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Independent Radio Station based at SOAS, University of London. Broadcasting music and speech content with a focus on Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
London UK · For our full content, go to www.soasradio.org

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Independent Radio Station based at SOAS, University of London. Broadcasting music and speech content with a focus on Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
London UK · For our full content, go to www.soasradio.org

    Movements & Sounds - Munkimuk a.k.a. Munk: Living and Breathing First Nations Hip Hop

    Movements & Sounds - Munkimuk a.k.a. Munk: Living and Breathing First Nations Hip Hop

    Munk, A.K.A. Munkimuk, is a Jardwadjali Koori hip hop artist, rapper, producer, breakdancer, visual artist and composer (what hasn’t he done?!) from Sydney. He co-founded the hip hop group (although he calls it “just his group of mates”) South West Syndicate and has his own program “Making Tracks” on Koori Radio, a First Nations radio station based in Sydney. During our talk, I found out Munk is a well of wisdom when it comes to Indigenous talent who have travelled the word as world class performers. Inspiring others is his biggest passion, and if you’ll stick to the end, you’ll be treated with the South West Syndicate track “Paradise,” featuring Uncle Wes Marne!

    Please be advised that this podcast contains references to people who have passed.

    Show script:

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/southwestsyndicate/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/southwestsydnicate
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/munkimuk
    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5PucMfIdu03qFXHTIBh9xb?si=ak3t9tB4Ta2Vi0TwuKPvug

    Links for more information:
    - NAIDOC in the City 2022: https://whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/events/naidoc-in-the-city
    - Uncle Wes Marne’s book: https://www.booktopia.com.au/through-old-eyes-wes-marne/book/9780645428209.html
    - Slim Dusty: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqtttbbYfSM
    - Wilma Reading: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5abFvRet5s4
    - The Average White Band: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ISLeHByD-I
    - Koori Radio: https://kooriradio.com/
    - The Black Rock Band: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Po9jbh6P98&list=RDEMLa2m4ciouK6o4C3w7Wn5qg&start_radio=1
    - Yabun festival: https://www.facebook.com/YabunFestival/
    - Ngarra-Burria: https://www.sainsburymusic.com/ngarra-burria/
    - Black Panther Woman documentary: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4151104/
    - Seed: https://www.seedmob.org.au/

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Movements & Sounds - Drag queen El Beauty

    Movements & Sounds - Drag queen El Beauty

    El Beauty is a First Nations drag queen, based in western Sydney’s Parramatta (Burramatta). She’s also referred to as “the beauty of the West.” She regularly lip-syncs across the city, and today El will talk about her experiences of the art of Indigenous drag.

    Find out more:
    • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/el_beauty_dragqueen/
    • IndigiTube LGBTQI+ channel: https://www.indigitube.com.au/channel/62c6130fb82f59227d85376d
    • NAIDOC week: https://www.naidoc.org.au/
    • Burramatta NAIDOC: https://www.cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au/events/burramatta-naidoc
    • Seed: https://www.seedmob.org.au/

    • 55 min
    Movements & Sounds - Luke Patterson: A Soundwalk in Redfern

    Movements & Sounds - Luke Patterson: A Soundwalk in Redfern

    Gamilaroi poet and musician Luke Patterson takes us on a walk through Sydney’s inner-western suburb Redfern, built on Gadigal land. Redfern, seen as the heart of Indigenous activism in Sydney, is Luke’s homebase. After we grabbed a quick coffee, Luke told me all about his experiences of living here – as well as in Kurnell, about his idea of Country, about the blending of city -and urban sounds in his creative work, and last but not least, about his engagement in community projects, such as Ngana Barangarai, publishing poetry by inmates in Junee Correctional Centre.

    You will hear our conversation, as well as the sounds of the city. At times, the city sounds take over – if you find this unpleasant to listen to, I invite you to either let it wash over you, or skip ahead a few seconds while we turn a corner. Thanks for listening to our experiment of a conversation between humans, city, and Country.

    Links for more information:
    • Luke’s take on the opening night of the Sydney Writers’ Festival 2022: https://www.swf.org.au/stories/luke-patterson-on-opening-night/
    • “Illawarra Wandering” – Luke Patterson: https://rundog.art/projects/illawarra-wandering
    • “Authority of Creeks” – Luke Patterson: https://rundog.art/poetry/authority-of-creeks-luke-patterson/
    • Sydney Writers’ Festival: https://www.swf.org.au/
    • Luke’s review of Jazz Money’s “How to Make a Basket”: https://sydneyreviewofbooks.com/review/money-how-to-make-a-basket/
    • About “Dreaming Inside”: https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/awaye/new-document/13875030
    • “Dreaming Inside” Volume 10 (incl. Luke’s poem “Somewhere Under a Wiradjuri Sun”): https://southcoastwriters.org/shop/p/dreaming-inside-volume-10-f6t6c
    • https://www.seedmob.org.au/

