Since its start in 1982 the Concertzender is known for its adventurous programming. Genuine jazz, rare recordings from private music collections, historical concerts, and spectacular non-Western music are all part of it. The creative brain of the Concertzender consists of a hundred programme makers and technicians, who work on a voluntary basis.
This website gives clear structure to this massive and ever-growing archive with horizontal sliders and easy-to-use filters. On the other hand, the website will lead visitors to music they weren't expecting to find by smart tagging, subgenres and hand-picked playlists.
With some parameters in the back-end the editors of the Concertzender can produce visual sound waves, to represent the content or to frame pictures. These waves are used in printed media too. The vowels in the logo of the Concertzender are cut up to give it a musical rythm.
Made in a design team at Thonik
Concept together with Ben West.
Web development by Klaas van der Linden.
“It's in the Airwaves.
Can't you hear me callin' out?”
– Ray Lamontagne