Tag: dyan valdes

  • Destroyer


    Dyan Valdés and I at the marvelous Destroyer concert last night at Lido Berlin. What a night!

  • Bleistiftrocker Interview

    Bleistiftrocker Interview

    Check out this interview I did with Bleistiftrocker! Everyone gets a namecheck: The Make-Up, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Les Savy Fav, Cate Le Bon, Amyl & the Sniffers, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Wet Leg, Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen, Dyan Valdés and The California Raisins. You can find the English version below. Photo by Alison Bell. In…

  • Ripper Girls

    Ripper Girls

    Had a blast at the Ripper Girls concert at Wild At Heart this weekend. Berlin’s got a great indie rock scene going on.

  • Stand


    Congratulations goes to my favourite songwriter Dyan Valdés on the release of her debut album today! Stand is available via R.I.P. Ben Lee Records on all streaming platforms as well as Bandcamp. Please support Berlin’s hardest-working musician and buy this beautiful album here.

  • DJ Set at Das Gift

    DJ Set at Das Gift

    Next Friday, I’m DJing at Das Gift: indie, punk and rock & roll from 10:30pm until very very late. I’ll also be spinning my favorite local artists: Dyan Valdés, Shy Bits, Laura Lee & the Jettes and Ghost Pony. Won’t you come down and say hi? Link to the FB event is here. Thank you…

  • 42nd Birthday

    42nd Birthday

    Thanks, everyone, for all the kind birthday wishes. I’m forty-two now, so I need to stay extra warm, just like Paul Simon and Mick Jagger. Special thanks goes to my wife Ali Bell, my two beautiful children and my buddies Dyan Valdés, Nathan Ihara, Zebastian Carlisle, Bernd Diekjobst and Elisa Bischoff for making the day…

  • Die Sterne at SO36

    Die Sterne at SO36

    What a joy to see live music again! The name of the band is Die Sterne, they are absolute legends, and last night at SO36, they knocked my socks off. Scroll through for some wonderful live shots and backstage antics. A big thank you goes out to Frank Spilker and Dyan Valdes for arranging the…

  • Congratulations, Dyan!

    Congratulations, Dyan!

    Congratulations to my longtime creative partner, Dyan Valdés , on her debut as a solo artist! If you haven’t heard it yet, please listen to her magnificent new single “Fade Away” via R.I.P. Ben Lee Records. It’s fantastic! Here we are, a few years back, at a Stereo Total concert. Scroll through to see a…

  • White Trash Fast Food, 2011

    White Trash Fast Food, 2011

    2011: Fresh off the airplane and into the Keller. Joel Isaac Black comes in from Dallas and we put together a band, consisting of Jack Wharton and Adam Neal of Eight Legs. Afterwards, we DJ with Dyan Valdes at one of White Trаsh Fast Food ‘s legendary indie parties. We quickly learned that we weren’t…

  • Hotel Room

    Unused promo shot, 2003.