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Mijk van Dijk Liveset Recording from Kassablanca Jena

Mijk van Dijk Liveset Recording from Kassablanca Jena

I played my first techno liveset this year at Kassablanca Jena, performing a journey through my music from the last 25 years and also introducing the forthcoming first EP on my label microglobe productions called "Peace 4 All". The motivation for the choice of tracks...

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Mijk van Dijk live in Jena @ Kassablanca

Mijk van Dijk live in Jena @ Kassablanca

It's time to play live again. I'm feeling it! Since my last live show at Nature One 2015 I have only been playing DJ gigs and some ambient electronic live jams with my Liquid Sky Berlin family. So I was very delighted when Kassablanca club  asked me to play a live...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #41 – August 2016

Music 4 The Micro­globe #41 – August 2016

Here is finally the August episode of my radio show music 4 the microglobe. This is episode 41, syndicated to BLN.fm with German presentation and cuebase.fm and XLTRAX in English presentation. This time featuring new tracks and remixes by The Glitz, Rick Wade, Todd...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #40 – July 2016

Music 4 The Micro­globe #40 – July 2016

Happy to present the July episode of my radio show music 4 the microglobe- This is already episode 40 and will be syndicated to BLN.fm with German presentation and cuebase.fm and XLTRAX in English presentation. I needed to pick some soothing music first, due to all...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #39 – June 2016

Music 4 The Micro­globe #39 – June 2016

Football fever and terror threats, should we cheer or should we cry? Mijk van Dijk gives you music 4 the micro globe, music for all people, regardless of nation, race, religion or sexual orientation. Deep, profound, sentimental and powerful and as usual "in the mix"....

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #38 – May 2016

Music 4 The Micro­globe #38 – May 2016

Music 4 The Microglobe is back with presentation  in German language on BLN.fm after a 3-months-break due to BLN.fm moving their studios. Mijk's show will be aired as usual on every third Thursday of the month at 18:00h CET. This time Mijk presents new tracks and...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #37 – April 2016

Music 4 The Micro­globe #37 – April 2016

Thunder & sunshine,  night & day, music 4 the microglobe in April is as diverse as the April weather. With my favourite Techno tunes of the last month including tracks and remixes by Tominori Hosoya, Ejeca, Hot Lipps Inc., dubspeeka, Rob...

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Microglobe & Machinedrum – High On Hope

Microglobe & Machinedrum – High On Hope

Now this is not me jamming with an Elektron Machinedrum, nor a direct collaboration with the NinjaTune recording artist Machinedrum. But at least, we are indeed both involved. The full story goes like this: I received a message recently from Teklife57 Records. They...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #35 – February 2016

Music 4 The Micro­globe #35 – February 2016

„When the world is running down, you make the best of what’s still around.“ That’s not my rhyme, but what The Police sang back in 1980 on their Zenyatta Mondatta album. 36 years later the world is running down again and well, we’re gonna make the best out of it: play...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #34 – January 2016

Music 4 The Micro­globe #34 – January 2016

  Somehow 2016 feels vicious so far: public icons die at the age of 69, war and terror everywhere, the gaps are widening between the rich and the poor, North and South, East and West and nobody knows a way out of this misery, but everyone is busy posting, who’s...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #33 – December 2015

Music 4 The Micro­globe #33 – December 2015

Mijk van Dijk presents the Xmas 2015 edition of his radio show music 4 the microglobe on BLN.fm, cuebase-fm and XLTRAX.com, as well as on Mixcloud and hearthis. And just in time Richie Hawtin surprises us with an almost schizophrenic compilation entitled „From my Mind...

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Music 4 The Microglobe #32 – November 2015

Music 4 The Microglobe #32 – November 2015

Just a couple of days after the hostile and inhuman terror attacks on Paris, Mijk van Dijk presents music 4 the microglobe on a moody note. He starts with a classic from Paris, for Paris, „Acid Eiffel" by Choice aka Shazz and Laurent Garnier from 1993 and ends with...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #31 – October 2015

Music 4 The Micro­globe #31 – October 2015

Mijk van Dijk presents the October 2015 episode of his very own radio podcast "music 4 the microglobe", again with lots of favourites from his recent DJ sets plus a world premiere: Mijk's musical statement to the recent refugee crisis: "Music 2 Survive". The lyrics go...

