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'La Danza Poetica' is a monthly podcast presented by DJ LAPKAT out of Melbourne, Australia. Featuring poetry, hip hop, folk traditions and global beats - voices and songs from around the world - LDP is a deep exploration into the many worlds, one world poetic groove.

'La Danza Poetica' is a monthly podcast presented by DJ LAPKAT out of Melbourne, Australia. Featuring poetry, hip hop, folk traditions and global beats - voices and songs from around the world - LDP is a deep exploration into the many worlds, one world poetic groove.
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Australia

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'La Danza Poetica' is a monthly podcast presented by DJ LAPKAT out of Melbourne, Australia. Featuring poetry, hip hop, folk traditions and global beats - voices and songs from around the world - LDP is a deep exploration into the many worlds, one world poetic groove.

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@lapkat

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English

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+61422597480


Episodes

La Danza Poetica #66 Docta Deep's Hip Hop India

8/17/2018
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Special guest DJ Docta Deep takes over La Danza Poetica this month, with a mixtape exploring the DIY Hip Hop culture of India. Featuring rap crews and artists from Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Assam, representing the country’s various linguistic and religious groups, Docta Deep’s Hip Hop India takes us right into the present counter-culture of the country.

Duration:00:51:20

La Danza Poetica #65 Pure Heart

7/20/2018
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Mixed in a sultry summer in Budapest, La Danza Poetica #65 is a collection of sultry new sounds from South America, the States, France, Canada. And dedicated, with love, to the bright light of Australian poet and activist, Candy Royalle, who passed last month. Pure heart and spirit, within this music is the poetry of life, the continuum of tradition, the bright promise and healing that comes through music.

Duration:01:23:08

La Danza Poetica #64 A Radio​-​Bridge across the Zambezi

6/12/2018
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Made by Radio Continental Drift in collaboration with radio-makers at Zongwe FM and the women of Zubo Trust, A Radio Bridge Across the Zambezi includes tracks from more than 50 contributors, from 17 countries. It’s an energetic, spirited and spiritual journey created through a powerful spirit of unity and sharing.

Duration:01:05:34

La Danza Poetica #63 Rim Banna : Voice of Resistance

5/14/2018
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A special edition of La Danza Poetica dedicated to the life and work of Rim Banna, the poet, singer, and activist who left this world in March. A tribute to her extraordinary example, and to the power of poetry and music to amplify the stories and the struggle of Palestine to the world. I talk with with ScMoCha of Checkpoint 303 about working on Rim’s final album, her final creative act of resistance in the face of injustice and occupation in all their forms. Also featuring poetry from sons...

Duration:01:36:48

La Danza Poetica #62 The Poem of the Truth

4/17/2018
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A mix of sublime, poetic music and word from Morocco, Tunisia, Syria. Poetry and music are inextricably intertwined, in a constant dance, in music, language and rhythm, and life. Sukitoa o Namau’s field recordings from and around Meknés, Morocco, form the canvas on which this whole mix has been painted. Also featuring Moroccan slam poet Mustapha Slameur, very conscious and complex folktronics / electronics from Tunisia’s Ghoula and NURI, the France/Morocco collaboration of Titi Robin and...

Duration:01:07:32

La Danza Poetica #61 Innervisions

3/13/2018
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Recent releases from Brome, J.Lamotta, Kuzich featuring Mei Saraswati, William Beale, Lido Pimienta, The Turbans, Besarabia, Anna Stereopoulou, Dat Garcia remixed by Space People, the Music Action Collective, DjClick, Lagartijeando remixed by Chancha Vía Circuito, and featuring Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet’s, “Landfall”, now released as an album.

Duration:01:11:23

La Danza Poetica #60 Canada: Untold Stories

2/14/2018
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Canada’s diverse and challenging storytelling flow. Stories told in a time of reckoning, rooted in cultural expression, social consciousness and Mother Earth connection. Featuring a new album from spoken word poet Brandon Wint, recent albums from poets M.L. Holton and Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, a remarkable collaboration between poet Shane Koyczan, Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq and folk artist Kym Gouchie, another great Rise Ashen remix featuring Eivør Pálsdóttir, Native hip hop from Jb...

Duration:01:20:47

La Danza Poetica #59 Chorus

1/15/2018
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A slow chorus. A slow driving mix of spoken word and hip hop and multi-voice harmony, music with many layers, complex melodies and harmonious fusions of electronica and folk origins. Musicians and poets from the United States, Spain, Colombia, Canada, and Guatemala. Big questions and big problems being addressed head-on. Stories being told from the heart, voices coming from deep in the chest. An energising way to start a new year!

