Monthly Archives November 2009

Kiloton album being mastered today by legendary Dubplates & Mastering #kiloton #urlyd

Today, the upcoming debut album by ambient/glitsch electronica producer Kiloton, 'Language Lost', is being mastered for vinyl by the good people over at Dubplates & Mastering here in Berlin. I am so looking forward to hear the result. The album will be released in February or March on my Urlyd Audiovisual Recordings label. Today, the […] Read More…

Me interviewed for German national radio #urlyd #creativecommons

Last weekend, I was invited to participate in the radio show Breitband, which airs on German national radio Deutschlandradio Kultur every Saturday. The show focused on the use of Creative Commons license in releasing music, and I was invited to tell a little about how my record label Urlyd was the first label in the […] Read More…

Tone to support Tortoise on Scandinavia tour #tortoise #urlyd #tonedk

Today it was confirmed that Tone, one of the artists on small label Urlyd, are to join Tortoise on their forthcoming Scandinavian Tour in early December. Thus, performances will be given in Stockholm, Malmö and in Lille Vega in Copenhagen. Great stuff indeed. Read more at the Urlyd website. Today it was confirmed that Tone, […] Read More…

The magnificent Morrissey – live vid from Berlin-gig

Yesterday I went to see the British singer and ex-The Smiths front man Morrissey perform at Tempodrom here in Berlin - and it was absolutely fabulous. I love his eccentricity, his skilled word play and sarcasm, his political utterings - and of course most of all his way of forging dark new wave, post-punk and […] Read More…

The wicked grime of Dizzee Rascal

Yesterday I went to see British grime and experimental hiphop artist Dizzee Rascal at Astra Kulturhaus, over in Friedrichshain here in Berlin - and it was absolutely awesome. He and his backup mc and one-armed dj totally blew the roof off of the fully packed venue. Check out this video of him performing his seminal […] Read More…

Freeform101.org Boing Boing’ed – again

Yesterday my blog at Freeform101.org was Boing Boing'ed for the second time since it was started approx. a year ago. The blog post in question was a rough translation into English that I made of a Politiken article, that was the first to announce the fact that the Danish Anti Piracy Agency (Antipiratgruppen) had announced […] Read More…

An evening with Anthony Giddens

Tonight we had the pleasure of attending a special lecture by world famous sociologist Anthony Giddens, who had been invited to Berlin by Heinrich Böll Stiftung, a non-profit for whom a friend of ours, Sue, works. Earlier this year Giddens published a new book, 'Politics of Climate Change', and this was also the area of […] Read More…

Just secured ticks for tonights epic U2-performance @ Brandenburger Tor

Yes! Thanks to eBay, my gf and I now have two tickets for the historic performance by U2 in front of Brandenburg Tor in Berlin tonight - in commemoration of the reunification of Berlin 20 years ago. Shows starts in two hours, gotta go!... Yes! Thanks to eBay, my gf and I now have two […] Read More…