Cologne’s Sneaker Spot

Today, the new Acribik store opened its doors in what formerly was The Good Will Out. Let’s take a moment to pay tribute to this legendary Cologne footwear retail location.

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Marvin Gaye in Ostend

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On this day in 2016, this post was one of my first on sesner.com – albeit in German. For the anniversary of Gaye’s death day on April 1st (and birthday on the 2nd) here’s an English version, with the film about his two year stay on the Belgian coast still available.

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This is Tricky Disco

While researching tunes for our Riddim Box Radio show, I stumbled upon this early Warp Records classic: Tricky Disco. A funny piece of music that doesn’t get enough recognition.

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Praise Mag No. 11 is out now!

After a little dramatic pause my PRAISE crew is back with another printed volume – and I feel blessed to have added my share to No. 11 of the sneakers and streetwear magazine!

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Riddim Box: The X-mas Sesh

Before 2018 comes to an end, the Riddim Box gang will smash a few christmas balls at the Roxy – with the most smashing UK bass sounds from the past, present and future! Ho! Ho!

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Love Will TR Us Apart

I have recently been reunited with an old favorite: The classic Adidas Marathon TR in a white and silver guise. Felt moved enough to take some pics and write a post about it.

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A Chat with Bobbito Garcia

When Bobbito Garcia came to Düsseldorf to present his autobiographical film Rock Rubber 45s, I managed to ask him a few questions for the Praise mag. Here’s the English version.

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Summer’s Almost Gone Mix

That massive summer of 2018 is slowly coming to an end – to wave a last sweaty goodbye, I have compiled one hot cassette side full of recent personal bittersweet summer favorites.

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10 Sneakers from 1998

A little piece about old sports shoes: For Praise I have compiled a feature about ten interesting sneaker models from twenty years ago – some forgotten, some back for good.

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