This is the first in a long line of Berlin Untelevised mixtapes. Each artist will be releasing full length projects in the near future under the Berlin Untelevised label. For now, we bequeath a small taste of their essence upon you in the form of this medley of gorgeous sounds. Each track is different than the last. Genre is no limitation. We strive to support creators whose work challenges. This would not have been possible without the continued support from local Berlin musicians and the many hands who have supported and encouraged us along the way. Stay tuned for the tsunami moves. credits released April 1, 2018 Thanks to all creators and contributors. Thanks to all supporters and professionals who lent us their time and ears. Thanks to you for finding your way here.
Knockout Knob took a track he composed and jammed on top of it in the K12 studio. In this trippy video, you get a glimpse inside the workflow of our enigmatic engineer of sound.
Untitled track. Created on Korg Volca Sample with improvised vocal arrangement from Live Recording session at Red Raven Recording, Berlin Links http://www.redravenberlin.com/
SPT is constantly rocking the streets and bringing his glam to stages across Europe. He is certainly a performer who must be witnessed live at least once. With a fabulous array of costumes that accentuate his non-stop dancing, Stephie attracts baffled crowds whenever he brings his set up to the street. Keep your eyes on his creative progress via Facebook, Youtube, or his website.
In the time since this episode was first aired, Emeka has let poetry fall to the side in favor of dance and performance art. Nowadays, he’s using his physical form to express the eccentricities of his mad soul. You can still find him at Curious Fox though. Every first Tuesday of the month, Emeka materializes from the ether to foster a the poetry of others.
Marcus O’Shea was our honorable guest for the second venture into our DubTalk experimentation. A performance poet of the highest order, Marcus’s fascination with language and his propensity for building fantastic characters and environments in his writing allows him to lure audiences into his world in order to enlighten them with insights into the human condition. Our interview with Marcus went exceptionally well, largely due to Marcus’s immediate comfort with the Dub Talk format. Many artists find it difficult to spring straight into the studio and be asked to improvise and be wacky, but Marcus did not shy away from our antics. From start to finish, Marcus brought excellence. He performed his pieces “Advice for Returning Astronauts”, Transmissions from the North”, and “His Silences” for us before whipping out an epic tale of female wrestling set in an alternative universe in which wrestling is more than showboating, it’s deadly. Marcus...
Her story “The Drought” serves as the centerpiece for this episode. In it, she tackles a systemic problem in American society which persists to this day. Its narrative implements the analogy of the eponymous drought to shed light on the emotional complexities of a tragedy which leaves an entire college town rocked with grief. She also performed the pieces “These Days” and “The Day After the Rapture” for us, both of which can be found on her website. It’s been a long while since this episode aired for the first time on SoundCloud, and we’ve come quite a ways since the early days of sitting on the couch in the K12 asking each other “what the fuck are we even doing here”.