DJ Rekha reflects on the untimely passing of Punjabi legend Sardool Sikander. A new track dropped from Jaz Dhami’s collaboration with UK Grime artists to keep attention on Indian Farmers protest, plus an exciting song about a universal dish.
T.V.O.D. has been hard at work writing and recording their debut album during the era of global pandemic. In this episode they’ll be talking with me about that process and also sharing live versions of some of the tracks recorded at their home base studio space in Ridgewood, Queens.
GangaLee is a Jamaican-born, Bronx-bred MC currently based in Tampa whose skills and dedication to music have been proven again and again. Here, she delivers a raw, direct performance for BTR Live Studio at Home.
HOORSEES are a Parisian indie rock band riding the line between sleepy bedroom rock and angsty alternative rock outbursts. Their debut LP sees the band solidifying their style, and here they deliver a LIVE SHOW for us. In a venue. Yes, remember those? What a relief to see a band getting hit the stage - in this case it’s a Paris venue Supersonic - and do what bands do best.
HOORSEES’ self-titled debut LP is out now from Kanine Records (US), Howlin Banana Records (EU), and In Silico (EU)
Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
When Penny was sick in the hospital, she asked Ollie not to tell her family out of worry that the news would hurt her ailing and elderly mother. But after Penny passed away, Ollie traveled to New Mexico to meet with Penny’s mother and talk to her about Penny’s final years. During this trip, Ollie learns about serendipity and how it can be found.
This week Kimberly spoke with Lesley Wamsley, a New York artist whose observation-based paintings work to document life in the present moment. Throughout the conversation, they spoke about Lesley's desire to document life through painting and the benefits that allowing herself to paint en plein air had on her art and life.
Images courtesy of the artist
I'm not sure if it's a birthday or anniversary, but we made it to one year. Thank you to everyone who listens and extra thanks to those who take the time to click through the links I have been sharing since June. A mix a music that I have found through doing this podcast, some newer stuff and old faves.
Also, I talk a little bit about the rally to #StopAsianHate that took place this past weekend in New York. As always, I am aiming to provide a jumping off point for the purpose of learning more. Here are some links to read more:
Stop AAPI Hate
How You Can Join the Stop Asian Hate Movement