Lost And Sound In Berlin
By Paul Hanford
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DJ and writer Paul Hanford sets out on a journey across Berlin and meets with people whose lives and loves weave in and out of the rich tapestry of music that spans across this incredible city. Along the way, you'll meet former Syrian refugees becoming techno DJs; non-binary artists redefining musical and cultural borders and some of the city's finest menschen recounting tales from the pre-reunification bohemian west and the communist east; you'll be transported from squats to the music tech sector; from clubs to collectives and through this, the podcast aims to show you why Berlin has such a creative energy. The podcast was supported using public funding from the Arts Council Of England. Podcast music by Tom Giddins
||ExplicitEpisode Five - Lebensqualität||I went off to explore how creating the right environment is so key to making music. Ulrike Haage, pianist, sound artist and composer talks about the way food unlocks creativity, and then over on Washauer Straße, Tom and Nadine talk about what inspir...||12 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Four - New Forms||Paul starts the day in Neukölln, meeting electronic producer and DJ Mobilegirl. Then heads over to Karl Marx Allee to grab a coffee with producer Ziúr. These two artists share a similar approach that avoids easy categorisation. Then Paul heads to the||18 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Three - A Rare Import||Paul meets two legendary Brits who’ve made Berlin their special place. Daniel Miller, founder of Mute Records, and the man behind the original electro-erotic classic Warm Leatherette, talks about how Berlin inspired him and Mute artists such as The.||3 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Two - Question All Borders||Paul meets No Shade, the all female and non-binary DJ collective addressing gender values on the dance-floor. Then he hotfoots it to Wedding to meet Daniella De Picciotto, the multi-disciplinery artist who co-founded one of the city’s most defining h||25 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode One - A New Career In A New Town||Paul arrives in Berlin and drinks tea with Alexander Hacke from Einstürzende Neubauten and then meets students and teachers at Music Unite - a music workshop for people who have experienced being refugees. Supported using public funding by The Arts..||9 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Brilliant and insightful
Highly recommend! Great listen for anyone wanting to understand more about the music and culture of Berlin and beyond. Excited to see where Paul goes next.