Beiträge von Thomas Venker

A truly transcendental experience gonna happen in Philadelphia the upcoming weekend

Making Time w/ Dave P

Fellow transcendental artists share their first or most memorable Dave P moment with the world ahead…

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Noelia Maffiold & Felix Nisblé in conversation about "Desvestirse (Nacht 84 Remix)" and beyond

Noelia Maffiold “Being away from my home country made me feel closer to the sounds and the music in Colombia”

Colombian musician Noelia Maffiold talks about her experiences studying in Europe, workings as an ar…

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Le Guess Who? 2023 – an endless list of common faves and upcoming artists,

The summer ends and  fall knocks with all its power on our doors and souls – and thankfully Utre…

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Berlin Atonal 2023 – Festival – Pre-Report

Berlin Atonal 2023: Do not miss these 10 performances

Kaput tried the untryable and selected ten performances of Berlin Atonal 2023 you should not miss …

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Summer Sonic 2023, Tokyo


"... You have to imagine the audience in Japan as extremely attentive in general. It is almost dead …

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Uckermark Festival 2023

Close to the people with a subtext

"We don't have a cultural mandate. It is voluntary" The festival takes place every two years and ta…

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Honma Museum of Art (本間美術館, Honma Bijutsukan) – Site Visit

Honma Museum of Art

The Honma Museum of Art, situated in Sakata, Japan, was the first privately-owned art museum in Japa…

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Osorezan Bodaiji Temple  – Site Visit

The doorway to the underworld: Osorezan Bodaiji Temple 

The Osorezan Bodaiji Temple Osorezan (translated as "Fear Mountain"), situated on Mount Osore, is a…

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モエレ沼公園 / Moerenuma Park in Sapporo

モエレ沼公園 / Moerenuma Park by Noguchi Isamu

Moerenuma Park (Japanese モエレ沼公園), located in the Higashi-ku district of Sapporo, the ca…

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Ainu culture – Kotan Ainu Museum – Umeko Ando

A visit at the Teshikaga Town Kussharo Kotan Ainu Museum

Five years ago we featured on kaput an interview by Andi Otto with the musician Oki Kano that origin…

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Video Clip Premier, Sexy Lazer, "Mid Life Crisis"

Sexy Lazer: “When a personal spiritual crisis hits, you feel it. It’s confusing, wavy, sad and bad.”

Kaput met the Icelandic Pop Music eccentric in Cologne at the performance of Hasan Poppu. It was not…

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Behind the scenes of "Abashiri Prison"aka"Abashiri Bangaichi" aka "A Man from Abashiri Prison"

When in Abashiri … go to Prison

With his 1965 movie "Abashiri Prison" director Teruo Ishii kickstarted in 1965 an extensive series o…

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James Ellis Ford – Interview – Depeche Mode

James Ellis Ford: “If I am really lucky I get a bit in the zone where time disappears”

I catch up with James Ellis Ford in his cosy home attic studio in London. And even though he is in t…

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King Ludwig

Above the rooftops of Cologne w/ TOM TOM CLUB, BODY/HEAD, SCOUT NIBLETT…

For two years, 2013 and 2014, the King Ludwig concert series brought some of the best shows ever in …

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Photogallery Nick Zinner

Nick Zinner: “It´s just cool to documentate all those kids”

With "1001 Images" Nick Zinner captures beautifully the relationship of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs with the…

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Malcolm Mooney – Interview

Malcolm Mooney: „How does one improvise from the moment?“

Malcolm Mooney, first ever singer of the band Can, comes finally back to Cologne after 37 years. Moo…

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A kind of "family sleep

How little I know – forever in the children’s room

Whenever I talk to friends about their and my youth, I have the feeling that everyone else remembers…

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"My favorite song" by Ramesh Srivastava

“This is How We Walk on the Moon” by Arthur Russell

"... The song was “This is How We Walk on the Moon,” and hearing it prompted me to further resea…

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Terre Thaemlitz – Photogallery – Exhibition, Lüneburg, Halle für Kunst

Terre Thaemlitz “Reframed Positions”

Reframed Positions is the first multi-venue retrospective by artist, producer, writer, educator, aud…

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Elena Colombi / Osàre Editions

Elena Colombi: “The patriarchy fucked things up”

"I love seeing the crowd and responding to it. For me it’s important to form a real dialogue, I wo…

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Hasan Poppu "Hasan Poppu" (JUBG / Kaput / Beachcoma Recordings)

Hasan Poppu: Ekusutashī at JUBG

On 6th of May the Cologne based, Japan inspired drone art techno duo Hasan Poppu – consisting of J…

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Notes from Below at ACUD

Sounding out and listening in

Notes from Below is a three-pronged project bringing together the works of artists and musicians who…

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a short story for the EU Tour 2023

David Bixby: “When you’re in a cult, you don’t know it’s a cult”

"Lake Michigan had the most remarkable impact on my life. I lived at the beach in my cut off blue je…

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Geschichten bei den Anderen: Monheim Triennale

 “The Sound – Sonic Art in Public Spaces“

For four weeks "The Sound" will present works by internationally renowned artists in public spaces t…

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Conrad Schnitzler –  preprint

When Finished Products Become Set Pieces: An Approach to Conrad Schnitzler’s Intermedia Work

"I didn’t want to play normal scales, and couldn’t have even if I’d wanted to. That was my fr…

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Berlin Atonal 2023 – Festival Announcement

Eleven days in the Kraftwerk: Berlin Atonal 2023

Between September 7th and 17th Berlin Atonal presents "a wider and more comprehensive selection of …

