=dt64= In spring 1989 I ran by accident into a radio broadcast on the eastern german (still GDR) youth radio dt64, they were playing a whole record by the Slits (as recorded by John Peel). I was amazed, didn’t know much about the conditions for punk in the GDR then. (as I was living in the western german border region, still old FRG) =parocktikum= In the following weeks I tuned in regularly into that broadcast, it was called Parocktikum and Lutz Schramm, who did it, opened up his broadcast in 1989 more for those GDR punk bands, which weren’t before allowed to be broadcast (while Punk/Indie was broadcast more often since 1986). That showed me how amazing radio could be, he played everything that was important for me at that time (Chumbawamba, Nomeansno) and gdr punk bands like Gefahrenzone or Fanatische Frisöre which I didn’t know by that time. =Radio Blau= Years later I took part in some radio broadcasts on local free radio “radio blau“, but somehow realized that I was mostly too confused to say something in front of a microphone. We did a live broadcast with our favourite tapes (off course we had spooled the tapes carefully to songs). I played some of the songs that had amazed me so much some years before, when I heard them the first time moderated by Lutz Schramm. Some years later I even took part in a radio broadcast that came live from my small garden plot in the outskirts of Leipzig (it was transmitted via antenna from the garden to the Radio Blau station). It sounded like this:
This is dedicated to free radio stations. I assembled a whole lot of them here, you might as well listen (most live streams work with VLC). “It’s coming on the airwaves / Coming on the airwaves /Coming on the airwaves dream” (buzzcocks)
24/5/11___ CRNI KREČ radio, tonight on hate speech coming from the tops of religious communities talking to youth in religion classes, a look on reality in BiH; interview with PASI; DIY punk ... crni krec (tuesdays from 7pm) recommended!
12/4/11___ today i listened to crni krec (tuesdays from 7pm) recommended!
02/3/11___ Zoran Trklja (procedura/ poems+...)+background noise+ZRIKaVCI (Grillentrash), both from Belgrade will appear in concert in Schnorrstr.23, Dachboden on Thursday 17.3.11 8pm
7/10/1/11 ___ Lately i have been reading a book about the eastern german punk legend Schleimkeim and somehow i cant resist, even though they are not really comparable, but comparable in terms of tragic death and general tragedy and provincial anarchism, so here it is: Schleimkeim and Satan Panonski about Money...
wir sind die herrscher und ihr seid die sklaven der d-mark, hi hi, gott hab sie selig... sowie Geldschein sein Geldschein sein...
4/1/11 ___ someone from a fanzine asked me to write something about satan panonski but i dont feel so qualifiedededed zonic and a song by The boxhamsters, prost neujaur jr.
12/10/10 ___ report from Belgrade Pride Parade in automatic translation quality and a song by The Apostles, one of the first english queer anarcho-punks "Those who live by the Sword, will die by the Sword..."
13/07/10 ___ new publication, 'Anti-fascism and direct action' documentation from last QUEER BEOGRAD festival, held September 2008 in Belgrade.
30/06/10 ___ Crni KreČ, weekly radio show from Banja Luka (Hc,Punk&diy politics) Tuesdays 19:00 to 20:00 h pm
26/06/10 ___ zea, new singer of my beloved THE EX, is having a gig in KC rex, beograd (4th july), THE EX themselves also playing but in Llubljana and that might be to far away (on july 17th), The Ex & Zea concerts
24/06/10 ___ Legendary festival in Pula, Monteparadiso, the 18th, 5th to 7th August 2010. From my tape Unutrašnja emigracija will participate.
20/06/10 ___ Punčke are looking for gigs in germany for their tour in august. Help needed, if you can help send me an e-mail.Look at gig dates and plans..
31/05/10 ___ report from claws of saurtopia, second noise festival in zoro (leipzig) read review here.
14/05/10 ___ Bastards of Utopia, a new film about young people into anarchist activism in Zagreb from an ethnographic perspective, Interview with film-maker Maple Rasza. Sounded interesting to me.
08/05/10 ___ there will be a benefit party at Schnorrstr.23 (dachboden) on may 22nd, 8pm: ja hier
27/04/10 ___ there was a conference on jewish subculture and punk and its iconography at halle university: I was there...
31/03/10 ___ on saturday is a benefit in ludwigstr. 37 in halle for six serbian activists, who are in danger of being charged very heavily for a slight damage done by unknown protestors to the greek embassy in belgrade in september 2009. Saturday, 3rd April, Ludwigstr. 37 (Halle).
23/03/10 ___ starting friday 26th of march there will be another anarchist book fair in zagreb see what happens, also some thoughts about subculture and literature inspired by another book fair..
11/03/10 ___ some new...records
02/03/10 ___ there are two bands from beograd playing in leipzig soon, jaibo! (quite close to early us-hc-trashers like flag of democracy or bad brains) and let's grow (more like rkl) in zoro on tuesday 16th march, 10pm...
13/02/10 ___ Thousands of people gathered in Dresden Saturday to block for the first time an annual neo-Nazi march commemorating the Allied bombing of the German city during World War II. The neo-Nazis gathered outside the Neustadt railway station to mark the anniversary of devastating bombing raids, and were to stage a “funeral march” after listening to a series of speeches but more than 15,000 counter-protestors blocked the rally. see documenting summary.
