Christoph Fahle
May 10, 2011

Romantik für Anfänger

Am Anfang unserer Coworking Karriere haben wir uns oft gefragt, was Ron wohl so macht, wenn er den ganzen Tag angestrengt Löcher in die Luft guckt und intensiv telefonierend im Psst-Raum sitzt oder durch das Treppenhaus läuft. Als wir erfuhren, das er für ein paar Episoden Stromberg mitverantwortlich ist und auch bei Balko seine Hände mit im Spiel hat, fühlten wir uns geschmeichelt und hofften zumindest als anonyme Bürocharaktere auf den Sprung ins TV.

Nun ist es noch besser gekommen: Ron hat ein ganzes Buch bei uns geschrieben. Ron selber sagt, das es nicht ganz ohne Anlehnung an Leute auskommt, die ihn täglich hier umgeben haben. Wir haben da noch keine Parallelen gefunden, aber wenn das so einfach wäre, dann wäre es ja auch kein gutes Buch.

Diesen Donnerstag (12.5.) jedenfalls findet bei uns die Lesung zum Buch statt und wir sind irgendwie ein bisschen Stolz, mit von der Partie zu sein. Los geht es um 20 Uhr im Café und vielleicht stellen wir noch den Grill auf. Seid herzlich eingeladen!

Wenn ihr wissen wollt, worum es geht, dann überfliegt kurz die folgenden Zeilen.

In ihrer Telenovela geht es um Gefühlsstürme und lodernde Flammen der Liebe - im echten Leben hingegen steht der Drehbuchautorin Charlotte der Sinn überhaupt nicht nach Romantik: Ihr Ex-Freund Marius hat sie mit gefühlten 99% ihrer Kolleginnen betrogen. Als eine Rosenheimer Hausfrau namens Huber Sabine in Charlottes Berliner Großstadtleben auftaucht, trifft der eigene Telenovela-Kitsch Charlotte wie ein Bumerang. Denn die Huber Sabine ist ein Superfan, und ganz wie ihr Vorbild aus Charlottes Serie "Engel der Liebe" ist sie von der Idee beseelt, einsame Herzen zusammenzuführen. Ihr erstes Opfer: Charlotte. Denn die Huber Sabine spürt genau, dass auch auf Charlotte eine große, wahre Liebe wartet: Ex-Freund Marius. Als sich dann auch noch Alex, der als One-Night-Stand gedacht war, dauerhaft in Charlottes Altbauwohnung einquartiert und ihr Chef kurzerhand seine esoterisch angehauchte Frau zu ihrer Vorgesetzten macht, muss sie erkennen: Ihr eigenes Leben ist eine Telenovela geworden - und zwar eine verdammt turbulente. Ron Markus erzählt mit rasanten Dialogen und sprühendem Witz von großen Gefühlen - im Fernsehen und im wahren Leben.

Zu kaufen gibt es den Freibadspaß hier.

Also noch mal:

Wann: Donnerstag, 12.5. - 20 Uhr

Wo: betahaus | café

Bis Donnerstag!

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To be honest, I sort of fell into it. I was always working somewhere between content marketing and the music industry and around seven years ago a friend of a friend was searching for someone to help him curating music for his boutique surf spot on the beach in Costa Rica. The owner was a big music fan, but he just didn't have time to keep all the music up-to-date. So I got introduced to him, we shared similar tastes, and agreed that I would do the music for his space - curating it and updating it with new music on a regular basis.

This for me was a dream come true. I could finally work with music all day, and at the same time, I could help create an awesome experience for the guests. I saw people's reactions when they heard a song they liked. I saw them dancing, getting a little closer to each other at the bar and that for me was really rewarding.

This was the moment when I realized that there is something special about this idea and I got interested if there is actually market out there. I did some market research, and a lot of interviews with different hoteliers people in the industry trying to get more feedback. And the idea started growing more and more. 