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Movements & Sounds - Yidinji: Visual artist and Didgeridoo player

    Movements & Sounds - Yidinji: Visual artist and Didgeridoo player

    Yidinji, who is named after his tribal group near Cairns in Australia, is a visual artist and didgeridoo player. We talked about his style of art, the importance of his – uniquely made – digeridoo, and his important work with kids and wider communities in the Canberra region, through his art gallery: Burrunju Aboriginal Art Gallery. From caring for Country, to busking on the Cairns streets to organising workshops: Yidinji does it all. Do check out the website to see his art!

    Show full script:

    Links for more information:
    • http://aboriginal-arts.com.au/contact.htm
    • https://www.niaf.com.au/
    • https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/7756582/the-art-of-patience-and-reconciliation/
    • https://www.multiculturalfestival.com.au/
    • https://www.sentencingcouncil.vic.gov.au/sentencing-statistics/indigenous-young-people-in-detention
    • https://www.seedmob.org.au/

    • 34 min
    Movements & Sounds: Interview with Dominic Allen (Carriberrie)

    Movements & Sounds: Interview with Dominic Allen (Carriberrie)

    In this episode of Movements & Sounds, Dominic Allen shares his work on a multi-platform project he initiated and directed: Carriberrie. Carriberrie showcases song and dance by various Indigenous cultural groups across Australia, which can be watched in planetariums as a fulldome experience, through VR, and is also accessible through an online website. Dominic sheds light on his experiences working with First Nations artists, as a non-First Nations Australian, and explains why VR can be such a powerful tool to bridge understanding and awareness between peoples in Australia and all over the world.

    Please be advised that this episode contains the name of a person who has passed.

    Show full script: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1k3ugiB4EUsmQYSKQ0ac55ow2m51nNHfmdF2z221jhRc/edit?usp=sharing

    Links for more information:
    • Carriberrie website: https://www.carriberrie.com/
    • Carriberrie online: https://www.carriberrieonline.com/
    • Spinifex Gum: https://www.spinifexgum.com/home
    • AIATSIS map of Indigenous Australia: https://aiatsis.gov.au/explore/map-indigenous-australia
    • Seed: https://www.seedmob.org.au/

    • 28 min
    Movements & Sounds - Mi-kaisha

    Movements & Sounds - Mi-kaisha

    This episode features soul and R&B musician Mi-kaisha, a Darumbal Murri and Tongan artist raised in Sydney who shares her experiences of performing for her community, as well as abroad. She made her dream come true studying at NYU’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music and has many achievements in her pocket: she was NAIDOC Youth of the Year in 2019, the same year she released her first EP titled Mi-kaisha, she won FBi Radio’s Next Big Thing Award and has even appeared on Australian X Factor. We’ve talked about her passion for bringing lightness and joy to the world through music, and about taking space when it feels right and what it’s like to navigate white-dominated spaces. Her latest single Brand New was released last year, which you can hear at the end of this episode. Enjoy!

    Please be advised that this podcast contains references to people who have passed.

    Show script: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HF0bhu35QmTynLc3ZLHr0eHPfTREhbFjR6p2CESgSXs/edit?usp=sharing

    Website: http://www.mi-kaisha.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iammikaisha/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iammikaisha
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/Mi-kaisha
    SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/search?q=iammikaisha
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/iammikaisha

    Links for more information:
    - Vivid: https://www.vividsydney.com/event/music/mi-kaisha-tumbalong-nights
    - Tell Me Why track: https://open.spotify.com/track/4G7rDZaZ8cHahlhUHhoNRu?si=f195e375ca984773
    - Just Reinvest: https://www.justreinvest.org.au/
    - Kimberwalli: https://kimberwalli.com.au/
    - Uluru Statement from the Heart: https://ulurustatement.org/the-statement/
    - Brand New track: https://open.spotify.com/track/1vjyekD56hO5NIsJAgjKgc?si=2790521e7afd4046
    - Barkaa – Come Back track: https://open.spotify.com/track/7u7LezZrwHy3B9ip0munxc?si=99ccf99a5cc64bda
    - Deadly Hearts compilation How Deep Is Your Love, Bee Gees cover by Mi-kaisha: https://open.spotify.com/track/2VP7auXd1zuZQy8ccS9bfV?si=03e3ef3ebeaf41b3
    - NAIDOC week: https://www.naidoc.org.au/
    - Seed Mob: https://www.seedmob.org.au/

    • 53 min

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