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Pantisocracy "A Cabaret of Conversations with host Panti Bliss"

Pantisocracy - The Panti Personals is a child of #Pantisocracy - intimate one to one conversations between Panti Bliss and her guest, with unique performances.
An independent podcast production by Athena Media - the producer is Helen Shaw and the digital editor is John Howard.
All rights rest with the content creators.

Pantisocracy - The Panti Personals with Panti Bliss Athena Media

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Pantisocracy "A Cabaret of Conversations with host Panti Bliss"

Pantisocracy - The Panti Personals is a child of #Pantisocracy - intimate one to one conversations between Panti Bliss and her guest, with unique performances.
An independent podcast production by Athena Media - the producer is Helen Shaw and the digital editor is John Howard.
All rights rest with the content creators.

    The Panti Personals S1 E6 : Bronagh Gallagher

    The Panti Personals S1 E6 : Bronagh Gallagher

    The Panti Personals S1 E6 Bronagh Gallagher
    #ThePantiPersonals www.pantisocracy.ie

    The original Derry Girl Bronagh Gallagher, is the guest with Panti Bliss is this episode of The Panti Personals. Bronagh, an old friend of Panti's, began her film acting and singing career on a high as Bernie in Alan Parker's classic, The Commitments when she was just 17 Her film appearances include Star Wars, Pulp Fiction and Albert Nobbs and she is currently filming the TV Brassic in Manchester. Bronagh's work life splits between acting and singing and during the pandemic she collaborated with Dave Stewart on the track 'Truth or Dare' and with Noel Hogan on the song 'Cry Baby'. In this conversation Bronagh shares her lockdown secrets, including daily yoga and meditation, and how she headed back to Derry for lockdown 1 and stayed close to her parents. With Cian Boylan on piano she performs two of her own songs for Panti, 'Greatest Love' and 'So the Story Goes' and talks of how music remains the great love of her life.

    You can find out more about Bronagh and her work here: https://www.bronaghgallagher.com/
    Music Bronagh performs in this episode : 'Greatest Love' 'So The Story Goes' and we hear from her recordings of 'Cry Baby' and "Truth or Dare'.




    Transcript of Episode https://www.happyscribe.com/transcriptions/c12bdd7a49b74a62b3071a674fb87134/edit_v2?share_code=18c7fd0dd66c803d7e1b
    The Panti Personals is an Athena Media independent podcast production, the producer is Helen Shaw and the audio and digital editor is John Howard. The shows are recorded in Camden Recording Studios with Conor Brady and our themem music is Knots by Lisa Hannigan and it is used with her kind permission.
    For more go to www.pantisocracy.ie and see the videos of the performances from the shows.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    The Panti Personals : S1 E5 Adrian Crowley

    The Panti Personals : S1 E5 Adrian Crowley

    The Panti Personals S1 E5: Adrian Crowley
    www.pantisocracy.ie #ThePantiPersonals

    Adrian Crowley, the man whose voice Panti Bliss describes as 'the deepest, darkest pint of Guinness pre smoking ban' is the guest in this episode of The Panti Personals. Adrian is an acclaimed singer, songwriter, and composer whose ninth album 'The Watchful Eye of the Stars' is just out. Adrian was born in Malta, his mother is Maltese and his father is from Galway, and after a few early years in Cameroon, he grew up in Barna, Co. Galway. These days he lives in Dublin with his French born wife and their two children, Max and Alice. In this intriguing, conversation with Panti, Adrian shares the story behind the documentary art film he made with director Niall McCann 'The Science of Ghosts', the influences behind his music, and how in Malta he feels the vibrations, the connection of his ancestors.
    Adrian performs 'Bread and Wine' from his new album for Panti and shares a remarkable spoken word piece he wrote during lockdown called 'The Ascension of Larks' which was first performed in Musictown earlier this year.

    Music you hear in this episode includes:
    Northbound Stowaway - Adrian Crowley
    A Shut In's Lament - Adrian Crowley
    The Ascension of Larks - Instrumental with spoken word piece - Adrian Crowley
    Crow Song - Adrian Crowley
    Season of The Sparks - Adrian Crowley ( Choice Music Album of the Year 2009)
    Bread and Wine - Adrian Crowley
    Little Breath - Radie Peat duet with Adrian Crowley ( performance from The Science of Ghosts)
    D Block Europe x Gunna Type Beat - Max Crowley re-mix on Adrian Crowley riff)
    Episode begins and ends with Northbound Stowaway.
    You can rent the film 'The Science of Ghosts' here : https://www.ifihome.ie/film/the-science-of-ghosts/
    You can see Adrian's beautiful video for 'A Shut In's Lament' here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6nyunsijjY
    And you can find out more about Adrian and his work here: https://www.adriancrowley.com/




