On this week’s show Kieron Yates investigates the City of London Police’s recent crackdown on ‘deviant cyclists’ and asks John Knight of the London Bicycle Messengers’ Association for his reaction. We also preview the Pushbike Architecture Treasure Hunt by speaking with its organisers Miranda and Alex. MP3
Radio premier of ‘Onset’, a sound art work by Olias Nil in which he rings around 500 bicycle bells, one by one, over three days on the streets of Amsterdam. MP3
Guest is David Ferry, photo-montage artist and serious road biker. Talking about escaping seaside town drudgery by cycling into the hills. MP3
How Germany’s pioneers of electropop fell in love with the bicycle. First published in Rouleur magazine, August 2005. Mensch / Natur / Technik. In three words are distilled the ethos of one of the most innovative and influential pop groups of all time. Kraftwerk’s pursuit of harmony between man, nature and technology also explains a [...]
Riding with Jeremy Deller, London-based artist and recent winner of the Turner Prize, who dedicated his win to ‘all London cyclists’.
Discussing German electro-pop pioneers Kraftwerk and their love of the bicycle. With Kraftwerk aficionados Maisie Hitchcock and Chris Bloor. MP3 format and Real Audio. Read Jack Thurston’s feature on Kraftwerk and cycling first published in Rouleur magazine.