Katia already knew she had a thing for radio when she started writing fan letters to her favorite show host during the Cold War in East Germany. Little did she know the missives never reached her object of desire on the other side of the Berlin Wall, but were being captured by secret agents sitting in underground bunkers spying on their people. The Wall fell and out of the Socialist rubble came Katia, dusting herself off from Communist Party songs while MTV was already grasping for her still uncorrupted soul.
Years later, university combined both new worlds -- John Maynard Keynes and Maynard James Keenan -- and it offered first jobs in microphone usage. The year 2000 marked a first low point in her young radio career, when she started working next to her former capitalist radio crush who failed to ever say "good morning" to her. Today, she has almost fully recovered from Western peoples' mood swings and presents politics and music to Berliners in the morning, as well as electronic music tunes to the rest of the world every other Tuesday on her BTR podcast, Via Berlin.
Selected and handled with care: Via Berlins final episode which features music by Hamburg based Oliver Huntemann who resurfaces with new music after six years; British Sasha has just released a new track, and so have Tale of Us together with Vaal, as well as Walker & Royce together with Green Velvet. Get ready and enjoy!
Get ready for tunes from all over the world in today's episode. Israel born and based Cornucopia aka Guy J is in the mix with fresh music, Colombian Sebastian Ledher teamed up with Italian duo Neverdogs for a new track, Cologne resident Jonathan Kaspar and Hamburg's very own Solomun also come around with their latest tracks. Plus, music by Oliver Koletzki, Ben Champell, Kaiser Souzai and Pablo Fierro.
This second August edition of Via Berlin provides you with fresh music by club owner and producer Magdalena Solomun, Berlin’s Phonique and producer team M.A.N.D.Y. Dapayk Solo, Tiefschwarz, Konstantin Sibold, Space Dimension Controller and Matthew Styles are also part of today’s mix, as well as Simba who contributes some jazzy tunes.
This first August edition of Via Berlin includes new music by Berlins electronic music princess Anja Schneider, Cologne based Jonathan Kaspar, French expat Toma Kami and fellow French artist Rodriguez Jr.; Oliver Huntemann, Umami, Guy Mantzur, Roy Rosenfeld, Pongo and Stereo MC’s complete today’s 60 minute mix of finest electronic music.
Sweaty tunes are coming your way – or rather, tunes that make you sweat : music by Deko Deko, Braunbeck, Michel Cleis, Dapayk Solo, Nils Hoffmann, Fynn, Florian Meindl, Huxley, Extrawelt, Tiger Stripes, Solomun, Shlomi Aber in today’s episode of Via Berlin.
Via Berlin is back with a brand new episode of fine house and electronica tunes. Enjoy today’s compilation of music by AlBird, Session Victim, Aroma Pitch, Daniel Steinberg, Soulphiction, Marcel Vogel, Blade&Beard, Acid Pauli, Kaiser Souzai, Chrome Sparks, and Boris Brejcha feat. Ann Clue!
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