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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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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Riddim Box is going on air! Our new monthly format on the Cologne web radio station 674FM is all about what has moved our crew since the very beginning: Bass Music!
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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!
Continue reading “Riddim Box: The X-mas Sesh”
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.
Continue reading “A Chat with Bobbito Garcia”
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.
Continue reading “Summer’s Almost Gone Mix”
For the latest Snipes Mag I have worked on an interesting feature – a collection of altogether 98 facts about hiphop, sports, style and much more from the year 1998.
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The only appearance of a Japanese band on the legendary American music and dance show Soul Train? Of course it had to come from the iconic Yellow Magic Orchestra.
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Alan Parsons’ power jam “Lucifer” as the soundtrack to what is possibly the most spectacular snowboarding film sequence of the 1980s – seriously, what’s not to like?
Continue reading “Snow and Sand. And Lucifer.”
Not the biggest Karnevalist, but in Cologne, you don’t really have a chance – and in this year’s season, there’s two nice parties where I’ll be playing some music. Come around!
Continue reading “Sesner does Carnival 2018”