17 September 2013 |

Flying Sparks 2013-08-31: Freedom Worldwide!

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A Flying Sparks set with some music for a better world. […]

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20 May 2013 |

Flying Sparks 2013-04-28: Cruise 1302

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The second installment of 2013 flying sparks. We are on a cruise to bass heavy beats between house and breakbeat. […]

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21 August 2012 |

Flying Sparks 2012-08-11: Swinging Mish Mash

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The 50th anniversary of the death of Marilyn Monroe was on August 5 – with lots of special features on radio and TV. It left its mark also on me, as you may notice here… There are some more folk and country influenced music after her song "One Silver Dollar". Then we slide into dub, downtempo and trip-hop sounds, touch (electro) swing, and have a side trip to house and breakbeat. A swinging mish mash. Finally, we learn to say goodbye: The teachers are Dusty Springfield, Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Shara Nelson, Kylie Auldist, Barbara Lahr, The Pioneers, and Roy Budd… […]

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8 August 2012 |

Flying Sparks 2012-07-29: We Love Dubstep

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100 minutes of Dubstep between Grime, Breakbeat, UK Funky, TripHop, Dub, and Reggae. With tracks which I have collected within this year, but also with tracks which have been part of my collection for a while. […]

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2 May 2012 |

Flying Sparks 2012-04-30: 5 1/2 – Soundtrack of a Night.

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It’s already been a while, since when I made the previous Flying Sparks set. In the meanwhile, the winter is gone, the summer "suddenly" is present, Easter days belong the past already. Anyway, it happened a lot since then. I was busy travelling between Berlin and Paris, for instance. This current Flying Sparks set happened to be extra long: 5 1/2 hours for a soundtrack of a night. In the beginning with cool female voices, then with funky club music, from Brazil, Germany and elsewhere. Finally, soft and hard bass sounds between dubstep and drum’n’bass. Music which I’ve collected […]

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