Wake Up! Podcast #35 - Qnete (Wake Up!, 777)

Wed, 2017-03-22 13:40 -- Option Music

"In 2014 I got an e-mail from a guy called Marvin Uhde who had been interested in booking Ital (Lovers Rock) for a Thursday night at a venue called Belle Etage in Bremen (Bremen was well known for its rakish nights at the infamous Zucker club, which unfortunately closed in 2012).
Marvin and a bunch of art students started doing a regular event series called Tipp! on the 2nd floor of an old warehouse next to the train station in 2014, alongside a record label - Drowned Records - in the same year.
Unfortunately I wasn’t able to join Ital for the gig, but the feedback he gave me afterwards spoke for itself. A couple of weeks before I got this request for him my former flatmate Nils - also part of our Wake Up! collective - moved to Bremen. He attended the artist dinner where he met Ital and the Tipp! crew, and Marvin and him became good friends.
Through their friendship Marvin and me stayed in touch and started working on his „If Everything Suddenly Changed“ EP, released on Wake Up! in early 2016. In the meantime he became a well-known overnighter in our Berlin flat. When I think about Marvin I picture a funny, enthusiastic character in a green sweatshirt with a stoned turtle on it.
We hope you enjoy this delightful sixty-something minute journey through some of Marvin’s favourite house records."


Mark Rhein