Sunday Music
Sunday Music: Round about Midnight

Sunday Music: Round about Midnight

Just before this Christmas Sunday ends: some midnight vibes from Inge Brandenburg, a true German Jazz Diva from the 60s.Up there with the best! Unfortunately there is not much information on this amazing singer in English language. Here's the German Wikipedia page and...

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Sunday Music: Krautrock

Sunday Music: Krautrock

Yesterday night's session at LSB_tv was quite amazing: the whole scale was larger, wider, bigger. We recorded in the big studio at Alex-TV and had an impressive video installation. Several acts from the Liquid Sky universe would meet and play. I had just returned from...

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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: Flammende Herzen by Michael Rother

Sunday Music: Flammende Herzen by Michael Rother

Just recently I received a promo of a new compilation called "ELECTRI_CITY - ELEKTRONISCHE_MUSIK_AUS_DÜSSELDORF" full of old gems by Düsseldorf based bands from the 70s and 80s like Der Plan, La Düsseldorf, Harmonia, DAF, NEU!, Die Krupps, Liasons Dangereuses and...

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Sunday Music: My Life In The Sunshine

Sunday Music: My Life In The Sunshine

Message from the waterfront: don't hang around in the shade. Enjoy your life in the sunshine. Coz like Roy Ayers knows: Everybody Loves The Sunshine. Need I say more? Well, maybe I should tell you a bit about my connection to that song. Back in 88, when the music was...

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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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Sunday Music: Stan Getz / João Gilberto ‎/ Astrud Gilberto

Sunday Music: Stan Getz / João Gilberto ‎/ Astrud Gilberto

Yes, it's the World Cup 2014 in Brazil and could I not treat you with some Brazilian flavour in my Sunday Music column? Of course no official World Cup songs or Samba EDM remakes, but some really lovely 60's Bossanova from the original masters. Although I have some...

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Sunday Music: Basic Channel

Sunday Music: Basic Channel

Moritz von Oswald aka Maurizio and Mark Ernestus, founder of the legendary Hardwax store are no less than true inventors. With their project and imprint Basic Channel, they single (or double-) handedly created Dub Techno as we know it today. Think Phylyps Trak, ...

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Sunday Music: Brian Eno – Dune OST

Sunday Music: Brian Eno – Dune OST

Oh look, it's Special Agent Dale Cooper. Well, of course this is Kyle MacLachlan in the leading role of the movie Dune directed by David Lynch in 1984. While most of the soundtrack of this really nice science fiction movie (also starring Sting of The Police) had been...

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Sunday Music: Jean Michel Jarre – Waiting For Cousteau

Sunday Music: Jean Michel Jarre – Waiting For Cousteau

I still remember very well, where I heard Waiting For Cousteau by Jean Michel Jarre for the time. On one of my first tours with MFS Records we were driving through the scenic mountainside between Austria and Munich. It was September 19th 1992 - a Sunday. The night...

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Sunday Music: Projekt Erde

Sunday Music: Projekt Erde

Today I'd like to introduce you to Projekt Erde, a very unknown ambient act from Germany. I discovered their double-album Mysterious Vibration/ 11:11 in 1992, mainly due to the nicely looking CD box. Turn this music loud and let it swell and drift like a warm and...

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Sunday Music: Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works Volume II

Sunday Music: Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works Volume II

When I bought this double vinyl in 1994, I was totally shocked by the stunning beauty of Aphex Twin's music. Sure, sometimes he drops disturbing industrial hardcore beats. But the Ambient pieces on this album belong to the most beautiful music I've ever heard. Music...

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Sunday Music: The Köln Concert by Keith Jarrett

Sunday Music: The Köln Concert by Keith Jarrett

... is a perfect soundtrack for an easy Sunday afternoon. I've been listening to this live recording from the Opera House in Cologne 1975 so many times over the last decades, the mere sound of the recording became a part of my inner musical system.When Keith Jarrett...

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Sunday Music: E2 – E4 by Manuel Göttsching

Sunday Music: E2 – E4 by Manuel Göttsching

....is the pure essence of Balearic music. The blue print to rhythmical chill out. You might know  Sueño Latino from 1989, which sampled a main riff from E2-E4. Rumour has it that Manuel Göttsching recorded this long evolving instrumental track only as a quick session...

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