Saturday, 14 May 2022
Kate Jessop chats about the recent Brighton International Animation Festival which she founded and organized with Latest TV on board as host venue and broadcaster. Plus selections from animation soundtracks from early cartoons onwards.
The News Agents - 14 May 2022 (Kate Jessop - Brighton International Animation Festivali) by Resonance FM | Mixcloud
Rushes: Kate Jessop & Jude Montague - Brighton International Film Festival - 14 May 2022 - YouTube
Experiments in news and arts with Jude Montague. Latvian songs in West Yorkshire and further afield with Latvian bandleader Raimonds Dale and tales of his group Dūdalnieki. With seasonal songs for the festivities of Ūsiņš when horses were traditionally put out to pasture in Spring.
Rushes: Raimonds Dale & Jude Montague - The News Agents - 7 May 2022 - Latvian rushes part 1 of 2 - YouTube (Part One)
Raimonds Dale - Dudalnieki & Jude Montague The News Agents on Resonance FM 7 May 2022 Part 2 of 2 - YouTube (Part Two)
Latgalian folk song and stories from the region around Rēzekne in East Latvia. Looking at the survival of the Green Synagogue and the legacy of the Jewish community in Latgale and the history of the Old Believers in the Latgalian region. Latgalian language is spoken by approximately 165,000 people and is now being actively promoted by historians and scholars. Plus, hillforts of Latvia.
Lithuanian underground artist Algis Fediajevas plays a unique and exotic variation of psychedelic folk or experimental folk music. He talks about his practice including his own use of Lithuanian language work and some aspects of Baltic culture and nature in music in advance of his upcoming UK mini-tour with Bloga Kate. Plus tracks from the artists. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.com