    Transcript of the episode https://www.happyscribe.com/transcriptions/dfce8ae9d9b3449faa6458aefc5eea7f/edit_v2?share_code=c10202ab1b3d1914911d

    The Panti Personals podcast is an independent production by Athena Media. The producer is Helen Shaw, the digital editor is John Howard and the theme music is Lisa Hannigan 'Knots' - used with her kind permission.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    The Panti Personals: S1 E4 Jane Willow

    The Panti Personals: S1 E4 Jane Willow

    The Panti Personals: Jane Willow
    www.pantisocracy.ie #ThePantiPersonals
    Panti Bliss is with a gorgeous young Dutch woman, singer and songwriter Jane Willow in this episode of The Panti Personals. But of course Jane's real name is Janneke van Nijnanten and much like our Queen, Panti Bliss and her homeboy Rory O'Neill, she loves the freedom a stage persona and name gives to her. There's a weird Glen Hansard theme going on in The Panti Personals as we heard how Galia Arad was inspired to come to Ireland by a Glen gig, and our Janneke took off to Dublin after hearing Glen talking about the glories of street busking as a musician in Dublin. Janneke went back to busking, more parks than streets, during lockdown, just to find an audience and have the joy of the singing in public again. In this episode she shares her story of coming here from her home town in the Netherlands, Breda which of course Panti thinks is a great name for a drag queen, Heavy Breda!
    During the show Janneke pops into her Jane Willow identity and performs twice for the Queen, a beautiful cover of Nick Cave's 'Into My Arms' and her own lovely song 'Let There Be Light', a suitable anthem for the times we're in.
    In this episode you also hear Jane singing her poignant cover of Leonard Cohen song, Chelsea Hotel. Here's her lockdown video of it : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRESTppQB4M
    The Panti Personals gets closer to being a 'personals' column with Panti putting the call out for a gorgeous ginger haired guy for Jane ( she has a thing for red-heads!).
    Find out more about Jane Willow here : https://www.janewillow.com/blog

    Transcript of the episode: https://www.happyscribe.com/transcriptions/7447b1ec0d554ce08360d18cb50c7532/edit_v2?share_code=5b049bfd4bae1e562d56

    The Panti Personals is an independent podcast production by Athena Media. The producer is Helen Shaw, the digital editor is John Howard, the theme music is by Lisa Hannigan, it's an instrumental version of her song 'Knots' used with her kind permission.
    The shows are recorded in Camden Recording Studios with Conor Brady as audio engineer and we thanks Camden Recording Studios and Cian Boylan for their support in the making of this series.

    • 43 min
    The Panti Personals : S1 E3 Myles O'Reilly ( with Ronan O Snodaigh)

    The Panti Personals : S1 E3 Myles O'Reilly ( with Ronan O Snodaigh)

    The Panti Personals : Myles O'Reilly
    www.pantisocracy.ie #ThePantiPersonals

    The guest with Panti Bliss in this episode of The Panti Personals is Myles O'Reilly, a multi-talented artist of words, film and music. Myles composes and releases his own beautiful ambient music under the moniker Indistinct Chatter. He is celebrated for his gorgeous music docu-videos with artists like Villagers, Imelda May, Lisa O’Neill, Ye Vagabonds and of course the lovely Lisa Hannigan - whose music is our theme song. He’s one half of the music show ‘This Ain't No Disco’ with Donal Dineen and has curated a stage at Body & Soul Festival for some seven years. Myles began his stage and music life as the band Juno Falls, which was effectively just him, and in this conversation with Panti Bliss he invites his good friend Rónán O' Snodaigh in to perform and sing Rónán's 'Tá'n t'Ádh Liom (Lucky Is Me)'.

    You can see Myles film of this song here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RknDQJtJkOs

    You can find out more about Myles and his work on https://arbutusyarns.net/about/ and support it via his Patreon.
    https://mylesoreilly.bandcamp.com/music to buy his music.


    Music you hear in this episode includes:
    Crowded House - To The Island (Myles O'Reilly video can be seen here https://arbutusyarns.net/2021/03/20/crowded-house-to-the-island/
    Emmi Leisner DANK SEI DIR,HERR Ernst Reijseger
    Indistinct Chatter - My Mother's Star
    Indistinct Chatter - The Conservatory
    Indistinct Chatter - Your Excitement

    Episode Transcript: https://www.happyscribe.com/transcriptions/d2af713b626447a3811708785d6e313e/edit_v2

    The Panti Personals is an independent podcast produced by Athena Media. The producer is Helen Shaw, the digital editor is John Howard and the theme music is by Lisa Hannigan, an instrumental version of her song 'Knots'
    (Myles made the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYdPtcx-4mo) and it is used with her kind permission.

