Lit Cities Radio

Lit Cities Radio

on Radio80k

Lit Cities Radio is a live show on Radio80k. Each show is based on a selected book which leads the way to the soundtrack of each episode. It features co-hosts and guest DJs frequently and is produced and hosted by Lukas Kubina.


Rafaël Rozendaal
Rafaël Rozendaal's curiosity in Japanese culture brought his attention to the tradition of Haiku. First as notes on his smartphone, then posts and tweets, their appearance began to explore the physical wor(l)d as large wall paintings.


based on Rafäel Rozendaal's Haiku.

On top of some New York Disco / Funk vibes at the intersection with Japanese Jansen Jardin.

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La Casa de Usted y Otros Viajes

Jorge Ibargüengoitia|Spanish edition
La Casa de Usted y Otros Viajes is a scathing journey through the extravaganzas of Mexico and Mexico City. This collection of articles contains all facets of life in an intelligent, original and fun way.


Music: Alejandro Veneno 
Text: Fernando Ocaña 

No te lo pierdas. Ahí vamos!  🇲🇽


Alejandro Veneno - Genesis CDMX

Los Cogelones - Yaotecatl

Rodrigo Martinez - La bestia que gritó "amor" al centro del mundo

Bruha - Jungla (87 bpm)

Brray - No eres tu soy yo (DJ WINDOWS 7 EDIT)

Los Sleepers - Al Ritmo De La Lluvia

Alejandro Veneno - Junkspeed

Sonido La Changa - Cumbia Reyna Latina

Joan Sebastian - Rumores

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La Terre magnétique

Édouard Glissant|French edition
The poet Édouard Glissant lived in Martinique, Paris and New York, where he taught at City University. For six decades, Glissant reflected on questions of post-colonial identity and the layers of relationships between the world's cultures. For the series “Peoples on the Water”, the poet explored the Easter Island of Rapa Nui - and immersed himself in the mythical world of its natives.


Escapism, archipelagic thinking and myths  📡

"La Terre magnétique. Les errances de Rapa Nui, l'île de Pâques"

By Édouard Glissant and Sylvie Séma.

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Hood Feminism

Mikki Kendall
Hood Feminism is a brutally candid portrait of mainstream white feminism. The electrifying critique is announcing a fresh new voice in black feminism. It is an act of fierce love and advocacy, a call to action for today’s feminists and an urgent piece of feminist discourse.

▶️ Hood Feminism ▶️

Lit Cities Radio Special with a mix by Sarah Farina 🔥   

“Feminism in the hood is for everyone, because everyone needs it.” Mikki Kendall

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The great love story of Ifemelu and Obinze begins in Nigeria in the nineties. Then they part ways: while Ifemelu is studying at Princeton, Obinze is stranded as an illegal immigrant in London. After years, Ifemelu - now an home-sick "Americanah" - returns to the buzzing metropolis of Lagos.


60 minutes Afrobeat of all sorts and generations. As the Nigerian adage has it: "When the music changes, so does the dance.“

Featuring the one and only Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Fela Kuti (of course) 🇳🇬

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Charles Bukowski
From the iconic dirty old man, Hollywood is the fictionalization of Charles Bukowski's experience adapting his novel Barfly into a movie by the same name.


Prepare a bottle of red - the "blood of gods" - and for a trip to tipsy Tinseltown.

Featuring Jean-Luc Godard and Werner Herzog. 

Lock in, lock down.

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El gol del siglo

Iconos Argentinos
England versus Argentina. June 22, 1986. 55th minute of the game. Estadio Azteca. 114,580 spectators. Diego Maradona's epic solo took off in his own half. After he rounded six players (Hoddle, Reid, Sansom, Butcher, Fenwick and goalkeeper Shilton), he netted into eternity. El gol del siglo - great flip book.


"La pelota no se mancha!"

Lit Cities Radio Show 12 pays tribute to „el pipe de oro“ Diego Armando Maradona 💔

featuring Gary Lineker, Eduardo Galeano, Hugo "Turquito" Maradona, Jorge Valdano and D1OS

„Creo que no hay sitio mejor para despedir a Diego que este“ (Jorge Valdano / Maximo Triolo)

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Future Shock

Alvin Toffler
In all-time terms: Future Shock is about the present. Future Shock is about what is happening today to people who are overwhelmed by change. Change affects everything - if it was Covid-19, the electoral realities in the U.S. or urban decay like it occurred in Motown. Following that train of thought: Future Shock heavily influenced Detroit Techno. Listen to Lit Cities Radio and enjoy a private dance.


Pierre Loti|French edition
Aziyadé (1879; also known as Constantinople) is a novel by the French author Pierre Loti, which was initially published anonymously and led him rapidly to fame. The book is based on diary notes and a romance by the author, who in 1876 witnessed the struggles for supremacy in the Balkans and the agony of the former great power Turkey.


Héctor G. Oesterheld
An invasion is taking place in Buenos Aires. The prophetic graphic novel anticipates the military dictatorship of the 1970s, to which the author and his four daughters fell victim.

Zeno's Conscience

Italo Svevo
Zeno Cosini is the anti-hero of Italo Svevo's "La coscienza di Zeno". In Trieste, the first-person narrator, who feels ill with his environment, writes down his life story after being advised to do so by his psychoanalyst. In a self-ironic narrative, the protagonist always finds a hilarious side in failing.

Vernon Subutex

Virginie Despentes
Who is Vernon Subutex? An urban legend, the last witness to a world of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, who represents an entire generation. These days it doesn't really work out for him. A grandiose moral portrait of our time.


Christian Kracht
A German South Seas ballad: The story of the dropout August Engelhardt, who founds a colony in the South Seas, preaching nudity, closeness to nature and the coconut as exclusive food.
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Signifying Rappers

Mark Costello and David Foster Wallace
Signifying Rappers: Rap and Race in the Urban Present is a nonfiction book that explores the music genre's history as it intersected with historical events, either locally and unique to Boston, or in larger cultural or historical contexts.

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