece of music or sound that can be captured in a full spin. The result is a series of repetitions, that can be experienced as mechanic or trance-inducing or simply musical. Especially for its repetitious form, the mechanical element prevails, and links the piece, thus, to the pre-war experiments when modern composers tried to reproduce the sounds of…

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 email. Less enthusiastic were the legal team at Soundcloud who took it down shortly afterwards! Undeterred I re-present a mix of David Bowie’s electronic  instrumentals. Having listened back over the proceeding year I’m caught by its…

Jon Evans and son Stormy – All Things Cats

Jon Evans does these kind of things but he does also a very pleasant peaceful radio program with his son Stormy. Here you can hear Storm do the presentation. In short scrapbook bits of information we hear normal, not normal, remarkable and encyclopedical facts about cats. Jon Evans has made the musical choice and has found tracks from all different genres. All of them have one thing in common. They are songs about cats. All different. Perfect for having a lazy cat-like moment of just listening and do nothing, or…

NK LIVE . with Andrea Parkins, Noish, Ryan Jencks and Joke Lanz DJ-set

Friday 18. April Radio On presents NK LIVE. Three concerts will be broadcasted live and direct from NK in Berlin. DJ set by Joke Lanz. Presentation by Adrian Shephard. You will hear, not necessarily in this order, Ryan Jencks, Andrea Parkins and Noish. Extensive information on each artist can be found on NK wbst In short Ryan Jencks (b. 1973) is a Bay Area aktionist, alchemist and provocateur on Sndcld Andrea Parkins (USA) is a composer, sound/installation artist and improvising electroacoustic instrumentalist on Sndcld Noish (Winterthur 1977) is an experimental…

NEW! – Kvitnu Mixtape – The Brightest Side of the Darkest Hour

The Kvitnu mixtape, a collection of works released on the Ukrainian label Kvitnu will be broadcasted first in the deepest of nights in Europe; but at more sunny hours for our friends and listeners at the other side of the ocean or the globe. The mixtape is compiled by label owner Dmytro Fedorenko. The tracklist 1. Sturqen – Xwartz 2. Critikal – Cheerful Nimiety 3. v4w.enko – Many Birds 4. Zavoloka – Dyvo 5. Kotra & Zavoloka – Tossed Torch 6. VNDL – Auvr 7. Plaster – Exoplasm 8. Kotra…

Brave Ear show on Soviet and Russian Underground – Guests Olga Nosova, Constantine Usenko and Alexei Borisov

If you read the following text right to the very end, you get an idea of the periods Alexei Borisov leaped through in this episode of Brave Ear Radio, hosted by Jason Honea. You get a lot of information and stories about the soviet years. Alexei, an experienced radio host himself, sometimes takes over, which is all the more pleasant because he has a very convincing radio presence. Constantine Usenko, a russian from St.Petersburg who grew up in Poland completes some of the stories, because they were topics in his…

Brave Ear Radio – Interview with Last Dominion Lost (Julian Percy, John Murphy, Jon Evans)

Jason Honea talks with three members of the industrial ensemble Last Dominion Lost. Julian Davis Percy, John Murphy and Jon Evans are from Australia, which is very far away from Europe. All three of them live in Berlin. I have no idea what Jason will ask or talk about: the sinister legacy of Nazi German that spooks around in the peripheria of the collective subconscious, Australian wild life or the hipsterisation of Berlin underground. You will for sure hear a lot of the musique noir by Last Dominion Lost. Here’s…