Bernd Kistenmacher is known as a musician and label operator. More recently, he has also become an author. Recently, the 800-page book “Ferne Ziele: Stories about the Berlin School of Electronic Music” was published. In this “elektro beats” issue, Olaf Zimmermann welcomes Bernd Kistenmacher as his studio guest. It’s all about his biography, which plays a role in the first chapters, and the numerous protagonists he interviewed for the book, from whom a lot of music will also be heard in the broadcast. These include Klaus Schulze, Harald Großkopf, Agitation Free, Michael Hoenig, Manuel Göttsching, Conrad Schnitzler, Clara Mondshine, Tangerine Dream, Ash Ra Tempel, Gilles Zeitschiff, Cluster, Günter Schickert and tracks by Bernd Kistenmacher himself.