26/01/10 ___ here is a zine that is also in english, on eastern european punk, based in brno (cz) and i like it drunk nach osten zine...
25/01/10 ___ i had some plans to visit "a je to" festival but failed due to coldness and difficulties to leave my dog somewhere. i found a new webzine "Burevestnik" on d.i.y., punk, activism based in belgrade, go there...
11/01/10 ___ Third festival of anarcho-punk in Sarajevo (A) je to 3 read programme
03/01/10 ___ large amounts of snow fell down on me today, while I was drinking a coffee in my garden. I noticed the barrel i use for receiving rain was completely frozen. I turned it upside down and out came an identical copy of the barrel, just ice. While I later gathered around the oven i noticed an interesting interview: Intervju with Iluzije Slobode fanzin (translation) in , helly cherry web zine.
26/12/09 ___ Also worth risking an ear: U Krugu Dvojice, which is broadcast every thursday from 7pm to 9pm on NRBG. Authors are Boris Vlastelica from Repetitor and Bojan Slačala from Belgrade band Stuttgart Online. listen to NRBG...
23/12/09 ___ I have just been listening to
Dežurni Kvirci on NRBG (web radio from Beograd). Dežurni Kvirci is broadcast every wednesday from 9pm to 11pm and i liked it though i dont understand any of the language. it sees itself as a gay straight alliance that looks on queer politics, pop culture, gossip and nicotine crisis and promises fun for the whole family... this week was funny garage rock that sounded like it came from stranger than paradise by j. jarmusch... listen to NRBG...
22/11/09 ___ Don Vito in China Read their tour diary
13/10/09 ___ this is linking to a m3u-radio-feature illustrating my history of 80s tape compilations blank tape radio hope it works (after opening player wait 10 seconds)...
10/10/09 ___ bernays propaganda from skopje played yesterday in leizig (zoro), it was great and i have their record "happiness machines" now, which is one of the best records i lately got (with lyrics in english and a booklet about civilisation and violence) i will hopefully review more extensively soon look where they play and buy their record.
06/10/09 ___ i was asked to transform the compilation into a radio broadcast on Radio Net1zen but i seem to be lazy...
06/10/09 ___ on thursday (october 8th) a great band from belgium is playing in beograd: Rene Biname at klub zica. i saw them in leipzig, trust me.
01/09/09 ___ next week (4.9.09) there is a celebration in our rehearsal room (garage, corner holbeinst./oeserst./leipzig) bands "rind" and "fat tony" will play and you are invited!
31/08/09 ___ if anyone of the bands included needs help with getting away from stupid myspace towards better solutions without advertisement terror, i could recomment wordpress and www.archive.org (as host for mp3s), if help is needed send me email...
10/08/09 ___ As there were some visitors from Beograd recently in my garden plot, there is hope now for some of the tapes to travel in their luggage to Beograd. Anyone interested in getting one, should send me an e-mail. (for the bands and writers included off cause for free)
02/08/09 ___ there was a great gig of one of the legends of fun punk in the place where the idea for visionerski transport was created from mud and beer: fliehende stürme in plathe.
15/07/09 ___ visit in skela revisited
23/06/09 ___ last weekend 'claws of saurtopia' festival took place in leipzig (zoro), mostly "math-core" noise bands, bands who play 23 times one chord, then make a break of 5 seconds length and then play another chord, but highly recommendable. also some electronic noise engineers mistreated their laptops. hope will happen again next year, then perhaps with bands from other countries than france, belgium, netherlands? (ex-yu?). claws of saurtopia on myspace
16/06/09 ___ chronological description of our journey on a raft along Sava
12/05/09 ___ look at layout version of zine (difficult to read)
07/05/09 ___ collected silence listen!
04/05/09 ___ Sombor (by Ana GreySheep from profit from poison zine) calling
04/05/09 ___ Eine Geschichte aus zusammengelegten Karten (Nora Wicke) (a story from cards laid out in rows)
04/05/09 ___ Blank tape - short history of the tape compilation here.
25/03/09 ___ Gas ist Spass - poem by Lena read ...
25/03/09 ___ 667 dinars - a poem by zoran trklija. read here. The author lives in Belgrade and writes also for blogs procedura and hrana.
24/03/09 ___ sunset for an old man - a story by vladan maksimovic. read here. The author lives in Panchevo and plays in the featured band endorfin.
23/03/09 ___ Satan Panonski was one of the most difficult legends of yugoslavian punk. more on his life read here.
07/02/09 ___Bernays Propaganda will leave Skopje for tour of europe starting march 6th concert with cut self not in belgrade, dont miss it
..29th of march they play in leipzig (zoro).. don vito (noise band from leipzig) are looking for gig dates in zagreb, belgrade, skopje, bukarest, plovdiv for their tour in june...
20/01/09 ___(A) je to festival in Sarajevo.
Second "(A) je to" (means "(A) it is") festival of anarcho-punk and subculture took place from january 15th to 17th in Sarajevo cinemas Bosna and 1. maj. It was opened with public actions a la food not bombs. There was presentation and discussion about film on the attacked queer festival in september, workshops, presentation of subcultural media/distibutions and concerts with bands Rapa Nui, Unutrašnja emigracija, Genetička kontrola and Hoću? Neću! On saturday played Život piše drame, Fek, Motherpig and Dislike. The festival was organised the second year by Anarhopank savez BiH.
report (English translation)