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Names and Numbers

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on 31. Oktober 2015 by Musik Department

we are very mellow today. Nice tunes for the upcoming colder & darker days.


all three albums are beautifully throughout good!!

– Names and Numbers

– Perishable Looks, 2015 both from the excellent album Fixed Rope from Express Rising

ER – Stay On My Shore, 2015 from Joan Shelley – Over and Even

JS – Windowpane

– Note to Self, 2015 both from the Mild High Club album

MHCand by the way – do you know this woman ?

CKdon’t ? you do !! why ? have a look


Remembered For A While

Posted in Musik Department Berlin, Musik für alle with tags , , , , , , , on 10. Dezember 2014 by Musik Department


today with a few meanings. First,  this years christmas wish list schmankerl

– Saturday Sun, 1970 from the album


Second wish list aspirant –  the fantastic book release from the

Soul Jazz Label


Disco: An Encyclopedic guide to the cover art of disco. 400-page 12″x12″ featuring more than 2,000 album cover designs (including hundreds of full-size covers) as well as over 350 12-inch sleeves

phantasmagorial !!! examples…

D1 – Skyy, Here’s To You 1980




Remembered, because already released in october, the new Tony Allen album – gooood !!


Floating Points will be remembered for this late 14s tune

– Nuits Sonores


this year will be sadly remembered for too much war and political insanity. Next year will be definitely time for some changes

– Time For Some Changes, 1976 from the album



Berlin On Vinyl 2. Edition

Posted in Musik Department Berlin, Musik für alle with tags , , , , , , , on 17. November 2014 by Musik Department

Simply, because the are not really thrilling releases this year, we feel sometimes a little bit like this


this picture was taken 1978 in the west – berlin subway. The next picture is taken from the advanced 2.Edition of the Berlin On Vinyl book . Released today

BOV neu


The first edition was sold, after five month – THANK YOU !


You can order the book easily – here 

Still no paypal button. Please, just send a mail to

These guys did a top 100 album releases 2010 – 2014. Maybe you can update yourself, or find something new.




Posted in Die CD, Musik Department Berlin, Musik für alle with tags , , , , , , on 25. August 2014 by Musik Department

Wobbadabbadabbada, we start this week with a tune from…..we don’t know, but we like these fellows

Mr.Scruff, oldschool producer with his very own quality note. New 12Inch with a supreme Remix from berlin based Max Graef. How you do a good song into a timeless schmankerl

– We Are Coming, 2014 Graef Rmx.


The G.E.D. Label again with a lucky hand on releases

-Jungle Juice by Coolin‘ System, 2014


aaahhh, mmmmhh – another reissue for tender minded like us

– Alegria by Elia & Elizahbeth, Colombia 1973


version of the week – 1975, Eartha meets Donovan, Catch The Wind


and before this much to short summer ends – Take Off your Clothes To Feel The Setting Sun

– 1969, from the album



So Beguiled

Posted in Die CD, Musik Department Berlin, Musik für alle with tags , , , , , , , , on 7. Juni 2014 by Musik Department

– So Beguiled, 2014 from the album

SCanother fantastic release on the Ghost Box label

coming end of june the long awaited second album by the originators of Afrodelic Kraut Funk. feat. members of Poets of Rhythm and Whitefield Brothers. Again on the amazing Now Again label

– Push Na Ya, 2014 from the album


for sure one of the top compilations for this year – 1970s Algerian Folk & Pop, from the seattle based Sublime Frequencies label

– taken from


very very sunny today here in Berlin – our store sound for today

– Ghetto Organ, 1972 from the album


for your sunday breakfast we approve from another hervorragend reissue for this month


– Morning Song, 1982 RI on the Music From Memory label


have a fantastic weekend wherever !!



Posted in Die CD, Musik Department Berlin, Musik für alle with tags , , , , on 19. Februar 2014 by Musik Department

– Im Rauch, 2014


at the end of a wave, after dropping a stone into water, our music starts, said Thorsten Benning from Bohren & The Club Of Gore, asked to explain the sound of their music – New album…………slow

Bohrentwo other wellen releases for a personal vacation

from the upcoming Raum album Event Of Your Leaving. Raum are Liz Harris (Grouper) and Jefre Cantu-Ledesma (The Alps, Tarentel).

from the upcoming Walrus Ghost album Uplifting Themes for the Naysayer

mmmmh, versions we prefer


– Eleanor Rigby, 1973 from the album



Merry Christmas

Posted in Die CD, Musik Department Berlin, Musik für alle with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 24. Dezember 2013 by Musik Department

– Have Yourself A Merry Christmas, 1972 from the album


The biggest Christmas Gift for us – the funding for our Book Project – Berlin On Vinyl was successful. That means in Spring 2014 we will offer a wonderful coffee table book, about the view on Berlin through vinyl covers


for your days off ( hopefully ) a killer documentary from 1965, german TV for relaxing times

have a fantastic end of the year wherever. See you in 2014

– Christmas Time