Monday, 24 April 2017

Sat 29 April - STREET SONG AND SATIRE: Lancashire Cuckolds and Enchanted Chamber Pots

Leafing through the pages of street song, pastiche. The creative undercurrent of politics and cultural life that bred alongside rats and fleas in the taverns and open spaces. Investigating the popular enthusiasm for narrative and comedy lyric and their heyday in the seventeenth century. With musical guests Matt Scott and his accordion.

Sunday, 16 April 2017

Sat 22 April - DAINAS, MUSIC AND DREAMS - Composers from Latvia

Artists Elizabete Balcus, Sabine Moore aka Waterflower and Richard Thompson discuss song, baroque pop, dream and noise-making from a Baltic perspective. Traditions of poetry and nature worship and how these interweave with contemporary art.


Listen Again - Latvian Song with Elizabete Balcus and Sabine Moore / Waterflower

Sunday, 9 April 2017

Sat 15 April - AUTHORITY IDENTITY AND CONFLICT: Making Music and Video with Mary Ocher


Mary Ocher talks music, video and politics following her live performance for the Hello Goodbye Show. Mary is currently on tour in the UK. Her recent album 'The West Against the People' is out on Klanbgad and features an essay elaborating on the themes of the album and analysing the current sociopolitical climate. Plus a live studio composition engineered by Ilia Rogatchevski

Saturday, 8 April 2017

Sat 8 April - BEING BEAR AWARE: SJ Fowler and poetical guides to living

Steven Fowler presents the idea of the Anthropocene, the world altered by the human presence. 'The Guide to Being Bear Aware' is published by Shearsman Books. With live poetry/scores and composition. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.com.

LISTEN AGAIN: S J Fowler - poetry - 'Being Bear Aware'

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Sat 10 Dec - LONDON IN FRAGMENTS - Mudlarking, News of the Past with Ted Sandling

Getting our feet muddy and trawling the Thames for treasures. Turning up London histories, the stories of the ordinary and the bigger picture. How informal archaelogy can be news that makes us reassess our identity. And inspiration - perhaps this is the year to give a 'found' Christmas present? Ted Sandling talks about his work 'London in Fragments: a Mudlark's Treasures'.

Sat 10 Dec - Ted Sandling - Mudlarking 

Sat 1 April - IS IT ART? IS IT NEWS?: Hoaxing and Social Curation with Jon Baker

The artist Jon Baker talks about innovative curation in the age of social media. He looks at April Fools in newspapers, on TV and in galleries and discusses how a hoax can change art history and become accepted by the establishment as more than prankster ephemera. But is it art and is it news?

LISTEN AGAIN - Jon Baker/Siger Gallery - April Fools and Art Hoaxes

Sat 21 Jan - Iris Garrelfs: SOUND ART, COMPOSITION AND THE ONLINE JOURNAL

Composer, sound artist and journal editor Iris Garrelfs talks about installation, composing, residency, collaboration and dissemination of practice. She reflects on her 2016 residencies in Athens (Greece) and Brighton. Includes an original composition recorded live for the show.

LISTEN AGAIN - Iris Garrelfs - Sound Art, Composition and the Online Journal