On Tuesday, March 15th at 12pm, there will be a brand new episode of WorldArts’ TRANSMISSIONS featuring iconic 80’s band Berlin. The show is hosted by TV and radio personality Nic Harcourt. You can tune in and watch the episode here: WorldArts.com/Transmissions.
The Los Angeles-based synth pop group, founded by bassist John Crawford, singer Terri Nunn, and keyboard player David Diamond, came out swinging with the single Sex (I’m A…), which was from the gold-selling debut EP ‘Pleasure Victim’ in 1982. This was a super strong release and definitely worth checking out if you aren’t familiar with the band. Watch the promo video for Metro via YouTube below, which is off of ‘Pleasure Victim’.
Berlin’s first full-length LP was ‘Love Life’ in 1984. Berlin topped the charts in 1986 with the single Take My Breath Away, the love theme from the Tom Cruise movie ‘Top Gun’ – definitely don’t judge them on this song.
The new TRANSMISSIONS episode featuring Berlin will showcase the band performing some of their top hits in addition to new songs off their most recent album ‘Animal’ (2013) as well as an intimate interview with Nic Harcourt. Check out a clip of Berlin performing their single No More Words HERE.
More about WorldArts’ TRANSMISSIONS? TRANSMISSIONS is an original live performance and interview webseries hosted by famed radio and TV personality, journalist and tastemaker Nic Harcourt. The bi-monthly webseries launched on February 2, 2016 with two episodes featuring country music icon Lucinda Williams and alternative Latino band Chicano Batman. Following episodes featured artists ranging from established acts to up-and-coming independent artists including Silversun Pickups, Berlin and more.
Filmed at the WorldArts headquarters in Los Angeles, CA and hosted on the WorldArts website and YouTube channel, TRANSMISSIONS was created and produced by Nude & Ginger Production Co., a production duo comprised of Nic Harcourt and Kita Klane. Harcourt is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential music tastemakers of the last 20 years. Through his radio and television shows he has helped launch the careers of such artists as Adele, Coldplay, Norah Jones, Interpol, and Florence & the Machine. Klane is a Los Angeles based producer and artist who has her finger firmly on the digital pulse.
This combination lends TRANSMISSIONS a unique advantage. Klane brings the artist’s eye to the filming and editing process, instilling an intimate quality to the visuals in order tocommunicate the dynamics within the performance and music. Harcourt contributes hiswidely regarded curation expertise, depth of music industry experience and unmatchedinterview skills. The overall effect is highly stylized, immediately identifiable original music content.