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Lord Litter’s Radio On Show #27 – The Adam Finchler Interview

One morning LL went out to put the garbage in the container. He was before his first coffee, not really awake. From the garbage a young man jumped up. “Hallelujah,” said the lord. He knew, that there was hardly any young person left in Berlin, who could speak German. He asked: “Who are you.” “I am Finchler, Adam Finchler, from New York.” “How did you get here?” “From the roof…you know, Finchler on the roof..” He saw that he joke didn’t land. He continued, more serious now. “I walked past…

Lord Litter’s Radio On Show – The Generations Unlimited Story, Epilogue

The introductory story to the first part of LL’s trilogy on Generations Unlimited can be read here. The introduction to the second part is found here, and here’s part 3. In th epilogue LL makes use of radio interviews to compile a portrait of Conrad Schnitzler, his contribution to the manufacture of German kraut, the genesis of Generations Unlimited and his life in West Berlin, a city that doesn’t exist nomore. All this moulded in a piece of radio art that glows and mesemerises like a wood fire. Word to Lord Litter:…

Lord Litter’s Radio On Show #24 – The Generations Unlimited Story, part 2

The introductory story to the first part of LL’s trilogy on Generations Unlimited can be read here. In the second part of the Trilogy we hear Chris Penalosa talk about his first encounter with Generations Unlimited and the impact it had on his view on music. Gen Ken Montgomery gives an insight in the goings-on while the Generator, the cassette culture meeting place in 1989, was resurrected in the P1 area of the MoMa in New York. Originally scheduled to run for a month, the Generator stayed in residence for…

LORD LITTER’S RADIO ON SHOW #23 – The Generations Unlimited Story, part 1

What is so refreshing about Lord Litter’s special on Gen Ken Montgomery and the early history of the Generator idea needs a brief introduction. I got it here. The words are by Adam Krause. ““Just what was the Generator Sound Art Gallery, and why was it so special that someone would want to recreate it in an art gallery more than twenty years after it closed?” “We’ll need to go all the way back to 1962, when Philips introduced the cassette. Then we’ll need to jump ahead to the early…

Lord Litter’s Radio On Show #22 – Music for Cabriolets

Open the roof of your car, with a saw or a push of the button; start the engine, Go. Tune in to Radio On. Volume up. Palm Trees and Cocktails. Sunglasses and Pigtails. Loud, Louder, Go. Multi-Colored Ice Cream and a worn out Armani Suit. Guitar Heroes and Robot Dancing. Some Extra Bass and Three Multi-Colored Girls on the Backseat. Yell. Loud, Louder, Go. ……………..a music show……….. 1. Pineapple – PTS/ACE – CD – Trials LITTER LEGENDS …………. 2. Tornados – Robot – 2 CD – Galaxy of Startling Sounds…