by Fred Roberts
Music Editor


Category: The Non Plus Ultra of Sultry
Song Title: Aus Gold modelliert die Nacht
Artist: Mariola Brillowska & Felix Kubin
Year: 2018

Category: Dadaistic Noise Orchestras
Song Title: Krone aus Staub / Fingertaub
Artist: Tumorchestra
Year: 2002

Category: Screams in the Night
Song Title: Der Wilde, das Licht und was aus uns wurde
Artist: Der Bürgermeister der Nacht
Year: 2015

Category: Queens of Funk
Song Title: Talkin’ Mo’ Nature
Artist: Katrin Achinger
Year: 2002

Category: Severe Intoxications
Song Title: Garten meiner Fantasie
Artist: Ezra
Year: 2016

Category: Covers of Seduction
Song Title: Be My Baby
Artist: Tellavision
Year: 2015

Category: Holy TV Soundtracks
Song Title: Zu neuen Ufern
Artist: Reverend Christian Dabeler
Year: 2017

Category: Tokyo-Hamburg connections
Song Title: Miss Hawaii Cumbia
Artist: Miss Hawaii
Year: 2018

Category: Smooth Like Whiskey
Song Title: Ein Herz aus Lotus
Artist: Misses Next Match & The WKR Band
Year: 2017

Category: Low German Classics
Song Title: Nordisch by Nature
Artist: Fettes Brot
Year: 1996


About the playlister:

Fred Roberts is a native of Cincinnati living in Germany since 1987 who enjoys subverting the arbitrary commercial process in which great works often go unrecognized. He has a dual B.S. in Computer Science and Psychology from Northern Kentucky University (1984) and a Masters in Psychology from Bielefeld Universität (1999). He contributed short stories to the early ezine “D A D A RIVISTA CULTURALE E/O TELEMATICA” (1995/96), and later to the short-lived Greenbeard Magazine, in 1997 receiving a Google Blog of Note citation for his Weblog where he wrote 428 “one-minute short stories” inspired by found photos. Fred is also creator and designer of, an award-winning AI system. His interests include literature, film, photography and discovering all the well-kept sounds Europe has to offer.

Check out Fred’s column for September-October