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Stop TTIP & CETA! Demo

Stop TTIP & CETA! Demo

This is where to you will find me on October 10th. A huge gathering against TTIP & CETA, in favour of high standards for people's rights, which will be sacrificed on the altar of so-called "free markets", when TTIP and CETA will be ratified. A gathering for a...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #30 – September 2015

Music 4 The Micro­globe #30 – September 2015

Mijk van Dijk’s radio ­show music 4 the micro­globe turns 30.House and Techno is a music, spoken and understood by all who understand the groove of Jack. Since 3 x 10 shows Mijk is presenting on M4TM the latest and future highlights of his DJ sets, electronic dance...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #29 – August 2015

Music 4 The Micro­globe #29 – August 2015

There's a heatwave here in Germany. Summer's here and with it sunscreen, ice cream and beach life at the lake with music stream on the smartphone app. Also politically the situation is heated up due to the refugee situation. Some are using this for their...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #28 – July 2015

Music 4 The Micro­globe #28 – July 2015

This is the July episode of my radioshow music 4 the microglobe. When you listen to this live tonight, I'll be already in Japan on my tour, that's why I start the show with my latest remix of Reqterdrumer's Torrent Of People. Furthermore new tracks and remixes...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #27 – June 2015

Music 4 The Micro­globe #27 – June 2015

Usually Mijk van Dijk presents music and not movies. With this episode of music 4 the microglobe he's doing both. Check out the breathtaking movie Victoria about one girl's and four boys's adventures in a wild Berlin night. It's a buddy...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #25 – April 2015

Music 4 The Micro­globe #25 – April 2015

Spring is here and the time is right for dancing in the streets. Or protesting. In Spain people do this because of rigid demonstration laws already via hologram. Green Velvet & Carl Craig release their Riot House Tracks on Relief Recordings and the mini album...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #23 — February 2015

Music 4 The Micro­globe #23 — February 2015

He just earned the Grammy Award in the category "Best Dance/ Electronic Album" for his long awaited long player Syro released on Warp against such competition as Deadmau5, Little Dragon, Mat Zo, Röyksopp and Robyn. A couple of weeks ago he released 110  unreleased...

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Music 4 The Microglobe – January 2015

Music 4 The Microglobe – January 2015

Mijk van Dijk presents the first episode of music 4 the microglobe 2015. The first episode after "Charlie Hebdo". Without fear, but high on hope and confidence. Power To The People! With new tracks by Roisin Murphy, Steve Bug, David Keno such as old Techno heroes...

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Kraftwerk live at Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin

Kraftwerk live at Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin

Yesterday I attended the "Trans-Europa-Express" show of Kraftwerk's 8-concert series at Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin. Each concert puts a different of their classic albums in the spotlight. The Neue Nationalgalerie will be closed for renovation after these concerts,...

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Microglobe now in Japanese (^o^)//

Microglobe now in Japanese (^o^)//

My dear friends and fans from Japan, O-genki desu-ka? I'm very happy to finally present to you : my microglobe website in Japanese language!!! All my Microglobe? Well, unfortunately not. (-_-) However, with the help of good friends from Japan I will present...

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25 years ago, walls came tumbling down!

25 years ago, walls came tumbling down!

I moved to Westberlin in 1985 to study at the Freie Universiät Berlin (abbreviated FU Berlin, sic....). Coming from a small town in Nether Saxony in the north of Germany,  Berlin was the total cultural opposite of life as I knew it before. I had just made my driver's...

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Sunday Music: Snarky Puppy

Sunday Music: Snarky Puppy

While I was sitting with my Liquid Sky Berlin mate Omsk Information for dinner at Rootz in Kreuzberg the other day (we had those delicious Santa Fé wraps, yummy), he mentioned a multi-racial Jazz Fusion band from Brooklyn, NYC called Snarky Puppy. He said that they...

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Sunday Music: High On Hope (Long Hot Summer Remix)

Sunday Music: High On Hope (Long Hot Summer Remix)

Now this was summer 2014. I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did. Especially the last week was a nice payback for some unnecessary cold and rain before. 22 years ago around this time, I was waiting for the release of the Summer Remix EP of my Microglobe track High On...

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Sunday Music: Long Hot Summer

Sunday Music: Long Hot Summer

Pfhhhh, such a hot day today in Berlin. And here's my perfect soundtrack for a lazy hot sunday afternoon: The Style Council's Long Hot Summer with it's super-elegant bass line and floating arpeggios and of course the golden voice of Paul Weller. In the 80s I was a...

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Sunday Music: We Are The Champions

Sunday Music: We Are The Champions

Sunday Music on a Tuesday? Yes, please excuse me, but yours truly was busy watching the Football World Cup Final last Sunday and to jump for joy after the match. I already told you a bit or two about my passion for football and my hope, that the German team might face...

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Sunday Music: Jan Akkerman & Claus Ogerman ‎– Aranjuez

Sunday Music: Jan Akkerman & Claus Ogerman ‎– Aranjuez

As the nightwings come down slowly upon this Sunday, I am being reminded of an exceptional album by Dutch Jazzrock guitarist Jan Akkerman in conjunction with German musical arranger, orchestrator, conductor & composer  Claus Ogerman from the year of 1978. This is...

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