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Radio shows curated by The Quietus

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English


Episodes

Nuts and Bolts S3 E4 – Jessica Sligter

5/27/2020
The final episode of Season 3 features Nuts & Bolts founder herself, Jessica Sligter. Sligter is a performer, composer and producer based in Berlin, whose practice lies at the meeting point of various experimental expressions, in a 'noir,'conceptual space. Exploring conflict and border-crossing both in her music and text, Sligter has been touring and releasing under the radar for years. Among her releases are the critically acclaimed Polycrisis:yes! and A Sense Of Growth, and her...

Duration:00:35:47

Nuts and Bolts S3 E3 – Nadah el Shazly

4/23/2020
Our special guest for this episode is Nadah el Shazly, Cairo-based producer, composer and performer. Her work both radically reinvents the popular music of her homeland from the early 20th century and explores new sonic and harmonic frontiers. She released her critically acclaimed debut album Ahwar in November 2017 via Nawa Recordings. We met Nadah in her studio and talked about amongst others synths, creative process, beat making and sound manipulation. Nuts And Bolts is hosted, recorded...

Duration:00:32:59

Nuts and Bolts S3 E2 – Jana Winderen

3/30/2020
For this new episode, we’re thrilled to meet Jana Winderen, researcher and artist (Goldsmiths, university of London) with a background in mathematics, chemistry and fish ecology from the university of Oslo. Jana focuses her work around audio environments and ecosystems which are hard for humans to access, both physically and aurally. We will discuss her practice, and the environmental stakes it holds (underwater noise pollution) as well as technical topics (hydrophone, portable pre-amps,...

Duration:00:35:11

Nuts and Bolts S3 E1 – Jessica Ekomane

2/27/2020
For the first episode of our third season we chatted with electronic musician and sound artist Jessica Ekomane, French-born and Berlin-based. Ekomane, who recently released the LP Multivocal, explores psychoacoustics, rhythmical perception, and the interchange of noise and melody, in immersive, slowly shifting pieces, using Max/MSP. She is also an active radiomaker at Cashmere Radio. Nuts And Bolts is hosted, recorded and co-engineered by Jessica Sligter, with Julia Reidy as main engineer of...

Duration:00:35:50

The Best of Times… with Geddy Lee

7/7/2019
Welcome to The Best Of Times... podcast brought to you by Lush and The Quietus. The Best Of Times... podcast is presented by John Doran. In this series he talks to people about some of the best and worst times they have been through and hopefully discovers how these experiences have made them who they are today. So far he has interviewed Sleaford Mods, The Specials, Kristin Hersh, Róisín Murphy, Mavis Staples, Kate Tempest and Cate Le Bon. Today’s guest is Geddy Lee. Geddy is a lifelong...

Duration:00:40:57

The Best of Times… with Kate Tempest

6/23/2019
Welcome to The Best Of Times... podcast brought to you by Lush and The Quietus. The Best Of Times... podcast is presented by John Doran. In this series he talks to people about some of the best and worst times they have been through and hopefully discovers how these experiences have made them who they are today. So far he has interviewed Sleaford Mods, The Specials, Kristin Hersh, Róisín Murphy, Mavis Staples and Cate Le Bon. Today’s guest is Kate Tempest. Kate grew up in South London and...

Duration:00:43:57

Nuts And Bolts S02 E04 – Maja S. K. Ratkje

6/20/2019
Season #2 of gear-talk podcast Nuts And Bolts comes to an end with a fourth episode, where host Jessica Sligter meets Maja S. K. Ratkje, at her home in the Norwegian woods. A prolific performer, improviser and composer, technology is a part of Ratkje’s practice across the board. Chance versus control, working versus broken, throwing away versus fixing. Also oscillators, cassettes, making contact mics, tailor-made plugins, and more, where woven together with many impromptu demonstrations. A...

Duration:00:36:50

The Best of Times… with Cate Le Bon

5/11/2019
Musician Cate grew up in rural Carmarthenshire, Wales and she sings in both Welsh and English. After an early tour with Gruff Rhys Of Super Furry Animals and a collaborative role in his Neon Neon project, she went on to release a series of inimitable records as a solo artist. Staking out a sound that’s as much influenced by folk and prog as it is by psych and krautrock, she neatly sidesteps the hackneyed sound of most modern indie while still making timeless pop. She recently spent some time...

Duration:00:33:34

The Best Of Times… with Mavis Staples

4/27/2019
Welcome to The Best Of Times... podcast brought to you by Lush and The Quietus. The Best Of Times... podcast is presented by John Doran. Over the coming months he will be talking to people about some of the best and worst times they have been through and hopefully find out how these experiences have made them who they are today. So far he has interviewed Sleaford Mods, The Specials, Kristin Hersh and Róisín Murphy. Today’s guest is living legend Mavis Staples who was born in Chicago in 1939...

