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Burner Podcast. An independent, biweekly show featuring interviews and commentary covering Burning Man culture, people and lifestyle.

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    • 4.9 • 36 Ratings

Burner Podcast. An independent, biweekly show featuring interviews and commentary covering Burning Man culture, people and lifestyle.

    Episode 125.5: Call Me Afternoon Kitty

    Episode 125.5: Call Me Afternoon Kitty

    On his journey navigating dance floors around the world, Steve aka Afternoon Kitty was inspired to elevate the experience of festival gifting into its own unique art project which is evolving to a sustainable fashion line. We follow his years of compulsive gifting through various festivals, Burning Man and his travels to Berlin and a hilarious trespassing court appearance. Closing set by Mira (Neptune Music/Zero Agency)

    afternoonkitty.com
    instagram.com/afternoonkitty
    facebook.com/AfternoonKitty
    instagram.com/mira_kater
    soundcloud.com/mira_kater
    soundcloud.com/robot-heart
    neptunemusic.net
    thezeroagency.com

    youtu.be/F9sCiyIWvcU

    soundcloud.com/mayanwarriorofficial/mira-mayan-warrior-robot-heart-tie-up-burning-man-2019

    • 3 hr 9 min
    Episode 125: DanceSafe

    Episode 125: DanceSafe

    A 2.5 hour deep dive with the leadership team of DanceSafe, the national drug education and risk reduction 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  Mitchell Gomez, Madalyn McElwain, Kristin Karas, Rachel Clark and Jessica Breemen share DanceSafe’s history, initiatives and discuss the political implications, as well as social and racial justice components of drug and dance music culture. Closing set by Beat Kitty (The Gradient Perspective).

    dancesafe.org
    Shop: dancesafe.org/shop
    Volunteer Training: the-dancesafe-school.teachable.com/p/dancesafe-volunteer-training-course
    Donate: DanceSafe.org/donate
    twitter.com/DanceSafe
    facebook.com/like.dancesafe
    instagram.com/dancesafe_
    instagram.com/beatkittymusic
    facebook.com/thebeatkitty
    soundcloud.com/thebeatkitty

    Hear the entirety of Beat Kitty's set here: soundcloud.com/thebeatkitty/love-burn-incendia-stage-burn-night

    • 4 hr 15 min
    Episode 124: Renegade Burn 2021 Recap

    Episode 124: Renegade Burn 2021 Recap

    Pink Heart founder John Halcyon joins Arash for their almost annual tradition of recapping the year leading up to and their annual pilgrimage to Burning Man. The conversation explores our community navigating the pandemic (on and off playa) and mental health in the time of Covid-19 balanced with some fun stories of joy and synchronicity in the dust. Closing set by Chulatto (17 Virgins)

    blackrockdesertcamps.com
    hugnation.wixsite.com/zoom/halcyon
    mrarash.com/ps
    soundcloud.com/dj-chulatto
    facebook.com/17VirginsBlackRockCity

    soundcloud.com/dj-chulatto/burning-man-2019-the-man-burn-archangel-sound-car

    journal.burningman.org/2021/09/global-network/rhymes-with-burning-man/plan-b-gets-an-a

    • 2 hr 12 min
    Episode 123: What a Journey

    Episode 123: What a Journey

    Arash visits with Dan Reeves and Lee Hemingway of The Journey Project from episode 59. The conversation dives into stories of their experiences building on playa, where the project went after Burning Man 2017 and very personal reflections on mental health and community.

    Facebook.com/tjp
    midcenturystore.com
    facebook.com/Umee
    soundcloud.com/umeedee
    Instagram.com/autobiographica
    sdcolab.org

    https://soundcloud.com/umeedee/sunset-mix-the-journey-project-saguaro-man-2017-on-temple-burn-night

    • 2 hr 30 min
    Episode 122: Perky Parts Unknown

    Episode 122: Perky Parts Unknown

    Trav Mo, Felisha and Jesse Severns of Perky Parks camp recount their ridiculous adventure bringing a camel art car named Humpty to Burning Man and reflect on other adventures in burning including the year they villaged with Playground. Closing set by Gutto Serta (Favela)

    Trav Mo, Felisha and Jesse Severns of Perky Parks camp recount their ridiculous adventure bringing a camel art car named Humpty to Burning Man and reflect on other adventures in burning including the year they villaged with Playground. Closing set by Gutto Serta (Favela)

    perkyparts.com (there is nothing here)
    soundcloud.com/guttoserta
    playgroundbrc.com

    https://soundcloud.com/guttoserta/gutto-serta-special-day-set-315-echo-burning-man-29-08-19

    • 2 hr 59 min
    Episode 121: invisible Gates

    Episode 121: invisible Gates

    Dr. Amanda J Lucia's life long adventure through India, yoga festivals and academia eventually brought her to Burning Man and made her an active citizen of Black Rock City. Dr. Lucia is the author of White Utopias: The Religious Exoticism of Transformational Festivals. Closing set by Navjeet Sarna (Alkaline Podcast)

    amandajeanlucia.com
    profiles.ucr.edu/app/home/profile/amaluc
    ucpress.edu/book/9780520376953/white-utopias
    ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520281141
    burnerpodcast.com/alkaline.html
    ra.co/dj/navjeetsarna/biography
    soundcloud.com/navjeetsarna/winter_001
    journal.burningman.org/2020/06/opinion/serious-stuff/diversity-radical-inclusion-black-lives-matter/

    Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Mixcloud, SoundCloud or among many others.

    • 3 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

Lavender_Cloud ,

Burner or non Burner can relate

An amazing listen to anyone who is curious about learning more about the Burning Man culture. Arash is an amazing guide to the beautiful interviews that are presented here. The conversations flow naturally and the moments bring so much information and emotions to my day! If you’ve seen Midnight Gospel, you’ll love this.

hpuddlr ,

We love you Mr. Arash

Burningman seems to change people, it just does. When we return to the default world of reality, a lot of us long for the days dancing in the dust! Burner podcast is a valuable resource for those who want to know more, or simply re-live magical desert moments!
Thank You! to the whole team @burnerpodcast but especially Arash. I eagerly await every episode.

❤️+🔥= )’(

RoddddyRoddd ,

Insightful, thought provoking

Mr. Arash hosts a thought provoking experience that peers into, if not kicks the door down on all things Burning Man. As a 10 time burner, I’ve been so thoroughly impressed but not at all surprised at the amount of insight the podcast provides. From delving into the 10 principles, to chats with theme camp leaders, non-burners will leave with a better understanding of what goes down on playa. Playa veterans will undoubtedly appreciate listening to Arash’s witty take on the process of discovering the burn that you need. Love the post-podcast music set too. Great show buddy! -hotrod

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