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Lord Litter’s Radio On Show #4 – The James Last Funeral Party

This is what Lord Litter says at the very beginning of his show: “James Last is dead. James Last has never said that he was someone he wasn’t. James Last never betrayed me.” His words put a spell on the rest of the show. The artists appear one by one. And one by one they seem to pay tribute to James Last, as if the music they make is not too far from his. And before you know it you are in the middle of James Last’s Funeral Party. Happy…

Lord Litter’s Radio On Show, #2 – A puzzling portrait of Berlin

  The imbiss doesn’t exist. But it could have existed. It could have closed recently after fifty years of business. It could have existed with its regulars of office workers, students, hookers, junkies, housewives, alcoholics, taxi drivers, expats and run-down artists. It could have been open for 24 hours a day. Just imagine. Then listen to Lord Litter’s new show and you will hear the strange conversations that took place at the counter.But you will hear also a musical impression of a town that awakes, or thumps in the middle…

Lord Litter’s Radio On Show (episode 1)

Lord Litter’s Radio On Show is a puzzling portrait of the Berlin subculture era. Present day voices state that there is no subculture. But those are present day voices. Lord Litter raised from the ashes of post war Berlin and went through the grim cold war era, only to emerge in a brave new town. Subculture then was a territory occupied by the untouchables, a caste that was of no interest to the prophets of consumerism. Subculture disappeared because every sociocultural expression became marketable. Why this program? LL listened to…