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
Friday, 8 April 2022
Saturday, 2 April 2022
Percussionist and producer Paul Chivers remembering days at Community Music with innovative educator John Stevens who created the 'Search and Reflect' system of exercises in sound making. Plus, reflections on sampling, teaching and his own studio at the WAC (Weekend Arts College) building in Belsize Park. Original tracks included.
Tuesday, 22 March 2022
Celebrating ten years of Algorave, Fabian van Sluijs from Creative Coding Utrecht and Felipe Ignacio, composer and developer of CodeKlavier with Anne Veinberg in conversation reflecting some of the diverse work of the international live coding community. Plus, original music created with live coding techniques including the PZ machine developed for Supercollider.