5 episodes

Stories from a dual US-Canadian citizen – a creative and curious bilingual parent, musician, designer, writer and feminist in rural Québec, with a special focus on the cultures of language, music and technology.

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    • Society & Culture

Stories from a dual US-Canadian citizen – a creative and curious bilingual parent, musician, designer, writer and feminist in rural Québec, with a special focus on the cultures of language, music and technology.

    5: Guichet Voisin - Adventures in banking

    5: Guichet Voisin - Adventures in banking

    SUMMARY

    Episode 5 - Guichet Voisin - Adventures in banking. The true story that inspired a country song, from this American immigrant to Québéc.

    SHOW NOTES

    Date : October 26, 2020

    Cover photo : Irene Kredenets on Unsplash (https://unsplash.com/@ikredenets).

    Theme music : “My Radio’s Frozen” ©2018 Avilda Moore. All rights reserved.

    Additional music : Zigue - Guichet Voisin, ©2017 Dana Whittle, available from http://zigue.ca as well as Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play, etc.

    Other sounds : Field recordings by Dana Whittle and snippets from https://freesound.org

    Questions or comments : dana@vizou.media.

    More info at vizou.media (https://vizou.media/).

    Copyright ©2020 Dana Whittle / Vizou Média. All rights reserved.

    • 17 min
    4: When I'm 64 - On being a senior musician before, during and (hopefully) after a global pandemic.

    4: When I'm 64 - On being a senior musician before, during and (hopefully) after a global pandemic.

    SUMMARY

    Episode 4 - On being a senior musician before, during and (hopefully) after a global pandemic.

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    Date : July 27, 2020

    Cover photo of Claude Méthé and Dana Whittle, ©2020 Dana Whittle.

    Theme music “My Radio’s Frozen” ©2018 Avilda Moore. All rights reserved.

    Additional music :

    Zigue - La Grande gigue (pas) simple; Amanda; Ticket pour Québec, La Gambadeuse, http://zigue.ca.

    Avilda Moore - La Tempête ©2018 Avilda Moore. All rights reserved.

    Other sounds and background ambience : Field recordings New Orleans street sounds, Festival du violon de Sutton, Goderich Celtic & Roots Fest pub jam by Dana Whittle and https://freesound.org

    Questions or comments : dana@vizou.media (mailto:dana@vizou.media) .

    More info online at vizou.media (https://vizou.media/) .

    Copyright ©2020 Dana Whittle / Vizou Média. All rights reserved.

    • 26 min
    3: Showcasing at Folk Alliance International in Montréal

    3: Showcasing at Folk Alliance International in Montréal

    **SUMMARY**

    **Episode 3** - Forty-plus artists, presenters and other folk industry players share their thoughts (and hottest tips) on artist showcasing at the 2019 Folk Alliance International conference in Montréal, Québec.

    **SHOW NOTES**

    **Date** : April 11, 2019

    **Recorded live** at the 2019 Folk Alliance International conference in Montréal, Québec. Mixed and mastered in Sainte-Béatrix, Québec.

    **Background music** used with the permission of the participating artists. All rights reserved. See show transcript for a tracklist.

    **Cover photo** of The Malvinas (Gina Forsyth, Beth Cahill, Lisa Markley) ©2019 Dana Whittle.

    **Theme music** “My Radio’s Frozen”, ©2018 Avilda Moore. All rights reserved. [avildamoore.com](https://avildamoore.com).

    **Sponsors** : Howie & Bebe Whittle, Warren, VT

    **Support** Vizou Média at [https://patreon.com/vizoumedia](https://patreon.com/vizoumedia).

    **Questions** or comments to [dana@vizou.media](mailto: dana@vizou.media).

    **More info** online at [vizou.media](https://vizou.media).

    **Copyright** ©2019 Dana Whittle / Vizou Média. All rights reserved.

    • 2 hrs 7 min
    2: Getting there - A brief history of my life on wheels

    2: Getting there - A brief history of my life on wheels

    **SUMMARY**

    Some of my earliest memories involve riding in cars, and as the years go by, automotive vehicles have added many chapters to my life story. This episode is a chronological account of some of my most memorable adventures in transportation.

    **SHOW NOTES**

    **Episode 2** : Getting there - a short history of my life on wheels.

    **Sponsors** : Howie & Bebe Whittle, Warren, VT. They're the best!

    **Date** : September 17, 2018

    **Excerpts, background music** : Used with the permission of [Claude Méthé](https://claudemethe.com) (Les Bessonnes), [Dana Whittle](http://zigue.ca) (Guichet Voisin, John Adams, Harmonica Spring) and [Avilda Moore](https://avildamoore.com) (Double Yellow Line, La Tempête). All rights reserved. Public domain sound effects from [freesound.org](https://freesound.org), plus a few field recordings by Dana Whittle.

    **Recorded**, mixed and mastered at Studio Vizou in Sainte-Béatrix, Québec.

    **Theme music** “My Radio’s Frozen”, ©2018 [Avilda Moore](https://avildamoore.com). All rights reserved.

    **Questions**, comments and suggestions to [dana@vizou.media](mailto: dana@vizou.media).

    **Transcription** and more info available online at [vizou.media](https://vizou.media).

    Copyright ©2018 Dana Whittle / Vizou Media. All rights reserved.

    • 49 min
    1: Excusez-là! - Excerpts from a personal trip through the Québec traditional music universe.

    1: Excusez-là! - Excerpts from a personal trip through the Québec traditional music universe.

    **SUMMARY** 

    **Episode 1** - Excerpts from my ongoing trip through the Québec traditional music universe - an informal Québec Trad 101.

    **SHOW NOTES**

    **Date** : August 5, 2018

    **Excerpts, background music** : Used courtesy of Claude Méthé (L’Amant Confesseur), Aimé Gagnon (Violoneux d’origine), Dentdelion (La Tondeuse), Hélène Fournier (from project Le Bal des Animaux). Field recordings by Dana Whittle, public domain. [lachassebalcon.com](http://lachassebalcon.com) / [claudemethe.com](https://claudemethe.com)

    **Theme music** “My Radio’s Frozen”, ©2018 Avilda Moore. All rights reserved. [avildamoore.com](https://avildamoore.com)

    **Recorded**, mixed and mastered at Studio Vizou, Sainte-Béatrix, Québec.

    **Questions **or comments to [dana@vizou.media](mailto: dana@vizou.media).

    **Sponsors** : Howie & Bebe Whittle, Warren, VT

    **Support** Vizou Média at https://patreon.com/vizoumedia.

    **Transcription** and more info online at [vizou.media](https://vizou.media)

    **Copyright** ©2018 Dana Whittle / Vizou Média. All rights reserved.

    • 30 min

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