Duration:00:35:56

Nuts and Bolts S02 E03 – Jlin The Innovator

4/26/2019
Straight from Steel Town, we talk to Jlin The Innovator on the third episode of Nuts And Bolts Season #2. Growth and health in music production: it's not just about the skill, but also about the spiritual, says Jlin. Creating layered, propelling compositions, Jlin shares with us her tips on working on the road, affordable gear, and more. Jlin caught everyone off guard with her thrilling albums Dark Energy and Black Origami. She has collaborated with amongst others choreographer Wayne...

Duration:00:23:17

The Best Of Times… with Róisín Murphy

4/14/2019
Róisín grew up in Arklow, Ireland but moved with her family to Manchester, when she was 12. She formed the group Moloko with Mark Brydon in 1995, straddling the pop, art rock, trip hop divide, cementing their place in the popular consciousness with the tracks Sing It Back, The Time Is Now and Familiar Feeling. Her solo career since has provided evidence of a restless, creative mind, and she has released music ranging from the leftfield pop of Ruby Blue, made with tech jazz producer Matthew...

Duration:00:36:59

Nuts and Bolts S2 E2 – Maria W Horn

3/28/2019
Swedish composer and electronic musician Maria W Horn is our guest at Nuts And Bolts gear-talk podcast, episode #2. Horn works immersively with electronics; her main weapon of choice, Supercollider, is but one of many software and hardware tools that she interacts and experiments with to create and manipulate her compositions. From mechanical electronic beats to multidisciplinary installations, to textural conceptual works, Horn lets us in on some of her techniques and thoughts about gear....

Duration:00:30:53

The Best Of Times… with Kristin Hersh of Throwing Muses and 50 Foot Wave

3/25/2019
Kristin is an American rock musician, songwriter and author and is probably best known for fronting the bands Throwing Muses and 50 Foot Wave. In the past she has talked candidly about the battles she has faced regarding her mental health which have run in parallel to her 35 year career as a musician. After a car accident at the age of 16 left her able to hear noise and music that no one else was able to discern, she received several misdiagnoses through her life including schizophrenia and...

Duration:00:44:22

The Best Of Times… with Horace Panter and Terry Hall of The Specials

3/8/2019
This popular punk-influenced rocksteady and ska band formed in Coventry in 1977 and went on to record one of the most highly rated British debut albums ever, The Specials in 1979. They rapidly became the epitome and gold standard in socially realist, anti-racist, politically progressive bands. They are back today with a new album 'Encore' and it feels like it’s not a moment too soon.

Duration:00:36:20

Nuts and Bolts S2 E1 – Andrea Parkins

2/27/2019
Opening Season 2 of gear-talk podcast Nuts And Bolts, improviser and sound artist Andrea Parkins chats with host Jessica Sligter about synths, pre- and post-sampler life, glitchy Goldberg machines, and more. Andrea Parkins has traded New York for Europe, and is an established part of the improvised music scene on both ends of the ocean. With a background not only in improvised music but also art school, Parkins also makes installations and compositions. A force of nature, combining...

Duration:00:29:50

The Best Of Times… with Jason Williamson of Sleaford Mods

2/22/2019
Welcome to The Best Of Times podcast brought you by Lush and The Quietus. The Best Of Times is a new podcast show presented by writer and broadcaster John Doran and over the coming months he will be talking to people about some of the best and worst times they have been through, and in the process, find out how these experiences have made them who they are today. The podcast is produced and engineered by Andrew Paine and co-produced by Matthew Shaw. The theme music is by Oh The Gilt. EPISODE...

Duration:00:34:36

Neil Tennant Interview and Q&A

10/23/2018
Neil Tennant joins Michael Bracewell at EartH in Dalston to discuss his new collection of lyrics, 'One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem', in front of a sold-out audience. In a wide-ranging conversation they discuss the lyrics that made Pet Shop Boys one of the most successful pop groups in British musical history, with over 50 million records sold over a 13 album and 30 year career. The conversation ranges from the personal to the political as it includes the terrible impact of the AIDS crisis,...

Duration:01:20:21

Nuts and Bolts #4 – Susanna

7/13/2018
For the last episode of Season 1 of Nuts And Bolts, our podcast dedicated to female* musicans and their gear, Norwegian artist Susanna talks to host Jessica Sligter about recording, doing it yourself, and more. Something of an institution in her homeland of Norway, American songwriter Bonnie Prince Billy recently covered Susanna's entire 2007 album Sonata Mix Dwarf Cosmos, released as Wolf Of The Cosmos. Susanna's work is focused, elegant and gloomy, as her most recent releases, Go Dig My...

Duration:00:26:40

Nuts and Bolts #3 – Danishta Rivero

5/24/2018
Gear-talk podcast Nuts And Bolts is back with a third episode, where host Jessica Sligter meets with sound artist and improviser Danishta Rivero from Oakland, California. From Venezuelan folk to metal, Rivero's work brings her gear and her voice together in a visceral, noisy expression, in bands like Las Sucias! and VoiceHandler. This episode of Nuts And Bolts doesn't play - be ready to get exposed to the bear bones of sound and synthesis! Nuts And Bolts is created, hosted, edited and mixed...

Duration:00:29:35

The Quietus Hour – Show 57 (03/05/2018)

5/3/2018
More excellent new music and passable chat with Luke and John.

Duration:00:39:47