    • 55 min
    The Panti Personals : S1 E2 Galia Arad

    The Panti Personals : S1 E2 Galia Arad

    The Panti Personals : S1 E2
    Panti Bliss meets Galia Arad. (released May 14)
    http://pantisocracy.ie/galia-arad/ #ThePantiPersonals
    Galia Arad describes herself as 'Bob Dylan meets Britney Spears' and if that doesn't make you want to listen to this episode of The Panti Personals, whatever will? Galia hails from Bloomington, Indiana, but this singer-songwriter with a comic punch, has made Dublin her home. When she's asked by taxi drivers what fella brought her to Dublin? Galia smiles and says 'Glen Hansard' but in truth it's as much Shane MacGowan's work, as Glen's. But then you'll have to listen to the podcast to find out why!

    Galia's comic work is often with the gleeful Lollipops but her new release, 'Lion's Den' is a classic break-up song, a powerful pop ballad you can just imagine Britney covering. Galia's 'Britney crush' often means she includes a Britney cover in her gigs and her very dark and mysterious cover of 'Baby One More Time' made it to screen in a Marvel TV series 'Cloak & Dagger'.
    In this episode of The Panti Personals Panti Bliss finds a new soulmate in fellow podcaster Galia Arad, who she decides is 'a gas bitch' and ideal company for the habitual lockdown season. Galia, who has toured with Jools Holland, performs her latest release 'Lion's Den' and a song inspired by possibly her most embarrassing moment, when Elvis Costello emailed her to hook up for a gig.

    Music in this episode includes:
    Galia & The Lollipops : What a Time
    Galia's cover of Brittney Spears 'Baby One More Time'
    Galia Arad's Lion's Den - accompanied by Cian Boylan
    Galia Arad and the Elvis Costello Song
    To find out more about Galia go to www.galiaarad.com
    And follow her on twitter https://twitter.com/galiaarad

    The Panti Personals is an independent podcast production by Athena Media.
    The producer is Helen Shaw, the digital editor is John Howard.
    The theme music is Knots by Lisa Hannigan and used with her kind permission.

    • 57 min
    The Panti Personals : S1 E1 'Bressie' Niall Breslin

    The Panti Personals : S1 E1 'Bressie' Niall Breslin

    The Panti Personals - Season 1 Episode 1
    Panti Bliss meets Bressie' Niall Breslin (released May 1 2021)
    www.pantisocracy.ie #ThePantiPersonals
    *trigger warning. This conversation touches on mental health, and references child abuse and suicide.

    Panti Bliss is breaking out of lockdown and shaping a new podcast, a child of Pantisocracy, The Panti Personals, where she gets up close (two metres anyway) and personal with someone, for an intimate conversation and a private performance.
    Her first guest is a man of more hats than Philip Treacy. It's the handsome beast, mindfulness and music man, Niall Breslin, 'Bressie' of the Blizzards. This time Niall is Blizzardsless and performs two of his new spoken words pieces, 'Teen Spirit', which was first performed for this year's St Patrick's Day Festival, and inspired by the death of his teenage hero Kurt Cobain, and a brand new piece 'Closing Time', a tribute to the saving grace of Tom Waits, with Cian Boylan on piano. Niall is co-founder of the mental health advocacy group 'A Lust for Life' and he hosts two podcasts, 'Where Is My Mind?' and one focussed on mindfulness 'Wake Up/Wind Down'. In this powerful and revealing conversation Panti and Bressie talk love, life, anxiety and resilience, and swap stories on how physical and sexual abuse, witnessed during their school years, has stayed with them, and haunted them.
    Find out more about Niall and his work : https://www.niallbreslin.com/
    Or 'A Lust for Life': https://www.alustforlife.com/tools/mental-health/where-is-my-mind-podcast
    And to hear the Blizzards check out : https://open.spotify.com/artist/5wzUAvSTqE7BXNSL0OOzZR
    The Panti Personals is an Athena Media independent podcast production. The producer is Helen Shaw and the digital editor is John Howard. The Panti Personals sessions are recorded in Camden Recording Studios Dublin and this first season of the show has been made with the kind support of Camden Recording Studios and Cian Boylan.
    For more, and to see videos of performances from The Panti Personals, visit the mothership http://pantisocracy.ie/panti-personals/

    Episode Transcript: https://www.happyscribe.com/transcriptions/f970aaabdeea4310b0bf0f11e69af05e/edit_v2

    All rights rest with Niall Breslin & Athena Media @AthenaMedia2021

    • 1 hr 10 min

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