Sunday 4th November – Live – Tape Review Show

Adrian Shephard and Rinus Van Alebeek present, play and discuss tapes. This evening's featured label is Research Laboratories Starts at 20.00 Berlin time. Get in touch through our live twitter feed. You want to submit your works or tapes/CDs/Vinyls released by you or your label? Learn how to submit. * Please check the Schedule for broadcast … Continue reading Sunday 4th November – Live – Tape Review Show

Cassette Review: J.G. Sparkes – The Infinity Suite I-XII

Christmas time in my native town, streets are dark and wet. Shopkeepers took over long ago. Real estate developers helped them. Only pedestrians walk their streets. I feel odd on my bicycle. Shops sell things that I don't need. Some shops died and never got replaced. No doomsday feelings are admitted. Megaphones appeared in trees … Continue reading Cassette Review: J.G. Sparkes – The Infinity Suite I-XII

Tape Review Show with cassettes by Erik Levander and I Placca

The procedure in the Tape Review Show is very simple. One side of a tape release will be played in its full length. The tape itself and the art work will be described; artist name and label mentioned as well. Once the tape is finished Adrian Shephard and yours sincerely (=Rinus Van Alebeek) might discuss … Continue reading Tape Review Show with cassettes by Erik Levander and I Placca

Tape Review Show – Special on Tape label Tutore Burlato (parts 1 & 2)

I first heard about Ezio Piermattei through a review by Ed Pinsent in his Sound Projector. He wrote about one of his works: "created from voice, objects, instruments, tapes, electronics, etc.❠this is a highly perplexing and unfathomable trawl through sound-episodes of great absurdity and surprise…we never really understand what we're hearing, how it's made, … Continue reading Tape Review Show – Special on Tape label Tutore Burlato (parts 1 & 2)

Don Campau, No Pigeonholes – Special on cassette label The Best Kept Secret

Best Kept Secret was a label in Italy run by Alessandro Crestani from 1998-2010. Some of the information you find on Don's Living archive of Underground Music says that Best Kept Secret released high quality indie dream pop and rock with handsomely designed and executed , professional looking covers. and Best Kept Secret had a … Continue reading Don Campau, No Pigeonholes – Special on cassette label The Best Kept Secret

The New Tape Review Revue Part one and two by Adrian Shephard and Rinus Van Alebeek

Adrian Shephard and Rinus Van Alebeek got together to review the latest tape releases straight in from the Staalplaat shop in Upper Neukölln in Berlin. The artwork of each tape is described extensively, tracks are played, impressions are shared. Some tapes made it to 3 seconds airplay, others to thirteen minutes. No playlist, but you … Continue reading The New Tape Review Revue Part one and two by Adrian Shephard and Rinus Van Alebeek

Don Campau – No Pigeonholes, Special on Sound of Pig label part 2

Quote 1 The preeminent cassette label of the heyday of cassette culture was Sound Of Pig run by Al Margolis in New York. His label distributed hundreds of tapes in many styles with an emphasis on experimental and unusual sounds. Quote 2 With over 200 titles offered through the Sound of Pig Cassette Mail Order … Continue reading Don Campau – No Pigeonholes, Special on Sound of Pig label part 2

Tapes and Talks from the Mulinen Studio Vol 1-3 by Rinus van Alebeek

Now that I am finally settled in the coastal area of Calabria, I have started a new series of programs of which three are now rotating in the schedule. Each program is one hour long. I play tapes that were sent to me by friends. I give information, sometimes I make up a story. In … Continue reading Tapes and Talks from the Mulinen Studio Vol 1-3 by Rinus van Alebeek