Slacks Radio ‘Blazing New Worlds’ Residency Radio Broadcasts Archive
LISTEN HERE BROADCAST ONE: SOUNDCLOUD ARCHIVE 27-29 OCTOBER 2021
Local Tongues – Beatriz Lobo
Playing tunes in Portuguese, Mandarin and Arabic
Boundary Archive – Midge Ryall
Artists discuss boundaries/barriers, part of a wider project The Boundary Archive.
We are… Community Action to Inspire Hope
A collective of persons with lived experiences gathered to peer support and share. The poem was created at the end of an iterative process during the months of May and June 2020 and performed collectively when the restrictions of the first lockdown were lifted in July 2020. Submitted by Kolia Bene on behalf of the group.
Swimming in Secret – Grassi
Songs selected by Graeme Hopper, artist featured in Blazing New Worlds and organiser of new music festival Boundaries (Sunderland)
Performing Trauma in Animal Rights – Leigh Venus and Ben Hunt
Non-human animals suffer exploitation in many corners of our human world, but are their stories being told effectively? Performance artist Ben Hunt in conversations with Leigh Venus Ben shares some of his work and discusses how performance and trauma are present in animal rights activism.
Utopian Dreams – Andrew Wilson, Beatriz Lobo and Naomi Fairweather
Songs and discussion – looking at the themes of the exhibition Brave New Worlds, by 3 of the exhibition’s organisers and curators
Value Cheese Slice – Newbridge Community Request Show – Elaine
Playing requests / shout outs collectected on opening night. Messages and requests for someone you care about. It can be sincere. It can be cheesy. It can be for someone or something you care about.
Airport Love Themes, Sounds for Non-Spaces – Sophie Taylor
music for ‘non spaces’ – surreal / ambient background, video game in between noise, library music, elevator / supermarket music etc.
Be the Sea – Louise Mackenzie, Hayley Jenkins, Dorinda Kealoha
Artist Louise Mackenzie works with composer, Hayley Jenkins and Intertidal Interactive Officer Dorinda Kealoha on project Be The Sea, which looks at how to empathise with nonhuman life along the Tyne to Tees coastline through sound and listening exercises that focus on the perspective of the nonhuman through sound.
OSCFM – Oscar Robinson
OSCFM is an unplanned radio show hosted by Oscar Robinson. Just like many children around the UK, OSCFM was born in the bedroom and has grown since then.
Canny Unco Swither Pt 1 – Ross H Frew
Playing some protest, liberation, folk, and children’s songs
Competition makes mild pop music that thinks about smallness and vulnerability, building hooks from within its own limited means. This set will include new songs / songs never played live before.
Spiritual Bangers – Grace Denton
Grace is bringing us a one off music mix of spiritual bangers, because nothing goes harder than Orinoco Flow. ☯️🌜🔮🧘
Canny Unco Swither Pt 2 – Ross H Frew
Playing some protest, liberation, folk, and children’s songs
Shieldfield Youth Programme Takeover
Shieldfield Youth Programme will take over the radio including a playlist of songs picked by the young people in Shieldfield, interviews, chat and general youth programme entertainment
LISTEN HERE TO BROADCAST 2: SOUNDCLOUD ARCHIVE 26-28 JANUARY 2022
Intro – The NewBridge Project
Audio Cultures – Dick James Hall
Paula Blair a podcast exploring different areas across the arts and cultural production. Paula interviews artist studioholder at NewBridge, Dick James Hall
Life Advice – Andy Taylor
Andy plays songs featuring life advice or direction, from transformative techno bangers to country songs about how to recycle properly. The DJ will talk about the songs but will confine the advice to the music only!
WITHINWITHOUT – Corin Gabrielle
Artist Corin’s show ‘Soft Marble’ will bring us a montage of tape works, ambient sounds and spoken word.
Shieldfield Youth Programme
The Shieldfield Youth project will host, picking favourite tunes and chatting with some guests and amongst themselves!
Physically Distancing Discs: Amp & Deck – Andy Wilson & Toby Lloyd
Collaborative artist duo Lloyd & Wilson will give a live broadcast, playing a series of records dedicated to people who have supported them over the years through acts of kindness and friendship.
Anslow’s Sound Sounds – Luke Anslow
Luke Anslow will play a live vinyl radio show with a bit of crack in between the tunes and some facts/stories about the music – open format with anything from funk & soul,
disco, nu-disco, house, deep house.
SPAR & other podcasts – Justin P. Lees
Justin Lees, an artist based at Venture Arts in Manchester creates podcasts documenting his own everyday.
Folk Walk – Sophie Taylor
Icy sound walk around Hexham, with local folk tales and Northumbrian music
Audio Cultures – Beth Stead
a podcast exploring different areas across the arts and
CCR: Early Transmission – Yael Roberts & Andi Amirshah
Yael Roberts and Andi Amirshah will present ‘Early transmission’ a preview of Cubitt Community Radio – which will be launching later this month. The artists will discuss the project, share music,
and have a general conversation about broadcasting and artistic production.
Cave Exploring – Clara Hancock
A live soundscape by artist Clara Hancock, exploring the cave as a metaphor for dreaming about otherworlds and alternative futures. Weaving spoken word, youtube clips, experimental music and field recordings.
30 Minutes to Newcastle – Will Stockwell
Artist Will Stockwell will take listeners on a soundtracked tour of his everyday life in winter 2020. Playing songs he listened to on the walk between his last studio at the NewBridge Project’s Gateshead (previous) space, and his flat/place of work north of the city centre.
have a nice day – Hannah Couch
Gig promoter and Cluny Art Market organiser Hannah Couch will play some upbeat and vibes live.
Proposal for a Radio Show – Victoria Doyle
What would a radio show about the medium of photography sound like? Artist Victoria Louise Doyle will delve into the time-space of radio to explore a different medium, learning through this different lens.
Pandemica Romantica – Sarah Boulter
Influenced by pandemic obsessions and the limitations of rituals, artist Sarah Boutler presents their project PANDEMIC ROMANTICA.
Genus Project – AG Holder
AG Holder presents the Genus Project – a constantly evolving piece of broadcast art. The project explores sound collage as a conceptual and curatorial practice.
Document Your Space – Ben Sayer
Ben Sayer plays experimental sounds and interviews Rebecca Huggan director of The NewBridge Project, and from the Star and Shadow Cinema artists Lindsay Duncanson and Marek Gabrysch and creative producer Michael McHugh – the two arts venues have recently become neighbours in Shieldfield, Newcastle and are long-standing friends, they discuss their work in the area.
Home Recording – Elliott Flanagan
Elliot Flanagan will broadcast a 30-minute immersive sound collage of diary entries,
shared memories of community and the communal experience during the pandemic, field and archive recordings and found cassette samples of the media.
Audio Cultures – Paul Stone & Chris Yates (Vane Gallery)
Paula Blair hosts Audiovisual Cultures – a podcast exploring different areas across the arts and
cultural production. Here, Paula interviews Vane Gallery and looks at Orbis/CU House – a studio complex that was based in the city centre and which closed recently due to redevelopment/ the demolition of the building.
Recent Pasts – Gen Mungo & Sadaf Chezari
Artists Gen Mungo & Sadaf Chezari will bring an experimental compilation of reflection, exploring collected moments and objects of recent pasts. Verbally dusting hidden treasures in the form of an auditory sketchbook forming connections from the typically discarded mundane.