Between tunes

Portrait of the composer Marc Sabat

Marc Sabat (*1965) reduces spaces - between tunes, men and arts.

Broadcast by Friederike Kenneweg

Presenting Marc Sabat, Frank Reinecke, Uljana Wolf u.a.

20th Ocotber 2015


Deutschlandradio Kultur

XLR female.

Women in electronic music

Musicians, composers, producers, programmers, DJs... Women occur in all fields of musical production. There are more and more women working with electronic sounds, beats, laptops and machines. 

On stages, in label programming, in clubs and festival line ups, they are still underrepresented. Also in history of electronic music, women pioneers often remain unmentioned.

In her broadcast, Friederike Kenneweg puts those women into focus and presents their aesthetic positions.


Photo: Christian del Monte



Antje Vowinckel

poem producer aka Antje Greie-Ripatti

Electric Indigo aka Susanne Kirchmayr

MONSTERFRAU aka Lena Wicke-Aengenheyster

and many pioneers such as Johanna Magdalena Beyer, Clara Rockmore, Daphne Oram, Delia Derbyshire, Pauline Oliveiros, Eliane Radigue, Christina Kubisch...

15th of June 2015



Everything. In Between. Nothing.

Noise in contemporary music

Noise is a phenomenon of nature. And one of the primary matters of electronic music. 

We listen to it as an acoustic fullness or as a blank. It is always in between and fills the acoustic background. Noise is everything and nothing at the same time. And noise always effects our communication.

When we listen to it, we are confronted with the borders of our perception and cognition. 

In contemporary music, especially those composers work with noise who want to shake up their listeners and disappoint listening expectations. 

Friederike Kenneweg explores possibilities and meanings of noise.

Picture: F. Kenneweg

13h of October 2014


SWR2 JetztMusik


Dreaming of purity

the composer's group PLAINSOUND

The composer's group Plainsound is looking for the ideal of pure sound. Composers like Wolfgang von Schweinitz, Chiyoko Szlavnics and Marc Sabat work with just intonation, a special way of tuning the instruments which orientates on the relations of overtones. That is how they come to a sound which feels more pure, more warm and more harmonic than the well-tempered intonation we are accustomed to.


Picture: F. Kenneweg

11th of November 2013


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