late September I had the pleasure of interviewing American rapper
Bleubird in Aarhus, but being unable to attend the gig he was playing
in town later. But he played in Berlin a few days later, so it was
an easy choice to make to go down there. Here he teamed up with
fellow Florida musician Otto Von Schirach for an Art Festival event
Tristesse which had some seriously kinky shit on display. Otto returned
the favour that same night and did at set at 'Bird's gig at Ausland.
I then stumbled around the city the way I like. Checking out the
"scenery", the shops and meeting up with friends. Among
them Marco Brosolo (also known as '9' when he plays music).
Yes, yet again a superb Berlin trip.
Here is a video from the Bleubird gig and a lot of photos with little
You can read my article on Bleubird here.
live at Ausland, October 4, 2006
A fountain that's seen better days. Still... now it's "street".
checking out the... birds?
Von Schirach ... you just know they're up to
down some Florida porn rap 2 Live Crew style.
Jacques Bruna, Bleubird, kicking up a master flow at Ausland.
yo, gangstas "kein zutritt".
must have been another day. Ausland was into it!
freestylin' in Otto's set.
Forrest (a.k.a. Donna Summer) dj'ing from the laptop.
interviewed in the street by fellow rapper Audio88 from Germany.
a cat! I knew it!
they sing about snow. Here? Let it grow, let it grow, let it grow.
for people who want to jump like kangaroos?
rockin' Trabi wants your soul!
record store. A very good choice for the curious soul.
down towards Ebenswalder.
trampled by communism. Then capitalism. Tough city.
Capo record store, Kastanienallé.
you know the heart is in it.
record cases. Now, that's something you don't see every day.
let it grow, let it grow, let it grow.
just know someone from the East Bloc dropped by with a brick or
some of his friends. He's turned towards cooking now, though, it
record store, Torstrasse, for all your avantgarde needs...
in all shapes and sizes. Why not?!
record store, Torstrasse, got lots of "black" stuff.
jury is still out on whether the name is really bad or really
tagging sucks. This is more like it!
kinda American, I think...?! Maybe it's just me.
tree at night.
think they're oranges...
this is definitely delicious citrus. People say they're a handful...
but still I want one!
Vinyl. Actually wasn't so impressed by the selection there.
guys on MTV... you listening?
on the tv-tower.
anyone "big bothered" about this at all?
glass and steel. Cold, they are.
Centre - the architectural wet dream.
for "the future"...
stay for the free wireless.
music instrument museum.
got a few extra fingers to spare?
Nah, just damn cool, innit?
Sala's unique Mixturtratonium. He made the soundtrack for Hitchcock's
Marco. If an Italian says he'll make pasta don't turn down the
offer to join.