People in beta Clay Bassford Bespoke Sound



Interesting is the story of the last years winner in the category “Creative”. Hamburg based headraft literally took music experience to the next level by creating the world’s first AR Music Video for the German band “die Fantastischen Vier”. Designed for their song “Tunnel”, the cited app unfolds a virtual story world once the track starts playing, giving fans the opportunity to go on an interactive journey with the band rather than being a passive viewer. 

Applications are now open! Finalists will be awaited by a curious jury of five leading industry experts. Among others, Kathleen Cohen who was already taking part in the first year will be in the panel of judges again. With a 25-year multiplatform career history under her belt, she is one of the most regarded in the field. As a digital experience expert, she has successfully implemented projects for DreamWorks Interactive and IBM Innovation, to name a few.

Needless to say, the yearly AUREA Award is definitely the place to be. Apply and become a member of the community bringing together all the promising products and solutions in the AR/VR sector.

Photo by AUREA Award

OKAY BUT HOW IS BESPOKE SOUND DIFFERENT THAN PLAYING MY "DISCOVER WEEKLY’’ OR ANY OTHER AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED PLAYLIST ?

Well, both. Currently we offer the following two options: shorter publicly available Brand Playlists and long-form private Soundtracks for spaces. For both of them we work closely with the client to understand how sound fits into their brand DNA and what their audience is like.

We believe that the guests’ experience with a particular space doesn’t have to begin and end with their stay. The idea of the Brand Playlist is to be a public brand playlists designed to engage the customers before, during, and after their visit at a space. It’s always accessible for them and serves as a new, dynamic marketing channel.

The Soundtrack is slightly different. It takes sometimes up to weeks of work and is designed by a world-class artist, DJ, or tastemaker. For it we first work with you to develop a deep understanding of your business and style. Then we match you with the perfect artist, DJ, or tastemaker to create unique, always fresh playlists, custom tailored to match your brand. 

In both cases, we update them regularly based on guest habits and clients’ needs. 

People in beta Clay Bassford Bespoke Sound



The way we engage with the music community is something really important for us and honestly, what makes us different than other background music providers. A lot of the background music providers out there have internal teams of maybe five or six DJs that do all of the music for their clients. We aim to connect with the local scene and always work with local DJs. There's some kind of magic in finding the exact right artists for the brand.

And on the flip side of it, when we hire artists, we make sure that the project is also inspiring for them and that they would be interested in participating. We always make sure to pay them well. The whole project creates for them a new income stream that they wouldn't have otherwise.

People in beta Clay Bassford Bespoke Sound

Yes! This was really fun. The objective with the betahaus "betabeer sounds" playlist was to showcase the community side of betahaus. There are so many cool, interesting people in the betahaus community and we thought a playlist could be a perfect way to not only help bring the community together but also show the diverse funkiness of the communities of Berlin and Neukölln, which is why Hazy Pockets, a longtime local Berlin DJ known for his eclectic mixes, was perfect for this project.

This playlist moves from bluesy 60s rock into surf and tropicalia, picking up momentum into Motown and onwards through some laid back disco tunes. Perfect for the betabeer events betahaus hosts monthly!


YOU’RE CURRENTLY ENJOYING THE SUN FAR FROM BERLIN. WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVOURITE PLACES in berlin that YOU MISS THE MOST?

Oh, there are just so many! Like the Imren Grill for instance where you can find the best homemade Turkish food or Das Gift and Gordon which are both run by great music people. Kohelenquelle in Prenzleuer Berg is my favorite local bar (or rather kneipe). To satisfy my  techno / electronic records needs I always go to Hard Wax and one of my most special places is the Zions Kirche steeple, which has an awesome view of the city and a great Weinerei close by. 


You can see me around betahaus. Online, you can always check out my website and listen to our public playlists on Spotify. We’re also currently working on a collaboration with betahaus, so a special Playlist curated by is will very soon sound around the spaces in Kreuzberg and Neukölln. 

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