22 episodes

Acclaimed presenter, journalist, actor, producer and arts guru Rhoda Roberts returns to our airwaves to present Deadly Voices from the House, recorded live from Sydney Opera House.

Featuring a diverse selection of guest appearances from prominent Indigenous leaders from the music, arts and culture sector, Deadly Voices from the House provides an important platform to discuss critical issues facing the Indigenous community and gives voice to a variety of upcoming indigenous music, arts and cultural projects.

Deadly Voices from the House is supported by Sydney Opera House Presents, the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia and the National Indigenous Radio Service.

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    • 4.8 • 16 Ratings

Acclaimed presenter, journalist, actor, producer and arts guru Rhoda Roberts returns to our airwaves to present Deadly Voices from the House, recorded live from Sydney Opera House.

Featuring a diverse selection of guest appearances from prominent Indigenous leaders from the music, arts and culture sector, Deadly Voices from the House provides an important platform to discuss critical issues facing the Indigenous community and gives voice to a variety of upcoming indigenous music, arts and cultural projects.

Deadly Voices from the House is supported by Sydney Opera House Presents, the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia and the National Indigenous Radio Service.

    Julian Bel Bachir | Music Series

    Julian Bel Bachir | Music Series

    Taken under the wing of leading instrumentalists and griots after studying with some of Africa’s most highly respected masters, Julian Bel Bachir has worked with incredible bands and musicians from around the world. His works voyage through traditional melodies of Indigenous music from North-Western Africa with a modern influence. Accompanied by a collective of musicians of Saharan and sub-Saharan ethnic backgrounds the seasoned producer and musician fuses traditional folkloric African music together with contemporary influences and modern production.

    This conversation, recorded in July 2020 is hosted by our former Head of First Nations, Rhoda Roberts and they are joined by featured artist, Moussa Diakite (Malian).
     
    Their 'Sounds of Sahara' performance from the Joan Sutherland Theatre is available to watch on Stream.

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    • 37 min
    DOBBY | Music Series

    DOBBY | Music Series

    Rhyan Clapham, aka DOBBY, is a Filipino and Aboriginal rapper, drummer, composer and speaker with family from Brewarrina on Ngemba land. His works combine cultural stories and experiences with his impressive vocal, keyboard and drum skills to create rap that is contagious and unforgettable. Musically trained, DOBBY studied Aboriginal hip hop at UNSW.

    DOBBY has performed as a rapper and drummer for Dance Rites, BIGSOUND 2017/18, The Plot Festival, Yabun Festival, Koori Radio events, at NAIDOC celebrations across Australia and as been a panelist at VIVID Sydney’s VIVID Ideas Exchange.
    In this conversation, recorded in June 2020, he was interviewed by our former Head of First Nations, Rhoda Roberts.
     
    You can watch DOBBY's Digital Stage performance from the Joan Sutherland Theatre Stage on Stream. 

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    • 24 min
    Bow & Arrow | Music Series

    Bow & Arrow | Music Series

    Eccentric Blue Mountains-based electro soul duo Bow and Arrow, aka husband and wife team Mindy Jane (Bow) and Mitchell Kwanten (Arrow) have been seen tearing up the stage at Homeground, and headlining the 2020 Badu Gili Live series. Gathering a following through appearances on NITV, at Blues Fest and a nation-wide tour with The Sapphires, their debut EP 'Return To Me' is a flurry of creative expression made in one week from composition to release.

    In this conversation, recorded in May 2020, they speak with our former Head of First Nations, Rhoda Roberts and are also joined by Gamilaroi man, Jack Hickey, the newest member of the band. Between them, they discuss how they met, their introduction to the music scene and what Reconciliation Week means to them.

    Watch their energetic, entertaining and fun Digital Stage performance from the Joan Sutherland Theatre Stage, on Stream.

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    • 33 min
    Moana Maniapoto | Letters To Cook

    Moana Maniapoto | Letters To Cook

    “I have no emotions towards Cook whatsoever. I see him as a symbol of a change, and the impact of that change we are still dealing with.”
    The musician and current affairs presenter Moana Maniapoto delivers a bold address not only to Cook, but to Australia as a nation. In this episode, she talks about passing identity through language, the shield of white privilege in New Zealand and Australia, and challenges the myths that our nations choose to uphold.

    • 24 min
    Lisa Reihana & Nayuka Gorrie | Letters To Cook

    Lisa Reihana & Nayuka Gorrie | Letters To Cook

    "I see him as a navigator, not as a hero."
    In the first episode of our Letters to Cook miniseries, Rhoda Roberts introduces the Indigenous World Art Orchestra, a new First Nations gaze at Cook's journey told through fine music and first instruments.
     
    Participating artists Lisa Reihana and Nayuka Gorrie read their two searing Letters, and chat with Rhoda about language, land, white mythmaking, the scar of colonialism and their experiences as First Nations women.

    • 29 min
    Seini Taumoepeau | Natives Go Wild

    Seini Taumoepeau | Natives Go Wild

    Listen to Seini Taumoepeau AKA SistaNative on the Deadly Voices podcast, a Tongan Australian who has a career spanning over 30 years in the performing arts as a presenter and a performer. She has been involved in broadcasting since she was 13 years old and is committed to extending the stories and narratives of Oceania and refers to herself as an orator and song woman.
    Exploring the truth of a mistold tale of circus and wonder, Natives Go Wild uncovers the stories and tales of a mob of circus delights, highlighting their strength and resilience through provocative political humour, searing irony and stinging social commentary.
    https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/events/whats-on/first-nations/2019/natives-go-wild.html
     

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

pennysydney ,

really interesting

interesting interviews with interesting people doing lots of different things, will definitely be continuing to listen

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Great to see this podcast available!

Looking forward to more.

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