Duration:01:10:28

La Danza Poetica #58 A Call To Arms

12/19/2017
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Opening with the beautiful Song For Elijah (Wrap Our Arms Around You), dedicated to the memory of a young life tragically lost in Australia, and also a call for all to help the family in difficult times. La Danza Poetica #58 is “A Call To Arms”. As it’s the end of a tumultuous year, I’ve created a tumultuous mix featuring some favourite tracks of 2017 that I haven’t been able to include in the radio show so far. Covering a lot of ground, from wild upbeat global bass to Latin hip hop, Los...

Duration:01:10:36

La Danza Poetica #57 Chile: La Lengua de la Tierra

11/12/2017
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Chile – between the mountains and the sea, the poets and musicians sing of the land and the heart. This month’s mix features poets Vicente Huidobro, Pablo Neruda, and Nicanor Parra, plus a focus on the expressionistic poetics of Cecilia Vicuña, Como Asesinar a Felipes, and Kali Mutsa, and the delicate, fierce, Violeta Parra. Also some favourite folktronic producers including Lata / MMNI, Matanza, and Australia’s Galambo.

Duration:01:06:30

La Danza Poetica #56 La Danza del Deseo

9/18/2017
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Poesía y música, Española. A mix of all new music, joyful and uplifting, anchored by the voices of our “honoured ghosts”, poets of 20th Century Latin America, exploring the political and social importance of poetry, nature, and the nature of our desires.

Duration:01:14:15

La Danza Poetica #55 Suspension

8/14/2017
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A meditative, contemplative edition of the global dance poetic. Dedicated to guitarist Mayara Amaral who was murdered in Brazil last month. #NiUnaMenos – #NemUmaAMenos – #NotAWomanLess

Duration:01:08:18

La Danza Poetica #54 Pieces of the Puzzle

7/17/2017
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Pieces of the Puzzle takes its title from a poem by English spoken word artist Salena Godden – the poem that closes the show. From Australia to Costa Rica, to Colombia, to Argentina, to Italy, Portugal, Germany, America, Chile, England, France, Japan, Ghana, Mozambique … all these pieces are part of our big, beautiful jigsaw puzzle of thought, emotion, word, and music.

Duration:01:18:42

La Danza Poetica #53 Les Ondes Radio Poétiques

6/12/2017
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On La Danza Poetica this month, surfing the poetic radio waves: une fête de la musique et de la poésie! A smooth and cool mix of new French abstract hip hop, alt-rap, spoken word, trip hop and jazz. Downtempo melodic beats and spoken word.

Duration:01:17:20

La Danza Poetica #52 Are You Listening

5/2/2017
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Diving deeper into the dancehall – mixing the poetry of MC Zulu, Chicago’s most profound dancehall vocalist and electro-reggae producer with conscious beats old and new. Concerned that we listen as we dance, learn as we excite, and have a real conversation with the music, Zulu has been presenting some of his lyrics in spoken word recitations. This month, we are seriously dancing to poetry! Are you listening?

Duration:01:20:02

La Danza Poetica #51 A Beautiful Surrender

3/6/2017
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A special show focused on telling one, captivating story. A live mix recorded this summer at Renaissance Festival in Australia, featuring Thomas Keily’s story A Beautiful Surrender, based on Sufi teaching stories, woven into Turkish and Turkish-inspired music and poetry.

Duration:01:23:46

La Danza Poetica #50 Poesía Callejera

1/9/2017
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My 50th show for Groovalizacion Radio, and my first for the year 2017. Starting us off right on this journey around the sun, I’ve mixed up poetry from an inspiring organisation out of Los Angeles, and music from an inspiring record and film company out of Buenos Aires. A musical mix for the southern hemisphere summer – come dive into the lovely warm ocean of sound of Latin American folktronic rhythms and Los Angeles poetic medicine.

Duration:01:12:00

La Danza Poetica #49 Vocal Portraits – Ghana to the World

12/6/2016
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Curated by Kwame Write Aidoo, and produced by Inkfluent, the Vocal Portraits albums feature many talented poets, storytellers and musicians from Africa, Europe and North America.

Duration:01:06:05

La Danza Poetica #48 Travelling Light

11/18/2016
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This month, we travel light. Returning to Canada—because of course, at this moment in time, we had to.

Duration:01:15:01

La Danza Poetica #47 Acts of Creation

10/11/2016
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This month on La Danza Poetica, the spirit runs deep. Featuring the brilliant new album from Canada’s Tanya Evanson, debut EP from Australia’s Mirrah, and a poetic release from USA’s Solange. Alongside, the smooth spirituals of Canadian/American soul sisters: Cris Derksen and Jennifer Kreisberg, Marianne Verville, Sunni Patterson, Shauntay Grant, Queen Ka. And soulful brothers from Canada: Ivy, Ian Kamau, and Shane Koyczan collaborating with the inspirational sister of all activist poets,...

Duration:01:09:36