April 2012 archive

Away from home

What is a crisis? According to the dictionary a crisis is an emotionally stressful event or traumatic change in a person’s life. This radio piece talks about different situations of emotional crisis and how people deal with it. Emotional crisis doesn’t have to be always related to bad things or sad experiences; you can also …

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C R I S I S – a musical journey

Is it possible to present a crisis musically? Could melodies and sounds represent the right emotions of a crisis? There are different processes going on within a crisis. This is an experiment to express this process within a piece of self composed music instead of explaining with words. Various samples from radio and TV shows …

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Problems inside the machine

Simon’s first contribution to radio achwelle. The economic crisis: how artists or designers have reacted to it. “We have sought, bought, spewed and devoured too much, too fast, too brazenly, and now we’re about to pay. Economic „progress“ is killing the planet.“ Kalle Lasn This piece is a mix of ironic compositions by Johannes Kreidler, …

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5 steps to get over your crisis

Do you have a crisis? Maybe all you need is the help of a professional life coach to get through it. This radio program offers professional help and also practical tips how you can manage a crisis on your own. All you have to do is follow the steps that are offered in this piece. …

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Personal Crises in Music

How do people feel in a personal crisis? And how would a song sound like if someone had to write one in a personal crisis? A divorce, the loss of a job, financial problems, a fight with a friend… There are a lot of different crises that can come up in a life. This radio …

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Crisis in Democracy

Mankind love to play games, also politicians do it. Usually we have the chance only to listen to some news about politicians and they like to hear themselves. Politicians are leading our country, economy, laws, education systems and our life. But they also influence the media and manipulate our ideas. What does a real democracy …

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Personal Crisis

A personal crisis may interrupt our daily life, is taboo and costs energy. A deep crisis without treatment is even able to destroy someone’s life. On the one hand there are the big crises, where people need professional help. On the other hand there are smaller personal crises or problems. An expert gives information about …

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Radio Achwelle – Restart!

Radio Achwelle is the home of the campus media of the University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg. We broadcast most of the time in German, but sometimes incoming students or courses in the 4th semester produce English broadcasts. Unfortunately only some parts of this website are available in English due to lack of translation power.