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The Making Conversation: Australian Composers Podcast is a series of interviews with Australian composers around the country and internationally. In the second half of 2016, a team of 10 emerging music journalists busily recorded and produced 30 episodes, for release weekly from Friday 21 April 2017. Listeners can expect to hear about: creative motivation, studying, working a portfolio career, juggling creativity with day jobs and parenting, technique, productivity, gender, growing up with music, and much more.

The Making Conversation Podcast is proudly brought to you by Making Waves, thanks to generous crowdfunding support, and the support of Creative Partnerships Australia through their MATCH program 2016.

THE TEAM:
Executive producers: Lisa Cheney, Peggy Polias -
Interviewer Producers: Leah Blankendaal, Stephanie Eslake, Sascha Kelly, David John Lang, Matthew Lorenzon, Rebecca Erin Smith, Chris Williams, Antonia Zappia -
Audio support: Daniel Thorpe, Thomas Green -
Interns: Angus Baxter, Marlene Radice, Mark Wolf.

Find out more at: makingwavesnewmusic.com/podcast

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The Making Conversation: Australian Composers Podcast is a series of interviews with Australian composers around the country and internationally. In the second half of 2016, a team of 10 emerging music journalists busily recorded and produced 30 episodes, for release weekly from Friday 21 April 2017. Listeners can expect to hear about: creative motivation, studying, working a portfolio career, juggling creativity with day jobs and parenting, technique, productivity, gender, growing up with music, and much more.

The Making Conversation Podcast is proudly brought to you by Making Waves, thanks to generous crowdfunding support, and the support of Creative Partnerships Australia through their MATCH program 2016.

THE TEAM:
Executive producers: Lisa Cheney, Peggy Polias -
Interviewer Producers: Leah Blankendaal, Stephanie Eslake, Sascha Kelly, David John Lang, Matthew Lorenzon, Rebecca Erin Smith, Chris Williams, Antonia Zappia -
Audio support: Daniel Thorpe, Thomas Green -
Interns: Angus Baxter, Marlene Radice, Mark Wolf.

Find out more at: makingwavesnewmusic.com/podcast

    Making Conversation, Episode 29: Leah Blankendaal interviews Cat Hope

    Making Conversation, Episode 29: Leah Blankendaal interviews Cat Hope

    In this episode you’ll hear: Composer: Cat Hope Website: www.cathope.com interviewed by: Leah Blankendaal Website: www.leahblankendaal.com This conversation was recorded in 2016 in Cat’s home in North Perth, WA. Show Notes “I guess the key thing to understand about my music is that I’m not interested in pulse. And I’m really interested aleatoric processes, especially around pitch.” … Continue reading Making Conversation, Episode 29: Leah Blankendaal interviews Cat Hope

    Making Conversation, Episode 28: Peggy Polias interviews Mark Oliveiro

    Making Conversation, Episode 28: Peggy Polias interviews Mark Oliveiro

    In this episode you’ll hear: Composer: Mark Oliveiro Website: http://www.markoliveiro.com.au interviewed by: Peggy Polias Website: peggypolias.com This conversation was recorded on 23/09/16 in an office in Sydney’s CBD. Show Notes “I feel like we’re in an age, with all of the advances technologically… I think we’re on the brink of something. Someone’s going to have some kind … Continue reading Making Conversation, Episode 28: Peggy Polias interviews Mark Oliveiro

    Making Conversation, Episode 27: Sascha Kelly interviews Paul Ballam-Cross

    Making Conversation, Episode 27: Sascha Kelly interviews Paul Ballam-Cross

    In this episode you’ll hear Composer: Paul Ballam-Cross Website: http://www.paulballam-cross.com interviewed by: Sascha Kelly This conversation was recorded on the 8th of August, 2016, at Paul’s home in the Western Suburbs of Brisbane. Show Notes [On Collaboration)]: “I think the best way, is the way I worked on these pieces with Emma (Di Marco – Saxophonist), where … Continue reading Making Conversation, Episode 27: Sascha Kelly interviews Paul Ballam-Cross

    Making Conversation, Episode 26: David John Lang interviews Rachel Bruerville

    Making Conversation, Episode 26: David John Lang interviews Rachel Bruerville

    In this episode you’ll hear Composer: Rachel Bruerville Website: http://www.rachelbruerville.com interviewed by: David John Lang Website: www.davidjohnlang.com This conversation was recorded in 2016 in a practice room at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, University of Adelaide. Show Notes “I try and listen to everything, including things I hate, because I think that broadens my ears, and it’s interesting … Continue reading Making Conversation, Episode 26: David John Lang interviews Rachel Bruerville

    Making Conversation, Episode 25: Lisa Cheney interviews Samantha Wolf

    Making Conversation, Episode 25: Lisa Cheney interviews Samantha Wolf

    In this episode you’ll hear Composer: Samantha Wolf Website: https://soundcloud.com/samanthawolf interviewed by: Lisa Cheney Website: www.lisacheney.com.au This conversation was recorded on 23/10/2016, in Melbourne, Victoria, over tea and cookies on a particularly overcast Spring day. Show Notes “Try to tap in to what interested you in music in the first place. For me, that’s an element of … Continue reading Making Conversation, Episode 25: Lisa Cheney interviews Samantha Wolf

    Making Conversation, Episode 24: Stephanie Eslake interviews Thomas Misson

    Making Conversation, Episode 24: Stephanie Eslake interviews Thomas Misson

    In this episode you’ll hear Composer: Thomas Misson Website: Thomas-Misson-ComposerPianist interviewed by: Stephanie Eslake Website: cutcommonmag.com This conversation was recorded on 30/01/2017, in Hobart, TAS, at the interviewer’s home in Sandy Bay.   Show Notes “I think people would genuinely suffer in this country without new music” Interviewer Stephanie Eslake caught up earlier in the year … Continue reading Making Conversation, Episode 24: Stephanie Eslake interviews Thomas Misson

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

fatromistastic ,

Great podcast!

This is excellent. Put it in your ears.

Vincent Giles ,

A good resource

It is great that Making Waves has interviewed so many composers. I often lament that the interviews are not longer and more in-depth, but that is my only minor whinge. :)
Hope there's a second season!

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