Blank Universe, available as ePub (or Mobi for Kindle)

Blank Universe is a book that combines aspects of essayistic and novelistic writing.

Narrated by a person who, with his sound works,
operates in the niche of contemporary sound art,
the book describes his experiences in Calabria and Poland.

The first chapter, How to set up an Artist Residency in Calabria,
offers various views on how to understand or approach life in Calabria,
a region that has suffered since the Risorgimento, economically backward,
with a big influence of the ’Ndangretha, but at the same time of immense beauty.

After this long introduction the perspective moves to Poland.

Warsaw, the differences between the remains of the socialist era and the present-day consumerist remake, observations in the shopping centres, the German past in Silesia, an essay on noise, Dernburg and his modernist warehouse in Breslau, the post-war history of Breslau/Wroclàw, Deep Poland, Austria-Hungary, the bricks with the ashes from Auschwitz, Stockhausen and Hawking, in six chapters obscure facts get linked to observations, walks, bicycle rides, bus travels.

The main theme is how historic events just as easy as occurrences on a personal level become fiction, and, with time, disappear.

In the mean time a lot of things can and will happen.

“And this, in fact, is a kind of Utopia in a world full of dystopian visions. And somehow I think, this is not necessary. This is not necessary at all, because right at the heart of society you got this unpolished, untreated, independent group of people each with their own vision, their own taste, and their own bullshit detector. Within their own world they don’t need to change anything at all. They should continue doing the things they are doing, even now, in these so-called dark times.”

You can buy the book for €3,45
please specify if you need epub or mobi for kindle.

If your device doesn’t support these formats you can convert the epub

If you don’t use paypal you can make a bank transfer. Get in touch for my IBAN

I will publish fragments of the book on this blog


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The Kylie Golden Remixtape

The complete info will follow soon. The first copies are ready to go.


price of 11.50€ includes worldwide shipping


price of 9.50€ includes shipping within Germany

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Luft ist Leben

one tape 5 euro in Berlin, 8 euro in Germany, 9 euro in world

one tape Germany

One tape world

two tapes ( Luft ist Leben and DJ ShlucHT – eine nervtötende Geräumigkeit) 10 euro in Berlin, 13 euro in Germany, 14 euro in world

two tapes Germany

two tapes world

three tapes (Luft ist Leben, ShlucHT and How to Forget) 16 euro in Berlin, 19 euro in Germany, 20 euro in world.

three tapes Germany

three tapes world

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Two Cardboard Boxes

When I left Berlin at the end of the year 2013, I had to leave some of my possessions behind. One day…I thought, but I did not know when that day would arrive. Most of my belongings were cassettes.  They waited patiently for my return. The cassettes were stored in boxes on an attic not far from Südkreuz. I went to Calabria, and after I went to Poland. When in Poland, Berlin suddenly was only a bus ride away. The bus arrived and departed from Südkreuz. At every arrival and departure I knew that my tapes in those boxes on the attic still thought of me.

And then I returned to live in Berlin. I went to visit the attic two times already. After every visit I returned home with a backpack full of tapes and other small things I had forgotten about, like this young blond lady who smiles so friendly from her flower garden.

An other dear souvenir is featured on the same picture: the label sticker. I didn’t know where this roll was. I had two, brought them all the way from Seattle, where I had received them as a gift. The white one is in a box in Warsaw.

One sign that a neighbourhood is in favor of your arrival is the presents it puts at the door of the apartments. I found books. I found fabric. I lifted the fabric and I found tapes.

Schlagers. Fifteen in total. All the music I hated to listen to.

Among the tapes that I brought back from the attic was a release I had completely forgotten about. It had a dark title that I didn’t want to use again. I listened. I liked the order and choice of strange, not so strange, domestic, commercial and location recordings. I thought it would be a good idea to use the found schlager tapes for a small release, since I had a couple of live shows coming up. I might sell a tape or two.


Be it terrible music or not, these tapes are documents of a period in German völkisch culture. One tape dates back to the year 1970. The lay-out of the label information on the cassette is simply beautiful. The picture of the artists and the song titles tell a story. I felt sorry for the tape, and decided to leave the artwork intact. Well, nearly. Some of these tapes look like museum pieces. For a museum that still doesn’t exist.

Imagine a picture of this tape on the wall in said museum: two meters by two meters and sixty centimeters.

You can get the new release ‘Luft ist Leben’ for five euro.

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The Polish Journals

In April 2017 I started the Polish Journals. Inspired by Adrian Shephard’s vivid account of a walk through Istanbul, I got out my Sony walkman and started to talk about things I saw, the travels I made and the thoughts I had. I made nine reports, which means that I filled nine tapes of different length. The reports cover visits to various cities, like Berlin, Graz, Vienna and Amsterdam. I also documented my life in Poland and how it changed over the course of nine months.

I regret that I didnot start these reports earlier. I made a lot of recordings over the years. Now I see that the recordings would have made much more sense if I had added descriptions and observations.

I don’t think I will edit the recordings down to a forty minute document. But I will continue making these audio reports. The journals will not be published on portals like Bandcamp or Soundcloud. Radio On will transmit the episodes in the coming months.

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