11 episodes

The New North podcast investigates the unique sounds and perspectives of exploratory musicians. New North is a new Narrm/Melbourne based platform for musicians who push boundaries in their areas of practice. This podcast is a companion to our concert series, which celebrates the amazing work of musicians and sound artists, both established and emerging, who make and present work on the unceded lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. Each episode features an interview with an artist, providing insights into the fascinating perspectives that shape their work.

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The New North podcast investigates the unique sounds and perspectives of exploratory musicians. New North is a new Narrm/Melbourne based platform for musicians who push boundaries in their areas of practice. This podcast is a companion to our concert series, which celebrates the amazing work of musicians and sound artists, both established and emerging, who make and present work on the unceded lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. Each episode features an interview with an artist, providing insights into the fascinating perspectives that shape their work.

    New North Podcast Ep. 11 Flora Carbo & Eitan Ritz

    New North Podcast Ep. 11 Flora Carbo & Eitan Ritz

    This is Ep.11 of 'The New North Podcast' that investigates the unique sounds and perspectives of exploratory musicians.

    In this episode, Flora Carbo and Eitan Ritz discuss feedback loops and bodily movement as inspirations for their work 'Besides, Just Besides' which premiered at 'Foreign, Intimate' on April 27, 2022. The work responds to a poem by Caitlin Aloisio Shearer. Watch their performance at the New North YouTube channel:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpsRNhbePL4&t=1295s&ab_channel=NewNorth

    • 1 hr 13 min
    The New North Podcast Ep.10 Mahagonny

    The New North Podcast Ep.10 Mahagonny

    This is Ep.10 of 'The New North Podcast' that investigates the unique sounds and perspectives of exploratory musicians.

    In this episode, interdisciplinary ensemble Mahagonny discuss their telematic performance at New North 4: Foreign, Intimate, which connected performers in Narrm/Melbourne, Boorloo/Perth and Berlin using live networking technology. Joe talks with Josten Myburgh (Perth), Lena Czerniawska (Berlin) and composer-performer Emilio Gordoa (Berlin) about the sounds and images in their performance, which also featured Michael McNab. Michael was not available for this discussion but was interviewed in Ep.5 of the podcast.

    Video of performance:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxV_UsNEWso&t=2265s&ab_channel=NewNorth

    • 1 hr
    The New North Podcast Ep.9 Jessica Lindsay Smith

    The New North Podcast Ep.9 Jessica Lindsay Smith

    This is Ep.9 of 'The New North Podcast' that investigates the unique sounds and perspectives of exploratory musicians.

    In this episode, Jessica Linsday Smith discusses her opera 'Esoteric' that premiers at Brunswick Mechanics Institute on May 20th, 2022. Esoteric contemplates a future on earth post environmental collapse.  It combines instrumental and vocal textures with projections by visual artist Rachael Archibald and movement by Arabella Frahn-Starkie. More information on Jessica's website:

    http://www.jessicalindsaysmith.com/esoteric-1

    • 34 min
    The New North Podcast Ep.8 Joe O’Connor

    The New North Podcast Ep.8 Joe O’Connor

    This is Ep.8 of 'The New North Podcast' that investigates the unique sounds and perspectives of exploratory musicians.

    In this episode, Joe O'Connor is interviewed by guest host Steven Socha about his piece 'Five Moods, Five Poses' which was performed at 'Afterglow' on February 24th, 2022. The piece combines tape tracks developed by Joe and percussionist Tim Green, with live elements by Helen Svoboda (double bass) and Joe (organ and samples placed through drum and gong, piano, and trombone). Watch performance at the following link:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufH_ntn5_fY&ab_channel=NewNorth

     

    • 1 hr 10 min
    The New North Podcast Ep.7 Jasmin Wing-Yin Leung

    The New North Podcast Ep.7 Jasmin Wing-Yin Leung

    This is Ep.7 of 'The New North Podcast' that investigates the unique sounds and perspectives of exploratory musicians.

    In this episode, Jasmin Wing-Yin Leung talks about her performance at New North's 'Resonant Threads' on March 10th, 2022. She explored the resonant frequencies of the room with wavering sine-tone harmonies, combined with her unique approach to the erhu. 

    Find out more at newnorthmusic.online

    • 39 min
    The New North Podcast Ep.6 Maria Moles

    The New North Podcast Ep.6 Maria Moles

    This is Ep.6 of 'The New North Podcast' that investigates the unique sounds and perspectives of exploratory musicians.

    In this episode, drummer and composer Maria Moles talks about her performance at New North's 'Resonant Threads' on March 10th, 2022. Her performance combined drums, gongs, cymbals and synthesizer to create an immersive and hypnotic series of textures.

    Find out more at newnorthmusic.online

    • 49 min

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