Relics tell stories, take listeners on acoustic journeys, or document situations. They can be poems, studio productions, field recordings, or something completely different. 53-minute mix representing my series Fundstück on DLF-Kultur with pieces by Anne Waldman, Helga Goetze, Mark E. Smith, Timothy Leary, and 26 other artists.
The stoic, almost machine like drumming of so many German tunes from the early seventies becomes the trademark of a new sound – different from British pop or American rock, and in no way related to the country’s horrible nazi past. 48 minutes with Cluster, Faust, Harmonia 76, La Düsseldorf, and more.
The Jukebox series starts with European ideas about reggae, some stoic drumming, a reflection on alienation, and a track capturing the atmosphere in Tokyo during the early eighties. 54 minutes with works by Alec Empire, Jun Togawa Unit, Pink Industry, The Red Krayola, and others – made between 1968 and 2008.
Paying homage to flying machines and next generation’s minimalism, singing in an invented language that’s both mysterious and familiar, and a special kind of rain. 43-minute mix with pieces by Anna Homler and Steve Moshier, Ennio Morricone, Harold Budd, The Human League, and others – made between 1972 and 2011.