Adrian Shephard and Rinus Van Alebeek host The Tape Review Show. The stories guide us into the world of culture and politics and way beyond. Art lovers might be interested in an indepth analysis of the works of Hieronymous Bosch. Berlin residents might be interested in a report on how to collect a postal package at the customs. Tapes and vinyl playeded and discussed: Various Artists – Guide To Bizarre Behavior Vol. 6 Anonymous – Shits of the 2060s Shaun Robert – Atavist Alexander Luchkin – Muzyka Elektrichek
Adrian Shephard and Rinus Van Alebeek play and sing like Bob Dylan and Joan Baez and only thirty seconds later they give a live rendering of Alvin Lucier’s I’m sitting in a room. There is talk about truth and non-truth and why everything that ever happened never ever happened at all. Tapes and vinyl played, reviewed and discussed Alexander Luchkin – Muzyka Elektrichek Mark Vernon – Magneto Mori:Kilifinane Earl Long – Term Two
Wassily Bosch came to Berlin on a short visit from Moscow. We spoke about every cliché possible. Siberian top models, eating ice cream on the Red Square, Lenin’s nose, getting drunk, wodka addicts, Pushkin and Gogol, War And Peace and Gregory Peck, Chernobyl, Stalin and the Moscow Metro, Siberian top models of course, Siberian topmodels on the Transsiberian express, Siberian topmodels in Berlin and where to find them and how to date them, Charlottengrad, motorcycles, Siberian topmodels on motorcycles, Russia Today, Siberia tomorrow, Dr. Zhivago, Dr. Zhivago in Siberia and…
Wassily Bosch, on a short visit from Moscow, will be this evening’s guest at the Radio On studio. Wassily Bosch works on nazlo records, releasing small editions of sound carriers, all with hand-made packaging. video of nazlo works. Wassily Bosch is also part of the electro-haram collective that offers sound works based on found recordings. Live connection (click for listening!) starts at 19.00 Berlin Time
The audio reports ‘letter from Berlin’ are directly recorded on tape with a handheld walkman. In this episode: a bicycle ride from Berlin Tempelhof to Festsaal Kreuzberg, impressions and excerpts from John Cooper Clarke’s live performance.
The audio reports ‘letter from Berlin’ are directly recorded on tape with a handheld walkman. In this episode: a trainride from Berlin to Amsterdam, sounds from Amsterdam and from Heerlen, domestic and non-domestic sounds from Berlin and a few words by John Cooper Clarke.
A special The Tape Review Show introduced by a blitz visit of Michal Libera who talks about cold bars in Krakòw, Polish soups and Kieslowski. The tapes and non-tapes were sent by Malachi Doyle from somewhere in Australia, J.G. Sparkes from Stockholm and Anne-F Jacques from Montreal. There are too many storylines to follow them all, but somehow Spaceships and Hitler always seem to haunt our studio.
We received a big envelope with tapes from Russia. This was in it. Impossible to follow the storylines as they unfold. From Quantum physics, time travelling to dogs in space, it’s all there. Five tapes, five examples of great music that is currently played and performed in Russia.
Whenever Alexei visits Berlin we have the honor to welcome him at the Radio On studio. Alexei lived in two countries, but didn’t have to travel to do so. Born and raised in Moscow in the Soviet Union, he became a citizen of the Russian Federation at the end of last century. That’s a lot of history. Alexei talks about revolutions, every day life, travelling in the Soviet Union, how Moscow changed over the years, his experiences as a musician and underground artist. New works are played. Testcard, Rinus Van…