Tag: Voices from the Dark: Artists

E25: Artists #16, Featuring Dimitar Gospodinov of DeanIsHome

In this episode, I interview Bulgarian Berlin-based singer and songwriter Dimitar Gospodinov. (Special thanks to Emanuelo of LaBettolab for introducing the episode in his special way.) Also known as Dean, Dimitar shares his stories from the road as a street performer and in his various international musical adventures. Dean also shares a track that he wrote,…


E24: Artists #15, Featuring Giulia and Giacomo (Voices from the Dark Six-Month Anniversary Special)

Happy Six-Month Anniversary! In this episode, I go a bit off format and do the show without a previously arranged guest. Luckily, the gracious and nimble Giacomo and Giulia were there to revel in this milestone 24th episode of Voices from the Dark with me. It’s been six months and 24 episodes of Voices from…


E22: Artists #14, Featuring Federica Flux

Listen now: http://bornfromthedark.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/voices-from-the-dark-episode-22.mp3 In this episode of the Voices from the Dark Artists series, we sit down with the amazing Federica Flux, a Berlin-based sound artist and friend of the podcast. Federica previously joined us on Voices from the Dark Episode 7, where you can hear more about her and her path as an artist. Here she…


E21: Artists #13, Featuring Lou DeCicco of Caboose

Listen Now: http://bornfromthedark.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/voices-from-the-dark-episode-21.mp3 In this episode of the Voices from the Dark Artists series, I sit down with the amazing Lou DeCicco from the blues band Caboose. We come at you live on radiobandalarga.it via RBL Berlin in Neukoelln bar and art space LaBettolab. I met Lou on the Berlin U-Bahn, where I heard him…


E19: Artists #12, Featuring Deniz Arslan

Listen now: http://bornfromthedark.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/voices-from-the-dark-episode-19.mp3 In this episode of the Voices from the Dark Artists series, I speak with writer Deniz Arslan about his path as an artist, the truth about why he writes and the financial difficulty of being a writer. We also discuss the pressure he felt to go to school to start a career as…


E18: Artists #11, Featuring Dina Schneider

Listen now: http://bornfromthedark.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/voices-from-the-dark-episode-18.mp3 In this episode of the Voices from the Dark Artists series I interview techno painter Dina Schneider. We come at you direct from Clash bar in Berlin. Dina shares her story about how she went from office zombie to Berlin club sensation and one of Airbnb Berlin’s most popular hosts. We also discuss…


E17: Artists #10, Featuring Patokai and Music by Crazy Eddie

Listen now: http://bornfromthedark.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/voices-from-the-dark-episode-17.mp3 In this episode of the Voices from the Dark Artists series, I interview musician Patricio Vallarino, aka Patokai. We discuss his love of music, its therapeutic value and the difficulty of balancing maintaining a full-time professional job with being an artist. We also discuss his diverse musical projects both past and present, from…


E13: Artists #9, Featuring Anton Egorov

This episode features the ninth installment of the Voices from the Dark Artists series, where I speak with Anton Egorov, a Berlin-based artist and writer with many projects underway. We talk about what it means for him to be an artist, the importance of having supportive family and friends and parties… (FYI: not cocaine parties!) Some…


E10: Artists #8, Featuring Michael McLaughlin

This episode features the eighth installment of the Voices from the Dark Artists series. My guest is poet and former accountant Michael McLaughlin. We discuss his misadventures in accounting, his former job in a mental hospital, his upbringing in Dublin and how these things led him to Berlin, where he is able to focus more…


E8: Artists #7, Featuring J. Hermit

This episode features the seventh installment of the Voices from the Dark Artists series. My guest is guitarist J. Hermit, aka Jia, aka Yunjia Liu. We discuss how she fell in love with the guitar while on the path to becoming a doctor. Jia shares her story, her current projects and her belief in the…