Katia

Katia already knew she had a thing for radio when she started writing fan letters to her favorite show host during the Cold War in East Germany. Little did she know the missives never reached her object of desire on the other side of the Berlin Wall, but were being captured by secret agents sitting in underground bunkers spying on their people. The Wall fell and out of the Socialist rubble came Katia, dusting herself off from Communist Party songs while MTV was already grasping for her still uncorrupted soul. Years later, university combined both new worlds -- John Maynard Keynes and Maynard James Keenan -- and it offered first jobs in microphone usage. The year 2000 marked a first low point in her young radio career, when she started working next to her former capitalist radio crush who failed to ever say "good morning" to her. Today, she has almost fully recovered from Western peoples' mood swings and presents politics and music to Berliners in the morning, as well as electronic music tunes to the rest of the world every other Tuesday on her BTR podcast, Via Berlin.

http://www.btrtoday.com/katia

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Final Show


This final episode of Via Berlin briefly revisits New Yorks recent Electric Zoo Festival with a brand new track from Sasha who appeared as a special guest at Randalls Island Park. Furthermore, super fresh music by Oliver Huntemann, Walker & Royce and Tale of Us who have teamed up with Vaal for their most recent EP, plus, we’ve got tunes by Berlins eclectic techno lady Pilocka Krach and her ‘Lost Amigos’, as well as Rodriguez Jr., Marek Bois & Ed M And Magit Cacoon & Nunu...


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 2017-09-19  1h0m
 
 

September tunes pt.I


September has arrived and so has a new episode of Via Berlin. Undeniably, fall is at our doorstep and even here in Berlin the nights outside are getting shorter again, meaning, your beloved glass of wine or beer can't always be enjoyed outside anymore- unless you bundle up...


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 2017-09-05  59m
 
 

Midsummer tunes Pt.II


While summer here in Berlin is slowly fading and first leaves are already changing their colour, today’s tunes remain hot and fresh. Producer Magdalena Solomun, who’s usually busy running a club and booking gigs in Hamburg, has got a fresh track out. Phonique has just released his new EP „Elitess“- the title track is coming your way- and we’ve got sweet, polished reworks in this episode done by Konstantin Sibold and M.A.N.D.Y...


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 2017-08-22  1h2m
 
 

Week of 08/08/17


New tracks are coming your way: Berlins radio host, label owner and producer Anja Schneider is back with a brand new tune, Cologne-based Jonathan Kaspar has also released a cool new EP and French electronic wizard Toma Kami comes along with a release on his own fresh label. Fellow French expat Rodriguez Jr. joins the mix with a charming summer tune; Oliver Huntemann, Umami, Guy Mantzur, Roy Rosenfeld, Pongo and Stereo MC’s contribute straight deep house sounds for your second week of August...


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 2017-08-08  1h0m
 
 

July Refreshments Pt.2


Hot, sweaty Summer greetings from Berlin! You’ve got one hour of smooth electronica ahead of you- a mix of minimal techno, house tunes, acid and grimey sounds with music by Deko Deko, Braunbeck, Michel Cleis, Dapayk Solo, Nils Hoffmann, Fynn, Florian Meindl, Huxley, Extrawelt, Tiger Stripes, Solomun, Shlomi Aber – on BTRtoday’s Via Berlin...


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 2017-07-25  1h0m
 
 

July Refreshments


Electronic music in all sorts of variations is the order of the day in this brand new edition of Via Berlin. There will be house music made in Iran by Blade&Beard, smooth relaxing dub tunes made by Luneburg based duo Session Victim, straight Berlin techno by Daniel Steinberg and a charming Viennese “schmankerl” by ‘eagle sessions’ host, podcaster and producer AlBird– to name a few...


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 2017-07-11  1h1m
 
 

Week of 06/27/17


It’s the end of June and – living without air condition- Berliners definitely need some cool breezes. Today’s Via Berlin music mix shall provide some refreshment with tracks by Braunbeck, Acid Pauli, Oliver Koletzki, Steve Bug, Philou Louzolo, Brussels Pony Club, Marc Miroir & Elif Bicer, Axel Boman, Erykah Badou and youANDme. Grab an ice cold drink and use that hammock already! Via Berlin is cradling you into some cooler spheres...


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 2017-06-27  58m
 
 

June Bug


It’s June and the first heat wave has passed Berlin. Nights are getting shorter- summer is getting closer and closer. Enjoy this fresh house and electronica salad made of fine ingredients brought to you by Breach, Lianne LaHavas and Matthew Herbert, Fransen & Rafa Zoe, YouANDMe, Acid Pauli and Nico Stojan, Niko Schwind, Sid LeRock, rRoxymore and Distale.     00:00 - DJ Katia 01:13 - Anna Love - Breach 05:17 - Lost & Found - Lianne LaHavas vs...


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 2017-06-13  59m
 
 

Rerun: Spring is here – well, at least in Berlin!


This episode originally aired on March 21, 2017 Today's episode of Via Berlin features new music by Lars Moston who´s done a track with a real African princess who happens to also be a prolific part of Berlin's party and club scene...


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 2017-05-30  1h0m
 
 

May Bee


Electronic music greetings from Berlin go out to you with some brand new tracks that have emerged over the past few weeks or will emerge within the next few days. Namely, new music by Marco Haas aka T.Raumschmiere, Berlin’s legendary duo Booka Shade who have closed a musical chapter of the past and are now testing new waters. Jan Blomqvist is in the mix, super new stuff by Stil Vor Talent label boss Oliver Koletzki, as well as music by Mathias Vogt, Ost & Kjex, Be Svendsen and DJ Emerson...


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 2017-05-16  1h3m