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Girls on Tape – Live at Noiseberg, Berlin

Girls on Tape is the collaborative moment between Jeff Surak and Rinus Van Alebeek. Whenever they meet there will be an opportunity to play live. This recording shows them in concert at Noiseberg in Berlin. No amplification, just plain use of various walkmen and their tapes they played an energetic set before a live audience. Adrian Shephard was there to record the show and take some pictures. Ed Pinsent says: “Two craftsmen arranging chaotic elements with care and deliberation, yet managing to do it in a live setting, which requires…

Election Day and Women’s March, visions and reports from Washington DC

Radio On asked their friends in the Washington DC area to send in some sounds to commemorate the second coming of Jesus Christ on earth in the person of a flambeed president. You can find enough words on that topic. The internet and press pages seem to vomit his picture and words these days. We at Radio On are waiting for the blockbuster 100 days that shook the world and wonder if you can already place bets on the name of the country he will choose when he has to go in…

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…

Jeff Surak – Radio On and on and on

Jeff Surak lives in Washington DC. He runs the zeromoon label. He is the artistic director of the sonic circuits festival. He is capable of creating the most beautiful sounds you ever heard. He is a fan of Radio On. In his piece he melts rare recordings, tour recordings, spoken word and the anthem of heavens into one long composition. Since I am a fan of his music too, I feel every word of mine would take away the mystery. You really have to listen for yourself. You want to…