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Interview with Fillipp Vingerhoets

Fillipp Vingerhoets is one of the persons involved with Bohemian Drips. That’s the first thing you will hear in the interview that Adrian Shephard and Rinus Van Alebeek conducted with the young Bavarian. A needle injecting a bonbon with strange drops, tiled secret bunkers, playing undanceable music to danceable people, Berlin in the middle of the night, sounds in space or sounds in castles, Turks on the run and alarming goat stories. It is all in this two hour interview. Plus more. Tracks are played from the vinyl that Fillipp…

The Wirebender presents a show in three parts: Gt Moore, David Harrow and Little Roy

A new show from our man in London, Simon Wade. Interviews, live sessions, electronic dub and a fine new release are the key features of this three part show.   In Simon’s words Gt Moores “Utopia” vinyl cut on the Jah Works label is one of my dj staple tracks, always in my box. As it always stood apart? Only recently I understand why, as it has one foot in the English folk scene and another in the roots reggae scene of the 1970’s jamaican dub scene. Nearly 40 years…

The Wirebender presents Junior Dan – Interview and new album

The new The Wirebender show with an interview and tracks is an excursion into the warm world of Junior Dan, best explained in Simon Wade’s words: part 1 “Wise up rise up from your slumber, it is time to make a stand, Wise up rise up from your slumber, are we building bridges to nowhere? This world is in confusion too many living with delusions, not knowing which way to turn. We make such rash decision are we building bridges to nowhere? Is this all a big mistake? No money…

Lord Litter’s Radio On Show – Welcome to the Lord Litter Café

Where-in Lord Litter virtually reconstructs a bar in Berlin. It’s a place where people talk more and smoke less. There is no wi-fi signal, and the clients are encouraged to leave the smart phones and tablets at home. Old friends talk about old times, and when the new times press their noses against the window, also the spleen of today gets discussed over a glass of beer. The music that sounds over the thirty year old loudspeakers is produced in a garage or in a small home studio. No majors…

Jason Honea meets Nikolas Schreck

Jason Honea, who gave us so many fine hours with his Brave Ear shows, met up with Nikolas Schreck. California born and raised Nikolas Schreck’s father was a manager of famous and less famous musicians. Count Basie put young Nikolas’s hands on the keyboard of the piano. Vincent Price had some talks with him. In this show Nikolas elaborates on the notion of sonic magic and the song as a micro-cosmos. We hear an eye-witness account of a punk concert evening in Los Angelas’ legendary venue the Whiskey-a-Go-G0, and a…

Disastronaut in Berlin – Interview with Jeff Reed

Jeff is becoming a regular on our radio. He comes over from the UK for a blitz visit to Berlin, and always, and nicely so, ends up in our studio talking with his old friend Adrian Shephard. Now, if these were cold war times, and the calendar would say 1973, and the thermometer would indicate -32ºC, we could probably tell different stories about Jeff’s visits to West- Berlin. Because, why would someone visit West-Berlin so often and only for 36 hours, if DDR is everywhere around you with their spies,…

The Wirebender presents: Interview with Alec Empire

What better way to celebrate the Wirebender’s third birthday with Radio On than an evening out with Ranjan Kumar and Atari Teenage riot? Radio On’ s man in the UK caught up with Alec Empire prior to the ATR gig at Under the  Bridge in London. Alec took time out to talk  to Ranjan about his career, ATR and his late night reading materials.  Alec Empire has completed a soundtrack for the German sci-fi thriller Volt.  Volt is written and directed by Tarek Ehlail and stars Benno Fürmann, Sascha Alexander Gersak, Ayo Ogunmakin,…

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 Sőrés, 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…