Sunday, 28 November 2021

Sat 4 Dec - Venezuelan Music & O'Connell & Love

Brendan O’Connell and Doc talk about the new O’Connell & Love album Will You Be There? A second studio album as aduo, produced during the pandemic. Larry Love is the singer from South London band Alabama 3 is an Ivor Novello Award-winning songwriter, best known for Woke Up This Morning, theme song of The Sopranos and its film prequel, The Many Saints Of Newark, released in September 2021. Plus a journey through some fragments of Venezuelan soundmaking through the 20th century and beyond.

Sat 27 Nov - Bev Lee Harling - Wah Wah 45s and Bloom Britannia


Bev Lee Harling introduces her new album ‘Little Anchor’ out on Wah Wah 45s Records. She reflects on her life in music in Hastings and London and on her role in Bloom Britannia, Barefoot Opera's new people's opera.

Listen Again - Bev Lee Harling - Sat 27 Nov

Monday, 18 October 2021

Sat 23 October - Music of Ukraine

Music of Ukraine. Bandura tunes, folk music and sounds for Ukrainian and Soviet cinema inspired by research carried out for the Twitter channel Soviet Child @child_soviet which shares and discusses children’s art from the former Soviet Union.

Sat 16 October 2021- (Cluster: Anna Fairchild; Sian-Kate Mooney; Lucy Renton)

Artists Anna Fairchild, Sian-Kate Mooney and Lucy Renton discuss materials, process and approach in their forthcoming exhibition Cluster in Letchworth. With music chosen to complement their working methods improvisation and artist philosophy/inspiration. Talking across continents from Cairo, Hastings and London to Hitchin!
Listen Again - The News Agents Sat 16 Oct 2021 - Cluster: Anna Fairchild; Sian-Kate Mooney; Lucy Renton)

Sat 9 October - Lies, Camera, Action! Still Life with Lou Whitham

Louise Whitham discusses her approach to photography and art around themes from 'Objects of Life' – the Photohastings show dedicated to still life and related themes opening at Trinity 7 in Hastings, Sussex. A discussion on collaboration, meanings of still life and the performative arts - and jugs. Plus, a new sound piece, 'Lies, Camera, Action'.

Listen Again - Sat 9 Oct - Lou Whitham & Jude Montague

Sunday, 17 October 2021

Sat 2 October - Blandine Martin - Art & Chairs

Blandine Martin discusses art and experimental textiles. Montague and Martin have been carrying out an artistic collaboration on the 'chairs' feeding into a project of Martin’s. Martin discusses collaboration in her own practice and the impact of objects on her making. With international music from France, Russia and beyond, often inspired by the film research carried out for Soviet Child.

Listen Again - Sat 2 October - Blandine Martin

Sunday, 26 September 2021

Sat 25 Sept - Jon Stone - Poetry and Video Games

Jon Stone discusses the relationship between these two art forms. He reads from his new pamphlet, Sandsnarl (Emma Press, 2021) and discusses world building and fantasy genre within poetry collections and the potential for new hybrid work.

Listen Again - Jon Stone - Poetry and Video Games - Sat 25 Sept