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The Hamburg Soul Weekender Is Coming / Soul Stew Radio Show

On this months show i have a guest: Ralf Mehnert is one of the organisers of the Hamburg Soul Weekender (FB). He is spinning smooth tracks in the first hour and uptempo northern tunes in the second. But before we start we hear a tune by the brilliant @JamesandBlack which will be featured in full in...

Humidor Record Collecting - the Next Big Thing?

First things first: I am not innocent on this matter. I did buy my share of these releases and probably buy next years "What's Going On"-Issue with unreleased takes of breathing by Marvin in 4D sensurround sound. But with the "Record Store Day" turning into "Vinyl Tuesday" and the building of new pressing plants for...

Gonh Be Funky w/Soul Professor Henry - Soul Stew Radio Show

This month I got the british bred Soul Professor on the show playing 2 hours of funk on 45s only. Lots of crackling sounds from dubious sources. Take a listen and invite all your friends!

Soulful Sounds from Trinidad - Soul Stew Radio Show

In the June Session Merten Katz was my guest on the show with Soulful Sounds from Trinidad. He compiles and issues Compilations of cool Sounds from all over the World on his small Cree Records - part of the Bear Family Label. First was the marvellous "Step Inside My Soul" Album featuring one-off Soul releases on the...
Paul Weller formerly known as Modfather

Paul Weller formerly known as Modfather

"Dankeschön" - this is the first word we hear from the "Modfather" on the stage in Hamburgs "Docks" tonight. He looks young these days, without obvious botox-treatments more like spending a few sunny days on mallorca. The hairstyle lent from rod stewart has been replaced by a slightly off-centred parting in silver. And he sports grey...

Baltic Soul Weekender: Oh, I've been blessed

  This blogpost was first published on April 20th 2011. Now that the Baltic Soul Weekender is no longer with us, let us remember it the way it was.... ...the voice of Bobby Taylor comforts me on my way to the parking place. It’s sad to go, but there will be a next time in...