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Interview, „Eternally Frozen“ (Maple Death Records)

Andrea Belfi: “I appreciate being temporary”

"I was part of the punk/hardcore scene in Italy in the mid 90s (...) This was a bunch of years that…

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Valentina Magaletti – Interview

Valentina Magaletti: “Everytime I collaborate I feel like I have learnt something new about my music and my practice”

"I look for artist who operate in a universe that they create. Usually I am very found of multidisc…

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Rabih Beaini – Kaput Podcast

Talking kaput w/ Rabih Beaini

Rabih Beaini began his musical career in the 90s under the Morphosis imprint; in addition to his own…

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"Nekromantik 2" – Soundtrack – Interview

Mark Reeder: “People in the East were camera shy”

"The fall of the Wall also opened up new opportunities to film. Unknown locations were literally eve…

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Shelly Quest: “Support the dreams”

"If you come from Chorweiler and this is all you see, and then you grow up, of course it is really h…

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Stefanie Kay Sparks & Dorothea Tachler – Interview – Video Premier My Favourite Things „Thunderstorm“

No fear & a Blueberry Thunderstorm

"In My Favourite Things, I usually do a deep dive into my own psyche and explore a situation or emot…

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Interview series on the current state of the women-led revolution in Iran

Maral Mohammadi “I might not see my home town again”

"I tried to prepare myself for losing my parents and not being able to say goodbye to them. I am now…

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Interview series on the current state of the women-led revolution in Iran

ARYA ZAPPA “Iranians want their country and culture back”

"Iran’s Persian culture was famous for poetry, philosophy, backgammon, architecture, polo, chess, …

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Interview series on the current state of the women-led revolution in Iran

“Iran’s fight for freedom serves as a pivotal moment in history”

"We, the members of Iran DAO, are a proud mix of Iranians and non-Iranians across gender & sexual id…

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Interview series on the current state of the women-led revolution in Iran

Namito: “We Iranians have a saying: You might leave Iran, but Iran never leaves you”

"It is the famous pint of no return. Iran will never be the same again, after the killing of Jina Ma…

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Videopremiere – Nacht84  – "All Lights Down"


Until now, Felix Nisblé has been known primarily as the protagonist behind the techno imprint Blint…

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Records of the Week

 Ryoji Ikeda „Ultratronics“ / Kali Malone „Does Spring Hide Its Joy“

What more could one expect from music than the dissolution of one's own time-space coordinates?…

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CTM Festival 2023

Midnight is coming … last train to chaos

Traditionally, the CTM Festival doesn't start for the Kaput team until the second week, which brings…

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Weekend Residency, Artist Talk: Claire Rousay by Hanna Bächer

Claire Rousay: “I’m really interested in universal human experiences”

"It’s different playing with or writing for an instrument versus writing for or collaborating with…

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Zoh Amba “Music is a blessing”

In the summer 2022 New York based tenorsaxophone player Zoh Amba travelled to Europe for the very fi…

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Claire Rousay on "The Lonesome Rose", San Antonio

Claire Rousay “San Antonio is a good place to grow up, but it’s not necessarily connected to the world that I exist in now”

Claire Rousay: "I lived in San Antonio, Texas, for about 20 years. When I was a kid, my parents move…

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Marshall Allen on Sun Ra

Marshall Allen: “Sun Ra said, you can’t learn without discipline and precision”

"He’s always there when we’re playing his music. We’re representing it, and his name. I'm tryi…

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Talking Kaput (a podcast by Kaput – Magazin für Insolvenz & Pop) – Season 1

Talk to me, like lovers do: “Talking Kaput” auf allen Podcast Plattformen

Finna, Friedrich Kunath, HAU Hebel am Ufer, Hendrik Bolz aka Testo, Juan MacLean, Lucrecia Dalt, Ma…

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Adam Hocker – Interview

“Everyone I knew had a friend or family member or acquaintance with a drug problem”

"The sensation of having escaped the United States – with its religious extremism, school shooting…

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Easterndaze On Air 2022

Tune in! & practice resistance, solidarity, and responsibility respectively.

"Easterndaze On Air is a project that basically came about from the pandemic and the impossibility o…

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Geschichten bei den anderen – Keikee / Stadtrevue Köln

Keikee: „Everyone can be my role model or no one can be my role model“

"Generally in South Korea, most clubs close around 4am and DJs play only for an hour or two. I feel …

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Farahnaz Hatam & Colin Hacklander  – LABOUR – Interview

Farahnaz Hatam & Colin Hacklander “Our hope is to bring awareness to listening through sound and the associated tactile elements”

Curation or organisation is just an extension of our artistic practice – we certainly do not consi…

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Talking Kaput (a podcast by Kaput – Magazin für Insolvenz & Pop)

Talking kaput w/ Nadine Moser & Anushka Chkheidze

Today we happily present you a two in one episode of our „Talking Kaput“ Podcast, recorded durin…

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Anushka Chkheidze – Feature

Anushka Chkheidze: “When I play, I am really free”

Georgian musician Anushka Chkheidze is constantly searching for new influences and ways of expressio…

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Unsound 2022 Festival

Unsound 2022: Divided in-between worlds, merged space-time continuums and the absence of any executive authority

...just as one is currently renegotiating and repositioning for oneself many other things from one's…

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10 Years Akademie der Künste der Welt (ADKDW)

Jamie Stewart: “The epicly long throughline of human creativity is shocking in its wonder”

"For this one it is an equal combination of organization and potential chaos. We MIGHT know what wil…

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