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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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'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 #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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A special mix this month, featuring a wonderful transnational project, a compilation of tracks and radio remixes produced by sound artists from around the world in response to audio and radio recordings from both sides of the Zambezi River in Africa. 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...

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...

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 #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

La Danza Poética #46 Juaco - Conversaciones Poéticas con RAMULA

9/6/2016
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A special collaboration between La Danza Poética and La Rebelde Academia de la Música Latinoamericana (RAMULA)! Colombian poet Gustavo Gómez Giraldo, aka Juaco, recorded in Brussels by Joaldo Domínguez. Mixed with music from Mateo Kingman, Nicola Cruz, Sentidor, and Negro Dub.

Duration:01:18:21

La Danza Poetica #45 The Rhythm In The Story

8/9/2016
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This month’s mix opens with One Sixth’s fierce poem ‘Labyrinth’ - in which he calls for compassion, for understanding, and above all, for listening. So we listen. Hip hop is the voice as music, poetry as rhythm, storytelling with the drum beats of the heart. In the hands of these artists, hip hop gets closest to the truth. Featuring Xolisa (Canada), Akua Naru (USA), Omar Musa (Australia), A Tribe Called Red (Canada), Brandon Wint (Canada), FOKN Bois (Ghana), Mateo Kingman (Ecuador), Aja...

Duration:01:00:54

La Danza Poetica #44 Voix Forte

7/6/2016
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A multi-layered mix of poetry, rhythm, melody en français, exploring the strong voices of la Négritude movement in France, a movement influenced by the Harlem Renaissance. Our honoured ghosts, Langston Hughes, and les trois pères (the three fathers) of la Négritude: Aime Cesare, Léon-Gontran Damas, and Léopold Sédar Senghor. Their eloquent descendants, Nikki Giovanni, Youssoupha, Sunni Patterson. Voices flow through a mix of deep electronic beats, abstract French hip hop and shimmering...

Duration:01:08:44

La Danza Poetica #43 Fire and Ice

5/9/2016
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The Apollo Saxophone Quartet’s collaboration with poet Lemn Sissay is one of the deepest word/music journeys you can take - expressive, cinematic, arresting. Robert Frost’s 1920s poem “Fire and Ice” observes the end of the world with the cool objectivity of someone who is part of, not just observing, the changes of seasons. There is a goal! So, let’s become the rain...

Duration:01:19:09

La Danza Poetica #42 Adventurous Spirits

4/12/2016
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Adventurous spirits journey within and without, communing with tradition, home, self, and other. This month on the global dance poetic, a world of new releases that share an adventurous spirit of experimentation and connection.

Duration:01:09:10

La Danza Poetica #41 Paseo Mental

3/15/2016
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Paseo Mental - a walk through the mind, through the various voices in our heads, both our own and the voices of the honoured ghosts and ancestors who walk with us. Performance poetry from Segovia, Spain, from an installation by Andrés Sánchez, plus new tracks, collaborations and remixes out of South America, Mexico, USA, Algeria, and Europe.

Duration:01:16:23